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Virgin Media to offer 100Mbps broadband as standard

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017

The provider will also be making speeds of 300Mbps widely available for the first time. Launching the new Virgin Fibre brand today, the company announced an entry-level broadband package faster...

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S4C gets £10m loan to 'secure future of Welsh language broadcasting'

Tuesday, March 21st 2017

The loan will be used to relocate the channel’s headquarters to Carmarthen, creating 800 jobs, while S4C will share technical facilities with the BBC in Cardiff to reduce overheads. As well as...

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Household spending on broadband falls even as data use increases

Monday, March 20th 2017

According to an Ofcom report on pricing trends, the average monthly household spend on broadband, TV, landline and mobile phone services fell by 9% to £133 in real terms between 2005 and...

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BBC to broadcast coverage of women's football world cup in 2019

Monday, March 6th 2017

Announcing the acquisition on International Women’s Day, the BBC said there will be “extensive coverage” of every game of France 2019 across TV, radio and online. The BBC’s TV coverage...

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BT Sport pays £1.18bn to keep Champions League TV rights

Monday, March 6th 2017

The telecoms giant will pay around £394m a year from the 2018/19 season – up from around £299m under the current deal. The £1.18bn paid by BT shows the spiralling cost of sports TV...

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TalkTalk customers set for a 'faster, more intuitive' mobile TV experience

Thursday, March 2nd 2017

An update due in a few months’ time will enable customers to watch more TV content on the go. Users will be able to pre-order films and take advantage of the new ‘season pass’ feature,...

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Can I get TalkTalk TV in my area?

Tuesday, February 14th 2017

TalkTalk’s subscription TV service is one of the cheapest around, and with over 80 channels as standard, it presents a lighter, more affordable alternative to the TV packages offered by other,...

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Can I get BT TV?

Tuesday, February 14th 2017

The launch of BT Sport brought a whole new audience to BT TV (formerly known as BT Vision). But the TV service is only available to BT broadband customers. Formerly built around Freeview...

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Digital Economy Bill will require on-demand programmes to include subtitles

Thursday, February 9th 2017

Ofcom regulations requiring programmes to include subtitles, audio description and signing currently only apply to traditional TV channels. But now the regulator will be given new powers to compel...

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5 of the best Virgin Media bundles in March 2017

Thursday, February 2nd 2017

From the basic Player Bundle to the totally comprehensive VIP Bundle, all the Virgin Media TV and broadband bundles also come with flexible home phone packages to suit your needs, as well as...

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