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13th February, 2017 - 7:00 am (17 Comments)

The way that fixed voice services are delivered and used in the United Kingdom is changing. Over the next few years more and more people across the United Kingdom will gain the ability to take a truly standalone home broadband connection, albeit without a phone (voice) service.

Editors Choice of the UK Best Broadband ISPs

9th January, 2017 - 1:56 am (16 Comments)

Choosing a new broadband ISP is harder than picking a supplier for Gas or Electricity, not least because the quality of service and performance can vary hugely depending upon where you live and which provider you pick. But with any luck our annual editors pick might help to simplify the options.


3rd January, 2017 - 1:03 am (7 Comments)

One of the unseen costs of running a modern Home Broadband connection stems from its impact on your electricity bill, not least the price of keeping your Internet router or modem device switched-on around the clock. We take a closer look at the costs of running such hardware.


21st November, 2016 - 1:37 am (14 Comments)

The Managing Director and Founder of broadband ISP Call Flow Solutions, Andy Conibere, has told ISPreview.co.uk that the future could be “very bright“, provided regulation is introduced to protect alternative networks from being “unfairly squeezed out by the dominant suppliers” (BT, Virgin Media etc.).


17th October, 2016 - 1:02 am (3 Comments)

The CEO of UK ISP Europasat (Satellite Solutions Worldwide), Andrew Walwyn, has told ISPreview.co.uk in our latest interview that the Government’s plan to introduce a 10Mbps Universal Service Obligation (USO) for broadband “cannot be satisfied” without subsidised Satellite technology.


17th August, 2016 - 1:03 am (4 Comments)

Over the next few weeks students in higher education from across the United Kingdom will slowly begin returning to temporary accommodation, which is usually nearby to their chosen college or university. Some will get broadband by default (campus connection), but others will need to choose their own ISP.


31st May, 2016 - 1:57 am (29 Comments)

Computer says “NO!“. Sometimes finding out whether or not you can order an FTTC based “fibre broadband” service on BTOpenreach’s national UK network is harder than it should be. ISPreview.co.uk takes a look at some of the most common issues that might occur when checking for service availability.

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30th March, 2016 - 1:03 am (11 Comments)

Competition is a notoriously complicated animal and if done correctly it can foster a more affordable and dynamic market. But equally there are times when it may have the opposite impact, which is something we’re starting to see in the TV content market and if left unchecked there is a risk that it may push consumers into the more accessible arms of Internet piracy.

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29th March, 2016 - 1:47 am (5 Comments)

Internet video content represents a huge slice of online traffic (approx. 64%) and its quality is always improving, yet contrary to logic you don’t always need a faster broadband speed to keep up. In fact today a slower connection can view content that yesterday would have required something much faster.

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26th March, 2016 - 1:46 am (7 Comments)

It’s not easy to compare prices between the different unlimited superfast broadband ISPs, not least due to the huge variety of special offers, features, vouchers and discounts that pervade the market and change on an often weekly basis. In this article we examine how tricky it is to find the “cheapest“.

Editors Choice of the UK Best Broadband ISPs

4th January, 2016 - 1:14 am (24 Comments)

What’s more important, service quality or price? If only it were that simple. Choosing the right broadband ISP is never easy, not least because service performance and cost can vary due to a variety of often very muddy factors, but hopefully our annual editors pick might help to simplify the options.

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30th December, 2015 - 1:04 am (21 Comments)

Home phone lines aren’t as popular as they once were, with consumers increasingly turning to mobile and VoIP (e.g. Skype) alternatives. At the same time ISPs have been gutting free voice call options from related broadband bundles and yet despite all of this the price of line rental continues to soar.

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29th December, 2015 - 1:08 am (2 Comments)

Some broadband ISPs are worse than others when it comes to “misleading” promotions of their services. So, as we prepare to bid farewell to another year, ISPreview.co.uk takes a quick look back over the past 12 months to see which providers suffered the most bans for bad advertising.

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7th December, 2015 - 1:12 am (37 Comments)

In our final ISP interview of the year we’ve been able to hit up Sky’s (Sky Broadband) Chief Economist, Alan Sewell, to examine the operator’s often outspoken position on separating BT from control of their national UK phone and broadband network and what it might mean for consumers.

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