Broadband News from March 2013

Broadband News from March 2013

  • Sky Movies Disney arrives today

    A new Sky channel brings the best of Disney and Pixar animation to small screens across the land. More »

  • Broadband complaints: Which provider gets the most?

    The most-complained about broadband, landline, TV and mobile services have been revealed. How does your provider compare when it comes to keeping customers happy? More »

  • 4GEE coverage reaches 50% of UK

    Mobile broadband up to five times faster than 3G is now available to half of British mobile phone users. More »

  • The truth behind drunk online shopping

    New broadbandchoices.co.uk research found that a quarter of Brits have bought something online while drunk. Worse still, many came to regret that purchase. But a silly purchase isn’t the… More »

  • EE hits 50th town, long wait for Three 4G? #TechTalk

    4G from EE now reaches 50% of the population, while Three admits it's in 'no rush' to launch a rival service. Get the latest on broadband and mobile technology… More »

  • Internet suffers 'biggest ever' attack

    Speed slowdown affects internet users worldwide in what online security experts warn could be the biggest cyber attack in history. More »

  • Virgin Media rapped over 'unlimited' claims

    Broadband provider had to change its traffic management policy after Sky complained to the advertising watchdog. More »

  • 1 in 4 Brits admit drunk online shopping

    Internet shopping and alcohol don't mix, as research shows 40% of Brits regret drunken online purchases. More »

  • 'Unlimited' broadband ban, VHS ain't dead #TechTalk

    Virgin Media has been banned from making 'unlimited' claims about broadband and one in 10 UK homes still use a VHS video recorder. Get the latest on household and… More »

  • Three gains nearly 1m mobile customers

    Almost a million mobile phone users have switched to Three - just as the network prepares to launch 4G. More »

  • Free Wi-Fi installed in London taxi cabs

    Microsoft will sponsor free wireless internet in black cabs across the capital. More »

  • Social networking 'better than sex'

    Facebook and Twitter seen as more important than sex by social media addicts. More »

  • Fibre optic coverage boost for Highlands

    Superfast connections will reach 84% of Scotland's rural and remote Highlands and Islands by the end of 2016. More »

  • iPhone app makes teen rich, is the net evil? #TechTalk

    How an iPhone app made a schoolboy a millionaire, broadband rollout in the Scottish Highlands and Islands is confirmed, and a children’s author warns of the dangers of the… More »

  • Android PC could be yours for £60

    Developers need to raise £30,000 of investment to make 'family-friendly' Android computer a reality. More »

  • 4G mobile shopping boom for UK?

    Smartphones on 4G networks will fuel an increase in mobile shopping, according to eBay. More »

  • Peter Kay sitcom to debut on BBC iPlayer

    New comedy programme Car Share will premiere on the BBC's online TV service. More »

  • iPlayer Peter Kay comedy and web blocking - #TechTalk

    broadbandchoices.co.uk scours the web to bring you the latest broadband, mobile and tech news. TODAY: Peter Kay sitcom to debut BBC iPlayer, three torrent sites blocked by broadband providers… More »

  • HTC One release date confirmed

    Smartphone on sale in the UK from next week, HTC confirms. More »

  • BBC iPlayer gets short film exclusives

    Streaming service will soon be featuring online-only drama alongside catch-up TV and radio shows. More »