Vodafone announces full fibre gigabit broadband rollout with CityFibre

In the UK we are largely limited to 2 providers, BT OpenReach and Virgin. Both of these options are substandard compared to many other countries broadband infrastructures. In the UK both BT and Virgin use fibre to the cabinet then connect your house either with copper or coaxial. The best speed your average user can … Read more

Virgin Media : 100Mbps

Cable broadband has always seemed to be out in front in comparison to ADSL and that gap looks like its going to get even bigger with the latest news that Virgin Media will be offering 100Mbps broadband to its 4.1 million customers. That’s a staggering 24 times faster than what any of its current competitors … Read more

BT to roll out Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC)

Finally some decent news for British Broadband. Ofcom has published a statement entitled "Delivering super-fast broadband in the UK" outlining the framework it will use to regulate the rollout of BT’s superfast broadband across the UK. The key points are: allow wholesale pricing flexibility to enable returns appropriate to the considerable risks of building new … Read more

Virgin shows off 50Mbit Cable Modem

There has been a lot of discussion and rumours of Virgin launching its 50Mbps ADSL product recently. Virgin Media has started a viral campaign of the new product showing off the new cable modem/router they will be supplying. While this may indicate the new service will be arriving any time soon Think Broadband previously announced … Read more

T-Mobile rapped by ASA over mobile broadband claims

T-Mobile has been ordered by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to pull an advert which misleadingly implies that mobile broadband is of similar speed and quality to home broadband. A leaflet for T-Mobile stated: “Emails to send, blogs to write, games to play, stuff-to buy- and everything else you love doing online…Broadband on the go … Read more