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Netflix is wrong: TV streaming uptake 'never going to be 100%' - expert

Tuesday, December 16th 2014

Oliver Johnson, analyst at Point Topic, said the number of people streaming their entertainment is growing rapidly, and Christmas will see many households using the technology for their festive...

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Upload speeds hinder video calls for 80% of UK - expert

Friday, December 12th 2014

Around 80% of broadband customers experience upload speeds of less than 2Mbps, according to Ofcom’s 2014 infrastructure report. Oliver Johnson, from broadband analyst firm Point Topic, said this...

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Junk food advertisers 'using legal loopholes' to target children

Monday, December 1st 2014

Maura Gillespie, the charity’s interim programme director for policy, called on the government to ban junk food adverts being shown before 9pm and to introduce tighter restrictions online. She...

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Government mobile not-spot plans pose 'technical challenges' says Three

Wednesday, November 19th 2014

Earlier this month, culture secretary Sajid Javid set out four ideas as part of the government’s plans to eliminate poor mobile coverage. The plans include national roaming – phones switching...

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Ofcom Premier League TV rights probe could give fans more choice

Tuesday, November 18th 2014

Rob Wilson of Sheffield Hallam University told Cable.co.uk: "The way the Premier League sell the rights is through packages. BSkyB will often buy the biggest package that gives them the rights to...

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Ofcom data speed report relies on old information - Vodafone, O2

Monday, November 17th 2014

The regulator last week published its own research into the performance of 3G and 4G networks in five major UK cities. But a Vodafone spokesperson highlighted that Ofcom’s testing took place six...

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People who refuse to get online are 'going to be an issue'

Friday, October 31st 2014

Applied futurist Tom Cheesewright (pictured) said the situation would “come to a head” in local government, as councils and authorities increasingly turn to online services to save...

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Campaigners back tougher nuisance call laws

Wednesday, October 29th 2014

The government has published a six-week consultation into lowering the legal threshold before firms can be fined up to £500,000 if they are found to be responsible for nuisance calls or...

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'Geeky' Brits to thank for better broadband

Friday, October 24th 2014

Alex Salter (pictured) told Cable.co.uk that people’s willingness to volunteer for “geeky” projects sets the UK apart from other countries. SamKnows measures the speed and quality of broadband...

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BT told to speed up broadband and phone repairs, ISPs respond

Tuesday, May 20th 2014

Openreach connects properties to BT’s network on behalf of competing providers, including Sky and TalkTalk. Ofcom, the UK telecoms regulator, has proposed that 80% of phone and broadband faults...

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