Broadband news from January 2011

Broadband news from January 2011

  • £75 Dabs voucher when you join BT broadband

    Want to nab yourself a £75 electronics voucher? Simply sign-up to BT broadband today. More »

  • Sky records fastest broadband growth for two years

    Free broadband and truly unlimited downloads are attracting more people than ever to Sky’s broadband. More »

  • Virgin Media extends six months half-price offer

    Get half price broadband for six months when you sign-up to Virgin Media bundle before the end of March. More »

  • Broadband speed probe could end ‘up to’ advertising

    Internet providers could be forced to publish more realistic broadband speeds following an investigation by the advertising watchdog. More »

  • Virgin Media rolls out 100Mb service to 150k new homes

    150,000 more homes are set to get superfast broadband from Virgin Media as it continues to roll-out its 100Mb service. More »

  • Broadband speeds streets of shame

    Railway Hill near Canterbury has been revealed as the street with the slowest broadband speeds in the country. Downloading a film off the internet would take 48 hours More »

  • Rural broadband to get cheaper

    If you live in the countryside, you’ll soon be able to shop around several different providers for a broadband deal. More »

  • iPad app helps you find BT hotspots

    A new app from BT broadband will help iPad users to find one of the provider’s two million hotspots. More »

  • BT announces fibre duct and pole plans

    Openreach, the network arm of BT broadband has revealed pricing details for providers looking to use the company’s underground ducts and overhead poles to deliver superfast broadband. More »

  • 20% of young Brits use mobile broadband

    More young Brits use their mobile phones to get online than in any other European country, new research has revealed. More »

  • Government launches £98 computer scheme

    More than nine million British adults without access to the internet at home will be able to get a PC for just £98 under a new government scheme to… More »

  • Three months free BT business broadband

    Internet giant BT broadband is offering three months free broadband to new business customers. More »

  • BT reveals market towns set for superfast broadband

    By spring 2012, some 300,000 homes and businesses in market towns will be able to get fibre optic download speeds from BT broadband. More »

  • Plusnet fibre broadband trial averages 30Mb

    Plusnet broadband has revealed that customers on its fibre optic trial have been receiving speeds of around 30Mb. More »

  • £20 broadband, TV and phone bundle from BT

    BT is offering new customers the chance to sign-up for internet, digital TV and home phone calls for just £20 a month. More »

  • Price Promise for Orange broadband customers

    Worried that you’re not getting the best value for money from your provider? Orange broadband is promising to automatically lower customers’ bills if it offers the same package at… More »

  • Six months half price TalkTalk broadband

    Save yourself over £50 by signing up to TalkTalk broadband's new six months half price deal. More »

  • 2G spectrum to deliver faster mobile broadband

    Telecoms regulator Ofcom yesterday gave the go-ahead for mobile providers to use their 2G radio spectrum for third-generation mobile broadband services. More »

  • Fibre broadband providers top the speed charts

    Virgin Media used its superfast cable network to set a new average download speed of 10.9Mb, the latest monthly speed results have revealed More »

  • No net at home for two million kids

    More than a million British children still lack access to a computer at home, research has revealed. More »

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