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27th April, 2016 - 11:45 am (18 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has announced that their on-going £3bn “Project Lightning” network expansion will work to ensure that “at least a quarter” of the additional 4 million UK premises being reached by 2020 2019 are to be connected using ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) technology.

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25th April, 2016 - 1:51 pm (6 Comments)

Approximately 900,000 of Virgin Media’s existing customers, specifically those who take a triple-play bundle of broadband, phone and TV that includes the Sky Sports or Sky Movies content, look set to face a monthly price increase of between £1 and £2.50 on their bills.

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15th April, 2016 - 12:01 am (14 Comments)

Internet provider BT has today replaced their old Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC / VDSL) based 38Mbps BTInfinity 1 broadband service with a new up to 52Mbps package speed, which they brag is “a faster standard fibre service” than you can get from Sky Broadband, TalkTalk or Virgin Media.

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13th April, 2016 - 1:48 pm (18 Comments)

Campaigners in the residential suburb of Middleton (Leeds) are celebrating a second victory after Virgin Media deployed their 300Mbps cable (DOCSIS) broadband network into part of the area, which follows several years after a separate campaign encouraged BT to upgrade a local street cabinet.

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7th April, 2016 - 7:42 am (0 Comments)

Reports indicate that Virgin Media and Sky (Sky Broadband) could both sign significant mobile network capacity deals with Three UK (CK Hutchison Holdings), which is dependent upon whether or not the European Commission approves the proposed merger with O2 UK (Telefonica).

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6th April, 2016 - 1:56 pm (0 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media Business (Liberty Global) has for the first time allowed its 50Mbps to 300Mbps broadband and phone packages, which are aimed at small businesses, to be resold through third party providers via their indirect partner channel.

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5th April, 2016 - 1:06 am (0 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media has cut an extra £1 off its broadband and phone discounts and extended how long they last for from 6 to 12 months. The reductions only apply to bundles and so you still have to pay line rental from £15.33 per month (when pre-paid for 1 year) or £17.99 as standard.

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2nd April, 2016 - 9:12 am (9 Comments)

The French government has now officially introduced a new decree that makes it much more difficult for broadband ISPs to advertise their services using “fibre optic” terminology if the network doesn’t actually deliver a fibre cable to your home. If only the UK would follow suit.

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31st March, 2016 - 3:35 pm (23 Comments)

The Foundation for Information Society Policy (FISP) think-tank has said that some 20 cities in the United Kingdom are on their way to rolling out Gigabit (1000Mbps+) class broadband services, but London isn’t one of them and they want the capital’s mayoral candidates to change that.

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31st March, 2016 - 12:32 pm (4 Comments)

The national telecoms regulator has today launched a new tool that aims to give consumers a better idea about the performance and coverage of local mobile (2G, 3G and 4G) and fixed line broadband services. But it only uses data from the “major communications providers” and is very basic.

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30th March, 2016 - 11:00 am (2 Comments)

The telecoms regulator has released their latest complaints report to the end of 2015, which reveals what mobile, TV, phone and broadband providers in the United Kingdom attracted the most consumer complaints. EE topped the naughty list for broadband, while TalkTalk dominated for fixed line phone gripes.

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26th March, 2016 - 1:46 am (6 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“.

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25th March, 2016 - 11:51 am (9 Comments)

The telecoms regulator has today published their re-jigged annual 2016 report into the Internet performance of the United Kingdom’s largest fixed line home broadband ISPs and their customers, which reveals that the average home download speed has jumped from 22.8Mbps last year to 28.9Mbps now. But the gap between rural and urban areas is still significant.

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18th March, 2016 - 9:09 am (7 Comments)

Consumer magazine Which? has this week published the outcome from their latest reader survey of broadband ISP satisfaction, which saw Zen Internet and Utility Warehouse win the highest ratings. Unfortunately the same could not be said for TalkTalk, which had the lowest score by far.

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