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February 2, 2017  10:29 AM

Would you rather dump your other half, or switch broadband provider?

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Broadband

Because apparently, 77% of Brits are more likely to dump their partner than their broadband provider. At least, this was the main finding of a survey of 2,000 UK consumers conducted by broadband comparison site Cable.co.uk. Cable's team of crack statisticians...

September 14, 2016  10:51 AM

Newts move home in search of faster broadband

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Broadband

Frustrated at the slow state of broadband in their area, a family of newts has moved house to take advantage of the opportunities provided by superfast fibre. A BT Openreach engineer found the newts getting comfortable among the telephone cables down a manhole in Coldingham in Scotland. Steve...


August 13, 2015  3:00 PM

Ofcom learns secret of time travel, uses it for really boring consultation

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Broadband, BT, FTTP, Ofcom

Ofcom CEO Sharon White has discovered the secret of time travel, or so it would appear from a consultation document released on 13 August by the telecoms regulator.

The revelation that Ofcom has access to technology that baffles modern-day science was tucked away in a dense and lengthy...


May 31, 2013  10:59 AM

Badger, badger, badger, badger… Broadband! Broadband!

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Badger, Broadband, BT, Easingwold, Yorkshire


March 7, 2011  3:24 PM

Revealed: the truth about broadband

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, fibre, Infinity, ISP, telecoms

The Telegraph website has revealed a true scoop on the state of UK broadband. Either that, or it has made a tantalisingly insightful typo.

In a story stating that


October 7, 2010  2:40 PM

The limits to Infinity

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Broadband, Infinity

One of the curious side effects of BT's current campaign to get us to reveal our pent-up desire for super-fast broadband, otherwise known as BT Infinity, is that we now know that Infinity stops at 1000.
That's the minimum...


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