Latest UK broadband news

BT raises questions over the quality of 10Mb broadband under USO

Line bandwidth and network congestion are the crucial factors that determine the quality of broadband for a user, according to BT which wants to mean that heavy usage can have an adverse impact on the quality of broadband at peak times. The network builder and the UK’s biggest broadband provider has raised questions whether it … Continue reading “BT raises questions over the quality of 10Mb broadband under USO”

Virgin Media hikes broadband, phone and TV prices in November

Major TV and broadband provider Virgin Media hikes the prices of its broadband, phone and TV packages from 1st November 2016. All Big Bundles including Big Easy, Big Bang and Big Kahuna which offer fibre optic broadband, calls and TiVo TV on a single deal are set to become costlier by £3.49 a month, when … Continue reading “Virgin Media hikes broadband, phone and TV prices in November”

BT offers free Smart Hub router with Infinity fibre broadband

The BT Smart Hub, the new successor to the Home Hub 5 wireless router is now available with Infinity fibre broadband packages. Unveiled as the router with UK’s most powerful WiFi signal, Smart Hub (Home Hub 6) is packed with some unique features like 7 built-in antennae, filters and Smart Scan technology. Designed for homes … Continue reading “BT offers free Smart Hub router with Infinity fibre broadband”

TalkTalk reveals the latest broadband offers for July 2016

Low cost broadband & phone provider TalkTalk is launching special offers for July which include price discounts, reduced connection fee and some new features. To begin with, TalkTalk Plus TV, which offers totally unlimited broadband (up to 17Mbps download speed), unlimited anytime calls,  free YouView+ box, 90+ TV channels, mobile SIM worth £90 and F-Secure antivirus software … Continue reading “TalkTalk reveals the latest broadband offers for July 2016”

Broadband switching process simplified from 20 June 2015

The process of changing broadband providers in the case of BT based ADSL and fibre networks (Fibre to the cabinet) has been simplified from 20th June 2015. The major change which has been introduced by the regulator Ofcom will help customers switch to new service with a few procedural formalities. According the new rule (Gaining … Continue reading “Broadband switching process simplified from 20 June 2015”

TalkTalk cuts Plus TV price and offers with £100 voucher

TalkTalk has just cut the monthly price of its Plus TV, unlimited broadband, anytime calls & mobile package by half to just £10, making it one of the cheapest, best value broadband packages available in the market. However, the special price of £10 a month applies to the first 18 months only, while the usual … Continue reading “TalkTalk cuts Plus TV price and offers with £100 voucher”