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BT broadband deal of the week: 52Mb Infinity 1 fibre with £150 cashback

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017

It's a good deal, but still, it's not all roses and creme eggs... there are some downsides too. We'll get to those further down, but first let's kick things off with the positives. The upsides 52Mbps may not...

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Myths and megabits: How much broadband do you actually need?

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017

“640k should be enough for everyone”. That’s a quote famously (he says apocryphally – well, you would, wouldn’t you?) attributed to Microsoft founder Bill Gates circa 1981, of the at-the-time uber-powerful personal...

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Broadband deal of the week: £5 off all standalone Sky broadband packages, plus £100 cashback

Friday, August 18th 2017

The way Sky’s putting it is that you’re saving £230 over 12 months when you switch from BT. As per usual, we’re doing wobbly maths to get there. Not to say this isn’t a good deal, just that to save £230 you need to be...

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Broadband deals with the best free gifts available now

Thursday, August 17th 2017

The deals are – in short order – First Utility's two fibre deals at 38Mb or 76Mb which come with a free smarthome camera, Vodafone's two fibre deals, also at 38/76Mb which come with a Sonos wireless speaker, and BT's...

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EE now claiming to offer Britain's cheapest broadband deal, but is it?

Tuesday, August 15th 2017

£18.50 per month, in total, including line rental. That's how much EE wants for its up to 17Mb ADSL broadband service in a deal available for this week only. To put that in perspective, that's 50p per month less than Virgin...

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Ask the expert: Do broadband deals include line rental?

Monday, August 14th 2017

In May of last year (2016), the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) announced that after looking into the way broadband had been advertised thus far, it had decided that the separation of ‘broadband’ and ‘line rental’...

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Broadband deal of the week: Vodafone offering cheapest fibre broadband in the UK (sort of)

Friday, August 11th 2017

This week's best deal is from Vodafone. This offer went live yesterday and is available up to 9 September. At its core is 38Mb or 76Mb fibre broadband for £25 and £30 per month respectively. Vodafone reckons this deal...

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Cable.co.uk’s worldwide broadband speed league – how has the Earth reacted to our findings?

Wednesday, August 9th 2017

The figures/rankings are now public. Have a look yourself and see what you make of them. What's been most interesting to me, however, has been the worldwide reaction, which depending on the country (and the outlet) have...

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You & Yours, BBC Radio 4, August 3 – Interview with Dan Howdle on mobile roaming charges

Monday, August 7th 2017

Prior to the interview, You & Yours played a pair of case studies from people who have gone abroad with their mobiles, but been caught out by picking up signal from providers across the border in non-EU countries and on trains...

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Broadband deal of the week: BT Unlimited 17Mb, 12 mths FREE BT TV with BT Sport (worth £42), all for £24.99 p/m

Friday, August 4th 2017

All the sport, all the time – sport, sport, sport… and more sport Don’t ask me about football, I don’t have a clue. All I know is there are feet, balls, goals, money and angry middle-aged men in long coats...

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