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While it may not be quite as important as gas, electricity or even water, broadband is now considered a vital utility for homes, to the degree that it can have an impact on sale and rental prices. A report by the London School of Economics noted an...

If you’re looking to save money on the household bills picking up a cheap broadband deal is often an easy win. Even without taking into account the many money saving deals and free broadband offers, there are very low cost broadband packages ou...

Starting today, a TV licence is required to use the BBC iPlayer for both catch-up and live broadcasts. Until now you were able to use iPlayer for catch-up TV without handing a single pence or pound over to the Beeb, as the licence only applied to li...

With smash hit shows such as Stranger Things, Man In The High Castle and Jessica Jones, the likes of Netflix and Amazon Instant Video are giving traditional TV broadcasters a run for their money. But as they break new ground these services are also r...

Tens of millions of people around the world now rely on streaming video services. Netflix has around 33 million subscribers, and Amazon is estimated to have more than 40 million. This represents a huge change in the way we consume television shows an...

There’s a huge change coming to the BBC iPlayer, and it’s one that be particularly troublesome for students. From the 1st of September a TV licence is going to be required for both live and catch-up viewing on iPlayer. Previously a licen...

Our TV viewing habits are changing. Streaming services such as Netflix are enormously popular and millions of us take advantage of catch-up TV from iPlayer, All4 and many others. In fact if you’re happy to rely on catch-up and streaming entirel...