You’ve probably never heard of it, but Dark Fibre could change the future of UK broadband forever.
Behind the curtain, Ofcom and BT are duking it out over an issue that looks to reshape the backbone of the industry.
Shedding light on Dar... Read More
If a stranger manages to get into your router, they can do a lot more than sneakily use your internet connection.
A criminal can easily look through your computer’s files, see what you’re doing online, steal passwords and usernames and... Read More
Here are the best deals you can get on mobile broadband: it’s just wireless internet, allowing you to stay connected wherever you are.
Whether you’re using a PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet, you can stay connected to high-speed... Read More
There’s a million things to think about when moving home, and being stuck without broadband in your new place is almost as bad as being without power or heating.
Moving your broadband along with your home can throw up a lot of questions, ... Read More
FTTC and FTTP are the two main types of fibre broadband available in the UK.
These two acronyms define how much fibre optic cable is being used in a connection.
Fibre broadband is also known as fibre optic broadband.
FTTC = Fibre to the Ca... Read More
5G is the fifth generation of mobile networking technology, slated to become commercially available by 2020.
The first generation, now known as 1G, began in the 1980s with the first wave of mobile phones. We’ve come a long way since then... Read More
Unfortunately, it’s pretty bad. According to Ofcom, average rural broadband speeds are 13.7Mbps. That’s over three times slower than urban areas. Some especially unfortunate places get average speeds as low as 2Mbps.
That’s a vast di... Read More
There are three main types of home broadband available in the UK. But what’s the difference? And which one is right for you?
ADSL stands for Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line and it is the most common technology used to provide inte... Read More
In the complicated world of broadband deals, phrases like superfast or ultrafast broadband get thrown around a lot, but what do they really mean? Are they just meaningless buzzwords or are there specific definitions? Why do these terms soun... Read More
Around 10 per cent of UK homes still lack access to cable or fibre broadband. So if you’re one of the unlucky ones what can you do? Is 4G or satellite a viable option?
Cable and fibre broadband both use fibre optic cables to connect y... Read More