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2012 web index world map

5th September, 2012 - 1:12 pm (0 Comments)

The World Wide Web Foundation, a non-profit organization that was established by WWW inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee and aims to make the internet available to everybody, has today release its 2012 Web Index that uses 80 indicators to rank countries by broadband access, affordability and policy environment etc.

europe map

5th September, 2012 - 11:02 am (1 Comment)

The European Commission’s (EC) plan to boost funding for its Digital Agenda strategy by €9.2bn (£7.3bn), which will help to make superfast broadband (30Mbps+) services available to 100% of EU people by 2020 and would directly impact projects in the UK, could be affected after the Cypriot presidency questioned the allocation.

be broadband uk isp

5th September, 2012 - 9:51 am (11 Comments)

Internet provider BE Broadband (sibling of O2 UK), which earlier this year admitted that they were “not making very good progress on fibre” and delayed their plans to launch a superfast broadband (FTTC) service until 2013, still “can’t yet confirm” whether this will actually happen. Separately they’ve today suffered major cable damage in London.

public internet file sharing

5th September, 2012 - 9:07 am (1 Comment)

New research from Birmingham University UK has confirmed that most public BitTorrent (P2P) file sharers have their file transfers monitored by a third party organisation, such as Rights Holders for the purpose of taking copyright enforcement action against broadband ISPs and their customers. But the data collected is far from reliable.

world wide internet traffic

5th September, 2012 - 8:08 am (5 Comments)

Europe’s Regional Internet Registry (RIR), RIPE NCC, which handles the distribution of internet addresses for the UK and EU (needed by all devices that connect to the internet), has officially warned that they have just “one month worth of IPv4 address space” left (about 4,134,976 addresses).

money gbp

5th September, 2012 - 1:29 am (0 Comments)

A new uSwitch survey claims that 46% of British broadband users have never swapped ISP and might thus be overpaying by an average of £120+ a year (national total of £1.1 billion), which could be saved by swapping to a cheaper package. But is price the best measure of a good ISP?

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