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the pirate bay

19th December, 2012 (3 Comments)

The minor political Pirate Party has agreed to shut down an internet proxy service that allowed access to the banned Pirate Bay (TPB) website via its servers, which follows recent legal pressure from the UK music industry (British Phonographic Industry).

europe map

19th December, 2012 (11 Comments)

The European Commission (EC) has today adopted revised guidelines on the use of public funding to help deploy “super-fast” broadband (30Mbps+) ISP services to everybody in the EU by 2020. The updated “rules” support a technologically neutral approach and include a greater focus on funding for “ultra-fast” (100Mbps+) services in urban areas.

gigaclear uk

19th December, 2012 (0 Comments)

Gigaclear has announced plans to upgrade its Rutland Telecom managed network in the rural market town of Uppingham (Leicestershire) with a new 1Gpbs (Gigabits per second) capable fibre optic broadband (FTTP) service, which will be priced from £37 per month.

european union map flag

19th December, 2012 (1 Comment)

The European Union (EU27) has released its latest annual ‘Internet use in households and by individuals in 2012‘ report, which found that 76% of EU households now have internet access (up from 66% in 2009) and 72% of EU homes connect via broadband (up from just 57% in 2009).

bt openreach logo uk

19th December, 2012 (5 Comments)

BTOpenreach, which looks after BT’s national UK telecoms network, has advised ISPs of several “improvements” to its Service Level Agreement (SLA) and Guarantees (SLG) that will reduce the provision time for new phone lines and improve compensation when things go wrong.

stop spam and junk email

19th December, 2012 (0 Comments)

Internet provider BE Broadband has been forced to apologise after the ISPs parent operator O2 “mistakenly” bombarded some of their UK customers with an unsolicited email advert (SPAM) for a Christmas mobile phone deal.

plusnet uk

19th December, 2012 (31 Comments)

As expected PlusNet UK has today introduced its new range of “truly unlimited” packages for both their standard and superfast fibre broadband (FTTC) internet access packages. Prices start from £5.99 per month standalone or just £2.99 (first 12 months half price) when you also take one of the ISPs Home Phone bundles.

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