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Will UK govt heed the message and spend HS2 cash on broadband?

Friday, June 21st 2013

Ever since the government first mooted plans for the construction of a new high-speed rail network, the HS2 project has come in for criticism. From landowners unhappy that the lines will cross their property to campaigners who...

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DCMS seeks plaudits for 'broadband progress'

Friday, May 17th 2013

There's no doubt that the government has come in for plenty of flak over its broadband plans. Everything from the overall target - delivering the best super-fast broadband network in Europe - to the methods of achieving it...

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Huge downloads and 'always-on' demands frustrate gamers

Monday, April 29th 2013

Unsuspecting PC gamers got a bit of a surprise after picking up a copy of Bioshock Infinite on launch day. Not such a bad thing, you’d argue. Bioshock has always had the ability to surprise – it’s one of the strengths of...

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Reasons to be cheerful about the 4G auction

Friday, February 22nd 2013

There's no doubting that the big news affecting the broadband industry this week has been the announcement of the winning bidders in the UK's much-vaunted 4G auction. Operators have been busily battling it out over the...

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Should broadband customers be excited about HS2?

Friday, January 25th 2013

Rural broadband campaigners baulked at the government's decision to splash out £33 billion on the HS2 high-speed rail project. Opponents of the development argued that the huge sum of taxpayers' money could be far...

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Wi-Fi a fierce battleground for broadband providers

Friday, November 16th 2012

Competition in the UK broadband market has never been fiercer. Consumers are getting more for their money than ever before and speeds are increasing as internet service providers (ISPs) look for ways to keep hold of their...

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BT's Premier League football on ITV - what's the story?

Thursday, August 23rd 2012

With the Premier League's many armchair followers only just settling down for another season, a potentially groundbreaking development in the terrestrial TV market emerged this week. According to a report in the Telegraph,...

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Debate on illegal downloading set to run and run

Wednesday, July 13th 2011

The debate over how to curb online piracy has been raging for years now, but figures published last week appear to suggest rights holders are no closer to resolving the issue. According to Envisional, the number of films...

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