‘Forgotten’ Welsh Village Gets Gigabit 5G

A village in the hills of Monmouthshire in South Wales has taken the unusual step of upgrading from broadband speeds of less than 1Mbps to gigabit. Read More >>

Sky TV, Broadband, and Phone Services Are Getting a Price Hike From 1st April

If you're a Sky customer, you might want to pay attention. It looks like you might have to start paying more money for your service come April, as let slip by a change to the small print that was spotted by our colleagues over at T3. Read More >>

The UK Finally Gets Plume’s Mesh WiFi System

We've had our eyes on Silicon Valley mesh WiFi manufacturer Plume for a while now, not least because of its rather gorgeous plug-in SuperPods for improving signal around your home. Read More >>

Virgin Media Trials Multi-Gigabit Broadband

Some of us might still be in the dark ages in terms of our broadband speeds, but a successful trial by Virgin Media shows that hyper-fast multi-gigabit speeds are totally possible. Read More >>

Vodafone Is Officially The Worst, Says Ofcom League Table

It's a bad day for Vodafone, which has just topped Ofcom's league table of the most-complained-about providers for both broadband and landlines. Read More >>

Behold, The Places With The Worst Broadband In Britain

It's 2019, and there are still places in the UK where broadband is too slow to use Netflix. Read More >>

Ofcom Wants Your Broadband Provider To Tell You When Your Contract’s Up

We all get far too many notifications these days, but we'd actually be quite pleased to receive the ones Ofcom is planning. They want your internet provider to have to write to you and tell you that your contract's finished, with details of their other offers. Read More >>

Specific Cheltenham Street Singled Out As Worst Broadband In The UK

Greenmeadows Park in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire is officially the slowest street for broadband in the whole country. Read More >>

Mobile Internet Beats Wifi Speeds In These 33 Countries

While you might assume that wifi will always trounce cellular data, a new study shows that in many countries the opposite is true. Mobile analytics firm Open Signal has pitted wifi and mobile internet against each other in 80 countries and found that average mobile download speeds were faster in 33 countries. Read More >>

5G Home Broadband Will Be Twice As Fast, Half The Cost, Says Report

A new report from consulting company Ovum says 5G tech will double our home broadband speeds and save us all £240 a year. Read More >>

New Partnership Means EE Customers May End Up With Custom Apple TVs

It's no secret that Apple has been wanting to infiltrate the world of streaming and television for quite some time, to the point where it's been spending millions of dollars on original content. But there's more to TV dominance than simply creating content people may find too boring to watch. Word is it's in discussions with BT to deliver Apple TV hardware to EE broadband customers, in an effort from both companies to better infiltrate the living room. Read More >>

BT Copies BT-Owned EE, Launches Mobile Broadband Plans

Over the past few years we've seen networks slowly realise that people would prefer to have broadband that comes from magic beams in the air, rather than a cable installed by an engineer with a six month backlog. Relish did it, then Three bought Relish and launched their own version. EE also decided to get in on the action, and now the company that owns EE has decided its a great idea. So now you can pay BT to deliver you mobile broadband as well. Read More >>

Vodafone Will Give You a Free Gadget if You Buy its Broadband

Lots of companies want to sell you internet, and there are plenty of tactics they're willing to try in an attempt to lure you in. Some offer hefty discounts, others free access to certain services, while some will throw a free gift or two your way in the hopes that will work. Vodafone is the latter, having just announced new customers will be able to claim a free gift worth up to £199 if they sign up. Read More >>

Openreach Chops Wholesale Price of Fibre Connections by up to 40 Per Cent

BT's Openreach division is planning to massively reduce the prices it charges the likes of Sky, TalkTalk and the others for access to its network and fibre connections to resell, with the wholesale cost of your average superfast 80Mb connection dropping from £9.95 to £5.99. It could at last encourage your dad to upgrade to a part-fibre line. Read More >>

People Complain Most About TalkTalk and Least About Sky When It Comes to Broadband and Landlines

As British people, we like to complain about stuff. And today, Ofcom has released a set of data showing exactly what we do – and don't – complain about, at least in terms of telecoms and television services. Read More >>