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Ask the expert: Do broadband deals include line rental?

Monday, August 14th 2017

In May of last year (2016), the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) announced that after looking into the way broadband had been advertised thus far, it had decided that the separation of...

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BT offers free BT Sport with broadband packages

Friday, August 11th 2017

Until 15 August, signing up to any 12-month broadband deal with BT will also get you a year’s access to all of the provider’s sports channels. BT’s TV Starter package, which comes with...

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Vodafone offering 'cheapest ever' fibre broadband with choice of gifts or cashback

Thursday, August 10th 2017

Vodafone is offering 38Mb fibre broadband for £25 per month, or 76Mb fibre for £30 per month. In addition, you can choose your free gift from a Sonos speaker worth £199, Fitbit Charge 2,...

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TalkTalk offers by far the cheapest way to get a year of Sky Sports until 17 August

Wednesday, August 9th 2017

The deal, which runs to 17 August includes TalkTalk's 'Fast Broadband' – its naming convention, not a descriptor – for £28.45 per month on a 12-month contract. That's for the up to 17Mb ADSL...

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Virgin Media customers hit by price hike to get speed upgrades

Tuesday, August 8th 2017

The provider announced last week that the price of its broadband, phone and TV packages would be going up by an average of 4.7% – an increase of between £1.99 and £3.99 for most...

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Ofcom drops Sky investigation but says some customers may be due refunds

Tuesday, August 8th 2017

But the regulator is encouraging former Sky customers who had made written cancellation requests to contact the provider as they may be due a refund. An investigation was opened in August 2015...

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Speed test data shows UK's average broadband speed is 16.51Mbps

Tuesday, August 8th 2017

In a worldwide broadband speed league drawn up by Cable.co.uk the UK sits in 31st place – ahead of 158 countries but behind the majority of its European neighbours. The UK's average speed of...

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Sky launches VIP customer loyalty scheme

Thursday, August 3rd 2017

Sky VIP offers rewards such as free tickets, prize draws and priority service, with the best rewards saved for those who’ve been with the company the longest. Customers can join the programme...

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Britain a nation of TV binge-watchers, says Ofcom

Thursday, August 3rd 2017

More than 10 million even admit to missing out on sleep and feeling tired the next day so they can watch another episode. Ofcom, which has dubbed the trend ‘Box Set Britain’, said eight in...

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Stick, twist, or argue with the dealer? What to do about the Virgin Media 4.7% price hike

Thursday, August 3rd 2017

Broadly speaking there are three options you should consider: Stay and do nothing, switch, or stay and try to haggle Virgin Media down to something you find palatable. Or, as I like to think about...

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