Telecoms regulator Ofcom has secured £700,000 from the government for a project aimed at using blockchain technology to make switching broadband and telephone provider, and keeping familiar phone numbers, simpler.
The Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA), the UK’s mergers and acquisitions regulator, has approved a proposed company formed out of parts of SSE and Npower, two of the so-called ‘Big Six’ energy providers.
1.4 million UK properties, 5% of total premises, can now access full-fibre broadband, according to data collected by telecoms regulator Ofcom in May of this year.
The government’s National Infrastructure Commission will conduct an independent investigation into regulation in the UK’s telecoms, energy, and water industries, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced Monday.
A security fault in Facebook’s code allowed hackers to gain access to the Facebook profiles and linked accounts of at least 50 million people, the social network announced last week.
SSE, the ‘Big Six’ energy supplier based in Perth, Scotland, has announced that it is buying the remaining 50% stake in its Seagreen offshore wind facility currently held by Fluor, the American global engineering and construction company.
There are few things more irritating than losing internet connection and as we all know, it generally seems to happen at the worst possible time.