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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

Supporting the UK’s super-fast broadband future

Fibre oiptic cable

October 7, 2010

Ofcom today set out decisions designed to promote competition and investment in super-fast broadband services across the UK.

Keywords: Broadband, BT, Sky, Virgin

Cheaper charges for UK consumers to end phone contracts

June 17, 2010

Charges that consumers face for leaving their landline phone contracts early will be cut by as much as 85 per cent, Ofcom announced today.

Keywords: BT, Consumer, Phone, Virgin

UK consumers switch on to HD


April 7, 2010

An increasing number of TV viewers are switching on to high definition television services, according to new Ofcom research.

Keywords: Digital TV, Freeview, High definition, Sky, TV, Virgin

Super-fast broadband boost


October 9, 2009

Moves to bring the next generation of super-fast broadband to the UK are gathering pace.

Keywords: Broadband, BT, Internet, Virgin

Watching TV online


October 8, 2009

This weekend’s England’s World Cup qualifier against Ukraine will be screened exclusively live over the internet. But while this is the first time England football matches have been broadcast this way, watching TV over the internet has been growing in popularity for some time.

Keywords: BBC, BT, Digital TV, ITV, Sky, TV on demand, Video on demand, Virgin

Eight out of ten TV screens now get digital


September 29, 2009

A surge in the conversion of secondary TV sets has boosted the total number of UK digitally-enabled TV sets to 80 per cent, new Ofcom research reveals today.

Keywords: Digital switchover, Digital TV, Freeview, Sky, TV, Virgin

TV on demand


September 23, 2009

The BBC says it has no plans to charge people for using its iPlayer catch-up TV service.

Keywords: BBC, BT Vision, Channel 4, Digital TV, Five, ITV, Sky, TV, TV on demand, Video on demand, Virgin

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