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plusnet uk

14th August, 2012 (11 Comments)

Budget internet and phone provider PlusNet has today launched two new superfast broadband (FTTC) packages, which offer internet download speeds of up to 76Mbps alongside a bigger usage allowance of 250GB (GigaBytes), free installation and UK calls. Prices start at just £19.99 a month.

ofcom uk telecoms regulator

14th August, 2012 (1 Comment)

The communications regulator, Ofcom, has confirmed in its latest quarterly Telecoms Market Data Tables Q1 2012 report that the UK is now home to a total of 20.89 million fixed line home and small business broadband ISP connections (up from 20.43m in Q4-2011), which includes 552k superfast fibre optic based services (e.g. FTTC).

virgin media uk

14th August, 2012 (3 Comments)

National UK cable operator Virgin Media has this week become one of the last big fixed line broadband ISPs to block customers from being able to access the Newzbin (Newzbin2) website, which is deemed by the High Court to be a site that facilitates internet piracy (copyright infringement).

mobile broadband uk

14th August, 2012 (0 Comments)

Serious doubt has been cast over the viability of the government’s £150m Mobile Infrastructure Project (MIP), which aims to make Mobile Broadband and voice services available to “at least 98%” of the United Kingdom by the end of 2017 (currently 95%), after Three UK chose not to sign-up.. yet.

o2 uk

14th August, 2012 (3 Comments)

Broadband ISP supplier O2 Wholesale UK (BE Wholesale) has warned that an “average business” of 50 employees can eat 61GB (GigaBytes) of internet data a month (i.e. email 26GB, browsing 22GB, video 1.7GB and video conferencing 7.9GB), which is allegedly more expensive for rival providers to cater for than their own “unlimited” option.

2mbps for all UK people by 2015 sign

14th August, 2012 (16 Comments)

Telecoms analyst Point Topic has today published a new UK map of broadband speed availability, which claims that 13% of UK homes and businesses (nearly 4 million premises) still can’t receive internet download speeds of above 2Mbps (Megabits per second) and most are in rural areas.

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