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westminster uk government

18th April, 2012 (115 Comments)

The House of Lords Select Committee Inquiry into the UK governments superfast broadband strategy, which launched in mid-February 2012 (here) and closed for responses on 13th March 2012, has now published a full summary of all the written evidence submitted.

o2 uk

18th April, 2012 (3 Comments)

Mobile operator O2 UK (Telefonica) has today issued an update for its 2.6GHz trial of “4G” superfast Mobile Broadband Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology in London, which started last November 2011 (here). Apparently its 1,000 trialists have experienced internet download speeds of between 20-50Mbps (Megabits / sec) and some tests even reached close to the 150Mbps peak.

internet censorship padlock

18th April, 2012 (1 Comment)

The Conservative MP for Wiltshire, Claire Perry, has today published the results of her Parliamentary Inquiry into Online Child Protection and recommended that the UK government begin a formal consultation on the introduction of an Opt-In content filtering system for “all internet accounts” in the country.

internet piracy flag

18th April, 2012 (3 Comments)

One of the key people behind Golden Eye International, the firm that claims to hold numerous film copyrights and is linked with the UK’s Ben Dover porn brand, has confirmed that the reason they are pursuing O2’s broadband ISP customers, to settle “suspected” cases of “illegal” internet copyright infringement (piracy), is because it’s “the only way I can make money“.

fibre optic broadband cables

18th April, 2012 (10 Comments)

A new study from Telecom ThinkTank and RVA Market Research for the FTTH Council has revealed an interesting investigation into why a small but increasing number of broadband ISPs around the world are starting to introduce 1Gbps (Gigabits / sec [i.e. 1000Mbps]) capable fibre optic (FTTH , FTTP) internet connections for home users.

uk advertising standards authority

18th April, 2012 (9 Comments)

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld four complaints by Virgin Media against a press (a), TV (b) and internet promotion (c) for the BTInfinity superfast broadband ISP service. The ASA deemed BT’s claims that its service was “unbeatable” and offered “three times faster fibre optic broadband” to be misleading.

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