Greater Manchester local authorities to push up urban broadband coverage

Manchester City and Salford City councils have agreed to push up urban superfast broadband reach, which will complement Greater Manchester’s’ Local Broadband Plan’. Eight of the local authorities here have agreed to boost the superfast broadband coverage by contributing £312,000 each, which will bring in £2.5 million in total. The ambitious original project intended to […]

High Court orders top ISPs to block five more piracy websites

Six great ISPs in the UK will block five more TV streaming and illegal movie websites based on a new High Court order, it has been announced. The websites that will be blocked are Primewire, Yify-Torrents, Vodly, Project-Free TV and Watchfreemovies. The court order has been issued under the Section 97A of the Copyright, Designs […]

Published 2013 Web World Index puts UK again in 3rd place

The World Wide Web Foundation published on 22 November, its 2013 edition of the Web Index (2012 Web Index). This has ranking of 81 countries, evaluated by broadband access quality, considering affordability and the policies. The United Kingdom is in the 3rd place, retaining its position and improving a bit its score. The Index has […]

Microsoft’s Xbox One game console launched in UK

The Xbox One game console from Microsoft has been launched in the UK. It’s on sale at around 300 games shops and a hundred Tesco stores across the country. To celebrate the arrival of the console Microsoft held launch event in London. This launch now marks the beginning of another hot competition between Microsoft and […]

Point Topic reports increasing demand for superfast broadband

Point Topic reports that the demand for high bandwidth has resulted in the increasing uptake of super fast broadband services. During the last two quarters about 500,000 new superfast lines were added by Virgin Media and BT. But just 277,700 superfast lines were added during the first three months of the year 2012. According to […]

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