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wireless mobile mast

21st July, 2015 - 7:39 pm (5 Comments)

A row over competition in the UK market for Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) services has erupted after broadband ISP TalkTalk accused Vodafone of “withdrawing entirely from the MVNO market“, which would seriously limit the choices for BT and EE’s rivals when hunting for an alternative supplier.

microsoft_windows_10_free_upgrade

20th July, 2015 - 1:54 pm (18 Comments)

On 29th July Microsoft will release its new Windows 10 operating system software, which is being offered as a free upgrade to millions of existing Windows customers around the world. But broadband ISPs are nervous about the impact that so many subscribers downloading the 3GB+ (GigaByte) update could have on their networks.

illegal uk internet downloading

15th July, 2015 - 12:16 pm (4 Comments)

The Government is nearly ready to join with Rights Holders and four of the country’s largest broadband ISPs to kick off a major “multi-media education campaign“, which will encourage Internet users to “do the right thing” and use legal services instead of piracy. Warning letters (email alerts) will also be sent to some broadband subscribers.

sky_broadband_sheild

14th July, 2015 - 8:56 am (4 Comments)

A new report claims that around 7 out of 10 Sky Broadband customers have enabled the ISPs network-level filtering (Parental Controls), which was enforcedly introduced last year by all of the largest broadband ISPs to help block “adult content” from young eyes. Sadly it doesn’t always work as intended.

pirate internet piracy flag

13th July, 2015 - 11:25 am (12 Comments)

As predicted some users of Sky Broadband, specifically those who are accused of sharing unlawful copies of the movie The Company You Keep (TCYK) over public BitTorrent file sharing (P2P) networks, are beginning to receive letters from a copyright firm (TCYK LLP) that demand compensation.

sky broadband uk

10th July, 2015 - 9:00 am (0 Comments)

Sky Broadband has today launched a new deal that offers one full year’s worth of free broadband on both their standard unlimited (up to 17Mbps) and 25GB capped Sky Fibre Broadband (up to 38Mbps FTTC) packages, which must be taken with Sky Phone Line Rental at £16.40 per month and there’s more..

broken_tv_sport

9th July, 2015 - 5:05 pm (17 Comments)

The CEO of BT’s Consumer Division, John Petter, has today hit back at Sky (Sky Broadband) for calling on Ofcom to launch a competition review of the operators BTOpenreach division. BT has now similarly demanded that the regulator include Pay TV into its Digital Communications Review and tackle Sky’s “dominance“.

telephone_broken_uk

7th July, 2015 - 1:45 pm (4 Comments)

Customers of Sky Broadband have until now been able to get free UK weekend calls alongside Sky Line Rental (£16.40 per month), thanks to the included Sky Talk Weekends option, yet it’s been noted to ISPreview.co.uk that this feature has vanished from Sky’s site only to be replaced by a new range of paid plans.

sky broadband uk

7th July, 2015 - 1:11 am (1 Comment)

Customers taking the ‘up to’ 17Mbps capable Sky Broadband Unlimited package may be displeased to learn that its standard price, after being reduced from £10 to £7.50 per month for the past year, is to later this morning be increased back to its original level of £10.

Internet call centre uk

6th July, 2015 - 10:30 am (2 Comments)

Sky (Sky Broadband) has announced plans to create 400 new customer service jobs across the United Kingdom, with around 200 going to their contract centres in Scotland (100 at Uddingston, 50 in Livingston and 50 more at Dunfermline) and the rest to their bases in Newcastle and Stockport (England).

angry uk internet user

30th June, 2015 - 11:01 am (1 Comment)

The communications regulator has today published their latest Q1-2015 consumer complaints report, which saw overall complaint volumes continue to fall across most of the major UK mobile, pay tv, fixed line phone and broadband sectors. But the news isn’t so good for EE, which has seen gripes surge.

sky broadband uk

29th June, 2015 - 8:24 am (16 Comments)

Sky (Sky Broadband) has used the backdrop of Ofcom’s on-going strategic review of the UK’s digital communications market to formally demand that the national telecoms regulator launch a competition review of BTOpenreach, which manages BT’s underlying broadband and phone infrastructure.

award best broadband uk ISP gold trophy

26th June, 2015 - 3:04 pm (5 Comments)

Broadband and phone providers PlusNet, Virgin Media and the Post Office have come top of a new survey of customer service quality, which questioned some 14,000 respondents about their experiences. Sadly TalkTalk / AOL and EE could all be found at the lowest rated end of the scale.

sky broadband uk

26th June, 2015 - 12:47 am (0 Comments)

UK ISP Sky Broadband will later today enhance their on-going offer of 6 months half-price Sky Fibre Unlimited (up to 38Mbps FTTC), which reduces the monthly cost from £20 to £10 per month, by removing the £30 one-off activation fee for existing customers who want to upgrade.

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