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TalkTalk broadband network hits new traffic high as Apple releases iOS 9

Thursday, September 24th 2015

A peak of 1.96Tbps – the equivalent to downloading 80,000 songs a second – was reached on Thursday following record-breaking days on Tuesday and Wednesday. The increase in traffic has been...

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Amazon launches 'powerful' new Fire TV streaming devices

Friday, September 18th 2015

The new Amazon Fire TV, a set-top box that supports 4K Ultra HD, and the Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote were announced yesterday. The first Fire TV products were launched last year, allowing...

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Could iPlayer offer content from other TV providers as part of ‘Open BBC’?

Tuesday, September 8th 2015

Outlining his plans for the future of the BBC, director general Tony Hall said although the iPlayer had helped “make the unmissable, unmissable”, Britain is losing out to rivals whose platforms...

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UK workers say tablets will replace laptops in the office within 10 years

Thursday, September 3rd 2015

The operator said that a survey of 2,000 UK workers had revealed that 52% made the claim, while 36% said tablets would replace laptops even sooner. Almost a third (31%) said laptop usage in the...

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More than a third of TV and video viewing now watched on demand

Thursday, September 3rd 2015

The Ericsson ConsumerLab TV & Media Report 2015, launched today, shows that consumers now spend six hours a week watching streamed on-demand TV series, programmes and movies. This has more than...

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Vodafone: 4G can make a 'big difference' to public service workers

Tuesday, September 1st 2015

The provider's comments come after a YouGov survey found that just 8% of frontline workers – including police officers, district nurses and social workers – are equipped with 4G devices. The...

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Single mum 'speechless' after daughter, 10, runs up £1,000 Vodafone bill

Friday, August 28th 2015

Viktoria Cole only learned of the situation when her card was declined at a petrol station on 3 August. “I thought it was really weird because I’d just got paid,” the 31-year-old...

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EE and Sky unveil new features to personalise TV viewing

Thursday, August 20th 2015

EE unveiled a range of updated features for EE TV set to launch next Tuesday (25 August) for new and existing customers. The additions have been developed with a focus on mobile, and will allow...

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Young viewers snub traditional TVs for smartphones and tablets

Friday, August 7th 2015

The regulator’s 2015 Communications Market Report said 57% of 16 to 24-year-olds regularly watch on-demand and catch-up TV on a laptop or PC. Almost half (45%) watch on a smartphone and four in...

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Vodafone launches new way for mobile customers to top up

Friday, July 31st 2015

The company is piloting a new service from mobile payment experts Powa Technologies that uses QR codes to speed up the topping up process. PowaTag transforms magazine adverts, catalogues, posters...

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