Providers

Customers can end contract if broadband is too slow - Ofcom

Thursday, June 11th 2015

The measures, aimed at protecting and empowering consumers, will allow customers to switch broadband, mobile and landline providers more easily as part of a strengthened Code of Practice. Ofcom...

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Vodafone best mobile network at The O2 Arena during Olly Murs gig

Thursday, June 11th 2015

Mobile analytics company RootMetrics analysed the mobile internet performance at the London venue during a sell-out Olly Murs concert attended by 20,000 people last month. Vodafone was ranked the...

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Ofcom to investigate broadband providers 'systematically making it difficult' for customers to switch

Wednesday, June 10th 2015

The communications watchdog announced it has started what it calls a ‘monitoring and enforcement programme’ to look at the cancellation and termination arrangements of providers offering...

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Mobile providers outline plan to tackle not-spots in Shropshire

Wednesday, June 10th 2015

The Mobile Operator’s Association (MOA), which represents the four major operators EE, O2, Three and Vodafone, has outlined plans to improve the scale and quality of coverage in the county as part...

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Competition watchdog begins in-depth probe into BT/EE takeover

Tuesday, June 9th 2015

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced today that it has referred BT Group’s proposed £12.5bn acquisition of the UK’s biggest mobile network to an “in-depth phase 2...

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Pensioner scammed for £3,000 left ‘a blubbing mess’ by TalkTalk

Tuesday, June 9th 2015

Julie Norton was duped into handing over her savings during a phone call from a woman who claimed to be from the provider. After realising she had been scammed, Mrs Norton called TalkTalk to let...

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Petition urges government to set progress targets for TV subtitles

Friday, June 5th 2015

Nearly 2,000 people have signed an online petition to Mr Vaizey urging him to take action to stop people with sensory loss being excluded. Organisers of the Subtitle It! campaign want the newly...

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‘Ambitious’ Northumberland broadband rollout to reach another 3,000 homes

Friday, June 5th 2015

The second phase of the iNorthumberland contract will see more than £4.1m invested in the programme area, on top of the £18.9m initially invested. The second phase of the fibre rollout is...

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The million-pound London riverside apartments with 'useless' broadband

Thursday, June 4th 2015

Media lawyer Geraint Lloyd-Taylor, who lives in the Royal Arsenal Riverside development in Woolwich, south-east London, said broadband speeds have gradually slowed down and are virtually unusable...

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Vodafone trials bird box antenna to boost rural mobile coverage

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015

The bird box antenna picks up a signal from the nearest mobile mast and boosts it to provide better indoor coverage without ruining the appearance of rural buildings. Developed in conjunction with...

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