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posted on 14 May 2013
BT has now expanded its Wi-Fi hotspot network to include 5m
access points in the UK and Ireland. This means that BT Broadband
customers can go online from more wireless broadband hubs than ever
How is such a high number of Wi-Fi hotspots possible?
Customers who have signed up for BT Total Broadband packages
have the option to... [read more]
posted on 18 March 2013
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posted on 28 February 2013
BT has decided to bring more competition into the digital TV
and sports broadcasting sectors with its recent buyout of
ESPN, previously owned by Disney, will give BT exclusive access
to "a host of US sports currently shown on ESPN America".
This will make the telecoms giant a solid competitor to Sky, which
has been the dominant force in... [read more]
posted on 08 February 2013
Every Friday we aim to give you a quick lunchtime summary of
the biggest broadband stories that unfolded last week. Get your
Hertfordshire Councils seek an upgrade
The Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) is looking for a provider
to supply superfast broadband to at least 90 per cent of local
homes and businesses.
Robert Gor... [read more]
posted on 30 January 2013
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posted on 21 December 2012
Superfast broadband is coming to Wargrave in time for
BT is providing the Berkshire village as one of
many that will benefit from an upgrade to its copper network.
The download speed will be up to 20 megabits per second, more
than double the speeds it had before.
John Weaver, BT's regional director for the
South East, said:
"Inc... [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 15 November 2012
YouView, the internet based TV solution for
broadband users, is at risk of losing its name.
Total Ltd, a telecommunications firm from Gloucestershire has a
brand called Your View which is used for online
billing. Total Ltd registered the name Your View on the 20th of
November, 2009, six months before YouView made its application in
2010... [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]