United Kingdom Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market: 2018 - UK Aiming to be Fully-Fibred by 2033 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

By Wire Service
17 Dec 2018

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "United Kingdom - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in the UK's telecommunications market. The report analyses the fixed-line, mobile and broadband sectors.

Key Developments

  • BT transfers 31,000 employees to Openreach Ltd;
  • BT and Huawei trial 3Tb/s channel over existing fibre;
  • Arctic cables to connect the UK to Japan;
  • Government to invest 1 billion of fibre infrastructure and 5G technologies launches 400 million investment aimed at connecting up to two million premises with a 1Gb/s FttP service by 2020;
  • Hyperoptic to deliver FttP to Brent borough;
  • Government publishes its Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review;
  • USO to guarantee minimum 10Mb/s service by 2020;
  • O2 trials Li-Fi technology;
  • Openreach to commercialise Dark Fibre Access product;
  • CityFibre partners with Vodafone to extend fibre;
  • BT developing G.fast technology;
  • Hyperoptic to extend fibre broadband to two million people across 50 cities;
  • BT launches Fibre-on-Demand product, trials 10Gb/s service using XGPON technology;
  • Ofcom completes 2.3GHz and 3.4GHz spectrum auction;
  • Vodafone aiming to close 3G infrastructure by 2020, EE by 2022;
  • EE achieves 2.8Gb/s in pre-5G trials, plans to launch services in 16 cities in 2019;
  • MNOs extend Wi-Fi calling and VoLTE services;
  • New rates for MNP imposed;
  • Government increases funding for 5G test-beds;
  • 4G auction in 2.6GHz and 800MHz bands delivers 2.34 billion;
  • Vodafone trials LTE-V2X technology;
  • Report update includes the regular's market updates to June 2018, telcos' financial and operating data to Q3 2018, recent market developments.

Companies Featured

  • BT Group
  • Cable & Wireless
  • COLT Telecom
  • Dixons Carphone Group
  • Everything Everywhere (BT/EE, incorporating the former T-Mobile UK and Orange UK)
  • H3
  • KCom
  • O2
  • Orange
  • Sky
  • Tesco Mobile
  • Virgin Media
  • Virgin Mobile
  • Vodafone

Topics Covered

1. Key Statistics

2. Telecommunications Market

3. Regulatory Environment

4. Fixed Network Operators

5. Telecommunications Infrastructure

6. Broadband Market

7. Digital Media

8. Mobile Communications

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