Broadband

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Millions of UK mobile and broadband users face 14% bill rises from April
BT, EE, TalkTalk, Three and Vodafone among suppliers allowed to increase monthly charges

Miles Brignall

19, Jan, 2023 @12:17 PM

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Sky Stream review: the satellite-free Sky TV streaming box
Live and on-demand pay-TV delivered over wifi to an easy-to-use box is let down by some crummy apps

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

05, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Labour calls for crackdown on rip-off UK Christmas broadband and mobile ads
Watchdog must stop misleading ads locking consumers into deals up to £240 more than thought, says opposition party

Mark Sweney

04, Dec, 2022 @4:52 PM

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Telecoms firms investigated for failing to warn UK customers of price rises
Ofcom inquiry follows complaints over lack of information on annual mid-contract price rises

Mark Sweney

01, Dec, 2022 @12:17 PM

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Elon Musk’s satellites to be part of UK trial to get internet to remote areas
The Starlink technology uses more than 3,000 low Earth small orbit satellites to beam broadband signals

Nadeem Badshah

30, Nov, 2022 @10:30 PM

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BT asks ministers to help pay for low-cost broadband for poorest customers
Critics say telecoms firms such as BT – which made £1.9bn profit last year – can afford to keep customers on benefits connected

Mark Sweney

27, Nov, 2022 @4:23 PM

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Broadband customers face up to 14% hike in bills, warns Which?
BT customers face £113 rise as providers such as EE and TalkTalk prepare controversial ‘inflation-plus’ mechanism

Mark Sweney

14, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Labour pledges cheap broadband tariff for low-income families
In government, party says it would stop inflation-busting price rises and take action on mid-contract hikes

Jessica Elgot Deputy political correspondent

12, Oct, 2022 @9:30 PM

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UK’s broadband firms set for £1.7bn windfall with above-inflation price rises
Exclusive: annual bill increases are often several percentage points higher than the January CPI or RPI rate

Mark Sweney

07, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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British rural voters ‘ignored’ by Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak
Tory leadership hopefuls ‘taking countryside voters for granted’ and neglecting pressing issues, says CLA business group

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

02, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Satellite firm bailed out by UK to be taken over by French rival
OneWeb, touted by Boris Johnson as a potential rival to Elon Musk’s Starlink, provides communications services

Kalyeena Makortoff

24, Jul, 2022 @3:33 PM

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Virgin Media O2 explores bid for rival TalkTalk
Pay-TV, broadband and mobile company aims to build scale to take on BT and Sky

Mark Sweney

15, Jul, 2022 @3:23 PM

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