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  • The best Black Friday 2017 broadband and TV deals

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend is here again, and as always, it's brought some cracking broadband, phone, and TV deals with it. We've picked out some of the… More »

  • Hundreds of New Forest homes to get superfast broadband

    Hampshire County Council has approved a proposal that will bring superfast, fibre optic broadband to about 440 homes and businesses in the New Forest. They'll all get access to… More »

  • Battersea Power Station redevelopment to get 1Gb broadband

    Ultrafast broadband provider Hyperoptic is set to bring its breakneck-speed broadband to the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station in south-west London. More »

  • Three buys wireless broadband provider Relish

    Mobile operator Three has announced that it has acquired UK Broadband - the company behind wireless broadband service Relish, and will get its 15,000 customers as part of the… More »

  • Merseyside fibre rollout project is extended

    Around 3,000 extra homes and businesses in Merseyside are to get access to superfast broadband. The Merseyside Connected project, a collaboration between five local councils and BT, will start… More »

  • Wi-Fi at airports has got worse, says study

    Good luck checking Facebook before you get on a plane - a new study from Thinkbroadband has found that Wi-Fi in London airports is worse than it was last… More »

  • TalkTalk slashes broadband prices in new sale

    TalkTalk has announced new special offers on its broadband packages. New customers switching to the provider will enjoy a cut price for the full length of the contract, and… More »

  • Hyperoptic rolls out 1Gb broadband to first UK housing estate

    Property developer Bellway Homes has signed up Hyperoptic to deploy ultrafast broadband connections to a new housing state. Homes in The Bellway at QEII development in Welwyn Garden City… More »

  • Fibre broadband rollout delayed in Wales

    BT has delayed its deployment of superfast broadband to 40,000 homes across parts of Wales, citing issues with gaining access to private land. The provider says it’s faced problems… More »

  • BT fibre optic broadband coming to Holderness

    The Yorkshire village of Tunstall, Holderness, is set to get connected to BT’s superfast fibre optic broadband network, thanks to efforts from local residents and businesses. More »

  • Virgin Media to arrive in 4,500 homes in Louth, Lincolnshire

    The latest venture in its Project Lightning expansion will see Virgin Media switch on its network in the Lincolnshire town of Louth. By the end of the year, 4,500… More »

  • BT to raise prices and charge for BT Sport

    BT’s prices are set to change for its broadband, phone, and TV services, and the provider will begin charging its basic TV customers to watch BT Sport. More »

  • Cheshire fibre rollout to reach 6,000 more homes and businesses

    Superfast broadband is coming to more homes and businesses in the county of Cheshire. The Connecting Cheshire project has announced plans to extend the roll-out of fibre to 6,000… More »

  • BT launches advanced home Wi-Fi system

    BT has revealed the latest weapon in its battle against Wi-Fi dead spots: Whole Home Wi-Fi, an advanced home Wi-Fi system that it says will let wireless signals reach… More »

  • Hampshire to invest £7.8 million in superfast broadband

    The next phase of Hampshire Superfast Broadband’s project - which aims to bring speedy broadband to as much as Hampshire as possible - is ready to get underway, injecting… More »

  • Sky broadband line rental to increase on 1 March

    Sky broadband customers will have to pay a bit more each month come March. It’s been revealed that the provider will raise the price of its line rental at… More »

  • Second phase of Northumberland fibre optic rollout begins

    The iNorthumberland project, which aims to make superfast internet connections available across the region, has started its next phase. The £4.1 extension to the project will bring fibre optic… More »

  • City of London to get ultrafast public Wi-Fi

    The Square Mile in the middle of the City of London wants to get high-powered public Wi-Fi - with ultrafast speeds up to a huge 1Gb, or 1,000 megabits… More »

  • Government may use church spires for satellite broadband, report says

    Your local chapel might be the key to better broadband, it turns out. According to a new report, the government is considering the use of church spires in its… More »

  • Welsh government criticised for poor primary school broadband

    The Welsh government has come under fire for failing to provide decent broadband to 28 primary schools in Wales. Connectivity is said to be so bad that pupils aren’t… More »