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Government plans to make switching providers 'quicker and simpler'

Thursday, May 26th 2016

The proposals, published yesterday, also cover gas, electricity and water services, current accounts and mortgages. Ministers want there to be more consistency between sectors on how long it takes...

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EE's temporary 4G network will cope with 'huge demand' at Glastonbury

Wednesday, May 25th 2016

The mobile operator, which is tripling the capacity of its 4G network at the Worthy Farm festival, said it expects EE customers to use 15TB of data over the course of the five days. That’s 20...

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Villagers celebrate 'game-changing' result of fibre broadband campaign

Monday, May 23rd 2016

Residents in the Leicestershire village of Holwell, near Melton Mowbray, said some people who had upgraded had seen a “game-changing” 20-fold increase in speeds. The improvement to broadband...

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New phone seller promises to tackle 'injustice' in the mobile industry

Monday, May 23rd 2016

Unshackled.com, which launches today, is an online shop that splits the purchase of a handset from a SIM in an effort to transform the way consumers buy their mobiles. Established by three mobile...

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Nominations wanted for 2016's internet hero and villain

Friday, May 20th 2016

As part of its annual awards ISPA, which represents the UK's internet industry, names a hero and villain who have done the most to help or hinder the industry. Last year, Home Secretary Theresa...

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Queen's Speech: UK consumers will have legal right to fast broadband

Wednesday, May 18th 2016

The government has also set out new rules to make building broadband infrastructure easier and to give consumers the right to automatic compensation when their broadband service goes wrong. The...

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Superfast broadband arrives in the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution

Tuesday, May 17th 2016

Around 500 homes and businesses in Ironbridge, Shropshire, are getting access to fibre from the summer as part of the £5.6m Superfast Telford partnership, with more to follow in the months...

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Superfast West Yorkshire completes first phase of 'crucial' fibre rollout

Monday, May 16th 2016

And work on the next phase of the project, which will take fibre to 98% of the programme area in total, is already underway. The £13m second phase will take fibre to 33,000 homes and businesses...

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Ofcom outlines plans to speed up UK wi-fi

Friday, May 13th 2016

Ofcom says its proposals will allow larger amounts of data to be carried at faster download speeds, improving the quality of things like streaming and video calls. The regulator’s proposals...

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Consumers doubt home broadband will be up to scratch in five years' time

Friday, May 13th 2016

A survey carried out for Boosty, a service which boosts broadband speeds using 3G and 4G smartphone connections, revealed that 56% don't think their current broadband will cope with more intensive...

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