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22nd January, 2014 (7 Comments)

It’s arguably the least surprising development of the year. Broadband ISP PlusNet has confirmed that it intends to follow BT’s example (parent company) and launch their own network-level Internet filter to block (censorship) adult and piracy websites, which will most likely replace its bundled McAfee security solution.

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22nd January, 2014 (1 Comment)

The communications regulator has confirmed that its new “guidance“, which aims to make it more difficult for broadband ISPs, mobile and phone providers to impose mid-contract price hikes, will finally be introduced tomorrow (23rd January 2013).

22nd January, 2014 (0 Comments)

Business Internet provider Metronet UK has extended the reach of their hybrid fibre optic (Dark Fibre) and “high capacity” carrier grade wireless network, which offers service speeds of between 1Mbps to 10Gbps, into the market town of Burnley in Lancashire (England).

22nd January, 2014 (2 Comments)

Broadband ISP PlusNet, which is owned by BT, has become the latest Internet provider to face criticism today for lax security after it was revealed that their registration form for new customers doesn’t sit behind a secure web (HTTPS) connection and is instead transmitted without encryption.

22nd January, 2014 (2 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media has had one of its Direct Mailing (booklet) adverts banned by the Advertising Standards Authority after it failed to make immediately clear that the half price offer it was peddling didn’t apply to the cost of line rental.

22nd January, 2014 (9 Comments)

It’s surprising this hasn’t happened sooner. The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has, following a complaint by EE, banned several adverts for Three UK after they “misleadingly” claimed to offer an “Ultrafast” connection using their “3.9G” (DC-HSDPA) Mobile Broadband network.

22nd January, 2014 (0 Comments)

The £24.6m Connecting Shropshire (England) programme, which is working to deploy BT’s “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) network to 93% of local premises by the end of Spring 2016 (except Telford & Wrekin), has named the next 18 communities to benefit from the project.

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