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Ofcom Looking to Reduce Your Broadband Bill

Ofcom Looking to Reduce Your Broadband Bill

Recently we heard about BT and Virgin Media planning to hike their broadband charges, but seems like Ofcom has something else on its mind. Ofcom is currently mulling a proposal to put a cap on rental charges that BT can ask for under Openreach program. If the proposal gets a go ahead, then BT may […]

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BT Planning to Upgrade Broadband speed to 330 Mbps

BT Planning to Upgrade Broadband speed to 330 Mbps

While UK is trying to improve its standing among the most connected countries, BT is doing its bit towards helping it achieve the target. BT is now planning to roll out its new broadband service which will provide top speed of up to 330 Mbps. However, you will have to wait till next year for […]

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Three Offers Wi-Fi Hotspot for Your Home with the ‘Web Cube’

Three Offers Wi-Fi Hotspot for Your Home with the ‘Web Cube’

Three UK is augmenting its broadband device line. The company is now planning to start a trial of its Web Cube device in three cities. The Web Cube is a 3G SIM equipped device, not unlike Mi-Fi. But Web Cube is primarily designed for home consumption rather than for mobile internet purpose. You can simply […]

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Ofcom Claims Broadband Speed Up by 22 Percent in UK

Ofcom Claims Broadband Speed Up by 22 Percent in UK

Ofcom has brought some good news for broadband users in the UK. In a new report, the organization has claimed that in last one year, the broadband speed has increased by up to 22 percent. In December, 2010, the average broadband speed in UK was measured at 6.2 Mbps, which is now up to 7.6 […]

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Will SOPA & PIPA Actually Stop Online Piracy ?

This week you’ll have likely come across two new acronyms: SOPA (Stop Internet Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect Intellectual Property Act). They are new powers being discussed in the US congress which will give content owners the power to shut down any website that is facilitating or involved in piracy online at any level. The […]

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Text Messages Losing Their Charm?

Text Messages Losing Their Charm?

Surprising as it may sound, but according MIG Research, text messaging may be losing their ground, at least in some parts of the world. The research report showed that number of texts sent over Christmas eve in Finland fell this year. The study also cited data gathered from Finnish carrier Sonera.  The figures show that […]

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UK is the Most Digital Savvy Country in Europe

UK generally gets the rap for slow internet speeds and shallow penetration of broadband, but a new study conducted by Ofcom has given us some reason for cheer. UK has been found to be the most digitally aware country in Europe. UK nationals now spend more time online than the people of other advanced countries. […]

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Sky Broadband to Offer Cloud Wi-Fi Service to Subscribers

Sky Broadband to Offer Cloud Wi-Fi Service to Subscribers

Sky Broadband is making a move towards cloud and it will be providing Wi Fi hotspot access to its customers. According to Pocket Lint, the company plans were disclosed when it made wireless infrastructure purchases in London. Trevor Legg, the Network Implementation Director for Sky Network Services, said, “Our plans are very much to extend […]

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