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    Pay-as-you-go broadband - what can I get?

    Several years ago, you could use the internet on a pay-as-you-go (PAYG) basis - paying by the megabyte for what you use. But these days, that’s been abandoned in… More »

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    Broadband deals for the elderly

    Getting online can help make life easier for older people in many ways. Want to get broadband in your home, or set it up for a parent? And are… More »

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    Broadband and moving home in 2022

    Moving house sometime in the future? We’ve got all the information you need on how to transfer your broadband to your new home. More »

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    Boost your internet and Wi-Fi: Top tips for faster broadband

    People often think slow internet must be down to their broadband provider. But computer settings, ageing wireless hardware or an old PC can all have an impact. Here are… More »

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    Can I get fibre optic broadband in my area?

    When you want broadband faster than a cheetah in a Ferrari, it’s got to be fibre. But can your home get it? More »

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    How to get broadband without line rental

    If you want broadband without a phone line, there are several ways to get it, but be warned - it might not actually work out cheaper… More »

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    How to save money on your broadband

    Spending more than you need on your broadband package? Here’s everything you need to know to trim your outgoings, including how to get the most value from your… More »

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    What broadband speed do I need?

    Get broadband that’s too slow and you’re in for a frustrating time. But you don’t want to overpay for a speed you don’t really require either. Read on and… More »

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    Freeview vs Freesat vs YouView

    At first glance, Freeview, Freesat and YouView are very similar. They all offer dozens of free-to-air TV channels and catch-up services without a subscription fee. But there are, in… More »

  • Consumer rights

    Your broadband consumer rights

    It’s important to know what your rights are when it comes to your broadband service. Especially if you’re unhappy with your provider. Here we unpack the legalese in your… More »

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    Internet data usage explained

    Ever asked yourself, 'how much data am I using?' And do you know how much data you'll use streaming movies, TV or music? What about normal web browsing? Find… More »

  • Football

    How to watch the Premier League 2018 on TV and online

    Will Harry Kane score in August? Probably. Is Mo Salah a one-season wonder? Unlikely. Will Jose get his excuses in before a ball has been kicked? He already has.… More »

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    Sports and broadband

    Which provider offers the best broadband and sports bundles? Is Sky or BT best for live Premier League games? And what sports channels can you get on Virgin Media… More »

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    How to watch TV on games consoles

    Which consoles support Netflix, Amazon Video and NOW TV? And which let you watch iPlayer and ITV Player? Read on, as we take a look at your TV options… More »

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    Broadband contracts: The small print

    Do you always read through the small print when you sign a contract for broadband? There’s an awful lot to read, after all, but sometimes it contains some pretty… More »

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    How to set up a home office in 5 steps

    Whether you’re self-employed, a remote worker, or just work from home a lot, a perfectly connected home office space is a must. Here’s how to set yours up, and… More »

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    The truth about download and upload speeds

    Got a need for speed? Find out all you need to know about broadband speeds here, including what download and upload speeds are, what speeds you get, how to… More »

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    Why do a broadband speed test?

    A broadband speed tester is a useful little tool when you want an accurate impression of how fast your upload and download speeds really are. But why on earth… More »

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    Satellite broadband: What's it all about?

    We’ve come a long way since Sputnik 1. These days, satellites can be used for all kinds of things - including broadband. But how does that work? And is… More »

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    How to claim your vouchers

    Got a broadband, home phone, or TV package that came with some free vouchers? Here's how to claim them. More »

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