Are all broadband connections equal, or are some more equal than others?

What does the term broadband mean to the average person? Do we simply use the term to refer to any generic internet connection, or are talking specifically about high-speed or superfast broadband? Well, the problem is the majority of people are unsure: broadband unfortunately can mean many things to many people. Originally the term referred […]

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Cumbria rejects the joint BT

Many critics of the government’s tendering system to provide high speed broadband for remote rural areas have argued for some time now that the process was uncompetitive and that major companies like BT and Fujitsu had counties like Cumbria in the bag with respect to the counties BDUK project. Those suspicions were, however, finally dispelled […]

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The EC threatens to stiffen ISP Net Neutrality rules

The European Commission has responded to Body of European Regulators of Electronic Communications (BEREC’s) final report into Net Neutrality and proposed to stiffen industry guidelines through ‘strong and targeted action’ and accepted that it is the duty of the Commission to deliver more ‘effective consumer choice’. The principal of treating all internet traffic as equal, […]

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What advantages can high speed broadband bring to businesses?

The internet is essential to most of us these days. It’s become so necessary in fact that life appears to fall apart every time there is a problem with our connection. It’s understandable therefore that we all get frustrated when the speed of our internet connection suddenly drops. However, business owners probably get more frustrated […]

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