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Net neutrality not in UK 'public conscience'

Monday, October 13th 2014

Mark Dawson, head of production at the Broadband World Forum, an annual telecoms, media and technology event in Amsterdam, said the issue – a hot topic in America – has not yet hit “mainstream public conscience” in the...

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Security experts issue warning to smartphone users

Wednesday, October 8th 2014

Graham Cluley (pictured), an independent security analyst, said he was concerned about the outcome of a survey of black cab drivers, showing around half of phones left in cabs were not locked. Speaking to Cable.co.uk, Mr...

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Slow broadband 'slowing down' pupils, says headmaster

Tuesday, October 7th 2014

Treffos School, on the Isle of Anglesey, has 140 pupils and its broadband speed dropped from 4Mbps to 2Mbps a year ago. Speaking to Cable.co.uk, headmaster Dr Stuart Humphreys (pictured) said: “The broadband is so bad I...

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Passengers reject in-flight mobile use

Friday, October 3rd 2014

This week, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) authorised airlines to permit calls and the sending and receiving of texts and data. Previously passengers could only use their device before and after take-off and only in...

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Campaigners concerned by smartphone car crash link

Friday, October 3rd 2014

Road safety groups said new technology is helping people do more with their phones while driving, putting them and other motorists at increased risk. Figures from the Department for Transport show that the number of accidents...

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Fans back Premier League TV rights probe

Wednesday, October 1st 2014

Identifying the link between the multi-billion pound TV rights market and the spiralling cost of tickets, a Football Supporters Federation spokesperson told Cable.co.uk: “This is certainly an issue that fans will be keeping an...

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Broadband provider: fibre optic ‘not a requirement’

Wednesday, October 1st 2014

Fuel Broadband, which changed its name from Primus Saver today, withdrew its residential fibre broadband packages in September. Oliver Mackereth, marketing director at Fuel’s parent company, New Call Telecom, told...

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iPhone bending is “no big deal”

Wednesday, October 1st 2014

The issue was reported around the globe, with videos showing the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus bodies being bent. Professor Neil Alford (pictured), head of the department of materials at Imperial College London, said Apple would have...

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Providers respond to minister’s rural mobile challenge

Tuesday, September 30th 2014

Sajid Javid told the Conservative Party Conference that it was “simply not good enough” that some areas of the countryside still lacked a decent mobile signal. But mobile providers said operators already invest more per...

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iPhone 6 anger driven by smartphone ‘arms race’

Tuesday, September 30th 2014

The launch of Apple's latest smartphone was followed rapidly by claims by some users that the device could be bent out of shape in someone’s pocket. But as “bendgate” became the latest controversy surrounding a new...

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