Tag Archives: Broadband Speeds

Virgin Media sparks backside row

Has the cable broadband and TV provider Virgin Media gone too far with its latest marketing campaign, which has been conceived to expose the real broadband speeds of rival BT? It.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Cable News

The Top Ten list of ISPs by speed

It should come as no surprise that cable broadband provider Virgin Media has topped the table of ISPs when compared by speed, according to ISPreview.co.uk. This is due to the work.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Government invests £1m in fast broadband

Government establishment the Technology Strategy Board reported today that it will invest £1m to help forward innovation in the UK by helping companies research ‘ultra-fast’ broadband. The Technology Strategy Board is.. more
Posted in Broadband News

ISPA welcomes broadband Code of Practice

The Internet Services Providers’ Association (ISPA) has welcomed a new Code of Practice on Broadband Speeds that was introduced last week. The Code of Practice - put together by Ofcom in association with the ISPA - is designed to ensure that broadband providers communicate accurate.. more
Posted in Broadband News

Business broadband finds more speed

According to a recent survey it has been found that businesses in the UK are getting more speed out of their internet. In fact during the time period from Oct 07 to May 08 the amount of UK businesses getting a broadband connection running at.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Copper broadband speeds could hit 50Mb/s

An investigation by Ofcom has discovered that in theory the UK’s current network of copper telephone cables is capable of delivering broadband speeds of up to 50Mbits per second. Ofcom wanted to find out when the current copper network would be unlikely to meet the.. more
Posted in Broadband News

Ofcom say copper wire is good enough

The telecommunications regulator, Ofcom, has been mixing things up when it comes to the proposed replacement of copper wire by BT. BT recently announced that they were spending £1.5 billion on upgrading miles of copper cable to fibre optics, in order to be able to.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's