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21st June, 2016 - 3:54 pm
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Author: Mark Jackson | 0 Comments

Mobile operator EE reports that Internet video streaming traffic over their 3G and 4G network surged during yesterday’s UEFA Euro 2016 football matches, which kicked off at 8pm and saw two games featuring UK teams; both played during the same 2 hour window (England v Slovakia and Wales v Russia).

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21st June, 2016 - 9:00 am
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Author: Mark Jackson | 0 Comments

Internet provider XLN Telecom has announced that they intend to put free public WiFi on “every British high street” (i.e. they’ll have a presence on every high street, albeit not 100% coverage), but they’ll start by initially only providing it via 15,000 of their small business customers (at no extra cost).

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21st June, 2016 - 8:11 am
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Author: Mark Jackson | 0 Comments

The broadband Internet division of high street retailer John Lewis has today followed up its recent price tweaks by introducing a 6 months free period on their unlimited ‘up to’ 17Mbps package and offering 3 months free alongside their two superfast (up to 38Mbps or 76Mbps) FTTC options.

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21st June, 2016 - 1:44 am
uk internet statistics

Author: Mark Jackson | 9 Comments

Does the location of your Internet provider’s call centre matter? The latest web-based survey of 1,155 ISPreview.co.uk readers has found that a third (34.6%) would rate the quality of their ISP’s call centre as “Poor” and 82.6% are discouraged from choosing a provider if they know that its call centre is based overseas.

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20th June, 2016 - 3:14 pm
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Author: Mark Jackson | 0 Comments

A cross-party Culture, Media and Sport Committee has published the outcome from an inquiry into Internet (cyber) security, which was setup following last year’s TalkTalk hack. The report recommends a series of changes, including jail terms for “data abusers” and fines for those who “fail to report, prepare for or learn from data breaches“.

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20th June, 2016 - 1:45 pm
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Author: Mark Jackson | 2 Comments

The Competition and Markets Authority has today rejected opposing appeals by BT and TalkTalk against Ofcom’s “margin squeeze” test, which is designed to keep the incumbent operator’s FTTC (VULA) based superfast broadband prices fair. But BT did win a small victory over its compliance period.

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20th June, 2016 - 10:20 am
dido_harding

Author: Mark Jackson | 35 Comments

The CEO of UK broadband provider TalkTalk, Dido Harding, has donated here annual £220,000 bonus to charity. The decision follows last year’s cyber-attack (here), which cost the operator tens of millions and resulted in a large number of subscribers having their personal data compromised.

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20th June, 2016 - 9:45 am
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Author: Mark Jackson | 0 Comments

We’d just like to take a moment to bid farewell to Billy Garrett, co-founder of wireless ISP Beeline Broadband that serves the Newton-on-Rawcliffe village and surrounding areas in North Yorkshire (England), who passed away recently.

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20th June, 2016 - 9:06 am
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Author: Mark Jackson | 2 Comments

Fibre optic ISP Gigaclear, which is deploying an ultrafast Gigabit capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to rural communities around the United Kingdom, has confirmed that they now aim to cover 100,000 homes and businesses by the end of 2017.

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20th June, 2016 - 12:01 am
BT Smart Hub Router 2016

Author: Mark Jackson | 19 Comments

Internet provider BT has today launched a new Smart Hub (aka – HomeHub 6) wireless router for subscribers of their ‘Infinity‘ superfast broadband (FTTC/P) packages, which offers improved WiFi performance, built-in 4G filters and other enhancements. But G.fast integration will have to wait.

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18th June, 2016 - 1:12 am
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Author: Mark Jackson | 8 Comments

The first half of 2016 has seen average broadband speeds rise as consumers increasingly switch to faster services, with Virgin Media delivering the fastest average broadband download speeds and Zen Internet coming top for uploads. Meanwhile EE remains the king for Mobile Broadband.

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17th June, 2016 - 1:45 pm
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Author: Mark Jackson | 13 Comments

One of our readers, Mike, has today informed ISPreview.co.uk that cable operator Virgin Media appears to have quietly introduced a new range of 50Mbps, 100Mbps and 200Mbps broadband packages, all of which feature a 50GB (GigaByte) monthly data usage allowance.

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17th June, 2016 - 9:14 am
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Author: Mark Jackson | 2 Comments

Telecoms operator BT has reduced the price of their unlimited standard (ADSL) and superfast broadband (FTTC) packages by offering them free for the first 3 months of service, which is then followed by a 9 month discount price. New customers will also get a BT Reward Card worth between £100 and £125.

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17th June, 2016 - 8:37 am
fibre optic cables from above

Author: Mark Jackson | 12 Comments

Broadband providers Virgin Media and Cityfibre have complained that a change to the Valuation Office Agency’s (VOA) business rates (charges) for their network assets (e.g. any fibre optic cables that they put into the ground) is hitting them with a massive Fibre Tax hike.

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