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16th February, 2016 (0 Comments)

Utility infrastructure provider GTC has announced that their 300Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network is being deployed across two new build developments in London and High Wycombe, which should benefit 445 homes.

Virgin Media 2014 UK Logo

16th February, 2016 (18 Comments)

Cable Internet and TV provider Virgin Media (Liberty Global) has published their results for Q4 2015 and revealed that they added +69,100 broadband users in the quarter to make for a total of 4,694,900 (up from the +55,500 added in Q3 2015). The new 300Mbps service will also be extended to “Home Workers“.

bt openreach logo uk

16th February, 2016 (3 Comments)

Most people with IT knowledge know that the Internet stemmed from a 1960’s project in the United States (ARPANET), but apparently nobody told BTOpenreach (you know.. that company responsible for phone and Internet services) after one of their adverts hailed the UK as the “country that invented the internet“. Oops.

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16th February, 2016 (0 Comments)

According to the annual ‘Consumer Action Monitor’ report from Ombudsman Services, which is one of two Ofcom approved dispute resolution handlers for broadband and phone providers, some 16% (up from 15% in 2014) of all the 52 million consumer complaints made last year related to telecoms services.

blocked uk website parental control

16th February, 2016 (3 Comments)

The government has launched a new consultation on proposals that would require “all” pornographic Internet content providers (e.g. websites) to introduce Age Verification Systems, with the hope being that this would prevent vulnerable children from accessing potentially damaging material. But children will probably find a way around it.

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