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More airline passengers want decent broadband than an in-flight meal

Tuesday, May 24th 2016

A survey of airline customers found that 92% would like to access on-board connectivity, while 54% would prefer it over in-flight meals. The In-Flight Connectivity Survey, carried out by...

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Train passengers will pay more if it means they can get online

Monday, May 16th 2016

The Mobile Connectivity Research Study, released last week by the Department for Transport (DfT), carried out more than 2,000 interviews with rail travellers between November and January to explore...

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Ofcom outlines plans to speed up UK wi-fi

Friday, May 13th 2016

Ofcom says its proposals will allow larger amounts of data to be carried at faster download speeds, improving the quality of things like streaming and video calls. The regulator’s proposals...

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Our mobiles are overtaking the TV as the device we need the most

Thursday, April 21st 2016

The telecoms regulator’s Adults’ Media Use and Attitudes found that mobile phones have become the 'most-missed' media device. From 2005 to 2014 adults were most likely to say they would miss...

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Mobile operator Three boasts 1,100% boost in data traffic since 2010

Friday, March 18th 2016

The combination of an expanded 4G network and an "engaged customer base" has seen the average data usage per customer grow from 500MB at the end of 2010, to 3.3GB in 2014 and now 5GB, the company...

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Sky offers free tablet to existing customers

Friday, January 8th 2016

Launched last summer, the Tab E is a wi-fi only ‘family-friendly’ tablet with a 9.6-inch LCD display and 8GB of storage. Key features of the £159 device include Multi Window (which allows you...

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Amazon streaming service celebrates record-breaking festive period

Thursday, January 7th 2016

More than three million new members worldwide joined Amazon Prime – which gives them unlimited access to tens of thousands of movies and TV series – during the third week of December...

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Harder to get kids to 'unplug' than to make them do their homework

Wednesday, January 6th 2016

Research by charity Action for Children found that nearly a quarter of parents (23%) struggle to get their children to ‘unplug’ and spend time away from their devices. This trumped the number...

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Sky Go app launched on Amazon Fire tablets in time for Christmas

Wednesday, December 2nd 2015

The announcement comes as Sky kicks off its festive TV schedule and gives Amazon Fire users access to up to 70 channels live and on demand. Luke Bradley-Jones, Sky’s director of TV products,...

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New Ofcom app lets you check the quality of your home broadband

Tuesday, December 1st 2015

The Ofcom Wi-Fi Checker, which runs on tablets and smartphones, tests a user’s home or work wi-fi set-up and offers tips on how to get more out of their broadband connection. The launch of the...

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