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5th February, 2014 (4 Comments)

Brief Internet and phone outages can be annoying but spare a thought for ten homes in a rural Fife (Scotland) village, near St Michaels Inn, where a BT cable fault has left locals without a working broadband and phone service since 22nd November last year.

5th February, 2014 (1 Comment)

The state aid supported £31.75m Superfast Dorset project in southern England has today announced the first areas that can expect to benefit from an upgrade to BT’s fibre optic based (FTTC/P) broadband network, which aims to cover 97% of the county by late 2016 (note: 95% will get superfast speeds of 25Mbps+).

5th February, 2014 (6 Comments)

The CEO of BT Group, Gavin Patterson, has confirmed that the operator is already conducting trials of 4K video streaming (Ultra HDTV – 3840 x 2160 pixels) technology for its BT TV and sport content. But you’ll need a good broadband connection to benefit.

5th February, 2014 (13 Comments)

Consumer Futures (formerly Consumer Focus), which is a Non-Departmental Public Body that was setup to act as a national consumer council, has joined with Which?, TalkTalk and Three UK to warn the UK Government that big telecoms and broadband ISPs are harming pro-consumer measures by tying the regulator up with long and costly legal challenges.

5th February, 2014 (7 Comments)

The national telecoms operator has rebuffed claims made by business Internet provider Timico, which earlier this week estimated that 10% of companies in the United Kingdom could face the “worst case scenario” of being completely “cut off” from their broadband services as BT withdraws its old 20CN platform.

5th February, 2014 (4 Comments)

It’s well known that Satellite ISPs can place strict Traffic Management style measures on their Internet access services and now the Advertising Standards Authority has stepped in to stop one provider, Avonline Broadband, from promoting the products alongside “UNLIMITED” usage claims on their website. Other providers take heed.

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