Sky and TalkTalk Launch UFO Site to Showcase 1000Mbps Fibre Broadband

Internet providers Sky Broadband and TalkTalk have launched a new website called Ultra Fibre Optic (UFO), which appears designed to showcase the forthcoming commercial launch of their new 1000Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) network for residents in the city of York (England). As a quick recap, Sky and TT joined forces with urban fibre optic developer …

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UK ISP Pulse8 Replaces Capped Fibre Broadband with Unlimited Usage

Internet provider Pulse8 Broadband has informed us that they’ve stopped offering superfast “fibre broadband” (FTTC) packages with capped usage allowances and have instead upgraded to offer an unlimited service, which will come at no extra cost. On top of that they’re one of the few FTTC providers to offer a monthly contract. Previously customers who …

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Survey Finds UK House Buyers Rejecting Homes with Slow Broadband

The latest survey of 2,119 ISPreview.co.uk readers has found that nearly three quarters (71.9%) of respondents would reject an otherwise ideal house if its broadband speeds were too slow, while 22.8% said they’d rather negotiate a lower price and only 5.1% weren’t at all bothered about Internet performance. The study also found that most new …

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US President Obama joins Twitter

US President Barack Obama has just launched his own Twitter feed, the White House has confirmed. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

BT Tells Regulator its £12.5bn Move to Buy EE Will “Enhance” Competition

Telecoms giant BT has today submitted its official response to the Competition and Markets Authority‘s (CMA) review of their £12.5bn move to buy mobile operator EE. As part of this the operator has said that its acquisition would “enhance” rather than hurt competition in the UK telecoms market. BT officially “agreed definitive terms” to buy …

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Proton failure to delay Inmarsat

The roll-out of Inmarsat’s Global Xpress network, the UK’s biggest commercial space venture, is facing several months of delay because of a Russian rocket failure. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Did the flight hacker really do it?

FBI document reveals flight hacker told them he was able to issue commands to the aircraft engines from his seat. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Gucci sues Alibaba over ‘fake goods’

The French owner of Gucci and other luxury brands sues Chinese internet shopping giant Alibaba over the alleged sale of counterfeit goods. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

EE Raise Tablet Prices and Offer 100GB of FREE Mobile Data for 2 Months

Mobile operator EE has announced that their standard tablet plans have increased in price by £1 per month, but as compensation all 4GEE Extra tablet plans will be reduced by £2 until 2nd June 2015. On top of that they’ve reintroduced the 4G pay-as-you-go limited edition SIM, which gives you 100GB of Mobile Broadband data …

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Injured turtle gets 3D printed jaw

A 3D-printed beak has been made for a sea turtle badly injured in a collision with a boat’s propeller. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Fassbender portrayal of Jobs revealed

A trailer for Danny Boyle’s new film about Steve Jobs offers a first glimpse of actor Michael Fassbender as the late Apple co-founder. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

UK ISP BT Slashes Unlimited Business Broadband, Fibre and Phone Prices

The cost of domestic grade business connectivity is falling after BT Business slashed the price of their broadband and phone bundles, with some packages reducing by almost half over the usual 24 month contract term and others seeing a more general reduction of -£5 per month off the rental price. As we’ve come to expect …

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