Broadband Buyer's Guides

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  • Traffic management

    What is web traffic management?

    Web traffic management, traffic shaping, bandwidth management - it all sounds a bit complicated. But it’s actually a pretty fundamental part of broadband, and it can have an affect… More »

  • pay as you go broadband

    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 »

  • Broadband line installation

    Getting a new broadband line installed: Your easy guide

    Moving into a new build home that doesn’t have internet yet? Need a second broadband line on your property? Inherited an ancient castle and want to drag it into… More »

  • What's wireless broadband?

    Lots of us may be switching to superfast fibre optic internet, but some people are choosing another high-tech option to get online: wireless broadband. More »

  • asa broadband pricing interview

    Confusion and line rental - why the ASA’s simplifying broadband prices

    “81% of participants couldn’t correctly calculate the total cost of a broadband contract.” We spoke to the Advertising Standards Agency to find out exactly why it’s put its foot… More »

  • Fibre ethernet

    No more line rental - here’s how broadband pricing is changing

    Let’s face it - broadband advertising can be confusing. A combination of line rental, broadband price, set-up fees and contract lengths all conspire to create ads where it’s very… More »

  • Broadband availability data icon

    How do we get our broadband availability data?

    Want to know where we get the information about what packages and speeds are available in each area? Here’s an explanation. More »

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