BT Broadband archive

  • BT HomeHub 4 hands-on: Bringing dual-band home
    Online

    BT HomeHub 4 hands-on: Bringing dual-band home

    By 26 July 2013

    One of the key points BT is pushing with its new HomeHub 4 router is the slim design. Not only is it designed to be less obtrusive in your home, but the packaging has also been created to make delivery easy, so it can be posted through your front door....

  • BT Home Hub 4 quietly released, brings dual-band technology, £35 upgrade price
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    BT Home Hub 4 quietly released, brings dual-band technology, £35 upgrade price

    By 20 May 2013

    BT has quietly released a new Home Hub router for BT Broadband or BT Infinity customers. The BT Home Hub 4 is the latest version of BT's own router, the last, the BT Home Hub 3, was released in February 2011. "This is our best ever Home Hub. We're once...

  • BT Infinity becomes truly unlimited: No more traffic management, says BT
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    BT Infinity becomes truly unlimited: No more traffic management, says BT

    By 4 February 2013

    BT Infinity has been transformed into a truly unlimited package. The service no longer has any fair usage restrictions or traffic management. BT Infinity had previously set limits on customers' use of the high-speed fibre optic service under restrictions...

  • YouView from BT review
    Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    YouView from BT review

    By 5 December 2012

    YouView comes in several flavours. You can walk into a shop on the high street and pick up the YouView box and plug it into your existing aerial and internet connection, or you can buy as part of a wider package. We've already reviewed the hardware, so...

  • Ofcom to lower rural broadband prices
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    Ofcom to lower rural broadband prices

    By 20 July 2011

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

    By 4 February 2011

    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
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    BT announces Race to Infinity superfast broadband contest winners

    By 3 January 2011

    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
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    Virgin Media keen to climb BT's poles

    By 8 October 2010

    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
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    BT offers new way of surfing in Cornwall

    By 30 September 2010

    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
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    BT and TalkTalk willing to fight Digital Economy Act

    By 8 July 2010

    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
    Gaming

    BT dabbles in Cloud gaming with OnLive

    By 13 May 2010

    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...