Archive for 'Broadband Businesses in the UK and around the world' Category

US govt has been spying for years on us

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, June 10, 2013

The National Security Agency (NSA) has been tracking the phone calls, emails and posts of millions of people for years it has been revealed. The Guardian and the Washington Post have announced that the practice is based on a hitherto top secret court order. “The order reprinted in the article does not allow the government […]

Average UK broadband speed finally crawls over 10 MPS rate

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The average speed of home broadband in the UK is now 12Mbps (megabits per second), according to research from the regulator Ofcom.The rate has risen by a third since its last report in May 2012 and trebled in the past four years. However even this rate is slow compared to global competitors. In the USA […]

UK’s TV sports markets hots up as BT buys ESPN UK channels

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, March 4, 2013

BT has announced that it has agreed to buy ESPN’s UK and Ireland TV channels as it adds to its live sports coverage.BT will acquire the ESPN and ESPN America channels, and their live rights to show FA Cup, Scottish Premier League, Uefa Europa League, and German Bundesliga matches. BT has already announced that it […]

UK spends more on Internet shopping than any other major country- official figures show.

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, December 14, 2012

Internet shopping is more popular in the UK than in any other major country- a survey from regulator Ofcom shows.Consumers in the UK spend an average of £1,083 a year on internet shopping, compared with Australia which spends the second highest at £842, it said. The UK’s fondness for net shopping is, in part, driven […]

4G mobile services to be launched in 16 UK cities

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, September 10, 2012

The UK’s fourth generation (4G) mobile service will launch in 16 UK cities before the end of the year.Everything Everywhere- which is being rebranded to EE, will continue the rollout into the new year, and aims to provide 4G to 98% of the UK by 2014. 4G coverage in London, Birmingham, Cardiff and Bristol is […]

UK broadband growth plans criticised

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, August 6, 2012

The government’s broadband strategy risks leaving many communities behind by focusing on speed over reach of service a Lords committee has warned.The UK could miss out if fast internet services are not treated as a key national asset, the communications committee said in a report.  Whereas the UK’s priority should be to close the digital […]

Google lied to UK Data watchdog over personal data agreement

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, July 27, 2012

Google has admitted that it had not deleted users’ personal data gathered during surveys for its Street View service.The data should have been wiped almost 18 months ago as part of a deal signed by the firm in November 2010. Google has been told to give the data to the UK’s Information Commissioner (ICO) for […]

UK broadband plans will slow online business growth

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, May 9, 2012

A £1.1 billion funding gap means the UK government’s targets for broadband growth are unlikely to be met predicts a report by the London School of Economics.The government claims that it wants 100% access to fast broadband services and 90% access to super fast services by 2015. The Investment in broadband is key for British […]