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Tesco “unlimited” broadband for £2.50

tesco Tesco has launched a new offer for an “unlimited” broadband package bundled with a phone line rental. While the broadband package is charged at £2.50 per month, the phone line rental.. more
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Ofcom to push BT for lower broadband prices

Ofcom Logo Ofcom has announced another round of tinkering to BT’s wholesale phone and broadband charges. Openreach is BT’s wholesale division which deals with other ISPs and local loop unbundling that allows those.. more
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Virgin cable now available to 10m homes

Virgin Media UK Virgin Media has announced that its fibre network now reaches 10 million households in the UK. The roll out of its cable, which allows for up to 100Mbps broadband speeds (soon.. more
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Ofcom says UK broadband now 22% faster

Ofcom has released its latest piece of research into the average speed of the UK’s broadband connections. And the organisation reckons that in November 2011, speeds are up 22% on the previous year. The average connection was 6.2Mbps in November 2010, which rose to 7.6Mbps.. more
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BT extends ADSL2 across Scotland

BT has announced another phase of faster broadband roll out is to begin across Scotland, but this isn’t part of the fibre program which is currently underway. In fact it’s a bolstering of its copper based network, with 47 exchanges serving some 186,000 homes and.. more
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Ten UK cities to be “super-connected”

The government has announced the latest initiative in its drive to improve the UK’s broadband infrastructure. George Osborne has made £100 million available to share between ten cities, which will become “super-connected” with a network of 80 to 100Mbps being extended by both BT and.. more
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TalkTalk top of Ofcom’s complaints table

Ofcom has published its latest batch of telecoms complaints data for the quarter leading up to September. And the bad news for TalkTalk is that, once again, the company is the most complained about ISP by UK consumers. It’s the fourth quarter in a row.. more
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BT announces fibre roll-out extension

BT has announced the next batch of exchanges due to be involved in its fibre roll-out. There are 178 exchanges involved, with a focus on Scotland (including multiple exchanges in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh) and the north of England, although exchanges from all across the.. more
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Peak-time broadband speed drops 35%

We all know that the less contention or number of users on a broadband line, the faster it runs, because you have the connection more to yourself. Hence why surfing in the middle of the night when everyone else is asleep will get you the.. more
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BT says UK will top European fibre table

BT believes that the UK will have the best broadband in Europe by 2015, as the government has laid out as a target. Although we thought that was a target they’d quietly let drop a little while ago, preferring to concentrate on the milestone of.. more
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