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Extinction for the landline

Millions of Brits have no idea what their home telephone number is. Research launched yesterday by Relish broadband reveals Brits are paying for a landline they no longer use as one in five admit they don’t even know their own home number. The study also reveals six in ten Brits are now only paying for a landline just to […]

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An extra three million homes and businesses have been connected to superfast broadband

Recently, Adrian Baschnonga, Lead Telecoms Analyst at EY, commented on the rollout of superfast broadband in the UK: “New figures showing that an extra three million homes and businesses have been connected to superfast broadband is further evidence of a successful national rollout program. Yet while 95% nationwide availability is on track for 2017, and the […]

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Has anyone got a 1GB Hyperoptic connection yet?

I’m rather interested in becoming a subscriber to newly arrived Hyperoptic. They’re a broadband service provider here in the UK that apparently provides 1GB connections (via fibre, obviously) to residential and business premises. I wonder just how fast 1GB feels? 😉 And I thought I was pretty content with my BT Infiniti “80mb” connection… Has […]

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Bentley Walker satellite broadband internet: Any good?

I was rushing through Waterloo Station the other evening when my attention was caught by this giant poster from Bentley Walker, providers of satellite broadband internet services. Given the amount of folk arriving and departing into Waterloo from the Western ‘home counties’, I think this is good placement. I know quite a few folk in […]

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Standby to upgrade your Three MiFi

My Three MiFi unit is a business critical tool for me. Routinely, WiFi hotspots are so SHIT that I simply have to rely on my MiFi unit for connectivity. Three’s data network is amongst the best in the business — and the MiFi unit is a brilliant way of unlocking that for all your connectivity […]

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The conundrum with giving money to Spectrum Interactive

I’m in Manchester at the moment doing some filming at Old Trafford, the ‘Theatre of Dreams’ for Manchester United. I came up from London last night and stayed overnight in the Premier Inn next to the stadium. I then had to make what I’m sure is a very familiar decision to most readers — WiFi […]

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Does that million quid house have fast internet?

I was delighted to read this article in today’s Telegraph: Rightmove is teaming up with BT, the UKs biggest internet provider, to list the internet speeds of the 1m homes listed on its website, The Telegraph has learnt.It is understood that Rightmove is planning to list broadband speed alongside standard information, such as the number […]

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