31 August, 2010 - 1:17 PM
The i3 Group's Fibrecity
project, which is already offering "super-fast
" 100Mb Fibre-to-the-Home
) fibre optic broadband ISP services in the south coast city of Bournemouth (Dorset)
, has asked for residents who want to be connected to its next fibre optic network in Dundee (Scotland)
to apply now and benefit from a FREE connection. Read Full News..
31 August, 2010 - 12:55 PM
The sometimes controversial Chinese telecommunications solutions firm, Huawei
, has strengthened its partnership with BT
Openreach by providing a number of access products to aid deployment of the operators new national "super-fast
" UK fibre optic broadband ISP network. Read Full News..
31 August, 2010 - 12:16 PM
The latest consumer study from Which?
UK, a popular consumer magazine, found that nearly half of those it surveyed (10,000 people) had suffered problems when trying to change broadband provider. Issues such as on-going billing after cancellation, difficulties with establishing the new ISP connection and downtime (more than a few hours without internet access) came top of the gripes. Read Full News..
31 August, 2010 - 7:26 AM
The Gadget Show
, a highly popular TV series that airs at 8pm on UK Channel FIVE
each Monday, last night re-launched its long held campaign to have the words "up to
" removed from how broadband ISP services in the UK are advertised. The show referenced Ofcom's latest broadband speed study (here
), which found that ISPs who advertised "up to 8Mb
" actually only delivered an average of 3.3Megabits per second (Mbps). Read Full News..
31 August, 2010 - 6:08 AM
BT has revealed that its UK telecoms network is now home to 15 Million broadband ISP connections
, which is equivalent to adding over 5,000 new subscribers every day since August 2002 when BT
had just 200,000. Virgin Media
UK is home to the second largest bulk with 3,936,000 (Q2-2010 data
) customers on its separate Cable Modem
(DOCSIS) platform. Read Full News..
28 August, 2010 - 12:00 AM
Google's popular video website, YouTube, has teamed up with Blinxbox
to offer UK visitors access to a FREE broadband movie streaming service (YouTube Movies
), which initially includes 400 full-length films for your viewing pleasure. Sadly most of the films are either very old or simply not very good, which explains why they're free
. Read Full News..
27 August, 2010 - 12:35 PM
Office for National Statistics (ONS) has issued its 2010 Internet Access - Households and Individuals
report, which reveals that 19.2 million households (73%) now have internet access (18.31m in 2009) and 30.1 million adults use it to go online every day. Read Full News..
27 August, 2010 - 7:19 AM
Solicitors at Ralli
, a national UK law firm, are trying to
gain support for pursuing Andrew Crossley's rival legal firm ACS:Law
as part of a "group action for harassment
" suit against their controversial illegal broadband ISP file sharing threat letters. Earlier this week the Solicitors Regulatory Authority
(SRA) referred ACS:Law
to a Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal
) after it sent "bullying
" letters to those it had accused of having abused their internet connections for "illegal
" copyright file sharing (p2p) activity. Read Full News..
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