Broadband News from February 2013

Broadband News from February 2013

  • 1Gb fibre coming to Oxfordshire village

    Ultrafast broadband is on its way to Frilford, despite the area being snubbed by the government's nationwide roll-out of fibre optic. More »

  • Broadband used daily by 70% of UK

    The number of Brits who use the internet every day has doubled since 2006 - but there are still people in the UK that have never been online. More »

  • Smartphones share a bed with 6m Brits

    Wireless broadband in the home means our mobiles are connected day and night - so switching off at bedtime for many is a struggle. More »

  • Google music streaming, free Wi-Fi coming #TechTalk

    broadbandchoices.co.uk scours the web to bring you the latest broadband, mobile and tech news. TODAY: Is Google getting into streaming? Why shouldn't you update your iPhone Kindle app? Are… More »

  • 4G arrives in 9 more towns

    EE has switched on its 4G mobile signal in Barnsley, Chorley, Coventry, Newport, Preston, Rotherham, Telford, Walsall and Watford. More »

  • Piracy symbol

    Piracy drop boosts music sales

    Online piracy has "declined significantly" while downloads have helped music sales increase for the first time in more than a decade. More »

  • 4G data plans enough, free online football: #TechTalk

    broadbandchoices.co.uk scours the web to bring you the latest broadband, mobile and tech news. TODAY: unlimited 4G deemed “unnecessary” by EE, Vodafone mulls over broadband and TV, new tech… More »

  • EE: 4G unlimited data 'unnecessary'

    4G customers only use 1.4GB of data a month, says EE - but isn't that just because they're trying to avoid going over their usage limit? More »

  • Nokia phone with mega battery costs £13

    Cheap phones have never looked better than a Nokia 105 - the £13 handset aimed at first-time phone buyers which makes up for what it lacks in features with… More »

  • Free Wi-Fi coming to more of London

    London councils are planning to offer wireless broadband to residents, which will make the capital one of Europe's most connected cities. More »

  • O2 broadband may be over, rats wreck Wi-Fi - #TechTalk

    broadbandchoices.co.uk scours the web to bring you the latest broadband, mobile and tech news. TODAY: O2 broadband may soon be no more, ravenous rodents chew through fibre optic cable… More »

  • O2 broadband being sold to Sky?

    Sky may be planning a full takeover of its rival provider's home broadband service, according to rumours from "normally reliable" sources. More »

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 launch date confirmed

    A follow-up to Samsung's hugely successful Galaxy S3 smartphone will be unveiled on 14 March, 2013. More »

  • Windows Phone market share doubles

    Smartphones running on the Windows 8 platform have had a surge in popularity and now have a 6% share of the UK market - more than double what it… More »

  • Most reliable smartphone revealed

    iPhone beats Samsung, Nokia and Motorola smartphones in FixYa study of reliability. More »

  • ESPN's UK channels bought by BT

    BT Sport TV package launches this summer with at least one ESPN channel showing live coverage of the FA Cup and Scottish Premier League. More »

  • Wireless charging in McDonald’s, new Xbox - #TechTalk

    broadbandchoices.co.uk scours the web to bring you the latest broadband, mobile and tech news. TODAY: Charge your smartphone while eating a Filet-o-Fish, new Xbox maybe on the way and… More »

  • Fibre optic broadband arrives in Wales

    Welsh broadband is finally being given a much-needed boost as the first installation of superfast fibre is unveiled on a street in Bangor. More »

  • Broadband good for your health?

    The benefits of broadband have been set out in a new report on the positive impact internet access can have on our health and wellbeing. More »

  • Wales fibre optic broadband first, PS4 - #TechTalk

    broadbandchoices.co.uk scours the web to bring you the latest broadband, mobile and tech news. TODAY: First fibre broadband street cabinet installed in Wales, PlayStation 4 doesn’t have to be… More »