Archive for the 'Broadband' Category

Virgin 3G Dongle: Mobile Broadband Review

This little 3G dongle performs well.

Netgear XAVB101 Powerline Adaptor Review

If you’re looking for a way to get Internet around your house using ethernet, this can provide a very workable solution. The Netgear XAVB101 Powerline kit comes with two powerline adapters and two Ethernet cables. The units look a bit like a phone or camera power supply except they have a few flashing lights and [...]

Dl Hulu UK Launch In September?

As has been widely predicted, Hulu, the online TV catchup service that currently only works in the US, could launch in the UK as early as September this year. The broadband delivered services, a joint venture between News International, NBC and Universal, has been highly acclaimed for the quality of the video, much the same [...]

Channel 4 Say Sorry To Mac Users (video)

UK Channel 4 has finally sorted out their video catch-up service. Channel 4 previously only offered 4oD which only ran on PCs running Windows, because it uses Microsoft’s DRM.

BT Announces First Fibre Link Exchanges

Are you lucky enough to be on the high speed list?

Virgin Media Upgrades All 2Mb Broadband Customers To 10Mb

It’s apparently the ‘UK’s biggest ever upgrade’ as Virgin crank up the speed for all.

Virgin Media To Offer Superfast 50Mbps Broadband Service

Hold on to your hats – Virgin is about to turbo charge broadband connectivity.

UK Fibre Optic Broadband Network Could Cost £30bn

Super fast optic network will cost Brits a pretty penny or two.

Orange Mobile Broadband: Asus Eee 900 And Modem Free: £25/month

The battle for Mobile Broadband is heating up in the UK. At the weekend, Orange launched their latest offer to try and entice UK must-have-data freaks onto their network.

H2O Networks: Fibre Though The Sewer

H2O Networks, of Merseyside UK, have got an interesting idea for providing high speed Internet access to homes and businesses – by running fibre optic cables through the sewer. This apparently initially grubby idea isn’t new – we first wrote about the concept back in December 2001, when a company called CityNet was talking about [...]