Samuel Newman

Samuel Newman is a consumer journalist and blogger based in Sheffield.

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Half a million homes without 10 Mbps broadband

Over 570,000 premises lack the basics for Universal Service Obligation.

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New study shows UK 5G is the slowest in the world

The fastest wireless broadband just isn't fast enough.

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Openreach change lanes and abandon G.fast

All current plans for G.fast deployment are officially under review.

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Moving House? How to sort out your broadband

Follow our guide to move broadband to a new address without all the stress!

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Facebook sinks deeper into hot water

A US federal judge calls Facebook's privacy policy "so wrong".

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Extra security for Firefox browser upsets ISPs

Broadband customers get cutting edge security for free, but ISPs don't want you to have it.

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100 towns get up to £25 million for better broadband and transport

New funding will "level up" towns across the North of England and Midlands

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New router and WiFi guarantee for Sky customers

An improved add-on for Sky customers means WiFi for every room in your house

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More money for alternate full-fibre networks

TalkTalk and Virgin seek outside investment for new network builds

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Full-fibre connects Outer Hebrides islands

The worst place to get broadband just became the best.

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Relive some nostalgia with new, old World of Warcraft

After 15 years of upgrades and expansions, World of Warcraft returns to its roots.  

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Google’s cloud gaming service to launch in November

More details about Stadia's release, requirements, and expectations.

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Three launches 5G, EE complains about it

Three's marketing angers competitors over "false" 5G claims.

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KCOM buyout means more fibre for Yorkshire

Hull's homegrown ISP sells for more than half a billion.

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Virgin gigabit trials begin in Southampton

Nationwide gigabit takes a big step forwards with Virgin's new network upgrade.

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Tesco customers get triple value with NOW TV

Get the most out of your Clubcard points with streaming discounts.

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CityFibre bring full-fibre to 70,000 homes

Only 4.9 million to go...

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Netflix scoop Game of Thrones creators

Benioff and Weiss sign to the streaming giant for 9 figure paychecks.

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John Lewis to give Free Google Home hub

Customers switching broadband will get the freebie worth nearly £100.

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Study shows Brits want reliable broadband, NOT speed

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UK 5G network goes live – are you up to speed?

Here's everything you need to know about the new mobile broadband network.

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TalkTalk offers exclusive £80 reward to new fibre customers

The huge bonus is available to anyone signing up for a 'Faster Fibre' bundle through BroadbandDeals.co.uk

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TikTok ‘gifts’ empty kids piggy banks

Children are most vulnerable to 'influencer' donation pleas.

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Netflix ruins 90’s cartoon, enrages internet

The streaming giant came in for criticism for 'straightwashing' Japanese cult classic anime.

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Porn-block pushed back by clerical errors

Further delays to the child-protection measure, with the process mocked as an 'utter shambles'.

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How to watch Wimbledon online for free

How to make sure you don't miss out on the action from your favourite sports stars.

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Fast fines for ISPs could end the “Loyalty Penalty”

But could the proposed measures mean worse deals for those who shop around?

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Boris Johnson mocks full-fibre roll-out plans

The likely next PM boasts plans to beat current targets by 8 years, but is it all just hot air?

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Freeview brings live TV streaming to iOS

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