Tag Archives: Broadband News

UK to have fastest broadband by 2015?

broadband-news In a speech made earlier this week, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt reaffirmed his vow that the UK would top Europe in terms of broadband speeds by the year 2015. Hunt said:.. more
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Everything Everywhere gets 4G thumbs up

Everything Everywhere In a move which has surprised many industry commentators – and certainly rival networks – Ofcom has approved Everything Everywhere’s (EE) request to begin rolling out its 4G LTE service before.. more
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TalkTalk launches budget TV service

TalkTalk Logo Electric TalkTalk has announced its latest financial results, and the fact that it is pushing out a new budget TV service. The TV offering is an attempt to persuade the approximately 7.5.. more
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BT accused of super-fast broadband monopoly

BT has come under fire this week, with accusations being levelled that it’s unfairly trying to monopolise the super-fast broadband market in the UK. Virgin Media has been making disapproving noises about how the government’s UK broadband pot of cash seems to be destined entirely.. more
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UK broadband speed drops to 4.9Mbps

According to the latest State of the Internet report from Akamai, UK broadband speeds actually fell in the fourth quarter of 2011. The UK dropped from an average of 5.1Mbps to 4.9Mbps, only a slight slippage, but something of an oddity given that super-fast fibre.. more
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Virgin Media Collections bundles TiVo

Virgin Media has announced the launch of a new set of bundled services called Collections. Having just completed its roll out of super-fast 100Mbps service across the UK, Virgin is launching the packages which combine that fibre with its TiVo service in what the firm.. more
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A third of UK has slow broadband

With all the talk of progressing super-fast fibre roll outs from BT and Virgin, along with rising average broadband speeds, you’d be forgiven for thinking Britain’s broadband garden is looking rosier by the minute. Indeed Ofcom figures from the start of this month showed that.. more
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BT says 300Mbps FTTP a year away

The super-fast broadband race continues, as BT and Virgin Media attempt to outdo each other hooking the nation – or at least the major population centres – up to very speedy pipes. Virgin Media struck the latest blow, with the announcement of a broad doubling.. more
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Sky rolling out fibre broadband in April

Sky has made a number of announcements regarding its broadband coverage in the latest set of the company’s financial results. First off, the firm intends to increase its copper-based broadband network to cover 88% of the UK by the end of 2013. It currently covers.. more
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Virgin Media announces 50Mbps customer boost

Virgin Media has been in a generous mood of late, and on top of its program of speed upgrades, an extra boost has now been announced for those on 50Mbps lines. If you missed it, last week Virgin said it was rolling out a £110.. more
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