Tom Rodgers

Tom is a tech journalist and Editor at BroadbandDeals.co.uk.

Free WiFi for ALL Arriva Trains Wales with £1.5m boost

Free WiFi on all Arriva Trains Wales

On: Friday, 16 February, 2018
Funding has come through to the Welsh government totalling £1.5m to install free WiFi across the entire Arriva Trains Wales fleet. Pacer trains, Class 153 carriages and the north-south Express trains have now been retrofitted with WiFi for...
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North Yorkshire full fibre gets £20.5m 1

North Yorkshire full fibre gets £20.5m

On: Friday, 16 February, 2018
Gigabit broadband speeds will soon be available to an extra 14,000 homes and businesses as North Yorkshire full fibre gets a big rocket up the backside. The county council and its publicly owned network NYnet have announced a new deal sign...
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500,000 sign up for free Edinburgh WiFi

500,000 sign up for free Edinburgh WiFi

On: Friday, 9 February, 2018
After a mobile broadband firm donated free Edinburgh WiFi in December over half a million people have now taken advantage of the offer. The Scottish capital has notoriously patchy internet, especially around the Old Town of the city centre,...
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Broadband in Wales gets £80m

Broadband in Wales gets £80m

On: Wednesday, 31 January, 2018
The Welsh government has announced new ideas to bring fast and reliable broadband to more of the country after the completion of the Superfast Cymru project. The new measures to increase rural broadband, business broadband and 100Mbps+ ser...
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Ofcom hits Openreach to slash superfast broadband bills

Ofcom hits BT with £70k broadband fine

On: Tuesday, 30 January, 2018
Ofcom has slapped BT with a £70,000 fine after the telecoms giant failed to provide pricing information needed for the regulator’s broadband and home phone review. BT apparently held back the cost of some products not once but twice ...
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