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Government reveals new measures to keep children safe online

Thursday, October 12th 2017

But broadband providers say they are already ahead of the game and it is social media sites who now need to step up. The government's plans come in the form of an Internet Safety Green Paper. As part of the Green Paper the...

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EE uses balloon mast to provide 4G coverage at Welsh cycling event

Wednesday, October 11th 2017

The Helikite air mast was used to broadcast a 360-degree live stream over 4G and provide free wi-fi to riders and spectators at the Red Bull Foxhunt event near Machynlleth on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park. EE first...

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Ofcom gives thumbs up to European in-flight broadband network

Tuesday, October 10th 2017

Ofcom today licensed satellite firm Inmarsat to use UK masts as part of its European Aviation Network (EAN), which will deliver seamless wi-fi on board European aircraft. EAN is the first dedicated aviation network to use a...

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Netflix prices go up for the first time in two years

Tuesday, October 10th 2017

A standard UK plan, which allows you to stream on two devices at the same time in HD, will go up by 50p to £7.99 a month. Netflix’s premium package, which lets you watch on four different screens simultaneously, is going...

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It's about to get easier to leave your provider if your broadband's too slow

Friday, October 6th 2017

This includes information on the slower speeds consumers can expect at peak times and the right to leave a contract when speeds fall below a minimum level. Today the communications regulator revealed plans to enhance its Codes...

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Welsh Government publishes plan to improve mobile connectivity

Thursday, October 5th 2017

The plan follows a meeting between skills and science minister Julie James, telecoms regulator Ofcom and mobile operators earlier this year. It sets out nine key areas in which the Welsh Government can make a difference and...

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Sky Cinema to celebrate Halloween with a week of scary movies

Thursday, October 5th 2017

Sky Cinema Halloween will be available from 23 to 31 October on Sky channel 303 and will be free to Sky Cinema subscribers. The latest pop-up channel from Sky will feature some of the most celebrated horror films of all time...

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New report predicts 90% of the UK could have 5G by 2026

Wednesday, October 4th 2017

Within the next decade mobile broadband could reach ‘ultrafast’ speeds of up to 50Mbps. Despite the good news researchers at the School predict that due to the “exponentially increasing costs” of the infrastructure,...

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Ford's 'smart benches' offer free phone charging and wi-fi in London

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017

The benches are being installed by car manufacturer Ford in partnership with Strawberry Energy, a start-up specialising in solar-powered street furniture. As well as offering pedestrians a place to rest their feet, the...

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Sky Cinema launches new animation movie channel

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017

From Saturday 14 October, Sky Cinema Animation will be on air for three weeks, during which viewers can binge-watch as many animated films as they like. There is no extra cost to existing Sky Cinema customers and Sky Cinema...

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