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VoIP to replace ISDN

After nearly 25 years of continuous service, ISDN channels are finally coming to their end of days. As more and more businesses migrate away from ISDN technologies we explore the reasons for the decline and the replacements on offer to businesses in more detail. So what is ISDN? ISDN stands for integrated services digital networks. It is a standard developed to cover a range of mediums like voi...
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BT to shut EE headquarters in cost-cutting drive

Britain’s biggest mobile operator, EE, will abandon its headquarters to move into BT’s nerve centre at St Paul’s later this year, its chief executive has confirmed. Marc Allera told The Telegraph that EE was making preparations to move from its offices in the Paddington Basin to occupy multiple floors in BT Centre, overlooking Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece cathedral. The migration i...
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History of VoIP (Short Version)

History of VoIP Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) transmission began in 1973 as a result of the experimental Network Voice Protocol invented for the ARPANET. However, it wasn’t until 1995 that the first Internet Phone Software – Vocaltec – appeared. Vocaltec brought to market the first internet phone software called the Internet Phone. The Vocaltec software compressed the voice signal, translat...
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The History of VoIP (Full Version)

The History of VoIP Voice over Internet Protocol, abbreviated VoIP, is a fairly recent technology. It goes by many names, including Voice Over Broadband (VoBB), Internet Telephony, IP Telephony, and broadband phone.The advent of the Internet brought with it an abundance of innovation regarding communication. Of course, there was email in the beginning, but then people started wondering whether th...
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EE and Virgin Media fined for overcharging customers

EE and Virgin Media have been fined a total of £13.3 million for overcharging almost 500,000 mobile and broadband customers who wanted to leave their contracts early. An investigation by Ofcom found that around 400,000 EE customers ended up overpaying up to £4.3 million, while almost 82,000 Virgin Media customers were overcharged just under £2.8 million. The regulat...
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BT to be fined £42m for breaching contracts with telecoms providers

BT will be fined £42m for a serious breach of Ofcom’s rules, after the company reduced compensation payments to other telecoms providers for late installations. Ofcom investigation finds BT cut its compensation payments for delays in connecting high-speed business lines These important networks underpin the UK’s communications infrastructure BT has admitted failings, and agreed to compe...
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EE 4G UK – details on coverage, phones, prices, speeds for the 4GEE network

EE has launched the UK's first 4G mobile network, called 4GEE, allowing for on average five times faster mobile network browsing speeds than 3G. Where can you get 4G in the UK? The 4G network is now live in the following 62 places in the UK Amersham, Aylesbury, Barnsley, Belfast, Berkhamstead, Billericay, Bingley, Birmingham, Blackpool, Bolton, Bradford, Brentwood, Bristol, Cardiff, Chelmsfo...
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EE 4G UK: Devices, speeds, availability, coverage, prices

UPDATED: Now with prices 30 October 2012 7:25 GMT / By Dan Sung & Chris Hall Everything Everywhere is now available in the UK, with a new network and a new brand, known simply as EE bringing with it the first 4G service in the  UK. Now that the auction for other 4G spectrum bands has been brought forward in order to stave off possible appeals and gripes by the network's rivals. The new EE...
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Faster 4G mobile broadband coming to the UK this year

"But Vodafone says Ofcom's approval of a Everything Everywhere's application to use existing bandwidth shows a "careless disregard" for consumers." Faster mobile broadband is coming to the UK this September after Ofcom approved an application by Everything Everywhere to use existing bandwidth for its 4G network. The company, which owns Orange and T-Mobile, will be able to use its existing ...
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