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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.

BT supercharges BT Infinity packages

BT has reaffirmed its commitment to offer an unrivalled broadband experience with the news that, later this year it will launch the BT Home Hub 5 with all of its BT Infinity packages.

Ofcom proposes new prices for landline and broadband services

Telephone and broadband customers could see lower prices as a result of changes to wholesale charges proposed by Ofcom.

Millions penalised by broadband location lottery

Nearly three million UK households are forced to spend an extra £170m a year for broadband - simply because of where they live according to new research.

New measures to boost superfast broadband competition

Ofcom has proposed new measures to promote competition among superfast broadband providers, as part of a major review of wholesale telecoms services.

EE launches next generation services on world’s fastest network

EE has unveiled its next-generation network and a range of new plans and services designed to make it even easier for customers to enjoy EE’s superfast 4G and Fibre broadband.

Deadline extended for £20m broadband fund applications

Rural communities have just under a month to get their applications in for the final round of the £20m Rural Community Broadband Fund.

Tesco launches £2 unlimited broadband - cheaper than a box of eggs

Tesco is slashing the price of its unlimited broadband service to just £2 a month, making it the cheapest unlimited broadband available that doesn’t involve paying for an additional telecoms service.

UK broadband competition reaches new milestone

The level of competition in the UK broadband market has reached a new milestone, Ofcom has announced.

Great broadband speeds divide revealed

New research from independent price comparison and switching service,, reveals massive speed discrepancies between locations that are, in many cases, just a few miles apart, and in close proximity to major UK cities. In the worst case there is a difference of up to 89% between the fastest and slowest speeds.

Average UK broadband speeds hit double figures

Average residential UK broadband speeds reached 12.0Mbit/s in November 2012, Ofcom research reveals.

Brits waste millions as broadband bundle costs plummet

Brits are throwing away over £500 million a year by failing to switch their broadband package according to a new report. More than third (39%) of UK households admitted they haven't switched in over 4 years despite a dramatic drop in prices during this time.

BT launches better value totally unlimited broadband

BT has raised the stakes in the battle for broadband customers by introducing Totally Unlimited Broadband on all but its entry level offerings – and cutting the price.