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Ofcom: Mobiles and internet are now 'essential'

Says services should be available to all

Tue Jul 22 2014, 14:16

FSB: UK broadband is 'not fit for purpose' with 45,000 firms still using dial-up

Federation of Small Businesses guns after the UK government

Mon Jul 14 2014, 13:49

Ofcom gives BT two day deadline to fix broadband faults

Rules come into force on 1 July after EC approval

Fri Jun 27 2014, 15:47

EE's 4G network is now available in 14 more UK towns

Now offers superfast mobile internet access across 229 towns and cities

Thu Jun 26 2014, 15:54

EE broadband is now available to all from £2.50 per month

Mobile operator extends service to non-mobile customers

Fri Jun 13 2014, 14:22

Inmarsat to deliver high-speed WiFi to European flights by 2016

British Airways in 'advanced talks' with satellite firm

Thu Jun 05 2014, 14:17

Google plans to offer subsidised WiFi kit to businesses

Initiative could launch around the globe this summer

Thu May 22 2014, 11:16

Virgin Media bundles broadband, TV, landline and mobile with 'quad-play' package

Bag all four from £35 a month

Tue May 06 2014, 13:56

Broadband speeds in Essex and Wales are 30 times slower than UK average

Data shows government still has much to do to improve broadband speeds

Thu Apr 24 2014, 12:07

FCC votes to free up spectrum for faster WiFi

Industry groups praise the decision

Tue Apr 01 2014, 15:48

Steve Wozniak admits he doesn't have Netflix because his broadband is 'too slow'

Apple co-founder slams 'lousy' internet provider

Thu Mar 13 2014, 16:20

Ofcom approves high speed internet on boats and planes

Women, children, and video streamers first

Tue Jan 21 2014, 13:34

BT will automatically block porn for new customers

Most complained about network might have more angry customers

Mon Dec 16 2013, 12:35

BT ad banned for overstating WiFi interference

Hooray for the ASA

Thu Oct 24 2013, 10:58

Ofcom outs Orange and Talktalk as most complained about ISPs

Virgin Media and Sky left unscathed

Fri Sep 27 2013, 12:27

Sky's Bruce Willis advert dies hard following ASA ban

Watchdog rules Sky was 'misleading' potential customers

Wed Aug 14 2013, 14:18

UK internet speeds see 'aggressive' growth as government pushes superfast broadband

Average broadband speed increased by 41 percent year on year

Tue Jul 23 2013, 15:55

Google has 'no serious plans' to bring Fiber to the UK

Good news for Sky, BT and Talktalk

Mon Jul 21 2014, 11:06

Talktalk gets its wrists slapped by the ASA for 'misleading' broadband ads

BT also gets a telling off

Wed Jul 09 2014, 13:06

UK trails on IPv6 but broadband adoption improves

UK absent from Akamai's list of nations with the greatest IPv6 adoption

Fri Jun 27 2014, 14:44

Google picks up satellite imaging firm Skybox for $500m

Hopes it will help it get the world online

Wed Jun 11 2014, 10:19

UK Broadband launches 4G Relish internet service to curb 'unnecessary' landline tax

'Fibre-speed' data-only network for homes and businesses

Wed Jun 04 2014, 12:00

ASA raps EE on the knuckles for bloated broadband claims

BT had a moan, ASA agreed

Wed May 21 2014, 10:25

Welsh internet users wring hands over slow speeds

Broadband would be welcome in the valleys

Mon Apr 28 2014, 10:19

Virgin Media leads broadband pack as UK's average speed hits 17.8Mbps

But Ofcom claims more needs to be done

Tue Apr 15 2014, 13:28

UK MPs slam government over BT's rural broadband monopoly

Criticise £1.2bn broadband project for favouring telecoms giant

Tue Apr 01 2014, 09:53

BT wants Ofcom to stop making it subsidise Sky and Talktalk

Wants a level playing field

Fri Feb 28 2014, 16:14

Sky and Vodafone in 'partnership talks' as firms look to end BT's dominance

Also look to curb BT's comeback in the mobile market

Mon Jan 20 2014, 11:07

Irish ISPs will block Bittorrent websites without court orders

Music cartel gathers in Ireland to demand block on Kickass Torrents

Mon Dec 02 2013, 14:15

EE sheds over a million customers but adds 500,000 to 4G network

Still less than five percent of the network's customers are using 4G

Tue Oct 22 2013, 12:21

Three's 4G network will go live in four UK cities in December

Customers can expect speeds of around 14Mbps

Wed Sep 11 2013, 14:04

Online porn block: Legit sites to suffer from David Cameron's ignorance

Analysis Retailers will lose trade and web users will lose trust

Mon Jul 22 2013, 15:39

Three to offer customers free WiFi on the London Underground

All UK operators now onboard with Virgin Media's service

Thu Jul 17 2014, 14:55

BT ruins weekends with broadband outage

Left many of its seven million customers unable to get online on Saturday

Mon Jun 30 2014, 10:03

Ofcom names and shames EE and Talktalk as most complained about networks

Virgin Media and Sky again come out on top

Fri Jun 27 2014, 12:04

UK broadband rollout lags in cities

Poor in Glasgow and Inverness worst off

Thu Jun 19 2014, 10:22

Vodafone 4G coming to five more UK cities

Looks to catch up with EE

Mon Jun 09 2014, 16:23

Huawei to roll out 10Gbps WiFi in 2018 after successful lab trial

Follows promise that 10Gbps mobile speeds are coming in 2020

Fri May 30 2014, 13:58

BT claims 80 percent of new broadband subscribers in fourth quarter

Bad news for Sky and Talktalk

Thu May 08 2014, 11:11

Virgin Media sees growing Blackberry use on London tubes as WiFi rollout continues

But still claims less than five percent

Fri Apr 25 2014, 11:47

Sky and Talktalk team up to battle BT with gigabit broadband

1,000Mbps internet to make debut in City of York

Tue Apr 15 2014, 11:47

BT has the worst broadband and Orange mobile still lags the pack

Firms draw the most Ofcom complaints

Wed Mar 26 2014, 14:40

Virgin Media masks porn filter rollout with 152Mbps broadband launch

Promises 'free' speed bump to customers despite 6.7 percent rate hike

Fri Feb 28 2014, 10:22

Ofcom demands BT fixes faulty broadband connections within two days

Under new rules to aimed to achieve faster line repairs and installations

Fri Dec 20 2013, 16:17

London Underground will have free WiFi across all stations by 2015

As well as contactless card payments for easier ticketing

Thu Nov 21 2013, 13:16

Sky gets its knuckles rapped over Virgin Media jibe

The ASA defines when broadband is 'superfast'

Wed Oct 09 2013, 17:16

BT Infinity dating ad banned

Back on the shelf

Wed Sep 11 2013, 10:00

UK broadband continues to improve as average speed hits 14.7Mbps

Speeds soar 64 percent year on year

Wed Aug 07 2013, 13:13
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