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Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

2nd October, 2014 (14 Comments)

Cable operator Virgin Media Business has today signed a new “first of its kind” deal worth £1.2 million with Derby City Council that will help up to 150 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the city to receive an ultrafast broadband connection capable of 2000Mbps (2Gbps) and at a “fraction of the usual cost“.

satisfaction guarantee an impossible commitment

2nd October, 2014 (2 Comments)

The Government’s new Consumer Protection (Amendment) Regulations 2014 were officially introduced yesterday and have given consumers more power to take a direct right of action against traders (i.e. a retailer or service provider) who mislead or bully them into buying a service that either isn’t what you wanted or doesn’t work as intended.

ofcom uk telecoms regulator

2nd October, 2014 (10 Comments)

In a somewhat expected move the Chief Executive of national UK telecoms and media regulator Ofcom, Ed Richards, has announced that he is to stand down from his post at the end of December 2014. At present nobody has been lined up to replace him.

euros currency

2nd October, 2014 (8 Comments)

The outgoing Vice-President of the European Commission’s (EC) Digital Agenda project, Neelie Kroes, had stern words for members of the European Telecommunications Network Operators Association (ETNO) yesterday when she warned against protectionist positions and stated that “sometimes I think the telecoms sector is its own worst enemy“.

openreach bt fttc broadband modem

2nd October, 2014 (7 Comments)

The outspoken boss of broadband provider AAISP (Andrews and Arnold), Adrian Kennard, has criticised BTOpenreach for making a “very very detrimental change” to the terms of their Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) service. In particular Openreach intends to stop supporting the VDSL modem they provide, which the ISP fears could make it harder and more costly to get faults fixed.

bt_openreach_fibre_optic_cable_roll

2nd October, 2014 (2 Comments)

The Hampshire Superfast Broadband project in England has today revealed the next communities (Phase Four) to benefit from the local state-aid supported deployment of BT’s FTTC/P based superfast broadband (24Mbps+) network, which aims to reach 90% of homes and businesses by the end of 2015 and at least 95% by the end of 2017.

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