TalkTalk customers in parts of the North West were left without broadband on Thursday morning after a fault with the company’s service.
TalkTalk has sold its fibre networks rollout business to Cityfibre for £200 million.
Boris Johnson said he would not risk Britain’s security when upgrading the nation’s 5G communications network – but said critics of Chinese technology firm Huawei must come up with an “alternative” provider.
Regulator Ofcom has set out its plan to supercharge investment in faster and more reliable fibre broadband across the country.
Mobile operator O2 has expanded its 5G network to another 13 towns and cities across the UK.
More than 50,000 homes are stuck with mediocre broadband and 4G despite a sharp national increase in access to faster connections, Ofcom said.
Virgin Media customers in parts of London have been left without internet after cables were damaged, with some claiming to have been unable to get online for more than 24 hours.
Ofcom is proposing a ban on the sale of “locked” mobile phones as part of plans to make it easier for mobile users to switch operators.
Nearly half of broadband customers have never tried haggling with their current provider but those who do negotiate or switch save an average of £120 a year, according to Which?
The majority of businesses want to see the next government increase public spending, but most remain concerned over Labour proposals for nationalising several industries, a new survey has found.
Labour wants to nationalise mail, water, energy distribution and supply, train operators and fibre broadband provision.
Nearly half of students would like to be given access to a voice-activated assistant to help with their studies, new research suggests.
The UK’s worst street for broadband speed is more than 800 times slower than the fastest, an annual survey has found.
Coming in at 64 pages – front and back covers included – the Conservative Party manifesto is about two-thirds of the length of the documents published by Labour (107 pages) and the Liberal Democrats (100 pages).
The main political party leaders faced a tough grilling from the Question Time audience, with Boris Johnson jeered, while Jeremy Corbyn was accused of having “reckless socialist ideas”.
Self-styled “radical and ambitious” plans tend to always come with a cost.
The Labour Party has pledged to overhaul the country’s cybersecurity with the creation of a co-ordinating minister and a review of the National Cyber Security Centre’s role.
WiFi “not-spots” – areas of the home where people are unable to connect to WiFi – affect a third of UK households, new research suggests.
Labour will pledge to invest £100 billion in Scotland over the next decade as Jeremy Corbyn unveils his party’s manifesto ahead of next month’s General Election.
Labour is set to unveil its manifesto on Thursday – hailed by Jeremy Corbyn as the most radical in the UK’s history.
Jeremy Corbyn will accuse the “bankers, billionaires and the establishment” of trying to stop a radical Labour government being elected as he reveals a manifesto for “real change”.
Jeremy Corbyn plans to give all local authorities the right to take bus services into public ownership if Labour wins the General Election.
The Labour Party’s General Election policies could “crack the foundations of our economy”, while Tory immigration plans risk creating a skills shortage, a business leader has warned.
Jeremy Corbyn was joined by senior party figures to hammer out the final details of the Labour manifesto amid mounting divisions over what stance will be taken on immigration.
Jeremy Corbyn has hailed a manifesto that gives the “promise of a better Britain” after finalising the document in a meeting with senior Labour figures.
Jeremy Corbyn has been joined by senior party figures to hammer out the final details of the Labour manifesto amid mounting divisions over what stance will be taken on immigration.
The Labour manifesto that Jeremy Corbyn vowed would “knock your socks off” is to be finalised on Saturday amid pressure for him to make a clear commitment on immigration.
The London market nudged higher despite a mixed day which saw telecoms firms slump after the Labour Party outlined plans to turn broadband into a public service.
Labour’s plans to turn broadband into a public service had a big impact on the stock market on Friday, while the Lib Dems announced they had one policy that was even more important to them than stopping Brexit.
The main party leaders both visited the North West on Friday, where Boris Johnson took delivery of his campaign bus while Jeremy Corbyn promised that broadband provision would be free in future if Labour won power. Here are some of the highlights from Friday’s General Election campaign events around the country.