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Britain isn't bundling: £2.3bn down the drain on unbundled deals

Considering the savings that can be made from bundling your broadband with your home phone or digital TV service, you might assume that bundling was a no-brainer?

Post Office Homephone and Broadband recession-busting price freeze

Post Office has announced a recession-busting price freeze on its HomePhone and Broadband services for both current and new customers.

Good broadband now essential for house hunters

A good broadband connection now tops off-street parking and access to local amenities as one of the vital deciding factors for people buying a new house, according to a study of British homebuyers.

UK parents prefer ‘active choice’ filtering on the internet

Most UK adults with children in the household reject automatic blocking of internet content according to data from TalkTalk, instead preferring to be asked to choose whether or not they want to block harmful content on the internet.

August busiest month for home movers but only a quarter switch suppliers

With thousands moving home this August bank holiday, Post Office HomePhone and Broadband is urging home movers to find the best telecoms deals, following new research revealing only a quarter look for cheaper offers.

The best student broadband deal

Comparison website, Broadbandchoices.co.uk, has researched the huge array of broadband deals available in the UK and found that the difference between the cheapest and most expensive broadband deals can be as much as £25 per month.

Network upgrades boost average broadband speeds

UK consumers are achieving average residential broadband speeds of 9.0Mbit/s, driven by the move to new ‘superfast' services, Ofcom research reveals.

Olympic tube Wi-Fi sprints ahead with 44% speed boost

Broadbandchoices.co.uk has repeated its broadband speed tests of the first six London Underground stations to offer free Wi-Fi ahead of the Olympics - only to find that speeds have increased since the start of the games to an average of 18.36Mb.

Wi-fi woes: almost two thirds of wi-fi users face service problems

Nearly two thirds (62%) of wi-fi users in the UK are experiencing problems with their wi-fi signal, with a whopping 63% suffering from slow speeds, according to new research from Ofcom-accredited comparison site Broadbandchoices.co.uk.

BT offers free TV to bundle customers

BT has announced that it is to offer free BT Vision Essential to customers signing up to its TV, broadband and calls package.

Brits stung with unexpected data charges on their broadband bills

More than two million Brits are being stung with extra charges despite signing up to seemingly good value broadband deals.

North Yorkshire to install fibre broadband

Homes and businesses in England's largest rural county are set to get superfast broadband by the end of 2014.

Samba launches 'free' mobile broadband service

Dominic Baliszewski, telecoms expert at Broadbandchoices.co.uk commented: "Surfing via smartphones and tablets has soared in popularity over the last 3 years while subscription rates to 3G dongles have dwindled.

London Underground Wi-Fi faster than broadband in the average home

Broadbandchoices.co.uk conducted speed tests at the first five London Underground stations to offer free Wi-Fi ahead of the Olympics.

TalkTalk launches competitive phone and broadband deal

TalkTalk, the broadband, home phone and mobile company, has introduced a competitive phone and broadband deal, offering huge savings compared with BT, Sky and Virgin Media.