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Interviews, buzz, rants, serious articles and questionable opinions from the broadband world



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Last year’s high profile attack on home broadband routers brought into focus a problem that’s been brewing for many years: the lax security of a crucial bit of hardware we all rely on. Broadband routers are not just our gateway to the in...

Digital assistants such as Google Now and Siri have been ubiquitous on smartphones for several years. With the Echo and Echo Dot, Amazon has taken this technology out of a handset and placed its ‘Alexa’ assistant inside hardware designed...

Fancy getting your mits on a brand new Sony Playstation 4 Pro games console...for FREE? This is your chance.  In our latest prize draw we're giving away Sony's fantastic new console, and all we're asking is a few minutes of your tim...

While the majority of homes and businesses across the UK are now enjoying fast internet service, there are still around 1.4 million premises unable to get speeds of more than 10Mb.  In order to plug the digital divide the government has been co...

Anything from light bulbs to kettles can now be hooked up to the Wi-Fi and controlled remotely, and you're increasingly likely to find these smart home devices in British homes.  But despite their growing popularity and decreasing cost...

According to analysis released by the TUC to mark National Work From Home Day, more than 1.5m employees regularly work from home. There are also millions of self employed people based out of the home. But as great as it can be for your work-life bal...

Broadband is no longer a modern convenience, it’s a vital part of day to day life. But as a result those without suitable access to the internet may lose out. In a recent survey of 2000 broadband users conducted for us by OnePoll, 62% said...