Tag Archives: Broadband News

Ofcom concerned over superfast broadband take-up

Ofcom Logo Ofcom have expressed concern over the interest consumers are showing in signing up for superfast broadband, which could become a problem with regard to government plans for the UK to have.. more
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Ofcom doubts interest in super-fast fibre

Ofcom Logo Ofcom has just produced another report on broadband in the UK, this time focusing on investment and the super-fast fibre roll out. Virgin and BT are currently rolling out 100Mbps services.. more
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Virgin Media bundles Spotify Premium

Spotify Logo Virgin Media has announced a deal with Spotify whereby it will include the premium subscription version of the streaming music platform with its broadband and mobile services. New customers signing up.. more
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Virgin Media reports strong TiVo growth

Virgin Media has just announced its results for the quarter which ended in September. The company highlighted strong TiVo growth spurred on by an advertising campaign which began in July. Virgin said it had 163,000 TiVo customers at the quarter end, and put on even.. more
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BT broadband outage hits 275,000 customers

Yesterday BT had to deal with a serious fault on its network which put the best part of 300,000 customers offline for some time. A power failure at an exchange in Birmingham reportedly triggered the outage which put both residential and business customers offline. The.. more
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EC launches investigation into Euro broadband speeds

The European Commission is launching an investigation into broadband speeds across Europe. It aims to give an independent analysis of data collected in order to give a proper idea of which countries have the fastest, and indeed slowest, connections across Europe. With the UK seeing.. more
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Uswitch.com survey reveals UK’s slowest broadband streets

We’re used to surveys which comment on the slowest broadband towns and villages around the country, but have you ever wondered where the slowest street in the UK is? Well now you can wonder no longer, because a Uswitch.com study has pinpointed these not-spots, using.. more
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Orange cuts price on home broadband deals

Orange has rejigged the pricing on its home broadband packages. The company is claiming it now has the UK’s lowest “unlimited” broadband deal, with a 12 month plan costing £5 per month with no connection fee and unlimited usage available. However, there are catches (of.. more
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Three to provide free rural mobile broadband

Three has announced its intention to help out the so-called not-spots in the UK, those areas with very poor access to the internet who can’t get broadband (or only chronically slow broadband). These rural areas are the commercially non-viable territory Virgin and BT aren’t interested.. more
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Broadband companies Continental and Plus Save forced into insolvency

The High Court and UK government’s insolvency service has forced the closure of Continental Telecoms and Plus Save Ltd., following a string of complaints and the repeated failure of the companies to comply with Ofcom regulations. The companies operated as fixed line and broadband providers.. more
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