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Switching broadband provider just got easy, here’s how

Switching broadband provider just got easy, here’s how

By 19 June 2015

Broadband is fast becoming the most important connection in our homes. From streaming shows and movies to browsing our social feeds and, of course, streaming music. That connection is under more and more strain. So, upgrading to offer enough speed should... >>

15 years of Broadband: Here are 8 things it means you no longer have to do

15 years of Broadband: Here are 8 things it means you no longer have to do

By 31 March 2015

Happy birthday broadband, it's been 15 years since high speed internet has been making life easier. But do you remember the world before broadband internet speeds? To put it in perspective, Virgin Media's 152Mb broadband service is 2,714 times faster... >>

UK budget spring 2015: Internet of Things, 100Mbps broadband for all, free Wi-Fi

UK budget spring 2015: Internet of Things, 100Mbps broadband for all, free Wi-Fi

By 18 March 2015

The British government has delivered a pre-election budget that further strengthens its measures to support technology in the UK. It will be chancellor George Osborne's last budget before the nation votes on the next government, so there are several... >>

Virgin Media to spend £3 billion on superfast broadband for four million new homes and businesses

Virgin Media to spend £3 billion on superfast broadband for four million new homes and businesses

By 13 February 2015

In its largest expansion move in some time, Virgin Media has pledged to spend £3 billion in ensuring four million new homes and businesses in the UK can access its superfast fibre broadband network. Backed by owner Liberty Global, the money will be spent... >>

BT G.fast broadband trials will hit 500Mbps this summer, 1Gbps in future

BT G.fast broadband trials will hit 500Mbps this summer, 1Gbps in future

By 30 January 2015

As part of its latest financial results unveiling BT has revealed that it will be testing 500Mbps broadband in two pilot locations in the UK this summer. The technology used is to be called G.fast and BT explains that it will enable "most homes" in the... >>

Sky Fibre offers up to 38Mbps broadband for just £10 a month, comes with 25GB monthly cap though

Sky Fibre offers up to 38Mbps broadband for just £10 a month, comes with 25GB monthly cap though

By 9 December 2014

Sky has added a new package for those interested in its broadband services that costs only £10 a month for up to 38Mbps fibre internet. However, it's really for those who don't use too much data as it is capped to a limit of 25GB a month. Consider that... >>

Vodafone TV and broadband services to launch in spring 2015

Vodafone TV and broadband services to launch in spring 2015

By 11 November 2014

Vodafone has announced that it will be entering the TV and broadband service provider market from next spring 2015. Vodafone plans to use the infrastructure of BT and its own business fibre network to offer the service. Exactly what the TV content will... >>

100% free internet... who are they kidding?

100% free internet... who are they kidding?

By 28 August 2014

If you are constantly looking for free Wi-Fi then FreedomPop has the answer. Forget about trekking it to Starbucks or frantically searching for your neighbour's unsecured, open Wi-Fi network. FreedomPop will hook you up with 100% free high speed wireless... >>

Virgin Media offers SIM-only mobile deal for just £5 a month if you take TiVo, broadband and landline

Virgin Media offers SIM-only mobile deal for just £5 a month if you take TiVo, broadband and landline

By 6 May 2014

Virgin Media has launched new "big" bundles that offer all of its services for one fee. And if taken with the Big Kahuna bundle, a mobile SIM plan will cost just £5 a month with 250MB of data and unlimited calls and texts. That bundle also includes 152Mb... >>

UK’s average broadband speed almost 18Mbps, Virgin Media leading the pack

UK’s average broadband speed almost 18Mbps, Virgin Media leading the pack

By 15 April 2014

Britain's broadband speeds are on the rise, the latest Ofcom report finds. The UK's average broadband speed is 17.8Mbps, a rise of over 3Mbps in just six months. In the five years since Ofcom first began publishing data on the country's broadband speeds,... >>