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award best broadband uk ISP gold trophy

21st February, 2017 - 2:24 pm (9 Comments)

The annual Broadband Genie 2017 survey has today handed their award for “Best Broadband Provider” to Plusnet after they came top in five out of seven categories and secured a consumer satisfaction score of 74%. Elsewhere Virgin Media also picked up several awards.

ee uk mobile 4g balloon

21st February, 2017 - 11:47 am (9 Comments)

Mobile operator EE (BT) has today revealed details of their new Rapid Response Vehicles, balloons and drone based “Air Mast” technology, which will all be used to help keep their 4G (LTE) network running in remote communities (e.g. during disasters, network outages or to help emergency services).

internet email

21st February, 2017 - 7:51 am (0 Comments)

Customers of communications provider EE (BT), specifically those who still use an old Orange based email account (Orange.net, Wanadoo.co.uk, Fsmail.net etc.), will be unhappy to learn that the operator has announced the forthcoming closure of this free service on 31st May 2017.

fibre optic and ethernet network cables

18th February, 2017 - 8:09 am (17 Comments)

The Valuation Office Agency‘s imminent “revaluation” of business rates (due to take effect from the 1st April 2017) could do more harm than good to the roll-out of fibre optic broadband, not least by hitting BT and Virgin Media with a £1.3bn tax hike on existing infrastructure over the next 4-5 years.

isle_of_lewis_openreach_engineer

17th February, 2017 - 1:53 am (7 Comments)

Openreach (BT) has announced a list of locations that will benefit from the next phase of their new “Long Reach VDSL” (FTTC) broadband technology trial, which is one of the potential options for helping to deliver on the Government’s future 10Mbps Universal Service Obligation (USO).

united kingdom black map

16th February, 2017 - 12:33 pm (5 Comments)

The Government’s national Broadband Delivery UK programme has today announced that some 4,309,668 additional homes and businesses in the United Kingdom can now order a “superfast broadband” (24Mbps+) service as a result of their £1.6bn+ public investment.

mobile mast in a city uk at dusk

16th February, 2017 - 10:38 am (1 Comment)

Earlier this week RootMetrics revealed their latest H2 2016 report into the performance of 4G Mobile operators (Three UK, O2, Vodafone and EE (BT)) across sixteen of the United Kingdom’s major cities. Today we’re able to publish a detailed table of the Mobile Broadband results (speeds).

asda_mobile

15th February, 2017 - 11:58 am (1 Comment)

Supermarket giant ASDA has today signed a revised deal with BT, which for the first time will allow their ASDA Mobile service to make use of the EE’s faster 4G network via an extension of their existing Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) agreement.

asus dsl-ac88u g.fast router

15th February, 2017 - 10:34 am (10 Comments)

Technology firm ASUS has this week become one of the first major manufacturers to officially release a G.fast integrated wireless broadband router (DSLAC88U), which also offers integrated ADSL/VDSL2, WiFi speeds of up to 3167Mbps and will cost you a small fortune.

bt openreach fibre optic broadband

15th February, 2017 - 7:53 am (2 Comments)

The Norfolk County Council and Openreach (BT) have announced that £11 million of “new funding” has been committed to help boost the coverage of “high-speed broadband” across the rural county to 95% of local homes and businesses by Spring 2020.

bt openreach logo uk

14th February, 2017 - 10:22 am (5 Comments)

BT’s network access division, Openreach, has today announced the completion of an “independent majority” on their newly formed board with the final appointment of Liz Benison as a non-executive member. Liz is currently the CEO of public services provider Serco in the UK and Europe.

bt uk isp logo

14th February, 2017 - 8:50 am (10 Comments)

Internet provider BT has moved to entice new customers over the next 10 days by dropping the monthly price of their unlimited broadband and phone bundles by several pounds. On top of that they’ve also included a mix of reward cards (MasterCard) with credit worth up to £100.

BT Mobile SIM

10th February, 2017 - 7:48 am (2 Comments)

Consumers looking to take one of BTMobile’s SIM-Only plans should note that the operator has today introduced a 4th “perfect all-rounder” plan to their current options, which offers 6GB of 4G data and aims to bridge the gap between the existing 2GB and 20GB “ULTIMATE” plans.

Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

9th February, 2017 - 11:10 am (54 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media appears to be quietly tweaking the ‘Max Traffic Rate‘ (speed profile) for some of their broadband packages, which for example means that those with their 300Mbps HomeWorks+ add-on may theoretically be able to achieve 345Mbps (its old profile was 330Mbps).

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