Post contract price hikes affect broadband customers, says a report

June 16, 2019

Fibre broadband monthly prices in the UK undergo sharp hikes of up to 60% rise once the initial contract term expires, the latest report has revealed. According to Which?, almost all the major UK providers including Virgin Media, BT, TalkTalk and Sky usually offer great discounts on promotional offers to get new customers only to … Continue reading “Post contract price hikes affect broadband customers, says a report”

The UK ranks 7th for superfast broadband but 24th for ultra fast speeds

June 12, 2019

The UK ranks 10th for digital connectivity among 28 EU nations, according to the latest EU report. The Digital Economy and Society and Index (DESI) report also shows that UK has slightly improved its ranking for broadband coverage & take up in 2019 (up from 6th in 2018 to 5th in 2019) The UK lags … Continue reading “The UK ranks 7th for superfast broadband but 24th for ultra fast speeds”

Gigaclear fibre broadband reaches 93k rural homes in the UK

June 8, 2019

Small UK internet service providers, who focus on full fibre broadband offering, have shown remarkable growth in terms of availability and customer base in the last two years, the latest performance results from Gigaclear showed. The rural based ISP, which has been acquired by Infracapital, has increased the coverage of its FTTH (fibre to the … Continue reading “Gigaclear fibre broadband reaches 93k rural homes in the UK”

Virgin Media launches new Oomph broadband and TV bundles

June 3, 2019

Virgin Media has changed the names of its broadband packages including bundles with an aim to clarify what the deal offers, so customers can focus on what matters and choose the right package. The brand name ‘VIVID’has been dropped and it has been replaced with ‘M’, so its broadband products will be known as M50 … Continue reading “Virgin Media launches new Oomph broadband and TV bundles”

Virgin Media to roll out 1Gbps broadband in selected UK cities

May 29, 2019

Cable operator Virgin Media is set to offer gigabit broadband (1Gbps speed) service in selected cities including Southampton, Manchester and Reading by the end of 2019, it has been revealed. The latest DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade over its cable network could deliver up to 10Gbps download speed and 2Gbps upload speed to Virgin Media broadband users. … Continue reading “Virgin Media to roll out 1Gbps broadband in selected UK cities”

EE to launch ultra fast 5G mobile broadband in six cities including London

May 23, 2019

The UK’s largest 4G mobile provider EE is set to launch the next generation, 5G mobile service in six major UK cities including Edinburgh, Birmingham, Manchester, Belfast, London and Belfast by this month end. The new, ultra fast, service will be available in the busiest parts of these cities from 30th May 2019, said EE … Continue reading “EE to launch ultra fast 5G mobile broadband in six cities including London”