Telecommunications industry

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BT staff vote for first national strike in 35 years
Landline and broadband customers told to expect disruption as engineers, call centre and shop staff back action

Mark Sweney

30, Jun, 2022 @4:49 PM

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BT asks for more time as ban on Huawei equipment approaches
UK telecoms operator struggling to meet January 2023 deadline to remove all Chinese firm’s equipment from core network

Mark Sweney

29, Jun, 2022 @12:20 PM

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UK telecoms industry agrees plan to help struggling customers
Mobile and broadband firms make number of commitments amid cost of living crisis

Mark Sweney

27, Jun, 2022 @5:47 PM

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UK security services must seek approval to access telecoms data, judges rule
Liberty hails decision that prior independent authorisation is needed for people’s communications data

Jamie Grierson

24, Jun, 2022 @3:02 PM

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Three’s pay-as-you-go prices to rise by up to 250% for thousands of users
Above-inflation increases for calls, data and text messages will be blow to struggling customers

Zoe Wood

08, Jun, 2022 @2:09 PM

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Why am I so sad about the loss of phone boxes when they are practically useless? | Emma Brockes
It’s a mark of how we don’t share any more, even if the idea of using a receiver someone else has just used now seems barbaric, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes

02, Jun, 2022 @11:27 AM

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Sunak’s design for the windfall tax is complex, but is it good? | Nils Pratley
Labour is right to crow as the chancellor’s hand is finally forced, but we need to see what materialises

Nils Pratley

26, May, 2022 @6:52 PM

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Kwasi Kwarteng to review French billionaire’s BT stake over security concerns
Business secretary intervenes after biggest shareholder Patrick Drahi raised stake in UK telecom giant to 18%

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent and Kalyeena Makortoff

26, May, 2022 @2:31 PM

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Canada to ban Huawei and ZTE from 5G network, risking China tensions
Move brings Ottawa into line with intelligence allies that have excluded Chinese tech firms from cutting-edge phone networks

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

19, May, 2022 @9:47 PM

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Dear Mr Musk, stop bleating about Twitter bots and get on with it
The tycoon’s behaviour over the $44bn takeover is disgraceful – but it may prove effective too

Nils Pratley

17, May, 2022 @5:57 PM

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UAE telecoms group confirms £3.3bn raid on Vodafone
State-controlled e&, formerly known as Etisalat, is now UK mobile phone company’s biggest shareholder

Sarah Butler

15, May, 2022 @3:16 PM

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Looney’s tune on windfall taxes is unpersuasive | Nils Pratley
The BP chief executive calls the proposed levy ‘unpredictable’ but it is also thoroughly affordable

Nils Pratley

12, May, 2022 @6:04 PM

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