July 2014 news

There are 27 articles written in July 2014

Citizens Advice claim broadband customers are 'held captive'

posted on 01 August 2014

Early cancellation policies are often put in place by broadband advisors to ensure the high initial cost of supplying a connection is reclaimed. The fees are generally the total of your remaining monthly payments, however some can be as high as £625. Unfortunately, this also means that customers having a bad experience with their provide... [read more]

NOW TV launches on Xbox One

posted on 31 July 2014

Over the past 12 months, NOW TV has been adding more and more devices to it's line up of apps. After arriving on Playstation 4 and Samsung Galaxy S5 earlier in the year, Sky's popular streaming app is now available on Microsoft's Xbox One. Now TV offers it's customers a way to watch the latest TV shows and movies without the need to si... [read more]

1.85 million households use Freesat

posted on 30 July 2014

Freesat has released a report on its progress in the first half of 2014. The report reveals over 24,000 made the switch to the subscription free satellite TV service, bringing the total number of households up to a massive 1.85 million. 3.85 million viewers are now tuning in every week to watch one of 200 TV and radio channels. Accordi... [read more]

Police place anti-piracy ads on pirate websites

posted on 29 July 2014

The City of London police has begun replacing the usual paid-for ads on websites offering illegally downloaded content, with large, bold piracy banners. The banners warn the user that "This website has been reported to the police" and suggests that they should close their browser. Detective Chief Inspector Andy Fyfe, from the Intellec... [read more]

BT Sport continues to support The Gunners

posted on 29 July 2014

BT Sport has announced it will remain an official partner of Arsenal Football Club for a further two years. This deal means that BT will continue to promote its exclusive live football coverage through the clubs website in the UK and Ireland. The partnership will also give BT Sport access to Arsenal's first-team players and manager, m... [read more]

TalkTalk renews its Love2shop voucher deal

posted on 28 July 2014

Customers picking up one of TalkTalk's broadband bundles this week can save on more than just their internet connection. Whether you're looking for a simple broadband deal, a superfast fibre service or a great digital TV package, you'll also receive a Love2Shop voucher worth up to £85 when you sign up online. Our recommended TalkTalk ... [read more]

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