Broadband News

Catch up with the latest news in broadband and telecoms.

Whatever happened to Internet.org?

Mark Zuckerberg's ambitious universal internet accessibility project was big news back in 2013

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EE turn on 5G in new locations!

2019 is the year of superfast connections, as even more towns and cities get superfast 5G!

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Should you get Disney +?

Disney launched their streaming platform in the US this month with a UK release in Spring 2020, is it living up to the hype?

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Instagram tests ‘no likes’, sends users into panic.

Have you noticed that likes are missing from your photos recently? Here’s why!

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Facebook and Google consider political ad block.

After much uproar Facebook and Google finally consider expert advice over ‘fake news’.

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Amazon Ring could leave you vulnerable to wifi hackers

The new smart security technology from Amazon could ironically cause major security risks for some!

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What is TikTok and why are kids obsessed with it?

The app has become an internet cultural revolution, leaving parents baffled.

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Onestream offer cheapest Broadband in UK

Slipping in with an amazing deal just before Black Friday, Onestream narrowly beats all competition!

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Virgin flash sale offers free gifts and deals

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United Nations warns of ‘digital welfare dystopia’

The UN has warned internet users of handing over their data to ‘big tech’ and accused companies of exploiting the poorest users.

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BT and O2 launch 5G in the same week!

BT and O2 are the latest networks to enter the bitter high street 5G battle.

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UK Porn block for children has been scrapped.

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Gigaclear undertake costly fibre install UNDER River Severn to reach rural customers

The upstart ISP embarks on ambitious plan to ensure rural customers have access to full fibre broadband!

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New rules bring full-fibre to apartment blocks

New measures help ISPs sidestep rogue landlords

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The rise of cryptocurrency scams: don’t get mugged

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Hyperoptic welcomes new investment from KKR.

Leading global investment firm acquires the majority stake of UK ISP Hyperoptic after they announce plans to quadruple fibre coverage.

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Post Office officially the UK’s cheapest broadband deal

The latest victory in the price wars goes to Post Office with an amazing introductory offer for just over £15 a month!

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Plusnet price hike warning

Incoming broadband and phone price rises before Christmas

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Openreach trials new full-fibre tech

New deployment methods could make rollouts cheaper and faster.

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EE wins latest battle in 5G race, announcing further rollouts.

'Everything, Everywhere' live up to the name, extending their ultrafast mobile network to more cities across the UK!

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Major perks for new and existing BT customers – including Free Amazon Prime!

BT are offering some amazing freebies with their superfast broadband packages.

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50% of us care more about broadband than our relationship?

TalkTalk street survey finds half of people said they cared more about internet than family.

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Cybersecurity breaches on the rise warns research

Report finds cybercrime threat to increase 70% by 2024!

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Virgin Media to roll out new ultrafast gigabit broadband

The cable network launch their gigabit offering which is up to 20 times faster than the average broadband!

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Wind farm firm explore broadband boosting for rural areas

Good news for Scotland with plan to add coverage-boosting FWA’s to Scottish wind farms.

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Government gigabit broadband voucher scheme more successful than planned!

A government scheme offers businesses and homeowners up to £2500 to get full fibre!

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Amazon’s award winning wifi booster comes to the UK

Say goodbye to slow internet! Amazon introduce new plug in wifi boosters for the home.

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RIP cover letters – Alexa now has a job application app!

McDonald's teams up with Amazon and Google to offer voice controlled job applications

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TalkTalk promise more value and fairer price increases

TalkTalk lead the way with new pledge for 'fairer prices' and more 'transparency'.

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