Rollout of FTTP broadband by KCOM passes 100,000 mark

The Lightstream rollout of provider KCOM deploys predominantly Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP/H) ultrafast broadband technology and it has now passed 100,000 local premises in Hull. KCOM decided to extend its rollout earlier this year, with plans to reach 150,000 premises by December of next year. So, residential customers will be able to get download speeds of up […]

Ofcom invites Android users to its Mobile Research project

Ofcom wants Android users of the UK to download a mobile research app and help by participating in a crowdsourced research project of the watchdog regulator. The outsourced data will aid the regulator to gather relevant information to build a more precise sketch of Mobile and WiFi networks and its performance across UK. The app, […]

Vodafone signs up to Ofcom’s broadband speed Code of Practice

Vodafone has confirmed that the company signed up to Ofcom’s voluntary Code of Practice for broadband speeds. This means that new and upgrading customers to the providers fixed-line broadband service will now be able to view during the order process, the actual speeds they can get and not just the theoretical speeds. For example, if […]

TVPlayer to be pre-installed app in all new Samsung tablets

One of the first streaming video platforms to be found pre-installed in Samsung’s new tablets, is the TVPlayer, Britain’s online TV platform. It will be rolled out over the coming 12 months, into 6 Samsung tablets, with 24 variants, including Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy Tab E, Galaxy Tab A, Galaxy Tab Active, Galaxy Tab S2 […]

Cyber attack on Yahoo affected BT and Sky email users

The cyber attack on Yahoo has affected a minority of BT and Sky customers, confirmed the telecom operators and they are advising password information to be changed immediately. The Yahoo hack actually dates back to 2014 and could have affected 500 million of its user accounts, that include passwords, names, security questions and phone numbers. […]

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