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Superfast broadband is on track in UK, says government

If you live in the UK and are still struggling with slow broadband, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. The British government has announced that its rollout of superfast broadband has now reached more than one million homes and businesses across the UK. It said that its plan to roll out high-speed internet to 95 per …

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Stuart O'ConnorSuperfast broadband is on track in UK, says government
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Britons don’t want web filters, says Ofcom

UK web users must really like their porn. Either that, or they just don’t like the government telling them what they can and cannot look at online. A new report from Ofcom shows that broadband customers in the UK are overwhelmingly choosing not to use parental-control systems foisted on ISPs by the government – with take-up in the single digits …

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Stuart O'ConnorBritons don’t want web filters, says Ofcom
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Bell Labs pushes 10Gbps over copper phone lines

The imminent death of the copper cable appears to have been greatly exaggerated. To paraphrase a certain character from Monty Python and The Holy Grail: “It’s not dead yet.”   The BBC reports that researchers at Bell Labs claim to have set a new broadband speed record of 10Gbps using traditional copper telephone lines. In the recent round of tests, …

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Stuart O'ConnorBell Labs pushes 10Gbps over copper phone lines

When will the internet kill Sky?

For two decades now Sky have been one of the biggest forces in British broadcasting – not only do they control most of the largest satellite TV channels but they have another trump card: they own the platform too. Being…

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James O'MalleyWhen will the internet kill Sky?

BT to offer 300Mbps Infinity fibre broadband and HomeHub 5 with Wi-Fi ac and multiple Gigabit Ethernet ports this year

UPDATE: BT's pricing for the 300Mbps service has been revealed. At just £50 a month, with no traffic management or download cap, that's not bad at all. 20Mbps upload speeds will also be included. Existing customers on FTTP packages will…

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Gerald LynchBT to offer 300Mbps Infinity fibre broadband and HomeHub 5 with Wi-Fi ac and multiple Gigabit Ethernet ports this year

What do I need to know about wireless broadband from Virgin Media?

Sponsored postThe best and most modern broadband is that which is wireless. In an age where not just your computer, but your phone, tablet and laptop are all connected to the internet, getting the right wireless broadband is essential. Yet…

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shinychrisWhat do I need to know about wireless broadband from Virgin Media?