Vodafone and BT clash over G.fast broadband

Vodafone have hit the headlines again as they’ve become embroiled in another competition row with BT. Evidently Vodafone wrote to Ofcom to complain about Openreach’s trials for 330Mbps G.fast broadband technology. According to Vodafone, the trial has broken Ofcom’s stringent rules requiring a prior consultation to occur before tests begin. This is only the latest…

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New regulations prevent misleading broadband ads

After the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) called for greater transparency in broadband advertisements, a list of changes has been implemented which will ensure that broadband firms clearly state contract prices in their adverts. The rules were first announced back in May. However, companies appealed for more time, in order to comply with the new regulations….

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Government urged to invest in business broadband

The government has been urged to make investment in a robust and fast broadband network for business a top priority in the autumn budget statement. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said the investment was needed as part of a wider package of support for UK business. Their call to action follows on from comments…

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Ofcom announces new code of service for business broadband providers

From this week, businesses will have access to increased safeguards regarding their internet connections. Ofcom announced on 30th September 2016 that they are introducing a new voluntary code for the telecoms provider who offers business broadband, and several of the main industry players have already pledged their allegiance to the code. In essence, these organisations…

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