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Silicon Milkroundabout 5

Silicon Milkroundabout – NGL Making the ‘Impossible’ possible Silicon Milkroundabout 5.0 (SMR5), the recruitment event for tech startups, took place between May 11–12 2013 at The Old Truman Brewery, Shoreditch, London; with companies in attendance such as Badoo, Hail-O, moo.com, Shazam, Blinkbox, thetrainline.com and many more. With their unique approach to recruitment for tech startups, the weekend promised to be exciting for all parties. SMR Founders, Cristiana...

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It's been a busy 2012 here at Nexus. here's a look back at some of the networks and events we've deployed through 2012. We've installed an outdoor Point-to-Multi-Point (PtMP) network for one of the largest outdoor Garden Centres and Pick-Your-Own in Europe. This came with it's own challenges with routes through and around trees and existing structures needed and power considerations for antennas located in the...

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BT and TalkTalk appeal DEA judicial reviewBT and TalkTalk have confirmed they are launching an appeal after losing their judicial review of the Digital Economy Act (DEA).

The Internet Service Providers (ISPs) won the right to a review on the controversial legislation back in November, which would see illegal filesharers getting their internet connections cut off.

However, their claims the Act went against the EU Electronic Commerce Directive and the EU Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive were dismissed by the High Court in April, with Mr Justice Kenneth Parker claiming no directives had been breached.

eBay asks Ofcom to up mobile broadband game

Online auction giant eBay has called on Ofcom to help improve mobile network connectivity, claiming poor coverage was damaging the UK economy.

The nation is missing out on £1.3 billion of consumer spending as poor networks put people off shopping via their mobile devices, eBay commissioned research claimed.

The study suggested 16 per cent of the UK did not have adequate hot spots for shopping. In these areas, people spent at least 20 per cent less than the national average.

In what’s being described as the UK’s “largest ever FTTH initiative”, Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe will connect up to one million properties to i3 Group’s Fibrecity network within the next four years.

In July, Fujitsu began rolling out the fibre optic network to 68,000 homes in Dundee. By 2012, every home and business across the city is expected to have access to broadband capable of speeds of 100Mbps with boosts of up to 1Gbps.