A north-east MSP has welcomed a significant increase in the number of households with access to superfast broadband.
Rural areas of England suffering with some of the slowest internet speeds in the country have been given new hope of receiving ultrafast broadband with a £22.2 million funding boost for connections.
UK households are giving up on TV and broadband bundles because subscribing to a streaming service is better value for money, according to new research.
Virgin Media is to launch an essential broadband plan aimed at those facing financial difficulty sparked by the Covid-19 crisis.
Details of a voucher scheme to help ensure everyone in Scotland has access to superfast broadband by the end of next year has been announced.
More than 22,000 homes and businesses across Aberdeenshire still can't get access to superfast broadband, a new report has revealed.
Two schemes to help people access the internet across Scotland have been unveiled by the Scottish Government.
Nearly five million people have suffered a broadband outage of three hours or more in the last year, according to new research.
Almost 500,000 premises across the UK have been connected to gigabit-capable broadband in the last two years, the Government has said, as it urged people to take up subsidies on offer to get access to high-speed connections.
Sky engineers are working to restore homes in the north-east after a fault hit their network today.
Openreach has announced plans to extend its ultra-fast broadband network to 60 towns and villages across Scotland, including more remote and rural areas.
Openreach is committing to build its new ultrafast broadband network for 3.2 million homes and businesses in some of the UK’s hardest-to-serve communities.
A major broadband outage in the North East of England was caused by a fire at a BT site, the telecoms giant has confirmed.
TalkTalk and other broadband providers have confirmed a service outage in the North East of England was caused by a fire.
TalkTalk has said it is working to fix a “cable break” in the network which has left customers in the North East of England without broadband.
Ofcom is to be granted new powers to share details with the Government on where network operators plan to build gigabit-capable broadband under planned law changes announced on Wednesday.
Broadband and mobile networks generally “held up well” during lockdown but further highlighted the digital divide in Britain, MPs have been told.
Telecoms group TalkTalk has put faith in its broadband deal for long-term homeworkers to help bolster trading as it revealed a sales hit during the coronavirus lockdown.
BT estimates that the cost of removing Huawei equipment from its 5G network can be absorbed within the £500 million set aside to comply with the original cap set by Government.
China has hit out at the Government’s decision to strip Huawei equipment from its 5G network, questioning whether the UK can provide a “fair” environment for business as tensions with Beijing deepened.
The UK’s decision to strip Huawei out of its 5G networks could lead to extra costs and disruption for mobile users, industry experts have warned.
Boris Johnson risked deepening tensions with Beijing after telecoms firms were ordered to strip Chinese tech giant Huawei’s equipment from 5G networks by 2027.
The Government has confirmed Huawei equipment is to be stripped out of the UK’s 5G infrastructure by 2027.
Chinese tech giant Huawei’s equipment will be stripped from the UK’s 5G network by 2027, adding billions to the cost and delaying the delivery of the high-speed mobile network.
Researchers in Australia claim they may have successfully tested the fastest internet data speed ever, capable of downloading 1,000 HD movies in less than a second.
Openreach is phasing in a return to working inside people’s homes for its engineers from Monday.
A north-east MSP is calling on the Scottish Government to “fast-track” the roll out of its high speed broadband.
Directors including Andrew Haigh, Celine Sciamma and Joanna Hogg will take part in live Q&As as people are encouraged to watch their films at home at the same time during the coronavirus crisis.
People should avoid using their microwave at the same time as their wifi in order to get better internet speeds, media regulator Ofcom has said.
Despite assurances from internet providers that the UK’s broadband network is able to withstand the added strain, technical issues can still occur like any normal day.