North Lincolnshire communities to benefit by new broadband funding

The Northernlincs Broadband project will get a boost of £1.2 million, according to the newly announced government funding. The project aims to connect 92% of premises across the unitary authority area. South Yorkshire Times reports that areas to be benefited by the additional funding include Axholme Central, by October (at least 24Mbps speed), while Sandtoft, […]

Ofcom estimates 22.6 million connected to Fixed Line Broadband in UK

The telecoms regulator Ofcom has revealed through its report Telecoms Market Data Table, that by the end of 2013, the total of fixed line ISP connections to residential and business premises was 22,577,000. Ofcom also found that a 4.3% year-to-year uptake showed that 94,000 lines added in 12 months running up to the 4th quarter […]

EE 4G mobile broadband rollout in UK reaches 200th town

Rhyl has become the 200th town to receive 4G mobile broadband on EE’s rollout across UK. Rhyl, a seaside resort in North Wales, will get a speed boost on their compatible mobile devices connecting on the next generation mobile service, from 25th April. EE has already reached more towns in its recent roll-out, that includes […]

Smart TVs can be next on hackers’ list, says Kaspersky

Eugene Karspersky, who is chief executive and co-founder of Kaspersky Lab of Russia, is reported to have said that mobile phones and the smart TV next, are potential targets for the cyber criminals’ virus attacks. His company, which is the 4th largest computer ant-virus organisation, is yet to find a virus penetrating the smart TV, […]

Netflix viewers add up, Vodafone talking deal

Netflix subscriptions have touched its highest levels in UK according to researchers. Now, Vodafone is reported to be in talks with Netflix, to offer its subscribers streaming movies and TV shows. Decipher Media’s survey finds that 14% of the UK public have signed-up with Netflix, reported Broadcast News. Uptake is up partly due to Virgin […]

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