Latest UK broadband news

April 3, 2018

Most broadband customers complain over price hikes and slow speeds

Price hikes and frequent connection drop outs were the major issues that broadband customers complained over, according to a latest study on the performance of major providers in the UK. Leading operators like BT, Virgin Media, Sky, EE, TalkTalk and Plusnet as well as small ISPs such as Zen Internet were ranked by Which? based … Continue reading “Most broadband customers complain over price hikes and slow speeds”

March 30, 2018

BT reduces landline price to £11.99 for home phone customers

Line rental price for 900k BT landline-only customers would be reduced to £11.99 a month from £18.99 a month from 1 April 2018, it has been revealed. The significant price cut of £7 a month would help home phone only users save £84 a year, BT said. The discount would apply to customers who have … Continue reading “BT reduces landline price to £11.99 for home phone customers”

March 29, 2018

10Mbps USO broadband scheme details unveiled by the Government

The Government has just revealed the details of Universal Service Obligation (USO) scheme which promises minimum 10Mb broadband for all the UK homes from 2020. The implementation will start soon and more than 500k premises in the remote places would get access to high speed broadband for their internet access needs. The USO would ensure … Continue reading “10Mbps USO broadband scheme details unveiled by the Government”

March 28, 2018

Slow broadband troubles children while doing homework, study reveals

Many students in the UK get affected by internet related issues like slow broadband speed, a latest study has revealed. According to uSwitch survey, more parents in urban places (28%) complained over internet problems, when compared to just 5% of rural parents who raised these issues. 15% of parents stated that slow broadband speed is a problem when … Continue reading “Slow broadband troubles children while doing homework, study reveals”

March 24, 2018

Plusnet and Vodafone shine in broadband customer satisfaction survey

Zen Internet was chosen the best internet service provider in a recent survey conducted by Which? magazine. The half-yearly consumer poll placed Plusnet on third place, while other major ISPs Virgin Media, Sky, BT and TalkTalk were ranked quite behind small ISPs like Utility Warehouse, SSE and John Lewis in terms of their all-round performance … Continue reading “Plusnet and Vodafone shine in broadband customer satisfaction survey”

February 11, 2018

TalkTalk plans 1Gbps FTTH fibre broadband for 3m UK homes

Major broadband & home phone firm TalkTalk has announced plans to roll out FTTP fibre broadband that will provide 1Gbps full fibre broadband to 3m homes across the UK. According to the provider, it would soon launch £1.5bn project with the help of Infracapital which would invest £400m and the full fibre broadband will be rolled … Continue reading “TalkTalk plans 1Gbps FTTH fibre broadband for 3m UK homes”