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Openreach investment to bring gigabit speeds to London's West End

Friday, September 29th 2017

Openreach, Britain’s largest digital network, has joined forces with the landowner to upgrade the broadband infrastructure throughout Grosvenor’s London Estate in Mayfair and Belgravia. This is the first time Openreach has...

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TalkTalk customers get new way to report nuisance calls

Friday, September 29th 2017

The new service, called Check and Report, allows users to see who has called them by entering the number on the TalkTalk website. Customers will be able to see if the number is blocked on the TalkTalk network, how many...

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Broadband comparison sites among most honest, says CMA

Thursday, September 28th 2017

The CMA carried out a market study on consumers and their experiences when using comparison websites. In the report, the CMA commended the broadband sector for being upfront with customers and giving information about their...

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4G availability continues to improve across UK mobile networks

Thursday, September 28th 2017

OpenSignal, which uses crowdsourced data from its mobile app, said all four operators had improved in terms of how often users can access a 4G network. EE leads in this respect, with its customers able to get a 4G signal 78%...

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BT says sorry after topping Ofcom's broadband complaints league

Wednesday, September 27th 2017

New data from Ofcom also shows BT at the top of the list for mobile complaints for the first time, while only two firms generate more landline gripes. A spokesperson said: “We apologise to customers we've let...

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Netflix and relax at 35,000ft? The idea may not be as crazy as it sounds

Wednesday, September 27th 2017

Speaking at the 2017 Airline Passenger Experience Expo, a spokesperson for Netflix revealed that by early 2018 it would like to offer its low-broadband mobile technology to airline carriers worldwide. Netflix says its...

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BBC opens up archive of classic shows on iPlayer

Tuesday, September 26th 2017

A new category – ‘From the Archive’ – launched yesterday and currently contains 450 programmes from the BBC’s vast archive. It’s good news for documentary fans as episodes from Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekend...

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Three trials new in-store sign language service for deaf customers

Monday, September 25th 2017

The operator already offers customers the option of communicating via a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter on its website. Now it is extending its partnership with interpreting agency Sign Solutions to provide BSL users...

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Amazon and Facebook line up bids for Premier League streaming rights

Monday, September 25th 2017

Ed Woodward, the executive vice-chairman of Manchester United, told investors he expects the firms to be in the running for Premier League and potentially even Champions League streaming rights. The last rights auction took...

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EE the UK’s first network to launch Enhanced HD Voice

Friday, September 22nd 2017

With the new technology EE customers can make high quality phone calls on the latest smartphones that are able to use the service. Enhanced HD is an upgrade on the HD Voice and standard voice systems that customers currently...

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