Broadband news from June 2013

Broadband news from June 2013

  • Watch football on Sky Sports for free!

    To celebrate the start of a new Premier League season, fans across the UK will be able to watch free Sky Sports football for the whole first day. More »

  • Glastonbury 2013: Millions to watch online

    Music lovers up and down the country will be spending their weekend indoors streaming Glastonbury coverage with over 177 hours of festival action available online at the BBC's website... More »

  • Facebook chat rooms, Google console? #TechTalk

    Chat rooms could soon make a Facebook comeback and search giant Google is thought to be working on an Android games console. Get the latest internet and tech news… More »

  • Government scraps fibre broadband plan

    Superfast fibre broadband will now reach 95% of the UK by 2017, which means around 1.4 million homes more than originally planned but two years behind schedule. More »

  • EE pushes 4G coverage to more of UK

    The latest towns to receive 4G include Basildon, Basingstoke and Bracknell as EE keeps up the pace, expanding coverage into yet more new places up and down the country. More »

  • 4G hits more towns, Google deletes cloud? #TechTalk

    EE's superfast mobile phone coverage passes 55% and Google Maps will only have clear skies from now on. Get the latest technology news in today's #TechTalk only at broadbandchoices.co.uk. More »

  • EE broadband gets most complaints

    Ofcom finds UK broadband customers are more likely to complain about EE than any of its major rivals, with most complaints relating to service issues or difficulty switching to… More »

  • Broadband 'up to' speeds are miles off

    People across Europe are paying for broadband that doesn't live up to expectation as actual speeds lag well behind the 'up to' amounts advertised by providers. More »

  • SmartWatch 2, governments 'spy' online? #TechTalk

    New wearable tech is unveiled by Sony and web founder Tim Berners-Lee claims western governments use the internet to "spy" on the unsuspecting public. Get the latest tech news… More »

  • YouView adds Dave TV on-demand

    Home of witty banter to join the likes of BBC iPlayer, 4oD and ITV Player on YouView's catch-up TV menu, making Dave shows from the past week available on-demand. More »

  • Xperia Z Ultra: 'Biggest, thinnest phone'

    With a massive 6.4in display, Sony Xperia Z Ultra is not of tablet proportions but dwarfs some of the larger Android smartphones - it's also completely waterproof. More »

  • Sony reveals GIANT phone, iPhone beaten? #TechTalk

    Sony Xperia Z Ultra blurs line between smartphone and tablet once more, while tests show Apple's iPhone 5 is the slowest of all top-performing handsets. Read the latest tech… More »

  • Facebook 'bug' exposes details of 6m users

    A glitch in Facebook's data archives meant personal details that should have been private went public, putting the privacy of around six million users at risk. More »

  • Instagram video, Tesco 'best for mobile' #TechTalk

    Facebook seems to have pinched Twitter's Vine idea and EE's taking to Glastonbury in a tractor. Read the latest broadband and mobile technology news in today's edition of #TechTalk. More »

  • Sky live football flood, internet addiction #TechTalk

    Sky Sports to kick off new football season by showing seven matches live in 10 days, internet addicts are similar to people dependent on drugs and more from broadbandchoices.co.uk. More »

  • Xbox One won’t need net, Floyd on Spotify #TechTalk

    Microsoft’s new console will no longer need to be connected to the internet every 24 hours, prog rockers’ records available on music streaming service for the first time and… More »

  • BT Sport Friday football, Apple iCar kinda #TechTalk

    broadbandchoices.co.uk gives you the skinny on the latest broadband, mobile and digital TV news, including BT Sport planning to show live football on Friday nights and the Vauxhall car… More »

  • Broadband providers tackle online child abuse

    As government pressure over inappropriate images online - both legal and illegal - increases, the UK’s biggest broadband providers drum up some extra cash to help deal with the… More »

  • EU roaming charges, Google internet balloons #TechTalk

    broadbandchoices.co.uk gives you the dirt on roaming charges being scrapped in the EU, Google experimenting with balloons as a way of boosting internet access in remote areas and more... More »

  • Smartphones at risk during festival season

    Almost 90% of music fans will take their smartphone to a festival this summer, but only one-third of owners will protect against mobile security risks while on site. More »

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