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sky broadband uk

19th August, 2016 - 10:19 am (0 Comments)

Sky Broadband, after taking a fair break from big price promotions, has now returned to offer their ‘up to’ 17Mbps unlimited broadband package free for 12 months (£10 thereafter), although you still have to add Line Rental from £17.40 per month. On top of that they’ve thrown in a £75 Prepaid MasterCard.

sky broadband uk

16th August, 2016 - 4:42 pm (19 Comments)

A large number of Sky Broadband’s Internet and phone customers in the “South Midlands” area of England currently appear to be suffering from a significant service outage, which is affecting quite a wide area.

fix_britains_internet

16th August, 2016 - 12:39 pm (89 Comments)

The CEO of BT Group, Gavin Patterson, has blasted his rivals behind the Fix Britain’s Internet campaign (Sky Broadband, TalkTalk and Vodafone) for making “misleading statements” and using “Orwellian tactics” in order to argue that UK broadband services would improve if the operator didn’t control Openreach.

sky broadband uk

14th August, 2016 - 8:11 am (14 Comments)

UK ISP Sky Broadband is to replace their ‘up to’ 76Mbps (19Mbps upload) Sky Fibre Pro (FTTC) service with a £5 per month cheaper Sky Fibre Max product on 16th August 2016, albeit with reduced features.

BT Wholesale engineers

12th August, 2016 - 1:52 pm (18 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator has today provisionally concluded that BT “overcharged” TalkTalk for their Special Fault Investigation (SFI) engineer service and Time Related Charges (TRC), both of which are often used to help resolve customer phone and broadband problems. A repayment could be due.

broken_tv_sport

8th August, 2016 - 10:24 am (10 Comments)

Ofcom’s long running probe into the rising cost of Premier League TV rights (football, rugby etc.), which was started by Virgin Media in 2014 and followed frustration over the impact of a bidding war between BT and Sky (Sky Broadband), has today been closed. But a few positive tweaks are coming.

BT Smart Hub Router 2016

3rd August, 2016 - 1:44 pm (27 Comments)

BT has published a number of WiFi speedtests for their new Smart Hub broadband router, which pitted the kit against rival hardware from TalkTalk, Sky Broadband, Virgin Media, Plusnet and EE. The results appear to support the ISPs claim that their router “provides the most powerful wi-fi,” at least in comparison to the kit bundled by their rivals.

sky broadband uk

2nd August, 2016 - 7:59 am (16 Comments)

Customers of Sky Broadband (Fibre) are this morning reporting an unusual Internet routing or Domain Name System (DNS) related problem, which means that some websites and online servers work (e.g. IPv6 versions of Google, Facebook and YouTube) and many others (e.g. IPv4 sites) do not.

sky broadband uk

28th July, 2016 - 8:30 am (2 Comments)

Sky has today published their latest Q2 2016 (calendar) results, which reveals that they added +24,000 new Sky Broadband subscribers in the UK and Ireland during the quarter to total 5.964 million (sharply down from +46K in Q1 and +144K in Q4 2015). But the operator still has a lot to celebrate.

cable duct messy

27th July, 2016 - 9:52 am (45 Comments)

Several major Internet providers and other organisations, including TalkTalk, Vodafone, Sky Broadband, XLN and the Federation of Communication Services, have today launched a new campaign that encourages business to criticise the quality of Openreach’s UK network as part of Ofcom’s Strategic Review.

free_sky_fibre_broadband_forever

25th July, 2016 - 10:24 am (11 Comments)

New and existing Sky TV (Sky Broadband) customers who sign-up for Sky Sports are being offered the option to get the Sky Fibre Broadband (‘up to 38Mbps FTTC) service “free forever“, alternatively they can opt for a £10 per month discount off the normally £20 per month Sky Fibre Unlimited service.

talktalk_uk_fibre_broadband

20th July, 2016 - 8:06 am (3 Comments)

UK ISP TalkTalk has today issued a Q2 2016 (calendar) trading update, which confirms that they lost another 9,000 broadband subscribers in the quarter (est. total 3,987,000) and their joint 940Mbps FTTH network roll-out with Sky and Cityfibre in the City of York (England) has covered 11,000 premises.

bt openreach uk engineer

19th July, 2016 - 11:26 am (5 Comments)

UK ISP Sky Broadband has mirrored TalkTalk’s recent move (here) by nudging Ofcom into launching a second parallel probe of Openreach’s (BT) Special Fault Investigation (SFI) engineer service and Time Related Charges (TRC), with both questioning whether such charges are being correctly applied.

skyq

14th July, 2016 - 8:50 am (13 Comments)

Sky (Sky Broadband) has finally confirmed that their new Sky Q range of TV, phone and broadband bundles will from 13th August 2016 finally be able to benefit from Ultra HD (4K) TV content, which will apparently deliver the “UK’s most comprehensive Ultra HD service.”

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