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25th April, 2017 (0 Comments)

Several of Virgin Media’s street cabinets in Bournemouth (Dorset, England), specifically those around the Square and opposite The Old Fire Station in Holdenhurst Road, have been given a “colourful” makeover by local artist Kev Munday. As always with art, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

uk pirate music

25th April, 2017 (12 Comments)

A new survey from YouGov has suggested that around 4.9 million of the United Kingdom’s broadband connected adults use pirated TV streaming services via platforms such as “illegal Kodi boxes, Amazon Fire TV Chipped Sticks, and illegal streaming apps on smartphones and tablets.”

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25th April, 2017 (1 Comment)

The 100,000 member strong Countryside Alliance, which campaigns to protect rural areas (food, farming, businesses and services), has published a new policy document on the impact of leaving the EU that calls on the UK Government to invest more money into improving broadband and mobile.

Vodafone UK 2016

25th April, 2017 (10 Comments)

The recent decision by Vodafone to shelve their plans for launching a broadband based Pay TV service in the United Kingdom (here) looks set to cost the operator millions of pounds, due to the early termination of contracts for premium TV content and channels.

cityfibre microtrenching york uk

25th April, 2017 (1 Comment)

Alternative fibre optic network builder Cityfibre has posted their final results to the end of 2016, which reveals that their “completed” cable duct and fibre optic network (FTTP) footprint has increased to 3,383km (up from 743km in 2015) and they now serve 3,962 customer premises (up from 1,200).

computer keyboard and mouse user

25th April, 2017 (13 Comments)

A new Opinium survey of 2,006 “nationally representative” UK adults has claimed that 25% of UK employees have had issues with their broadband or mobile services when working from home over the last year and 46% of those have experienced such severe problems that they’ve given up on it.

uk internet statistics

25th April, 2017 (3 Comments)

A new online survey of 1,134 ISPreview.co.uk readers has found that 43.2% of fixed line broadband and 47.3% of Mobile using respondents have never tried to cut their bills by negotiating a lower price with their provider, with many being discouraged by concerns over time and call centres etc.

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