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talktalk uk isp

25th April, 2012 (0 Comments)

Global financial services firm Morgan Stanley has warned that UK ISP TalkTalk faces a near-term Margin Risk from the costs incurred as a result of funding development and launch of their forthcoming TV service, TalkTalkTV, which will be based off the subscription free YouView (IPTV) platform.

wireless broadband internet mast

25th April, 2012 (3 Comments)

The TV White Spaces Consortium, which comprises 17 international and UK technology and media companies (BT, Microsoft, BBC, Virgin Media, Alcatel-Lucent etc.), has reported that their 10 month long trials of White Space (IEEE 802.22) wireless broadband tech in urban and rural areas around Cambridge (England) have been “successful“.

zen internet uk isp

25th April, 2012 (6 Comments)

Popular ISP Zen Internet UK has today announced that both new and existing customers of its “fibre optic” (FTTC) superfast broadband packages will, from 9th May 2012, see their download speeds effectively doubled (except on the entry-level ‘Fibre Lite‘ service) up to 76Mbps (Megabits per second) from 38Mbps before (uploads will also rise from 10Mbps up to 19Mbps).

virgin media uk

25th April, 2012 (0 Comments)

Cable giant Virgin Media UK has today released their latest quarterly results to 31st March 2012 (Q1-2012), which saw their total broadband ISP subscriber base climb from 4,351,100 at the end of last year (Q4-2011) to 4,381,600 now (+30,500 new adds). This represents a strong growth over the +17,500 added in Q4-2011.

uk advertising standards authority

25th April, 2012 (0 Comments)

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned a press advert for Virgin Media’s “Faster for a fiver” broadband and phone bundle promotion after it was deemed to be “misleading” because the small print was too small to be legible.

UK Department of Culture Media and Sport

25th April, 2012 (1 Comment)

The UK governments Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has confirmed that its still highly controversial Digital Economy Act (DEA), which seeks to tackle “illegal” internet copyright infringement (piracy) by broadband ISP customers, won’t be implemented until 2014 (assuming it ever gets implemented).

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