Category Archives: Business Broadband

July 2, 2018

BT broadband prices are going up again: what are your options?

BT has just announced that it is increasing its broadband prices again, with the latest batch of increases due to become effective in September. The company said that in addition to affecting broadband plans, these price increases will affect phone-calling … Read more >

May 9, 2018

Ofcom ranks UK’s best and worst broadband providers

Telecoms regulator Ofcom has released the results of its second annual survey of customer satisfaction, identifying the UK’s best and worst broadband providers. Ofcom surveyed the customers of Virgin Media, TalkTalk, Sky, Plusnet, EE and BT in January and February … Read more >

January 30, 2018

UK reaches 95% broadband goal

On Monday, the government praised the closing of the UK’s “digital divide” and confirmed the report by that 95% of businesses and homes in the UK now had access to superfast broadband connections that exceeded 24Mbps. However, the report … Read more >

March 21, 2017

BT agrees deal to legally separate Openreach

Customers should expect less-expensive and improved broadband service now that BT has agreed to legally make Openreach a separate entity. Openreach owns and operates the UK’s broadband network. It has taken two years for BT to reach an agreement with … Read more >

January 30, 2017

BT announces price increases

BT has announced that it will increase prices on landline and broadband services and that customers will begin paying to access BT Sport. Effective 2 April, the price for copper broadband service will increase by £2 a month, while the … Read more >

December 16, 2016

Broadband ranked as “essential” factor in everyday life, says Which?

A new survey commissioned by consumer group Which? found that 90% of consumers thought that having access to broadband was “essential to their everyday life.” Research consultancy Populus surveyed 2,107 people in the UK and found that a higher percentage … Read more >

December 8, 2016

Ofcom plans easier BT network access for rivals

Following the news that BT has been ordered to legally separate from Openreach, Ofcom is now planning to make access to BT’s network much easier for rival providers. Ofcom believes that improving this access can boost competition and help enhance … Read more >

October 3, 2016

ISPs promise more accurate broadband speeds

A number of different broadband providers have signed up to a new code that will ensure that they provide accurate data on broadband speeds. Companies that have already signed up to the Ofcom code include Virgin Media, TalkTalk Business, BT … Read more >

September 27, 2016

Northampton set to become the UK’s next Gigabit City

Northampton is earmarked as the next Gigabit City in the UK after CityFibre announced plans to provide 1Gbps fibre broadband to local businesses. The new network will use 45 km of fibre, and CityFibre will sell its services to third-party … Read more >

May 10, 2016

BT to invest £6bn in faster broadband and 4G

BT has announced that it is to invest £6 billion in the provision of superfast broadband and improvement of 4G coverage, with the goal of reaching more than 95% of the population within four years. The company said that the … Read more >