Pipex launches broadband services for SMEs
February 8, 2016
Pipex Business has launched new broadband services designed for small to medium-sized businesses.
The entry level ADSL2+ service is Pipex Lite, which costs £14.50 plus VAT per month, while the top of the range Premium+ service costs £49 plus VAT per
IxQuick launches Startpage privacy search engine
July 9, 2017
Privacy-conscious search engine IxQuick has rebranded itself as Startpage.com.
IxQuick, the self-proclaimed “world’s most private search engine”, does not record its users’ IP addresses or search terms, and offers secure searching via the https protocol.
Unlike Google, Yahoo, and Bing, which
ABI research reveals 4VDO market
May 21, 2016
ABI Research’s recent announcement has led to USTelematics announcing that its 4VDO service has a parallel market for 4G services.
By the end of 2012, ABI expects the 4G market to have over 90 million subscribers, based on facts such as the end
KPN launches UK business partner programme
October 22, 2015
Dutch telecommunications provider, KPN International, is opening its Business Partner Programme to UK VNOs, Network Integrators and VARs, in response to a demand for cross-border networking solutions.
The programme will allow UK channel partners to extend their international business, through access
First Mile products funding for Actelis
September 14, 2017
Actelis Networks, a copper solution worldwide supplier of Ethernet, announced yesterday that it has received a multi-million dollar funding boost from investors, that will allow it to deploy and grow its First Mile products.
The First Mile products are used by telecommunications
Nortel working with Taiwan manufacturers to develop WiMAX
February 27, 2016
Nortel Greater China’s president, Jackson Wu, has announced that Nortel Networks have started developing 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology.
The company has also been in talks with Taiwan-based manufacturers trying to get them on board in the development of
ISP availability checkers may be at risk August 6, 2015 It is rumoured that BT may be planning to penalise some ISPs for revealing too much information in their broadband availability checkers. Every provider offering ADSL services will operate a coverage/availability checker, which is able to check the suitability of a building for broadband via
Report calls for Ofcom to simplify Broadband switching
August 20, 2015
Comparison website firsthelpline.com claims that customers are required to go through a complicated process to change broadband providers, and is calling for Ofcom to intervene.
firsthelpline.com’s report says that broadband switching should be as simple as changing gas or
Orange ranked worst for customer services July 3, 2015 A survey by price comparison website uSwitch ranks Orange as the worst UK broadband provider for customer service, closely followed by TalkTalk. The annual survey covered more than 10,500 UK residents. Over a third (35%) of Orange’s customers said they were dissatisfied with their broadband service,
Powerline Ethernet Adaptors Recalled by Netgear
January 28, 2016
Netgear has recalled its European range of XE103 85Mbps powerline Ethernet adaptors.
In order to remove the need for installing additional Ethernet cables, the adaptors are designed to establish a home network over electricity cables.
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