Business leaders demand faster broadband speeds in UK

The Institute of Directors (IoD), a body representing over 35,000 business directors and leaders, has called on the government to go beyond and set a more ambitious target for upgrade of broadband infrastructure. In the IoD report, Ultrafast Britain, the group has accused the UK government of ‘poverty of ambition’ and says UK is lagging […]

HP laptops offered with free global Wi-Fi access of iPass

Customers buying select HP products, like HP notebooks, phablets, tablets and hybrid PCs with the iPass service option, will get free global Wi-Fi access to the iPass global Wi-Fi network. HP’s agreement with the mobile access provider, that first covered customers in Asia Pacific and Japan, is now extended by the existing partnership, to the […]

Virgin Media to bring ultrafast broadband to businesses in Birmingham

Virgin Media Business will be providing Gigabit connections to thousands of businesses in Birmingham. More than 2,000 firms housed in emerging tech hubs, based in 250 shared buildings, will be getting their own dedicated fibre connection via fibre cables that land directly into the premises. The companies to benefit from superior download and upload speeds […]

Free Wi-Fi on City Cabs Edinburgh from March

City Cabs of Edinburgh will be soon offering free Wi-Fi service for customers using their taxi service. All of the 440 vehicles in the City Cabs fleet will be installed with Wi-Fi systems running on the O2 mobile network. City Cabs is partnering with the Glasgow-based telecommunications company Exsel Group, to offer the free access, […]

HS2 Committee wants project to improve broadband

The final report of the High Speed Rail Committee has been published. The committee has called on the government to do more to improve connectivity of broadband along the High Speed Two (HS2) project’s route. Although the project is highly expensive, with estimates varying from around £50 billion to £80 billion, it would also include […]

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