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Sky ad banned for claims that its broadband is 'super reliable'

Wednesday, July 19th 2017

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said Sky did not have enough evidence to back up its claims and the ad was therefore likely to mislead consumers. The TV ad was shown in July last year and featured an animated dog...

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Vodafone launches skill for Alexa and offers 24-hour social media support

Wednesday, July 19th 2017

Users will be able to ask Alexa for billing data, account details and information about extras from later this summer. The initiative is part of a new focus on digital customer service that sees Vodafone offer 24-hour...

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ISPA hails 'hero' blogger who stopped global ransomware attack

Tuesday, July 18th 2017

Mr Hutchins, a 22-year-old Malware Tech blogger, halted the spread of ransomware that had plagued organisations around the world including the NHS. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan was given the less coveted prize of...

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Sky launches new line-up of sports channels

Tuesday, July 18th 2017

The full Sky Sports package now consists of 10 channels including those five dedicated to individual sports or competitions. Other sports, including rugby union, rugby league, boxing, netball, darts and tennis, will feature...

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Work starts to implement new on demand TV subtitling requirements

Tuesday, July 18th 2017

The new measure is one of a number being implemented as part of the Universal Service Obligation (USO)Digital Economy Act 2017. The Act was given Royal Assent in April and a commencement order signed today by digital...

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TV viewers 'more satisfied' with Netflix than the BBC

Monday, July 17th 2017

Ofcom’s ‘BBC distinctiveness’ research shows that 65% of Netflix subscribers rate their satisfaction with the service 8 out of 10 or higher. This compares to 51% for the BBC, 50% for Sky and 48% for Amazon...

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