Virgin Media Caught Selling 200 Megabit Broadband To People Who Won’t Get That Speed

A BBC Watchdog report, which will air tonight, is due to show that Virgin is selling 200mbps broadband products to homes in areas that have high levels of network congestion. That basically means some people are getting much lower speeds than they're paying for. Read More >>

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Free Wi-Fi For EU And EU And EU, But Not For UK

The EU is going to make sure that every town and city will have access to free Wi-Fi. The UK, presumably, will be closing down the internet border and putting an end to the free movement of electrons. When fictionally asked for a theoretical comment, a made-up Brexit voter said "We don't want any of 'em foreign electrons coming over here taking jobs from our own British electrons". Read More >>

Three’s Offering Mobile Broadband to Help You Ditch Your Landline

If you live in an area with strong signal, chances are your 4G is faster than a standard non-fibre broadband connection. The problem is that it's been almost impossible to use the speedy wireless to ditch your ISP without having to pay a fortune. Three is hoping to put an end to that, with the launch of its new HomeFi 4G broadband service. Read More >>

A BT-Free Openreach is Thinking About Increasing its Broadband Rollout Targets

Now that Openreach has been surgically removed from BT, it's hoped that the UK's broadband infrastructure will end up better and cheaper. Today it's announced that it might be taking one step towards making things nicer for everyone, because its considering increasing previously announced goals regarding the rollout of FTTP broadband. Read More >>

Almost Everyone Hates Their Broadband Provider, Survey Reveals

BT and TalkTalk have been named the worst broadband providers in the UK by consumer group Which?, which reveals that they are still screwing up on broadband speeds, reliability and customer service. Read More >>

Everyone Hates Their Broadband

A survey of angry people by angry people surveyor Which? has found that's it's definitely not just you who's fed up with your broadband, as it found that 59 per cent of us -- that'll be 16 million adult internet users -- have had at least one problem with the internet connection over the last year. Read More >>

Ofcom’s Biggest Ever Fine Goes To BT

Ofcom's fining BT a record £42,000,000 for abusing its market power to reduce the amount of compensation it paid other companies. Read More >>

Virgin Media’s Standard Broadband Speed Is Now 100Meg

Virgin Media has just embarrassed all the other broadband providers by making ultrafast 100Mbps fibre its standard package, and increasing available speeds to 300Mbps. Read More >>

BT And Openreach Are Getting A Divorce

BT's hold over broadband infrastructure org Openreach is finally at an end, with Ofcom winning the drawn-out battle to legally separate the two. Read More >>

Brits Are WAY More Loyal To Our Broadband Providers Than Our Partners

As the calendar drags us interminably towards February the 14th and its many, many smug Facebook engagements, lots of us unintentionally audit our romantic lives. Are we happy with our partners? Is it time to get back on Tinder? Did we settle for Dependable Devon instead of risking rejection from Perfect Paris? Read More >>

TalkTalk’s Broadband & Fibre Sale Includes Fixed Prices ‘Til 2019

UK TV, internet and phone provider TalkTalk has announced a new sale on its broadband and fibre products, with cost cuts and guaranteed prices for 24 months. Read More >>

British Broadband Stubbornness Costs Us £322 A Year

There are many upsides to bring a stubborn Brit: getting a seat on the bus, feeling like you bested someone in a battle of wits, never having to change. But it seems being stuck in our ways is costing us, at least in terms of bills. Read More >>

Sky’s Advertised Broadband Speeds Are Set to Fall Today

Sky has announced a change in approach to advertised broadband speeds, and says it will -- from today -- start highlighting average download speeds to customers. Read More >>

BT and its Offshoots Top Quarterly Broadband Complaints Chart

The subscribers of BT, Plusnet and EE were the angriest broadband users of the last quarter, as Ofcom data reveals that the three ISPs -- BT and the two also owned by BT -- generated the most complaints. Read More >>

Ofcom Orders Openreach to ‘Legally Split’ From BT

Ofcom has decided that BT hasn’t put enough effort into addressing its competition concerns, and has ordered the telecommunications giant to legally split from Openreach. Read More >>