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  • BT FON app
    BT FON and BT Openzone is free for BT Total broadband customers and there are 1 6 million of the Wi Fi hot sports avialable worldwide The app will not only auto sign usesr into available Wi Fi networks when they become ava ilable but will also provide a map view so you can see where there is available access points close by What s more BT are donating 50p for every BT FON app that is downloaded up to a maximum of 10 000 so providing 20 000 people download the app then BT will be paying up the full amount to BBC Children in Need Filed under Home Broadband Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Tags BT Broadband BT FON BT FON app Free BT Openzone mobile app Free Wi Fi BT Total Broadband Author Mark 10 19 am Comments 1 Search for Blogroll Broadband News Broadband Speed Test Mobile Broadband Categories Broadband Bundles Broadband Speeds Business Broadband Fibre broadband Gaming Home Broadband IPTV Mobile Broadband News Offers Satellite broadband Wireless Internet Archives August 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/tag/bt-fon-app/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Freerunner offering free WiFi for those in remote areas
    com to help provide 500 charity locations across the UK with free WiFi Owen Geddes the CEO of Freerunner said People need Internet access to be able to function equally in today s society and that most basic right is not being given to them Freerunner can help rise to the challenge set out in the Digital Britain Report we believe that it is now time for entrepreneurial commercial businesses to take the initiative and solve the problem Our team is on stand by to install an initial 50 hotspots across the UK no matter where they are and are working to find commercial sponsors for more future locations We re also determined to support charities who play an invaluable role in our communities by giving people a new reason to visit and giving them a chance to breach the digital divide by working closely with companies such as JustGiving com Any communities who want to apply can do so via the form on the website at www freerunr com community The successful applicants will know if they have been successful by 1st October 2009 Filed under News Wireless Internet Tags Free community wireless internet Free WiFi FreeRunner Freerunr com Author Rob 4 02 pm Comments 0 No Comments No comments yet RSS feed for comments on this post TrackBack URL Leave a comment Name required Mail will not be published required Website Search for Blogroll Broadband News Broadband Speed Test Mobile Broadband Categories Broadband Bundles Broadband Speeds Business Broadband Fibre broadband Gaming Home Broadband IPTV Mobile Broadband News Offers Satellite broadband Wireless Internet Archives August 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/2009/09/14/freerunner-offering-free-wifi-for-those-in-remote-areas/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Free community wireless internet
    basic right is not being given to them Freerunner can help rise to the challenge set out in the Digital Britain Report we believe that it is now time for entrepreneurial commercial businesses to take the initiative and solve the problem Our team is on stand by to install an initial 50 hotspots across the UK no matter where they are and are working to find commercial sponsors for more future locations We re also determined to support charities who play an invaluable role in our communities by giving people a new reason to visit and giving them a chance to breach the digital divide by working closely with companies such as JustGiving com Any communities who want to apply can do so via the form on the website at www freerunr com community The successful applicants will know if they have been successful by 1st October 2009 Filed under News Wireless Internet Tags Free community wireless internet Free WiFi FreeRunner Freerunr com Author Rob 4 02 pm Comments 0 Search for Blogroll Broadband News Broadband Speed Test Mobile Broadband Categories Broadband Bundles Broadband Speeds Business Broadband Fibre broadband Gaming Home Broadband IPTV Mobile Broadband News Offers Satellite broadband Wireless

