Ubisoft builds defences for Vivendi fight

Ubisoft's 'The Division' is the fastest-selling video game in history, generating $330m in its first week of sale

Gaming company worried about group’s record in the industry

Gavin Patterson
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Hitting BT CEO bonus will not fix service

More targets affecting pay just confuse the way bosses such as Gavin Patterson are motivated

Virgin reveals next ultrafast broadband areas

Internet provider steps up £3bn plan to extend services

BT to start search for new chairman

Sir Mike Rake will remain at telecoms group until September 2017

Iliad and Sky weigh Italian mobile tie-up

Hutchison and VimpelCom seek to address fears over £20bn merger

Mixed signals on future for Android

Changing legal and regulatory climate will be key for software

BT customer complaints lose CEO £290,000

Failure to hit service targets sees Gavin Patterson miss bonus

FireChat to launch disaster alerts

Governments can spread information about quakes or hurricanes

Post Office to shut mobile phone service

British pilot programme found few takers in crowded market

Microsoft sells Nokia feature phone unit

New company called HCL to make phones with Taiwanese manufacturer

University ‘42’ heads for Silicon Valley

Billionaire to create branch of no-fee Paris coding facility

Landowners attack mobile mast reforms

Proposals would allow groups to ‘ride roughshod’ over their rights

Vodafone’s investment bears fruit

Service revenue boosted by switch to data-heavy contracts

Liberty Global completes CWC £3.5bn deal

Takeover marks ends of grand old name in British corporate history

Three UK in £6bn writedown last year

CK Hutchison wanted to create UK’s biggest mobile operator

Sky: playing keepy uppy

Promised benefits from a consolidation will take longer to achieve

Bill to boost telecoms infrastructure

Plans include greater protection and new powers for regulator Ofcom

Week in Review, May 14

Insider trading, US retail, VW, Disney, Saudi Aramco, and telecoms

Bolloré: deactivated

Bolloré’s holding company might itself need a little prodding

Ofcom bid to boost WiFi services

New bandwith will improve download and streaming speeds


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