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15th June, 2019 (14 Comments)

Which? has conducted a new “loyalty penalty” study of entry-level “fibre broadband” and phone bundles across 12 of the biggest broadband ISPs in the UK market. This reveals that customers of Virgin Media, TalkTalk and the Post Office are hit by the biggest price hikes (up to 60%) after their initial contract ends.

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8th June, 2019 (16 Comments)

Broadband provider Plusnet has blamed a “system error” after a switch of payment providers resulted in the ISP failing to collect the January 2019 payments from a small number of their mobile customers. The issue was corrected but some of those hit discovered that their credit files had been given a negative mark.

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22nd May, 2019 (7 Comments)

The second stage of the annual Broadband Genie 2019 survey has today presented several awards to Zen Internet, the Post Office and Plusnet after they took the top spots across various different UK ISP performance categories. Overall budget ISP Plusnet took home the most wins, including for “Best Broadband Provider.“

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22nd May, 2019 (3 Comments)

Low cost UK ISP Plusnet has discounted the price of their entry-level ADSL2+ (10Mbps avg.) based unlimited broadband and phone bundle to just £17 per month for the first 12 months of service (including free activation), which seems designed to challenge the price points of rivals TalkTalk, Post Office and Direct Save Telecom.

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8th May, 2019 (19 Comments)

The national UK telecoms regulator has today published their 2019 study of fixed line home broadband ISP speeds, which reports that the average download rate has risen from 46.2Mbps last year to 54.2Mbps now and uploads hit 7.2Mbps (up from 6.2Mbps). But the gap between urban and rural areas has worsened.

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30th April, 2019 (2 Comments)

Ofcom has today published their 2019 survey of UK service quality, call waiting times, complaints and install times among the largest broadband ISPs and mobile operators. Overall TalkTalk attracted the lowest satisfaction for home broadband (79%) and Tesco Mobile did the same for mobile (90%).

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30th April, 2019 (0 Comments)

A new study from UK broadband provider Plusnet has run the 20 most populous EU countries through ten varied ranking factors in order to find out which of them best meets the demands of remote workers in 2019. The outcome sees the Netherlands coming top, with the United Kingdom placing 4th.

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3rd April, 2019 (1 Comment)

A new survey of around 6,500 respondents has revealed that most UK consumers who haggled for a lower price with one of the largest fixed line broadband ISPs or mobile network operators were successful in saving money. Sky Broadband (Sky TV) appeared to be the most likely to give a discount.

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31st March, 2019 (11 Comments)

Ofcom’s new system of automatic compensation will tomorrow be introduced, which requires major UK ISPs to compensate consumers (cash or bill credits) for a total loss of broadband connectivity (i.e. if the outage lasts longer than 2 working days), missed appointments or delayed installs.

plusnet uk

12th March, 2019 (26 Comments)

Several months have now passed since budget broadband ISP Plusnet, which is part of the BT Group, migrated their old billing system to a “brand-new” platform and sadly it appears as if some customers are continuing to report a variety of different problems and bugs.

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28th February, 2019 (0 Comments)

Telecoms giant BT has today announced that they’re creating more than 1,600 new apprenticeship and graduate jobs across areas such as engineering, customer service, TV production and cyber-security (inc. within EE and Plusnet). The new recruits will join its over 82,800 strong UK workforce during 2019.

broadband uk isp speed discussion

28th February, 2019 (14 Comments)

An important change is due to be introduced tomorrow as part of Ofcom’s new Voluntary Codes of Practice on Broadband Speed (VCoP), which will require the largest UK ISPs to give you more information about your estimated line performance and make it easier to exit a contract penalty free (if faults cannot be fixed).

TalkTalk Logo 2017

27th February, 2019 (11 Comments)

A complaint by UK broadband ISP Plusnet has resulted in the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banning a website and TV advert for TalkTalk’s service, which saw them “misleadingly” claim to be the “only major provider to guarantee no mid-contract broadband price rises on all our plans.” Except they aren’t.

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8th February, 2019 (9 Comments)

The annual uSwitch.com Awards 2019 event took place last night, which saw various wins for broadband ISPs Vodafone, Virgin Media, Plusnet and TalkTalk. Meanwhile Sky (Sky Broadband) scooped several categories for their Mobile service and sibling NOW TV scooped the best TV provider gong.

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30th January, 2019 (4 Comments)

Ofcom’s newest Q3 2018 UK consumer complaints report has revealed that, for the first time, ISP Vodafone attracted the most gripes for fixed line broadband and landline phone services, while Sky Broadband won praise for seeing the fewest moans. Pay TV and Mobile providers are also covered.

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7th January, 2019 (41 Comments)

Consumer UK ISP BT has begun to trial a new way of checking customer broadband speeds, which sounds like it will require special code (firmware) to be added on to the end-users router (Smart Hub etc.) in order to test and monitor their line. This could help them to comply with Ofcom’s forthcoming changes.

gold stars uk best broadband isp

7th January, 2019 (21 Comments)

Comparing fixed line broadband and phone providers can often result in a headache of confusing choices and not everybody shops around for the best deal, even though they probably should. In this guide we aim to simplify the options and quicken the process of choosing an ISP with our own picks.

 Cheapest Superfast Broadband ISPs
  • Hyperoptic £15.00 (*22.00)
    Avg. Speed 30Mbps, Unlimited
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  • Vodafone £22.00 (*24.00)
    Avg. Speed 35Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
  • TalkTalk £22.45
    Avg. Speed 38Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
  • Direct Save Telecom £22.95 (*29.95)
    Avg. Speed 35Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
  • Origin Broadband £23.00
    Avg. Speed 35Mbps, Unlimited
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