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Broadband speeds research shows ’superfast’ surge

April 15, 2014

One in four UK residential fixed broadband connections is ‘superfast’, according to latest Ofcom research.

Keywords: Broadband, BT, ISP, Sky, Virgin

Average UK broadband speeds hit double figures

March 14, 2013

Average residential UK broadband speeds reached 12.0Mbit/s in November 2012, Ofcom research reveals.

Keywords: Broadcasting, BT, Internet, Virgin

Network upgrades boost average broadband speeds

August 15, 2012

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

Keywords: Broadband, BT, Virgin

Ofcom bans rollover contracts

September 13, 2011

Ofcom today confirmed that rollover contracts, which tie landline and broadband customers into repeated minimum contract periods unless they opt out, will be banned from December this year.

Keywords: BT, Consumer, Contract

Better value rural broadband

July 20, 2011

Millions of homes and businesses in rural parts of the UK could get better value broadband services by the end of this year.

Keywords: Broadcasting, BT

How unbundled lines have benefited consumers

May 6, 2011

There are more than 7.6 million of them and they’ve helped transform communications in the UK - but what are unbundled lines and why are they such good news for consumers.

Keywords: Broadband, BT, Consumer, Landline, Telecoms

Ofcom proposes new wholesale prices for Openreach

March 31, 2011

Ofcom today proposed new regulatory controls on the prices of wholesale broadband and telephone services provided by Openreach, the access division of BT.

Keywords: Broadband, BT, Phone

Ofcom proposals spell end for rollover contracts

March 3, 2011

Landline phone contracts which automatically roll over unless you opt out are to be banned under proposals set out by Ofcom today.  

Keywords: Broadband, BT, Consumer, Landline

Better value broadband in rural areas

January 20, 2011

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

Keywords: Broadband, BT, Internet, ISP

Pole position for a super-fast future

Fibre oiptic cable

January 14, 2011

BT has today unveiled how other communications providers will be able to access its underground ducts and overhead telegraph poles to provide their own super-fast broadband networks.

Keywords: Broadband, BT

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