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/tag/free-community-wireless-internet/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Wireless Internet
    to not just to one specific location Wimax is likely to be the next generation of wireless systems that will be able to transmit over much greater distances Laptops netbooks are now increasingly coming with wireless technology installed into them which has helped drive the ever increasing need and demand for Wi Fi Mobile networks have been using 3G technology as their answer to wireless Internet and we now have mobile broadband which has become hugely popular too Filed under Home Broadband Wireless Internet Tags Wi Fi Wimax Wireless Internet Author Mark 2 49 pm Comments 0 August 20 2009 BT to double Wi Fi hotspots to 1 Million The number of Wi Fi hotspots in the UK that BT operates is set to double to 1 million in the next 6 months despite it taking 7 years for BT to reach 500 000 hotspots With the demand for Internet available wherever we are due to more and more laptops and primarily smart phones such as the iPhone and Blackberrys BT is looking to tap into this demand as social networking has meant that people are Facebooking and Twittering all day long to communicate with friends Dave Hughes who is BT s Retail director told the Times newspaper The real revolution is the handheld device People are perfectly happy to get these devices out of their pockets in the street to update their social networking sites or check their emails which isn t the case with laptop BT will look to add the extra Wi Fi hotspots via it s BT Openzone network they already have Wi Fi hotspots installed into Starbucks and Caffe Nero along with hotels such as the Hilton Ramada Jarvis and Thistle hotels BT Broadband customers can access the hotspots for free and those who are not are still able to access the network at a cost of 0 5p per minute Filed under News Wireless Internet Tags BT Openzone BT Wi Fi Hotspots Wi Fi Wi Fi Hotspots Author Ruth 2 21 pm Comments 0 June 29 2009 O2 Mobile broadband customer now receive access to BT Openzone hotspots O2 Mobile broadband customers are now able to use BT Openzone Wi Fi hotspots due to a deal done between O2 and BT Openzone Currently O2 mobile broadband customers have access to around 7 500 wi fi hotspots and this deal will mean customers have around 3 000 more available to them which includes all Starbucks after BT Openzone beat T Mobile to be their new Wi Fi supplier For customers to receive these extra Wi Fi hotspot locations will require them to upgrade their Connection Manager software which at the moment is only available to Microsoft Windows users The new Connection Manager will also have other features such as a data counter that will log how much data transfer users use so they can keep on track of where they are up to with their monthly data allowance and be sent reminders when they have

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/category/wireless-internet/page/2/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Virgin Media to boost fibre broadband speeds to 152Mb
    at 152Mb a user could download a HD movie in less than 4 minutes and a full music album in just 4 seconds The real benefit of the extra speed will be for when there are numerous people in a household all connecting to the internet connection for different things and they will all be able to still connect quickly and easily for their own needs It isn t all great news for Virgin Media customers though as Virgin have also announced that the costs to customers will rise by on average 6 7 from February 2014 but Virgin will hope that the speed boosts customers are to receive should help soften the blow and customers on existing broadband packages would see their speeds increased by at least 20Mb Customers will be written to by Virgin Media to inform them of the price rises Tom Mockridge Virgin Media chief executive officer said As people connect more things simultaneously to the internet more often they need powerful broadband with the bandwidth to deliver a great experience for everyone in the home That connection is what we deliver with our unrivalled network We are boosting speeds again and ensuring our customers can get even more value from their Virgin Media subscription Our top speed will be twice as fast as BT and all the others reliant on their old copper telephony infrastructure as we extend our lead as Britain s ultrafast broadband provider Filed under Fibre broadband Tags 152Mb 152Mb fibre broadband Fibre optic broadband Virgin Media Virgin Media fibre broadband Author Mark 12 36 pm Comments 0 No Comments No comments yet RSS feed for comments on this post TrackBack URL Leave a comment Name required Mail will not be published required Website Search for Blogroll Broadband News Broadband Speed Test

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/2013/11/12/virgin-media-to-boost-fibre-broadband-speeds-to-152mb/ (2016-02-10)
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  • 152Mb
    by Virgin Media s fibre optic cable network These speed increases mean that at 152Mb a user could download a HD movie in less than 4 minutes and a full music album in just 4 seconds The real benefit of the extra speed will be for when there are numerous people in a household all connecting to the internet connection for different things and they will all be able to still connect quickly and easily for their own needs It isn t all great news for Virgin Media customers though as Virgin have also announced that the costs to customers will rise by on average 6 7 from February 2014 but Virgin will hope that the speed boosts customers are to receive should help soften the blow and customers on existing broadband packages would see their speeds increased by at least 20Mb Customers will be written to by Virgin Media to inform them of the price rises Tom Mockridge Virgin Media chief executive officer said As people connect more things simultaneously to the internet more often they need powerful broadband with the bandwidth to deliver a great experience for everyone in the home That connection is what we deliver with our unrivalled network We are boosting speeds again and ensuring our customers can get even more value from their Virgin Media subscription Our top speed will be twice as fast as BT and all the others reliant on their old copper telephony infrastructure as we extend our lead as Britain s ultrafast broadband provider Filed under Fibre broadband Tags 152Mb 152Mb fibre broadband Fibre optic broadband Virgin Media Virgin Media fibre broadband Author Mark 12 36 pm Comments 0 Search for Blogroll Broadband News Broadband Speed Test Mobile Broadband Categories Broadband Bundles Broadband Speeds Business Broadband Fibre broadband Gaming Home

