Broadband News

Sky slashes fibre prices with free Samsung Galaxy Tablet gift offer

Sky which offers one of the low-cost unlimited, standard broadband has reduced the price of its fibre broadband packages and also offers a £50 Prepaid MasterCard or a Samsung Galaxy Tab E worth £130 with all dual broadband & phone deals until 8th February 2018. Sky Fibre is a capped package, which comes with ‘up… Read More »

TalkTalk and Post Ofiice are the worst performers in broadband and phone, shows Ofcom study

Service quality and complaints handling need to be improved in broadband, phone, TV and mobile sectors, the UK telecom sector regulator Ofcom has advised the telecom operators. Ofcom’s consumer complaints report for Q3 2017 showed 84% of broadband customers were satisfied with the service quality they received. Likewise, 88% of landline users and 92% for mobile… Read More »

TalkTalk provides CallSafe feature to block unwanted landline calls

Home phone and broadband provider TalkTalk has enabled a new feature – CallSafe to help its landline customers avoid unwanted calls like marketing calls. According to TalkTalk, CallSafe will check whether the calls come from regularly dialed numbers like friends and family. If so, they will be put straight through. However, while checking the incoming… Read More »

The UK needs 100Mbps broadband, says Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

An organisation of commerce and business has demanded that the Government should aim to provide 100Mbps broadband everywhere. According to the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, the Government’s plans to make 10Mbps Universal Service Obligation (USO) reality by 2020 would not help businesses and home workers meet high download speed needs. “On broadband, our view is that… Read More »

Government opts for regulatory approach to deliver 10Mb broadband to all

The UK government has decided to make Universal Service Obligation (USO) as the solution for all UK premises to get minimum download speed of 10Mbps and 1Mbps for upload speed by 2020. Government announced that it has disapproved of BT’s plans to improve the infrastructure with £600m of investments to achieve the same results. After consultation,… Read More »

UK Broadband and 4G services rank high on Ofcom Global Report

UK communications regulator Ofcom has just revealed the results of its comparative study of UK’s fixed broadband, 4G mobile networks along with 18 global countries including top performing nations like France, South Korea and Sweden. The data gathered for International Communications Market Report 2017 by the end of 2016 allows us to find UK’s global… Read More »