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Ofcom bans automatic rollover contracts

Ofcom bans automatic rollover contracts

By 13 September 2011

Communications watchdog Ofcom is putting an end to rollover contracts (also known as Automatically Renewable Contracts, or ARCs) meaning that people won't be kept on minimum term deals for their landline or broadband deals without agreeing to it. ARCs... >>

Leeds to get 100Mbps broadband in 2010

Leeds to get 100Mbps broadband in 2010

By 24 February 2010

Leeds telecoms company Aql has announced that the city will be the first in the country to get super-fast broadband speeds of up to 100Mbps. Businesses in the Calls area, many of which are media and marketing agencies, will be the first to benefit from... >>

BT cutting 10,000 jobs

BT cutting 10,000 jobs

By 13 November 2008

BT is struggling with the current economic crisis and has taken the drastic step of cutting a whooping 10,000 jobs. The telecoms company says that 4000 have already been cut and a further 6000 employees will be told between now and March that they are... >>