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80% of consumers find broadband speed claims 'misleading'

Wednesday, November 16th 2016

Broadband providers are allowed to advertise ‘up to’ download speeds in megabits per second (Mbps) as long as that speed can be achieved by at least 10% of customers. Cable.co.uk’s survey...

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Smaller broadband providers give the best customer service, says Cable.co.uk

Wednesday, November 16th 2016

Cable.co.uk’s customer satisfaction study found that customers of SSE, which only entered the broadband market in 2014, were the happiest with their provider’s customer service. SSE, best...

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EE and Vodafone take top honours in mobile network tests

Wednesday, November 9th 2016

Two network testing companies – Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) and P3 – carried out separate tests on the UK’s four mobile networks throughout August and September, and published their...

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Mobile roaming would help solve UK's 'not-spot' problem, say MPs

Monday, October 31st 2016

A report by the British Infrastructure Group (BIG) said mobile roaming would help eliminate partial not-spots – areas not covered by one or more mobile network. The report, which is backed by...

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Broadband advertising rule change comes into effect

Monday, October 31st 2016

The change is one of a number being introduced by the ASA (Advertising Standards Authority) in a bid to make broadband ads easier to understand. Adverts that include price claims will also have...

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BT's fibre broadband speed claims broke advertising rules

Wednesday, October 12th 2016

The telecoms giant claimed BT Infinity 1 offers “the fastest fibre speeds as standard” in a TV ad starring Ryan Reynolds, a newspaper ad and on its website. The Advertising Standards...

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TalkTalk merges line rental charges ahead of advertising rule change

Tuesday, October 4th 2016

It follows Vodafone in moving to a new ‘all-in’ pricing structure. From 31 October, providers not including the cost of line rental in their headline price are likely to break new...

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BT is the UK's most complained-about broadband provider

Wednesday, September 28th 2016

The communications regulator received 26 complaints about the telecoms giant per 100,000 customers between April and June 2016. It is the first time since its inclusion in Ofcom’s broadband...

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Vodafone customers to get 'greater transparency' on broadband speeds

Wednesday, September 28th 2016

Under the code, new and upgrading customers are able to view online the minimum and maximum download speeds they are likely to get. Customers unable to achieve their minimum speed 28 days after...

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Campaign helps 75,000 people 'add their voices' to BT Openreach debate

Monday, September 26th 2016

The Fix Britain’s Internet campaign was launched in July by Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafone and the Federation of Communication Services (FCS), and has since won the support of mobile operator Three. It...

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