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Myths and megabits: How much broadband do you actually need?

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017

“640k should be enough for everyone”. That’s a quote famously (he says apocryphally – well, you would, wouldn’t you?) attributed to Microsoft founder Bill Gates circa 1981, of the...

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Broadband deal of the week: £5 off all standalone Sky broadband packages, plus £100 cashback

Friday, August 18th 2017

The way Sky’s putting it is that you’re saving £230 over 12 months when you switch from BT. As per usual, we’re doing wobbly maths to get there. Not to say this isn’t a good deal, just...

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iD Mobile says sorry after wrongly charging customers for EU calls

Friday, August 18th 2017

Since 15 June, UK customers roaming in the EU should only pay the same as they would to use their phone at home. But iD Mobile has been charging its customers extra to call numbers in EU...

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Broadband deals with the best free gifts available now

Thursday, August 17th 2017

The deals are – in short order – First Utility's two fibre deals at 38Mb or 76Mb which come with a free smarthome camera, Vodafone's two fibre deals, also at 38/76Mb which come with a Sonos...

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EE now claiming to offer Britain's cheapest broadband deal, but is it?

Tuesday, August 15th 2017

£18.50 per month, in total, including line rental. That's how much EE wants for its up to 17Mb ADSL broadband service in a deal available for this week only. To put that in perspective, that's 50p...

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First Utility adds gifts and vouchers to its ultra-cheap broadband deal line-up

Tuesday, August 15th 2017

Starting today, First Utility will be adding free gifts and vouchers to its existing broadband deals. It is offering a £25 Amazon gift voucher on its 17Mb ADSL (non-fibre) packages which,...

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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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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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Ask the expert: What's the fastest broadband you can get?

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017

Traditional wisdom (that is to say, wisdom received from organisations trying to sell you things) says bigger numbers (megabits, megapixels and so on) are always better. But are they? Not...

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TV deal of the month: Virgin Media Full House, £55 per month – Premium channels, Freeview, BT Sport, Unlimited 100Mb broadband, inclusive w/kd calls

Tuesday, August 1st 2017

I’ll tell you what you won’t get with the Virgin Media Full House bundle deal – kind of a bad news first thing. What you won’t get is any of those tempting-looking vouchers you’ll see...

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