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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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Stick, twist, or argue with the dealer? What to do about the Virgin Media 4.7% price hike

Thursday, August 3rd 2017

Broadly speaking there are three options you should consider: Stay and do nothing, switch, or stay and try to haggle Virgin Media down to something you find palatable. Or, as I like to think about it: Stick, twist, or argue...

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Ask the expert: What's the fastest broadband you can get?

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017

Traditional wisdom (that is to say, wisdom received from organisations trying to sell you things) says bigger numbers (megabits, megapixels and so on) are always better. But are they? Not really. 4K TVs offer pixels...

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TV deal of the month: Virgin Media Full House, £55 per month – Premium channels, Freeview, BT Sport, Unlimited 100Mb broadband, inclusive w/kd calls

Tuesday, August 1st 2017

I’ll tell you what you won’t get with the Virgin Media Full House bundle deal – kind of a bad news first thing. What you won’t get is any of those tempting-looking vouchers you’ll see offered all over the place, not...

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