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6th Aug 2014 (42 Comments)

The Government has today launched a new Digital Communications Infrastructure Strategy consultation document, which forms part of their effort to develop a long term strategy for helping to ensure that the United Kingdom has the “best connectivity” by 2025-2030 (phone, broadband, mobile etc.).

6th Aug 2014 (0 Comments)

Budget broadband and phone provider Direct Save Telecom has decided to help take the pain out of moving house by offering free line activation and low-cost line installations to those customers who need it.

6th Aug 2014 (4 Comments)

Transport for London (Tfl) has announced that they’ve launched a new trial of free wireless Internet (wifi) connectivity on two of their buses in the city of London, which is being tested alongside the addition of an upper deck seat indicator and enhanced passenger information screens.

6th Aug 2014 (1 Comment)

Mobile network operator Vodafone looks set to take on EE after they successfully tested Voice over LTE (VoLTE) technology at a laboratory in Newbury (Berkshire, England), which aims to make “crystal clear [voice] calls” possible over their new “ultrafast” 4G network.

6th Aug 2014 (1 Comment)

National UK telecoms operator BT has promised to refund their broadband ISP customers after it emerged that some had accidentally been charged for use of the operators FON based WiFi hotspots between 12th June and 10th July 2014, which are supposed to be free for existing subscribers.

6th Aug 2014 (10 Comments)

National UK cable provider Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has suffered a traditionally dismal second quarter (Q2-2014 Calendar) after seeing their total broadband subscriber growth decline by -12,000 to total 4,524,200 customers, which is a reverse from the +25,700 added in Q1. But the good news is that their network will soon reach another 100,000 homes, albeit only in East London.

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