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Ofcom to lower rural broadband prices

Ofcom to lower rural broadband prices

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Ofcom is set to put a cap on the prices that BT Wholesale can charge ISPs in rural areas, meaning a reduction in broadband cost for countryside customers.  A yearly 12 per cent below inflation reduction will mean serious savings for those in the less... >>

BT Home Hub 3 promises to save your Wi-Fi from interference

BT Home Hub 3 promises to save your Wi-Fi from interference

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BT has revealed its new Home Hub 3. The emphasis behind the Home Hub 3 is improving your Wi-Fi experience, BT tells us, and avoiding dropped connections. The problem, it seems, comes not from the proliferation of Wi-Fi devices, but the huge number of... >>

BT announces Race to Infinity superfast broadband contest winners

BT announces Race to Infinity superfast broadband contest winners

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The Race to Infinity competition that was set up by BT for communities to appeal for super-fast broadband in their areas has come to its conclusion, with six winners being announced rather than the five originally planned. More than 360,000 votes were... >>

Virgin Media keen to climb BT's poles

Virgin Media keen to climb BT's poles

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Following Ofcom's report and outlines for the UK's super-fast broadband network, Virgin Media has welcomed the news that competitors will be given access to BT's underground ducts and telegraph poles. A Virgin Media spokesperson said: "This is an important... >>

BT offers new way of surfing in Cornwall

BT offers new way of surfing in Cornwall

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BT has announced plans to roll out super-fast broadband to 90 per cent of houses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The plan is to have the system up and running by 2014, with BT and the EU sharing the £132 million cost - with £78 million coming from... >>

BT and TalkTalk willing to fight Digital Economy Act

BT and TalkTalk willing to fight Digital Economy Act

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BT and TalkTalk are taking their opposition to the Digital Economy Act to the High Court, after both companies filed papers asking for a judicial review of the controversial act. The Act, which was rushed through at the tail-end of the Labour's government... >>

BT dabbles in Cloud gaming with OnLive

BT dabbles in Cloud gaming with OnLive

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BT is to bundle the OnLive Gaming Service with broadband in the UK, after it entered an exclusive agreement with the Cloud computing venture. In return, BT has acquired a 2.6 per cent shareholding in OnLive Inc. The games-on-demand service allows for... >>