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talktalk uk router

7th Dec 2016 (7 Comments)

Last week several broadband ISPs in the UK were attacked by a new Internet worm called Mirai (here), which hijacked their routers. TalkTalk’s older DSL-3780 was one of the devices to be hit and the ISP was quick to patch the problem, but oddly they have not advised customers to change WiFi passwords.

netflix_video_compression_vs_bitrate

7th Dec 2016 (20 Comments)

Internet video streaming giant Netflix is constantly trying to improve video quality over low-bandwidth (slow) broadband connections and a new change looks set to deliver more efficient video encodes (higher quality), albeit without needing a faster Mobile Broadband service.

green fibre optic cable expansion

7th Dec 2016 (2 Comments)

Fibre optic builder Cityfibre and local ISP partner DBfB have confirmed that the first businesses are now gone live on their Gigabit-capable and 162km long Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) based broadband network in the large Buckinghamshire (England) town of Milton Keynes.

ee_4g_mobile_broadband_speed

7th Dec 2016 (3 Comments)

The Advertising Standards Authority has banned a TV, press and website advert for EE’s mobile network after Three UK and two members of the public complained that they included “misleading” comparisons of 4G speed.

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