Broadband

Steam Becomes the Latest to Attempt to Save Bandwidth

With us all being stuck at home during the Coronavirus self-isolation, it’s hardly any surprise that the internet is taking a bit of a hammering. Specifically, as we all ...

March 31, 2020 at 12:45 pm by

UK Internet Providers Remove Data Caps on Broadband

With the Coronavirus forcing many of us to remain at home, the chances are that you’re probably using the internet as your primary source of entertainment at the moment. ...

March 30, 2020 at 11:40 am by

VPN Usage Figures Surge by Up to 112% in the Last Week

With various governments around the world advising people to remain at home wherever possible, it’s hardly surprising to hear that internet usage has seen significant ...

March 17, 2020 at 8:48 am by

BT to Start Charging £50 if You Keep your Router!

In the earlier days of broadband and subscription packages, it wasn’t uncommon for an ISP to either charge you for your router or want it back when the contract ended. ...

January 29, 2020 at 2:02 pm by

BT Partners with Google Stadia in UK Broadband Bundle

Launching late last year, I think it’s pretty safe to say that the Google Stadia has so far gotten off to a rough start. Being one of the first dedicated game streaming ...

January 17, 2020 at 10:31 am by

UK To Commit £5bn to Achieve Gigabit Internet Roll-Out by 2025

While having access to ‘full-fiber’ internet is nice (particularly with the speeds it can throw your way) the vast majority of UK homes are still largely ...

September 29, 2019 at 12:01 pm by

Netgear Unleashes Huge New Range of Home Networking Tech!

Having a decent wifi set-up at home can be more than a little difficult at times. If you’re reliant on the router your provider sent you, then usually these are of ...

September 6, 2019 at 10:33 am by

International Space Station Now Rocking 600 Mbps Internet

A recent hardware upgrade from NASA means that the International Space Station (ISS) now has a 600 Mbps data rate. The new update doubles the transfer rate they had before, ...

September 2, 2019 at 12:09 pm by

UK Telecoms Says Full-Fibre by 2025 is Possible but Difficult

Since becoming Prime Minister last week, one of the first things that Boris Johnson has said he’s like to achieve (other than Brexit on the 31st of October) is full ...

August 3, 2019 at 12:02 pm by

London Underground Will Have 4G by Next Year!

If you are a regular commuter in London, you will know that getting a solid (and decent) connection speed on the Underground service can be more than a little tricky. You are, ...

July 19, 2019 at 12:22 pm by

Survey Reveals Why We Don’t Change our Broadband Supplier

It doesn’t exactly take a consumer expert to know that by and large people are often very reluctant to ‘shop around’ when their various home product ...

July 12, 2019 at 10:32 am by

GTA V Download Via Dial-Up – How Long Do You Think it Takes?

GTA V Downloaded Via Dial-Up Thankfully the days of dial-up internet are mostly now just a bad memory. Well, at least for those of us who are old enough to remember those very ...

July 7, 2019 at 11:22 am by

UK Phone & Internet Customers to get End of Contract Notices

New Contract Laws Come To The UK One of the biggest difficulties in home management these days is ensuring that you are on the best possible tariff for all of your services. ...

May 15, 2019 at 11:12 am by

UK Plans to Introduce New ‘Internet of Things’ Law

UK Proposes New ‘Internet of Things’ Laws We’re going to start this one with a little question. How many devices are currently wirelessly connected to your ...

May 1, 2019 at 1:42 pm by

Amazon Plans To Launch 3,000 Satellites For Broadband Service

Amazon Broadband For several years now, we have heard rumours that companies were very interested in exploring the possibility of launching satellites to create, in effect, a ...

April 5, 2019 at 12:44 pm by

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