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Broadband speeds boost property prices, says study

Monday, August 4th 2014

Broadband speeds can have a significant impact on property value, according to a new study from Imperial College Business School and the London School of Economics and Political Science. The...

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GP surgeries still using premium 084 numbers years after ban

Wednesday, July 30th 2014

The Fair Telecoms Campaign has listed 350 surgeries in England that provide 084 contact numbers on National Health Service website NHS Choice instead of a geographic rate number. Speaking to...

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Sky ups investment in virtual reality firm Jaunt

Tuesday, July 29th 2014

Sky has more than doubled its investment in Jaunt, a Palo Alto-based early-stage technology company specialising in video capture and display. The satellite broadcaster backed Jaunt to the tune of...

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BT wrongly charge students after broadband contracts end

Tuesday, July 29th 2014

Margaret Wiggins, whose son signed up for BT student broadband and shared the bill with his housemates, said: “They were told to pay for July and August, and a £30 get out fee. It has an impact on...

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Square Mile hampered by slow broadband, warns CLC

Monday, July 28th 2014

A lack of fast, affordable broadband could hold back several parts of London from competing on a global scale, according to Mark Boleat, Policy Chairman at the City of London Corporation...

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Cheshire villagers left behind as celebrity neighbours get superfast broadband

Monday, July 28th 2014

Residents of the exclusive Wychwood Park development, reportedly home to TV presenter Jeremy Kyle and darts champion Phil Taylor, already receive speeds of 4-5Mbps. However, those in St Clements Row...

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When will the UK's broadband postcode lottery end?

Friday, July 18th 2014

It seems like barely a day goes by without members of one of the UK's many rural communities complaining that their area is being overlooked by the government's broadband...

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BT launches new business mobile service

Thursday, July 17th 2014

BT One Phone allows calls to an individual’s office landline, extension and mobile to all go to one phone. Graham Sutherland (pictured), CEO of BT Business, said, “With an increasingly mobile...

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New legislation 'discriminates' against farmers with slow broadband, MP warns

Wednesday, July 16th 2014

“If they want farmers online they should help them get a decent, fit for purpose connection,” Chris Conder, a dairy farmer and founder member of community ISP Broadband for the Rural North told...

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Yeovil homeowners demand action over slow broadband in new homes

Tuesday, July 15th 2014

The Wyndham Park estate is only four years old but residents of its 400 homes have broadband speeds of around 1Mbps, which is comparable with typical broadband speeds in 2004. Neighbouring homes...

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