Ofcom has published some new research into mobile surfing speeds, in its first look at the mobile landscape since the 4G auction and subsequent super-fast rollouts across the UK.
Remote areas in upper Scotland, Wales and some rural areas in England are kept out of the Internet due to poor broadband speed and consistency, confirms new report.
Aberdeen is now home to Scotland’s first Gigabit City – a project that aims to provide areas in need with fibre network infrastructure.
All European countries surveyed recently experienced a quarterly increase in average connection speeds, with double digit gains being posted by Norway (15%) and the UK (10%). But in the UK, year-over-year - 21%, says Akamai.
Here’s a message to broadband providers across the UK: your customers have no idea what you’re talking about.
A charity has revealed the extent of a broadband based con that has been legally swindling customers out of hundreds of pounds in “cancellation fees.”
Broadband is central to almost all businesses in the UK and choosing the right ISP can become a major factor in a successful start up.
And plenty of folks are unhappy with the monopoly BT has been given when it comes to delivering broadband out to the sticks.
£150m Super Connected Cities Scheme for 22 UK cities in order to develop a digital infrastructure seems to be going well, says DCMS.
BT published its financial results for Q4 and the full year running up to the end of March – with revenue for the year dipping 2 per cent to £17.8 billion – and the company also laid out a number of facts and figures concerning its broadband rollout.
BT has been heavily criticised for “vastly overestimating” its rural broadband costs by more than £90 million.
BT has announced that it will begin trialling G.fast technology in the UK this summer, the system it hopes will transform the country’s superfast broadband into ultrafast.
Can a connection of 1Gbps can be achieved by using a mixture of fibre optic and good old fashioned 1800s technology?
BT has confirmed that it is in talks with O2 and one other UK mobile network operator to acquire the services required to enable it to eventually launch its own branded network.
The City of London has claimed that BT's lack of high-speed broadband in the square mile is blocking the capital city's growth - an accusation that will be sure to raise hackles.
Millions still without any Internet connection and slower speeds than promised, say critics.
UK telecoms giant BT is set to offer social housing tenants low cost Broadband connections with the launch of a new shared Internet service.
Household phone and broadband bills are set to rise by up to 6.5 per cent with BT stating that its tariffs for low income households aren’t affected by the rise.
BT has just revealed its latest figures for the quarter running up to the end of June, and while revenue dipped, profit was up.
BT Group has entered “exclusive negotiations” with wireless operator EE, in what could be one of the biggest wireless acquisitions ever in the UK.