Providers

Vaizey: Broadband in London 'much better' than Lords committee report makes out

Wednesday, February 18th 2015

Writing on a Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) blog, the digital minister said the picture was “much better” than the House of Lords’ Digital Skills Committee had painted and...

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You can keep your landline – I just want my broadband, TV and mobile

Wednesday, February 11th 2015

Last week I found myself attending a roundtable event hosted by new broadband provider Relish which claims to be able to provide superfast broadband into your home without the wires, or more...

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Government 'threatened' UK network operators into taking action on mobile 'not-spots'

Wednesday, February 4th 2015

John Whittingdale, who chairs the commons culture, media and sport committee, said operators had only agreed to the £5bn investment in mobile infrastructure to cut not-spots because they were...

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Chuka Umunna: Nobody should have to wait 'weeks on end' for broadband

Friday, January 30th 2015

Chuka Umunna said Labour would, if elected, make sure that people setting up a business do not have to wait for “weeks on end” for a broadband connection. Speaking to us at an event in London...

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Broadband customers in Crawley slam Virgin Media over 'big con' advertised speeds

Thursday, January 29th 2015

Several customers in Crawley have told Cable.co.uk they are considering ditching the service and switching to alternative providers, after suffering a raft of issues from slow speeds and unstable...

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New service emerges for Manchester businesses 'consistently overlooked' by broadband providers

Thursday, January 29th 2015

Some 25 East Manchester businesses have signed up to broadband services from ITS Technology Group’s (ITS) Cityserve network, using funding from the Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) business broadband...

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Proposed merger of Three and O2: No immediate effect on customers

Monday, January 26th 2015

On Friday both companies confirmed that Hutchison Whampoa, which owns Three, has entered into exclusive talks with O2 owner Telefonica about a potential acquisition of the company’s O2 UK...

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Consumers, not regulators, hold power in net neutrality debate

Friday, January 23rd 2015

Net neutrality, where all internet data and traffic should be treated equally, is already a prominent issue in the United States and is now becoming more widely discussed in the UK. On Monday the...

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'Fibre to the premises' broadband rollout 'not financially feasible'

Wednesday, January 14th 2015

Michael Weissman, vice president for marketing at Sckipio Technologies, said the suggestion that major companies do not want to invest in FTTH is incorrect, but the cost means in many cases it is not...

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Broadband in Europe is 'well developed' compared to USA

Tuesday, January 13th 2015

Mike Duin, the firm’s director of communications for Europe, said bandwidth requirements for high definition services are not “outrageous” and streaming systems have developed to be suitable...

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