Council bosses: Gigabit broadband can futureproof cities

Thursday, August 20th 2015

Martin Reeves, CEO of Coventry City Council, and Roy Grant, head of ICT at City of York Council, said ultrafast broadband is bringing benefits to both cities, from meeting manufacturing needs to...

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BT launches new 'value for money' student broadband packages

Friday, August 14th 2015

The new deals offer unlimited downloads and wi-fi access, as well as free BT Sport online. BT said it has put the deals together based on feedback on last year’s popular nine-month student...

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Vodafone starts UK-wide broadband and home phone rollout

Wednesday, August 12th 2015

The company is offering broadband packages, with speeds up to 76Mbps, to customers across the UK. The launch builds on the success of Vodafone’s fixed broadband services across 12 countries in...

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Prehistoric Wookey Hole caves to get superfast broadband

Wednesday, August 5th 2015

Superfast speeds will also be made available to 200 homes in Wookey Village as part of efforts by the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme to bring faster broadband to the “final third”...

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Arrival of 4G will make 'everything easier' for O2 customers in Corby

Friday, July 31st 2015

The operator is also improving its 2G and 3G network in Corby, as well as bringing high speed mobile internet to its customers in the area. Work is due to be completed on Wednesday 12 August, O2...

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Poor wi-fi coverage forces 1 in 4 Brits to use mobile data at home

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015

A poll by mobile network testing company Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) found that 40% of UK adults use mobile data at home. A quarter of people said they have no choice but to do this because...

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Freesat launches new 'affordable' set-top box recorder

Thursday, July 16th 2015

The new box gives consumers an "affordable alternative" as households bills – and particularly pay TV prices – continue to rise across the UK, Freesat said. It comes with Freetime, which allows...

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Vodafone aims for 100% 3G and 4G mobile coverage in Swindon

Friday, July 10th 2015

The upgrade is part of the operator’s £2bn nationwide network and service investment across 2014 and 2015, and is the latest in a series of areas to benefit. The multi-million pound investment...

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'Charging bull' to give EE customers a power boost at Glastonbury Festival

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015

The company has unveiled an EE Power Bar charging in the form of a larger-than-life bull statue, inspired by a prize-winning Somerset bull called Field Marshall, who once held the title of...

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Vodafone boosts 3G and 4G mobile coverage in Bournemouth

Monday, June 22nd 2015

The network upgrade is bringing stronger indoor and outdoor coverage in Bournemouth, as well as mobile internet services. It is part of Vodafone’s £2bn nationwide investment in its network...

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