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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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Openreach offers free FTTP broadband to more new-build homes

Friday, September 23rd 2016

The BT-owned infrastructure company previously offered free connections to larger developments but will lower its threshold in November. The move is the latest attempt to improve the service...

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INCA: UK should aim for 80% FTTP broadband coverage by 2026

Thursday, September 8th 2016

INCA, the Independent Networks Cooperative Association, wants ministers to set a more ambitious fibre target as part of a new ‘Gigabit Britain’ strategy. It says pure fibre infrastructure is...

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EE and Virgin Mobile customers affected by network problems

Friday, September 2nd 2016

The issue is also affecting customers of Virgin mobile, which uses the EE network. According to the Down Detector website, the problems started at around 7am today. An EE spokesperson said the...

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Ofcom: Broadband firms have 'limited appetite' to be USO provider

Thursday, August 18th 2016

Plans for a USO were revealed by then Prime Minister David Cameron last year and set out in the Queen’s Speech in May. The idea behind a USO is to give every household in the country the right...

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Ofcom plans to make it easier to switch between BT, Virgin and Sky

Friday, July 29th 2016

Changes introduced by Ofcom last year made it easier for consumers to switch between providers that use the broadband network operated by Openreach – including BT, Sky, TalkTalk and...

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Ofcom figures show EE still most complained-about broadband provider

Friday, July 8th 2016

The communications regulator received 34 complaints about EE per 100,000 customers between January and March 2016. EE has now been named the most complained-about broadband provider for each of...

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Virgin Media gets access to more UKTV shows than any other provider

Monday, June 20th 2016

UKTV is doubling the number of programmes available on Virgin Media, including UKTV originals, hit shows from the US and classics from the BBC, ITV and Channel 4. More than 10,000 hours of...

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Virgin's fibre network to reach another 7,000 homes in Swindon

Thursday, June 16th 2016

The company said yesterday it will roll out ultrafast broadband to 7,000 homes and businesses in the town as part of its £3bn Project Lightning programme. Around 65,000 Swindon premises are...

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