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Brits bingeing on TV box sets

Three out of four Brits admit to bingeing on box sets of their favourite TV programmes, with thousands missing out on sleep, food and even sex to watch shows in marathon sessions!

UK overtakes major EU nations for superfast broadband

The UK has the highest take-up and coverage of superfast broadband among leading European economies, new figures show.

Fast broadband and energy efficiency are the new ‘home essentials’

Central heating, energy efficiency and home security top the nation’s list of top 20 ‘must-have’ home features, according to new research from Gocompare.com Home Insurance, while more than half say that a good broadband connection is now an ‘essential’.

Boats and planes to join the superfast lane

Passengers on boats, planes and other vehicles could enjoy superfast broadband speeds when travelling in the UK, following a decision by Ofcom.

Superfast Broadband in Wales - 100,000 properties milestone reached

More than 100,000 Welsh homes and businesses can now get access to superfast speeds as a result of the UK Government’s roll-out of superfast broadband.

Internet access and use in 2013

Internet access and use is widespread amongst the EU population. In the EU28, 79% of households had access to the internet in 2013 and 76% had a broadband internet connection, compared with 55% and 42% respectively in 2007.

New rules for faster telecoms repairs and installation

Telephone and broadband customers stand to benefit from faster line repairs and installations, under new rules proposed by Ofcom.

Bundles make good financial sense

We all like ways of cutting back on spending, yet many of us are missing out on making significant savings simply by taking time to look at what we spend on those regular household bills.

Brits bewildered by broadband bluster

Broadband providers are confusing customers with technical jargon that is seeing them miss out on the cheapest deals and best services.

Superfast broadband available to three-in-four homes

Superfast broadband is now available to almost three quarters of UK homes, and the number of people using the technology has more than doubled in the last year, Ofcom has revealed.

UK Government-backed broadband roll-out reaches another milestone in Wales

Following significant government investment of over £50 million, another 151 towns and villages in Wales will get high speed fibre broadband as part of the multi-million pound Superfast Cymru project.

Choosing the best student broadband deal

For modern day students broadband is an essential utility. It helps with studying, accessing university services, socialising, money management and staying in touch with loved ones.

Consumers to benefit from easier broadband and landline switching

Ofcom has announced new measures to help consumers change landline and broadband providers with greater ease, confidence and convenience.

Average UK broadband speed continues to rise

Ofcom's latest report into fixed-line residential broadband speeds shows that the average actual UK speed has risen by 22% (2.7Mbit/s) in the six months to May 2013, and 64% (5.7Mbit/s) in the year since May 2012.

Why you need fibre optic broadband in 2013

Unless you use your internet connection purely for e-mails and other activities that do not require a lot of bandwidth, you could definitely do with a high-speed broadband upgrade.