Broadband News from April 2013

Broadband News from April 2013

  • Sky broadband and TV offers exclusive to Tyne and Wear

    Specially priced unlimited broadband and Sky TV bundles available to customers who live in the likes of Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland for a limited time only online… More »

  • 4G comes to more towns, Skype on Outlook.com #TechTalk

    EE brings 4G to 12 more towns, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 makes its debut, and Microsoft brings Skype to Outlook.com. All this and more in today’s #TechTalk. More »

  • EE 4G switched on for 12 UK towns

    Mobile broadband from 'superfast' provider EE has now reached 62 towns and cities across the country. More »

  • Van Persie joins Bale to kick off BT Sport

    Footballers Robin Van Persie and Gareth Bale have been signed up for the launch of BT's new sports TV channels. More »

  • Galaxy S4 puts Android firmly on top

    Android phones pile pressure on Apple as the likes of the new Samsung Galaxy S4 end the iPhone's dominance. More »

  • Millions leave Facebook, chat outdoes texts: #TechTalk

    Chat apps like WhatsApp overtake texting, millions of users are leaving Facebook and the launch of the Galaxy S4 leads to an increase in phone trade-ins. All this and… More »

  • BT and O2 join forces on 4G

    Telecoms giant will help O2 launch a 4G mobile internet service for millions of UK mobile customers. More »

  • Rural broadband to use 'white space'

    Ofcom is planning a pilot of new wireless broadband technology that could mean faster speeds for rural areas from next year. More »

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 release date arrives

    Smartphone on sale in UK from this weekend, but supply issues hint at a problematic launch for the Galaxy S4. More »

  • Galaxy S4 shortage, MacBook best for Windows #TechTalk

    Reports suggest Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphones will be in short supply in the UK, and Nick Clegg vows to fight government plans to record online activity. All this and… More »

  • Nick Clegg: 'No snooping bill on my watch'

    Deputy prime minister says internet 'snooping' plans will not go ahead while Liberal Democrats are in power. More »

  • Free Wi-Fi cures Britain's loneliness

    With a smartphone or tablet connected to free Wi-Fi we're much happier being alone in public, a survey has found. More »

  • BT makes a start on 4G mobile plans

    Broadband, phone and TV provider could follow in EE's footsteps by launching a similar 4G mobile service. More »

  • Broadband customers have more choice than ever

    Ofcom says LLU broadband has made the industry more competitive and brought down prices for Britain's bill payers. More »

  • New Xbox and WhatsApp phone revealed #TechTalk

    Microsoft reveals the date it will show off the new Xbox, Nokia releases a WhatsApp phone and Virgin Media gets a kicking on Facebook. All this and more in… More »

  • David Cameron to block porn on Wi-Fi

    Providers of Wi-Fi hotspots will be forced to block adult content under rules being proposed by the PM. More »

  • Average UK broadband speed only 6.5Mb?

    Broadband speeds in the UK are ranked 18th fastest in the world, but a new report says average is much lower than 12Mb claimed by Ofcom. More »

  • Virgin Media 30Mb+ broadband for 2.5m households

    Superfast broadband speeds reach almost 60% of Virgin Media's fibre optic broadband customer base. More »

  • PM blocks public porn, Facebook Home a hit? #TechTalk

    The Prime Minister announces plans to restrict porn over public Wi-Fi, and Ofcom reveals Brits’ online habits. All this and more in today’s #TechTalk More »

  • Easy passwords risk UK's online security

    Online security is at risk as over half of adult web users admit they use the same or similar passwords for every website they visit. More »