O2 voted favourite British broadband provider

A poll carried out by www.broadband-expert.co.uk has revealed O2 to be Britian's favourite broadband provider. Over 100,000 broadband users voted in the poll, with 6,676 giving O2 the highest average satisfaction rating of 77%. View the full list of results…

Be Broadband steps up to the challenge, trial doubles 24Mbps service to near-match Virgin Media


Not to be outdone by Virgin Media’s 50Mbps broadband announcement yesterday, Be Broadband has completed its trials of speed-doubling technology which would take the current 24Mbps broadband up to 48Mbps – almost the same as Virgin Media’s theoretical top speed.

The trial ran at the London Paddington exchange, with Be customers reporting real download speeds of between 30-45Mbps.

Be is keen to point out that its service will run through standard BT phone lines…