Tag Archives: Broadband News

Uswitch highlights UK broadband gulf

broadband-news The fastest street in the UK has a net connection over 500 times quicker than the slowest, according to the latest piece of research from Uswitch.com. The street of Willowfield in.. more
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UK broadband average hits 9Mbps

Ofcom Logo The average speed of a UK broadband connection is on the up and up according to Ofcom, thanks to the roll out of super-fast fibre across the country. Both BT and.. more
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BT secures Welsh Fibre deal

BT Logo BT has secured a contract with government and European funding to provide Wales with a super-fast broadband roll-out designed to transform the country. The total amount which will be invested in.. more
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BT Vision leads pay TV complaints

Ofcom has published its latest round of UK complaints data, showing who the most moaned about broadband, landline and mobile providers are – and for the first time, the organisation has included data on pay TV services. And it’s not good news for BT on.. more
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BT Openreach fibres up 98 exchanges

BT Openreach has announced that it is to roll out fibre to 98 more UK exchanges, which are scheduled to be enabled later in 2013. This latest slab of exchanges is part of BT’s £2.5 billion spend on fibre roll out, and they encompass the.. more
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Brits losing out on broadband speed

According to a new report from TalkTalk, many UK citizens are losing out on broadband speed due to the poor set up of their connection. Indeed, the ISP reckons that around 500,000 households are dropping something like 4Mbps of broadband speed, on average, which is.. more
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TalkTalk doubles up FTTC to 80Mbps

TalkTalk has announced that it will follow BT’s lead in doubling the speed of its fibre-to-the-cabinet service (FTTC). FTTC currently offers speeds of 40Mbps, but last year BT announced that it was going to double that with an infrastructure upgrade to 80Mbps. That 80Mbps upgrade.. more
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Virgin begins broadband speed doubling

Virgin Media has announced that the company has begun its planned extensive program of broadband speed upgrades. This was first announced back in January, with many customers getting doubled up speeds thanks to a £110 million investment. The upgrade program will run over the next.. more
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Tesco “unlimited” broadband for £2.50

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 is £13.75 to make a monthly total of £16.25 for both. The phone package.. more
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Ofcom to push BT for lower broadband prices

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 providers to rent their own equipment at exchanges in order to deliver phone and.. more
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