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world broadband internet statistics

20th June, 2012 (1 Comment)

Telecoms analyst firm Point Topic UK has today revealed that the world is now home to a total of 612.6 million fixed line broadband ISP subscribers, which is up by 2.7% on the 597 Million recorded in Q4-2011 (growth was slightly lower at 2.6% during Q4-2011); some 42.5% of global net additions came from China alone.

plusnet uk

20th June, 2012 (3 Comments)

Internet provider PlusNet looks set to raise the price of its pre-paid Line Rental Saver service by around £1 next month, which means that some of their broadband bundles could end up costing a little more than they do today.

internet websites

20th June, 2012 (1 Comment)

Namesco, which recently phased out its old fixed line broadband service, has drawn up a list of what it thinks are the top 10 worst domain names on the internet. The often comical list reveals what happens when a graphic design company like Speed of Art goes online with speedofart.com and don’t even get us started on Pen Island.

the pirate bay

20th June, 2012 (22 Comments)

BT yesterday become the last of the big UK based broadband ISPs to block The Pirate Bay website following a court order, which has been preceded by identical moves from Sky Broadband, Everything Everywhere (Orange UK and T-Mobile), TalkTalk, O2, BE Broadband and Virgin Media. But what comes next?

talktalk uk isp

20th June, 2012 (2 Comments)

Internet and phone provider TalkTalk has today suggested that over 500,000 UK homes could be bleeding 4Mbps (Megabits per second) of broadband speed because of “poor in-home setups“, which is allegedly “equivalent to 2.3 Million Mb of speed being lost every second” and they know how to fix it.

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