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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

BT to launch 300Mbps fibre optic broadband for £50 per month

Will ship with the firm's upcoming Hub 5 router that has support for 802.11ac WiFi

Wed Jul 10 2013, 17:07

EU court advised Google does not have to delete personal data from search index

Not subject to privacy requirements under EU data protection law

Tue Jun 25 2013, 11:18

BT Sport to be free for broadband customers in Sky challenging deal

Premier League games will be free for the first time in 20 years

Thu May 09 2013, 13:20

Virgin Media revises its traffic management policy

Explains its traffic cap

Tue Apr 16 2013, 11:51

4G threat to Freeview TV not as bad as expected, test shows

Only 15 homes from an area of 22,000 affected

Fri Apr 05 2013, 10:31

Broadband startup Hyperoptic hits 12,000 one gigabit per second connections

Offering speeds across London 10 times faster than nearest broadband competitors

Mon Mar 25 2013, 17:02

Broadband speed average in the UK soars to 12Mbit/s

Virgin Media takes the top spot

Thu Mar 14 2013, 15:42

Sky buys O2 and Be broadband services from Telefónica for £200m

Leapfrogs Virgin Media to the number two spot

Fri Mar 01 2013, 10:09

EE says 27 more cities will get 4G by summer

Estate agents, food shops and software vendors all signed up

Thu Feb 07 2013, 14:10

BT cuts the price of high speed broadband

And posts positive third quarter profits for 2012

Fri Feb 01 2013, 17:13

UK broadband speeds increased by 11 percent in the third quarter of 2012

But still lag the rest of the EU in 12th place, says Akamai

Thu Jan 24 2013, 12:26

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

Rural broadband rollout delayed by one or two years

It’s probably stuck behind a tractor

Fri Jul 05 2013, 12:20

BT advert banned for not showing broadband cap

Pssst... capped at 10GB per month

Wed May 29 2013, 10:44

Syria gets cut off from the internet

Updated Cause remains unknown

Wed May 08 2013, 11:19

Liberty Global's buyout of Virgin Media gets the thumbs up in Europe

EC says takeover sparks no competition concerns

Mon Apr 15 2013, 14:59

Ofcom names and shames Talktalk, Orange and BT

Telecoms, broadband and Pay TV firms rated

Thu Mar 28 2013, 13:05

Three torrent websites are blocked by BT, O2, Virgin Media and Be There

Kickass Torrents, H33T and Fenopy are censored following a High Court order

Fri Mar 22 2013, 17:21

Virgin Media tops Netflix's fastest UK ISP table

But Google Fibre rules the US

Tue Mar 12 2013, 10:56

EE rolls out 4G across nine more UK towns and cities

Says unlimited 4G data plans are 'unnecessary'

Wed Feb 27 2013, 16:04

Government spooks want more internet and mobile data to fight crime

Can't get enough data from spying on Facebook chats alone

Wed Feb 06 2013, 16:00

Eutelsat bumps satellite broadband to 20Mbit/s

Tooway service for remote web surfers

Thu Jan 31 2013, 10:59

Ofcom thinks 2Mbit/s broadband target is too low

Minimum speeds of 8-10Mbit/s would be better

Fri Jan 11 2013, 15:05

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

Ofcom proposes rules to cut costs of superfast broadband

Aims to slash the price of switching customers by 80 percent

Wed Jul 03 2013, 11:04

Netflix names Virgin Media the UK's fastest ISP for sixth consecutive month

Talktalk named and shamed as worst

Mon May 13 2013, 17:07

BT facing Ofcom probe after Talktalk slams unfair broadband pricing

Watchdog to look into whether BT is abusing dominant position

Thu May 02 2013, 10:14

O2 customers to get free WiFi on the London Underground

Three customers are left in the dark

Mon Apr 08 2013, 11:20

EC has a new plan to cut broadband costs: Less roadworks

Rollouts will roll over nations like a bureaucratic broadband blanket

Tue Mar 26 2013, 16:32

EE extends its 4G services to rural Cumbria

LTE comes to the UK's Lake District

Thu Mar 21 2013, 11:15

Sky will move Be Unlimited customers onto its network

More than just a name change

Wed Mar 06 2013, 13:51

BT teams with Barclays to provide free WiFi at UK branches

Claims to be the first high street bank to offer such a service

Mon Feb 18 2013, 10:50

Liberty Global will acquire Virgin Media to create a cable giant

Liberty, connectivity, cable TV

Wed Feb 06 2013, 09:58

German court rules internet is an essential part of life

ISPs are on the hook if things go wrong

Fri Jan 25 2013, 13:22
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