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Conservatives promise 'cheapest superfast broadband' in Europe

Tuesday, April 14th 2015

The party’s manifesto, launched today in Swindon by the Prime Minister, sets out a £100bn investment in infrastructure, including broadband and mobile. It says ultrafast broadband – speeds of 100Mbps or more – should be...

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Liverpool independent record store owner ‘fobbed off’ by BT over wait for superfast broadband

Tuesday, April 14th 2015

Chris Pennington of Penningtons Vinyl Emporium told Cable.co.uk he feels “fobbed off” by the delay. He said: “We've been having problems non-stop for years with broadband in the area. [We only have] basic services like...

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NOW TV problems ‘ruin’ Game of Thrones premiere for fans, again

Tuesday, April 14th 2015

Consumers who tried to view the HBO fantasy drama series on the streaming service in 2014 complained that buffering made most of season four unwatchable. Now, one day after the UK premiere of season five and after assurances...

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Vodafone to sell discounted mobile phones via new online store

Monday, April 13th 2015

The operator allows customers buying a new phone to return it free-of-charge within 14 days. Now it is to sell those barely-used handsets via its new e-store Vodafone Outlet. “Naturally, we get quite a lot of devices...

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NOW TV service faces surge in demand for Game of Thrones season premiere

Monday, April 13th 2015

Last April, the Sky-owned streaming service apologised to customers after problems prevented some viewers from watching the live season four premiere of Game of Thrones. However this year Sky made the decision to not...

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Labour pledges 'affordable, high speed broadband' for all ahead of election

Monday, April 13th 2015

The document, launched today in Manchester, says the UK’s economy is developing a network of connections that will revolutionise innovation. “Labour will ensure that all parts of the country benefit from affordable, high...

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Vodafone boosts mobile coverage in Liverpool in time for Grand National

Friday, April 10th 2015

The operator has strengthened its 3G and 4G networks across the city, giving stronger indoor and outdoor signals, better coverage and faster mobile internet services to more consumers. Its improvements include installing...

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Average UK household has 7.4 internet-connected devices

Friday, April 10th 2015

The Digital Adspend report by the Internet Advertising Bureau and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) found that smartphones are the most common internet-enabled device with an average of 1.7 per household. UK homes have an average...

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Jersey residents can now call locally for free from public phone boxes

Friday, April 10th 2015

Telecoms company JT Global revealed that calls to local landline numbers starting with 01534 will be free of charge from today. The company made the move to remind residents of the role that phone boxes still provide for the...

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The internet will ‘open the door’ to new forms of TV content - BBC

Friday, April 10th 2015

BBC chief technology officer Matthew Postgate said the use of internet technologies to deliver programmes will open the door to new forms of content, like Ultra HD or virtual reality. His comments come amid a steady increase...

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