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/tag/152mb/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Virgin Media fibre broadband
    huge blow to them that 3 of the UK s largest mobile broadband brands will now be using Virgin Media s fibre network as apposed to their own Filed under Home Broadband Tags Orange mobile broadband T Mobile broadband Three mobile broadband Virgin Media becomes mobile backhaul provider Virgin Media fibre broadband Author Mark 8 56 am Comments 0 August 8 2011 Virgin Media to extend fibre optic network to further 100 000 during 2011 Virgin Media are to extend their fibre optic cable network to a further 100 000 homes by the end of 2011 Virgin currently cover half of the UK with it s network and so far during 2011 has seen the network expanded to cover a further 73 000 homes in places such as Derry in Northern Ireland and Staines in West London The current expansion is going to start in Southampton where Virgin Media plan to double it s current presence in the city Virgin are keen to point out that all homes connected to it s fibre network are by a high grade coaxial line unlike BT s which on the whole is done with the existing copper wire which is inferior for the job than the coaxial line Virgin Media use Virgin Media s network has currently cost around 13bn in private investment to get to where it is today Jon James Virgin Media s executive director of broadband said By extending our unique fibre optic network to parts of the country previously outside our traditional heartland we re ensuring more people can experience the compelling advantages that a superfast connection can bring and in doing so support the Government s digital ambitions Today s increasingly digital lifestyle requires better broadband and we ve seen a strong response from the communities we expand into who are crying out for quality services We re adding thousands of homes to our network every month as our expansion programme continues and we look for opportunities to give more people access to the fastest broadband and best in home entertainment Virgin have also recently completed trials of the world s fastest cable broadband which achieved broadband speeds of 1 5Gb this was done using the existing network infrastructure that Virgin Media have in place and showing that they are able to future proof their network for going forward as and when they need to meet future demands Filed under Fibre broadband Tags Virgin Media Virgin Media fibre broadband Virgin Media network expansion Virgin Media to extend fibre optic network to further 100000 during 2011 Author Mark 10 49 am Comments 0 February 1 2011 Virgin Media 30Mb fibre broadband launched Virgin Media are increasing the speed of their XL Broadband package by 10Mb up to a speed of 30Mb while dropping the monthly charge plus offering existing 20Mb broadband customers the chance to upgrade for a one off fee From today the Broadband XL package will offer fibre broadband download speeds of up to 30Mb with the

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/tag/virgin-media-fibre-broadband/ (2016-02-10)
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  • BT get exclusive Champions League football for £900m from 2015
    that BT are to show at least one match of each British football team competing in the European competitions for free each season although this does leave the majority still needing a subscription of some description to watch the others Currently BT allow BT Broadband customers receive and watch BT Sport channels for free but have stated that most Champions League games will incur an extra charge Already BT has spent 738 million on the rights to screen 38 live Premier League games per season for 3 years as they go head to head with Sky BT are using the incentive of live sports on their own channels to bring new customers to use their broadband services and as BT have much deeper pockets than others who have tried to take on Sky in the past they are proving so far that they are able to match the financial muscle of Sky and even now start to beat them making Sky much less exclusive as the only place to get live sports For those who don t have BT Broadband services they are still able to receive the BT Sport channels by paying a subscription for them however BT s main target aim will be for customers to make out multi play services such as Broadband Telephone and TV packages with them as they aim to recoup their huge investment both in fibre optic broadband and also in the launch of the Sports channels Filed under News Tags BT Broadband BT fibre broadband BT Sport and Football Champions League Champions League Football BT Sport Author Mark 3 36 pm Comments 0 No Comments No comments yet RSS feed for comments on this post TrackBack URL Leave a comment Name required Mail will not be published required Website Search for Blogroll

    Original URL path: http://www.broadbandwatchdog.co.uk/story/2013/11/11/bt-get-exclusive-champions-league-football-for-900m-from-2015/ (2016-02-10)
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