Virgin Media O2 Completes Gigabit Network Upgrade

Ultrafast broadband. 15.5 million homes can now access speeds of 1.1Gbps, after Virgin Media O2 completes network upgrade

2 months ago

Old Routers Pose Security Risk, Warns Which?

Elderly routers that can no longer receive firmware updates posed security risk to millions of people, consumer group Which? warns

9 months ago

Ofcom Tackles Broadband Pricing For Vulnerable Customers

New measures protect vulnerable customers from high broadband prices, as well as price cuts for out-of-contract customers

2 years ago

KCOM Acquired For £504m By Pension Fund

Hull-based telecoms group agrees to be acquired for over half a billion pounds by university pension fund

3 years ago

New Broadband Code Of Practice For ISPs

Bye bye for "up to" speed claims. New rules surrounding minimum broadband line speeds come into force

3 years ago

US Government Asks Allies To Implement Huawei Ban

American officials trying to persuade foreign mobile operators and ISPs to drop all Huawei kit

3 years ago

TalkTalk To Build FTTP Fibre Network To 3m Premises

Watch out BT? Rival ISP announces plan to build full fibre network to 3 million homes and businesses

4 years ago

FCC Website ‘Attacked’ After John Oliver Net Neutrality Call To Arms

US regulator claims website attack, hours after British comedian urges people to protest against rule change

5 years ago

Virgin Media Increases ‘Standard’ Broadband To 100Mbps

Broadband arms race continues with Virgin Media now offering 100Mbps as the default line speed

5 years ago

US ISPs Could Sell User Data If Obama’s Internet Privacy Rules Are Challenged

Strict privacy rules for American ISPs may be overturned after Republican senator resolution

5 years ago

American ISPs Need Permission To Share User Web Data

Privacy win for America. The FCC requires US ISPs to gather consent before sharing online data

5 years ago

Amazon Could Include Broadband In Prime Subscriptions

Amazon could package broadband connections with its Prime video steaming service to take on Netflix and ISPs alike

5 years ago

TalkTalk Drops Passwords For Voice Recognition After Hack

Post hack, TalkTalk allows customers to access their accounts via voice recognition technology

6 years ago

MPs Slam Draft Investigatory Powers Bill

Committee of MPs adds to criticism of the Snoopers' Charter, saying it is “not thought through”

6 years ago

TalkTalk Admits 157,000 Customer Details Were Hacked

Hack compromised the details of 'only' 157,000 customers, not four million as originally thought

6 years ago

British Spies Collected Phone Data For 14 Years

Theresa May admits British spooks have been bulk collecting phone data and email records since 2001

6 years ago

MPs To Probe TalkTalk Hack As Police Arrest Fourth Suspect

Police arrest fourth TalkTalk hack suspect as Committee of MPs announces launch of formal investigation

6 years ago

Government Online Porn Policy Faces European Hurdle

British measures to block porn on computers and mobile devices by default faces European challenge

7 years ago

Tesco Resolves Nationwide Broadband Outage

Bad news keeps coming for Tesco as thousands of customers experience a significant broadband outage

7 years ago

Conservatives Promise Age Checks For Online Porn

Sites based either in the UK or abroad would be blocked if they don't impement such controls, according to the…

7 years ago

White House Leaves FTC To Decide Net Neutrality Laws

The FTC will decide how the Internet is governed after the White House said it already had the required powers

7 years ago

1 In 5 Websites ‘Blocked By ISP Filters In UK’

Open Rights Group's Blocked project reveals many sites are being filtered out

8 years ago

US Lawmakers Seek Ban Of Revised Net Neutrality Law

Two lawmakers introduce bill to ban deals allowing certain companies to pay for faster IP traffic delivery

8 years ago

21 More Pirate Websites To Be Blocked By UK ISPs

BeeMP3, FilesTube and TorrentHound join the likes of the Pirate Bay on the copyright holders’ blacklist

8 years ago

Ofcom Proposes Easier Broadband Switching

Ofcom proposals seek easier broadband and landline switching for consumers hunting for a better deal

8 years ago

Prime Minister: UK ISPs Will Have To Block Porn

The government has outlined new measures to protect children online, but it’s unclear just how effective they will be

9 years ago

TalkTalk Grows Revenue And Digital TV Market Share

The telecoms provider adds new TV customers faster than Sky

9 years ago

PlusNet Tests IP Address-Sharing As IPv6 Fails To Take Off

IPv4 addresses are running out so PlusNet wants more customers to try using the same IP address

9 years ago

British ISPs Stop The Promo Bay Blockade

The completely legal Pirate Bay project is once again accessible from the UK

9 years ago