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BT expands free wi-fi access with new iPad App

BT has announced a new free mobile application that will help connect BT home broadband customers with an iPad to its network of over 2 million wi-fi hotspots, making it even easier for them to access the internet when they are on the move.

Better value broadband in rural areas

Rural parts of the UK could receive better value broadband services under proposals published by Ofcom.

BT reveals UK market towns set for super-fast broadband boost

BT has announced the 41 market towns that will benefit from the next phase of BT’s super-fast fibre broadband deployment, serving around 300,000 businesses and consumers across these areas. Customers in these areas will be able to access super-fast broadband speeds of up to 40Mb/s from Spring 2012.

New Year brings new savings drive for Brits

Over half (59 per cent) of Brits will look to make further savings in 2011, according to research by online insurer

Orange home broadband and calls ‘Price Promise’

Orange home broadband and calls ‘Price Promise’

Orange have announced the launch of a new Price Promise for its home broadband and landline call customers.

Super-fast broadband race is won

BT’s “Race to Infinity” competition, for communities to vote for their area to be one of the next upgraded to super-fast broadband, has proved so popular that BT has increased the number of winners from five to six.

Broadband users face Christmas excess download penalties

The surge in online TV services such as BBC iPlayer over recent years means that the inconvenience of missing your favourite TV show no longer exists for those with an internet connection.

Number of homes with broadband in the EU doubles

In the EU27, 70% of households had access to the internet in the first quarter of 2010, compared with 49% in the first quarter of 2006. The share of households with broadband internet connections doubled, to reach 61% in 2010 compared with 30% in 2006.

Government not doing enough to improve broadband

The results from 842 respondents to's latest survey have revealed that a vast majority (92%) of UK internet users are concerned that the government is not doing enough to improve broadband access.

Race for super-fast broadband hots up

BT has announced the five front-runners as its nationwide “Race to Infinity” competition, for communities to demonstrate demand to fast track super-fast broadband, enters its last month.

Next phase of superfast broadband plans announced

An ambition to deliver a ‘digital hub' in every community in the country is at the heart of the Government's £830 million strategy to make sure the UK has the best broadband network in Europe by 2015.

BT pushes the boundries of super-fast broadband

BT announced its latest plans for super-fast broadband, to further support the Government’s vision of creating the best super-fast broadband network in Europe by 2015. The company’s commitment involves plans to conduct a technical trial of one Gigabit fibre broadband speeds in Kesgrave, Suffolk and the inclusion of up to 40 rural market towns in the next phase of BT’s deployment of super-fast fibre broadband.

7 million Brits wait until Christmas Day to buy gifts

New research from Sky Broadband shows that around seven million people in the UK are waiting until Christmas Day to buy friends and family presents this year.

Virgin Media lays new digital foundations with Persimmon Homes

Virgin Media has partnered with one of the UK’s major house builders, Persimmon Homes, to bring new home buyers the benefits of a fully-connected digital home.

Subsidised iPad deals to boost demand for dongles

Christmas is upon us and many Brits will be looking forward to a gadget or two waiting for them under the tree.