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  • Which?: ‘Give us broadband speed guaranteed.’ Providers: ‘Ummm...’

    Not getting the ‘up to’ speed your broadband package was advertised as being capable of offering? According to Which? you’re not alone, which is why it’s campaigning for a… More »

  • Virgin Media's next SuperHub sent to home users

    Virgin Media has let slip that its new generation of cable broadband router has been released. If you’re a Virgin Media customer and have received a new router recently… More »

  • Big four broadband providers to block extremist content

    The government has made its first moves towards blocking extremist content on the internet after reaching an agreement with the four biggest broadband providers in the UK - Virgin… More »

  • Superfast broadband reaches 1.5 million properties in UK

    Under the government's Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) initiative, 1.5million homes and businesses across the UK now have access to superfast fibre optic broadband. More »

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    Virgin Media to expand broadband in Glasgow - is it coming your way?

    If you live in Glasgow, get set for supercharged internet, because Virgin Media is expanding its cable network in Scotland’s largest city to provide broadband eight times faster than… More »

  • Sky lets TV customers try broadband for free

    Sky’s just launched an interesting new promotion for its TV-only customers. Existing Sky subscribers will be able to trial the provider’s broadband and TV service for three months. More »

  • Vodafone is about to start selling broadband

    Just a few years after selling its UK broadband business, Vodafone is charging back into the fray. The company announced its plans to launch a broadband and TV service… More »

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    Line rental up for Post Office punters - but broadband prices down

    If you’re a Post Office broadband customer you’re going to have to stump up an extra £2 a month line rental from the start of next year. It’s not… More »

  • Superfast broadband reaches remote areas in the Highlands and more

    Bothersome buffering and wimpy Wi-Fi should be increasingly rare north of the border thanks to Digital Scotland. The £410million project to roll-out superfast broadband in Scotland has reached an… More »

  • Rural Northern Ireland gets broadband speed-up

    We all know how frustrating slow internet speeds can be. When a movies takes two hours to download and Wi-Fi continually drops out, it's infuriating! This has been a… More »

  • Wi-Fi rolled out to 150th London Underground station

    Good news for Tube passengers! Since 2012, Transport for London, the authority that manages the London Underground, has been working with Virgin Media to bring Wi-Fi to the Tube… More »

  • Are you a TalkTalk customer? Then get ready for sharp price rises

    TalkTalk is to increase the price of its line rental - and a broadband and phone package it no longer offers - above the rate of inflation. The move… More »

  • Plusnet pays customers over £6m!

    Broadband and phone provider Plusnet has paid over £6million to customers taking part in its My Referrals scheme. The initiative sees Plusnet customers get cashback on their bills if… More »

  • BT hails the rise of fibre optic broadband

    BT's latest financial results show strong growth in fibre, as more and more of us switch to faster broadband. broadbandchoices looks at the rise of superfast broadband. More »

  • Broadband speed influencing house prices

    This may come as a surprise to those of you who haven’t house-hunted for a while, but a good broadband connection dramatically increases what people are willing to pay… More »

  • Government to advertise superfast broadband so you’ll sign up to it

    The £1.7billion government-backed project to provide superfast broadband in rural areas across the UK is to be backed by a national advertising campaign. The scheme is the mainstay of… More »

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