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Three introduces app-free wi-fi calling for iOS and Android

Tuesday, January 31st 2017

Embedded wi-fi calling allows users to connect to a wi-fi network and use their phone even when they have no signal. iOS users will need to make sure they have the latest software installed (10.2 or above) and go to Settings...

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Sky says it was asked to pay £1bn for Discovery and Eurosport channels

Monday, January 30th 2017

Discovery Networks last week threatened to pull its entire portfolio of channels from Sky by 1 February and launched a social media campaign to gain the support of its viewers. Unless the two companies reach an agreement in...

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Landowners will help speed up rural broadband rollout - if government delivers on fibre pledge

Friday, January 27th 2017

The CLA, which represents landowners, farmers and rural businesses, says its members would be willing to renew and update an industry wayleave agreement for access across private land. But it wants the government – and...

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BT chief: Italian scandal has overshadowed good progress

Friday, January 27th 2017

An internal investigation by BT revealed “improper” accounting and practices in the Italian business that had led to a huge overstatement of earnings. BT initially estimated the financial impact of the issues at £145m,...

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Sky to lose 12 channels over pay dispute with Discovery

Thursday, January 26th 2017

Discovery Networks is threatening to pull its portfolio of channels, which also includes TLC, Animal Planet and Eurosport, from both the Sky and Now TV platforms if a new agreement isn’t reached soon. But statements...

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Sky Q will be available without a dish from 2018

Thursday, January 26th 2017

The new service, which will see Sky Q delivered through a box over broadband, is expected to launch in the UK in 2018. It will make Sky TV – including shows such as Riveria starring Julia Stiles (pictued) – available for...

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Sky increases price of line rental, bills to rise by around £3

Wednesday, January 25th 2017

Broadband and TV customers on “legacy products”, and therefore paying a lower price, will also see their bills brought into line with current pricing. Sky said the majority of customers will see no change to the cost of...

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Welsh Government to launch 'action plan' for improving mobile coverage

Wednesday, January 25th 2017

Public assets will also be opened up to help providers improve Wales’ mobile infrastructure. The changes will form part of the Welsh Government’s new action plan for improving mobile coverage. Skills and science...

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BT customer 'losing thousands' as she waits for broadband

Monday, January 23rd 2017

Laura Harcourt, who runs a holiday lettings business, says she can’t rent out the property without internet access and has now missed the lucrative holiday season. Ms Harcourt, 52, ordered a phone line in November after...

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BT customers set for broadband and sport price hike

Friday, January 20th 2017

The telecoms giant today confirmed a number of price increases, the majority of which come into effect on 2 April. Standard (ADSL) broadband is going up by £2 a month and BT Infinity fibre broadband by £2.50 a month. The...

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