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posted on 12 April 2013
In this week's broadband
news, The City of London to get free Wi-Fi! Hull finally gets
another fibre optic business broadband provider, and EE is doubling
its 4G speeds to improve take up. Speaking of 4G - Samsung
announces gigantic 6.3" smartphone for superfast mobile internet,
and Apple expected to announce the next iPhone in July (but I onl... [read more]
posted on 15 February 2013
Every Friday we aim to give you a quick lunchtime summary of
the biggest broadband stories that unfolded last week. Get your
Copper thieves have been convicted
Two men have been caught and convicted for stealing a large
quantity of BT copper telephone cable
while posing as workmen, cutting off broadband and telephon... [read more]
posted on 04 February 2013
Looking for a good value deal for your broadband and home phone
needs? Simplifydigital makes it easy for you; we've rounded up some
of the best bundle deals this week to make sure you make the most
of what's currently on offer. Ladies and gentlemen, here are our
top 3 value deals for this week.
1. TalkTalk with TalkTalk Essentials
Ta... [read more]
posted on 13 December 2012
Good news comes to those who are searching for a great budget
broadband deal as TalkTalk announced that it was
offering its Essentials bundle free for three
months. But wait, the offer gets even more tempting as the provider
decided to throw in a free connection and a £25 Love2shop
The line rental charge still applies even during the... [read more]
posted on 06 December 2012
As previously reported, the major cities in the UK have
been refurbished with superfast broadband.
A further 12 have now been marked to share in the £50m
investment set aside.
Brighton and Hove, Coventry, Salford, Aberdeen, Cambridge,
Derby, Oxford, Portsmouth, York, Perth, Newport and Derry are the
next on the list to receive speedy interne... [read more]
posted on 04 December 2012
Yesterday BT confirmed that there was a
nationwide network problem on one of the busiest
days for online retail.
The telecom giant posted on its Twitter feed the following
"Sorry if you were unable to use the internet this morning,
we've got a network problem affecting some customers nationwide,
more updates soon".
BT-owned broadba... [read more]
posted on 26 November 2012
Waiting in line for the doctor for a routine check-up could be a
thing of the past with the rise of Skype
The Medical and Dental Defence Union of
Scotland has predicted that in the future surgeries could
provide a consultation via Skype for elderly and disabled patients
as well as those in rural areas.
Medical adviser Dr Barry ... [read more]
posted on 22 November 2012
90 per cent of Durham will be supplied with
£7.79m from the government to provide high-speed
broadband internet speeds of 24Mbps by 2015.
The area of Teesdale however will have to make do
with download speeds of 2Mbps and will not be provided for unless a
separate bid for funding is successful.
Digital Durham, a programme fighting for 1... [read more]
posted on 14 November 2012
BT's wireless broadband footprint just got
bigger. There are now 7.5m BT Wi-Fi hotspots around the world, and
4.5m of them are in the UK.
Continually expanding, BT offers unlimited
access to BT customers at any of its Wi-Fi hotspots around the
London has over 500,000 Wi-Fi hotspots, which were used a great
deal by millions of users du... [read more]
posted on 12 October 2012
The project is supported by funding from the £5 million
Community Broadband Scotland Initiative
(CBSI) and has enabled the remote Isle of
Skye, which is located in the Inner
Hebrides, to have access to faster broadband
connectivity on premises on and around the island.
Local residents of the island have previously experienced poor
broadband s... [read more]