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  • Sky to acquire O2 and Be broadband and landline services from Telefónica
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    Sky to acquire O2 and Be broadband and landline services from Telefónica

    By 1 March 2013

    BSkyB has agreed to purchase Telefónica UK's broadband and landline telephone services. That means the internet and fixed-line offerings from O2 and Be will be absorbed into Sky's current services. The company claims when the acquisition goes through,...

  • O2 adds home phone deals to its broadband packages
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    O2 adds home phone deals to its broadband packages

    By 6 May 2010

    O2 has introduced home phone packages for its broadband customers. New customers are also able to take advantage of its broadband and home phone bundles. For £9.50 a month you can get free evening and weekend calls to landlines. And £12.50 a month will...

  • Watching video online? Which ISP should you use?
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    Watching video online? Which ISP should you use?

    By 9 October 2009

    With more and more "events" from football matches to concerts happening online, and the BBC's iPlayer continually gaining popularity, making sure you have a fast internet connection from your ISP at home is going to be your number one goal if you don't...

  • Be follows Virgin with 48MB broadband promise
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    Be follows Virgin with 48MB broadband promise

    By 16 December 2008

    UK broadband provider Be, jumping on the 50Mb broadband package announced by Virgin Media on Monday, has announced that it is trialling its own super fast broadband service to offer customers a 48Mb broadband connection in their home. "Be Broadband has...

  • Be launches home monitor surveillance service
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    Be launches home monitor surveillance service

    By 6 December 2007

    Be has launched the Be home monitor service, a wireless indoor camera that connects to the Be Broadband service. The service combines "state-of-the-art" technology in digital network cameras, high-speed internet services and mobile communications, and...

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    Broadband ISP Be trebles access for UK

    By 13 February 2006

    Be has unveiled plans to almost treble the amount of unbundled exchanges it will be available from. Birmingham and Manchester will be the first two cities outside of London to benefit from Be's expansion, with both predicted to go live next month. To...

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    Be to launch pay-as-you-go broadband experience

    By 4 January 2006

    Be, the high-speed broadband provider, is set to launch a new pay as you go product later this month. Called CEBe lite, the service will offer its 24-meg broadband service for under £15 per month, £7 less that its current 24MB package but it will come...

  • Be ups upload speeds on broadband services
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    Be ups upload speeds on broadband services

    By 29 September 2005

    Be, not content in offering 24 meg broadband in the UK, has also announced that it will be increasing its upload speeds to 1.3 meg rather than the usual 256Kbps. The company is sighting the move to allow its members to run new services which require higher...

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    Be go live with 24 meg broadband service

    By 26 September 2005

    Be, the ISP has today launched ‘Be home 24 meg' - the UK's fastest broadband service. For just £24 per month, Be will offer it's members 24Mb connection and uncapped access to the internet. Be is claiming the connection speed will be good enough to...

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    Be breaks broadband speed limit in the UK

    By 2 September 2005

    Internet speeds in the UK just got a whole lot faster. Be who announced earlier in the year that it was gunning for a 24Mbit broadband speed have just achieved an 18.5 meg connection in the Clerkenwell in the UK. Be is the first ISP in the UK to take...

  • ISP launches 24Mbps broadband in London
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    ISP launches 24Mbps broadband in London

    By 4 July 2005

    Londoners could soon be connecting to a 24Mbps broadband service that will pave the way forward for movie downloading and other services on the internet all at the touch of a button. Launched by Be Unlimited, a new internet service provider, the company...