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First interactive UK fixed-line broadband map launched

Ofcom has launched the UK's first interactive map of fixed broadband, using actual data provided by communications providers about the UK's broadband infrastructure.

Broadband mad Brits happy to pay more for a superfast service

Despite the recession the majority of us would be willing to pay more for faster broadband speeds, according to The problem is many of those that want faster speeds simply can't get them.

Openreach reveals further fibre locations and rural “white space” trial

Openreach has revealed a further 66 exchanges where it will make fibre-based infrastructure available so that communications providers can deliver super-fast broadband.

iPad users warned of roaming charges whilst abroad

The summer getaway is just around the corner and whilst many Brits are weighing up the costs of a week in the sun, others will be looking for the best option for using their iPad abroad without running up a huge mobile broadband bill.

Virgin Media’s 100Mb broadband available to over 4m UK homes

Virgin Media’s blisteringly fast 100Mb broadband roll-out has now passed a landmark four million homes, giving families in the UK the ability to enjoy a service able to deliver over sixteen times the average national broadband speed.

Everything Everywhere and BT to trial 4G high speed broadband

Everything Everywhere and BT Wholesale have announced a collaboration that will see the first live trial of next generation 4G LTE high speed broadband to customers.

Mobile broadband speeds revealed

Ofcom has published its first research into the performance of mobile broadband across the UK. Ofcom consumer research shows that 17 per cent of UK households are using mobile broadband to access online services, with 7 per cent using it as their only means of internet access, compared to 3 per cent in 2009.

TalkTalk reduces prices and offers more, for less

TalkTalk, the phone and broadband provider, is backing up its promise to always deliver better value to its customers, by reducing pricing and enriching its most popular packages.

UK Spamdemic: 111 million spam attacks made every day

Britain's ‘Spamdemic' - the deluge of unsolicited ‘spam' messages - is spreading, according to new research from independent price comparison and switching service

Orange Broadband launches ‘No Tricks Just Treats’ campaign

Orange has announced the launch of a new marketing campaign to raise awareness of its great value home broadband plans.

Better business broadband from O2

O2 launches a broadband offering designed to better meet the needs of the country’s 4.9 million small and medium sized businesses.

TalkTalk launches new internet security product

TalkTalk, the phone and broadband provider, has launched HomeSafe; the UK’s first network level broadband security service.

BT recruits ex-armed forces personnel to help deploy broadband

BT’s Openreach division is looking to recruit around 200 ex-armed forces personnel to help deliver super-fast fibre broadband. The ex-armed forces men and women are due to start their new jobs in May this year.

Virgin Media to trial world’s fastest cable broadband

Virgin Media, UK broadband provider, is to begin testing internet speeds of up to 1.5Gb in east London. Using Virgin Media’s unique cable network, the trials will begin this month in partnership with four companies in the vicinity of Old Street in London, dubbed the ‘Silicon Roundabout’.

Fujitsu to deliver broadband to 5 million rural homes

Fujitsu, one of the world’s largest technology and communications companies, has announced plans to work in collaboration with Virgin Media, TalkTalk and Cisco to deliver next generation internet services to 5 million homes in rural Britain.