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Top sport tempting consumers to pay more for broadband and TV packages

Friday, October 16th 2015

Research from Kantar Worldpanel, which measures the market share of home services providers – covering broadband, fixed landline and paid TV – suggests that despite a range of ‘value’...

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Lycamobile agrees new deal to use O2's mobile network

Wednesday, October 7th 2015

Lycamobile uses the O2’s UK network as part of its global infrastructure to provide cheap calls to Asia, Africa, Europe and America. Tesco Mobile and GiffGaff are among the other MVNOs (mobile...

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Splitting Openreach and BT could backfire, warns Vaizey

Thursday, October 1st 2015

Mr Vaizey said he was sceptical of the full separation of the companies, telling the Financial Times: “I think full separation would be an enormous undertaking, incredibly time consuming [and have]...

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Sky connects first customer to Ultra Fibre Optic broadband in York

Monday, September 28th 2015

The company is trialling the new network, which is a joint initiative involving Sky, TalkTalk and infrastructure provider CityFibre. Ultra Fibre Optic (UFO) uses fibre to the premises broadband,...

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TalkTalk broadband network hits new traffic high as Apple releases iOS 9

Thursday, September 24th 2015

A peak of 1.96Tbps – the equivalent to downloading 80,000 songs a second – was reached on Thursday following record-breaking days on Tuesday and Wednesday. The increase in traffic has been...

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Retired York teacher first to try TalkTalk's new Ultrafast Fibre Optic broadband

Thursday, September 24th 2015

Retired teacher Derek Paterson (pictured) from Ings View in Rawcliffe is among hundreds of residents and small businesses taking part in trials to test the new service, which offers speeds up to...

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EE still UK's most complained-about broadband and landline provider

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015

Ofcom’s consumer complaints data also showed that Vodafone was the most complained-about mobile operator, while TalkTalk generated the most complaints about pay TV provider. The total volume of...

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Vodafone, Sky and TalkTalk say broadband market is 'letting Britain down'

Monday, September 21st 2015

An open letter calling for “radical reform” and increased competition was published in today’s Financial Times. The letter, signed by Vodafone CEO Jeroen Hoencamp, Sky CEO Jeremy Darroch and...

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Nottingham latest city to get Virgin Media ultrafast broadband

Tuesday, September 1st 2015

50,000 homes and businesses in the city will be able to benefit from broadband speeds of 152Mbps thanks to a £25m investment from Virgin. The company said it has now earmarked more than 250,000...

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