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Project Canvas, Driving Broadband Forward

Written by Imran on September 02 2010

Project Canvas is the working title for a project to provide a full television service and more via the internet. Whilst each television channel presently offers some form of “watch again” and live streaming, project…

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The Rise Of Social Media

Written by Imran on August 30 2010

According to a recent Ofcom report, we are all spending more time watching TV and using mobiles and other communication devices.  In fact, on average we spend 45% of our waking hours on these activities.…

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TalkTalk Costs More More

Written by Imran on August 26 2010

Phone and broadband service provider TalkTalk has attracted some critical attention from the media and industry experts alike with a set of new monthly line rental charges due to start on 1 October, 2010.

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Sewer Broadband Plan Scrapped

Written by Imran on August 23 2010

The UK’s sewers might not be your first thought when it comes to super fast broadband networks, but in Bournemouth, it did hold out the hope for a bright new internet and Tags: ofcom


Warnings On Phone Fraud Scam

Written by Imran on August 18 2010

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is warning about fraudsters making telephone calls pretending to be from HMRC. The thieves will tell you that you have a tax rebate due and ask for…

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Cable Theft Threatens UK Telecoms Network

Written by Imran on August 09 2010

The theft of cable used for telecommunication networks has increased by nearly 10% and British Telecom says it is threatening services throughout the country. They intend to fight back with an invisible solution ‘SmartWater.’

High…

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Two New 116 Numbers

Written by Imran on August 05 2010

Ofcom has released two new 116 helpline numbers which will be available in the UK as well as across Europe.

The first number is 116 006 and it will act as a helpline for crime…

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Ofcom Flags Up Complaints

Written by Imran on August 02 2010

Whether or not Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the telephone, one thing which is not in dispute is that we now rely on the phone so much that when it goes wrong we…

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The Virtual Assistant

Written by Imran on July 27 2010

When the poet W H Davies wrote in 1911, “What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare” he might have been predicting one of the side effects…

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Broadband Target Scrapped

Written by Imran on July 22 2010

The great British broadband saga continues to wobble along like a wagon with only three wheels.

And the latest nail in the broadband coffin has been hit firmly home by Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt who…

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