15 August 2012
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UK Broadband Download Speed

The average speed of a UK broadband connection is on the up and up according to Ofcom, thanks to the roll out of super-fast fibre across the country. Both BT and Virgin Media are pushing out new fat pipes with speeds ten times faster (or indeed more than that) compared to basic 8Mbps ADSL. That […]


26 July 2012
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Open Internet

The government has drafted up a voluntary code of practice to protect the principle of net neutrality, but not every UK service provider has been happy to sign up to it. Although net neutrality is now seemingly being referred to as the “open internet”, or to give the code its full name, the Open Internet […]


26 July 2012
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Olympics are almost here!

Are you planning to watch this amazing festival of sport at work? Most of the key finals are going to take place on weekends but all the rest of the events are going to happen during the working hours. So if you’re planning to watch it on line then please do plan ahead. Every Broadband […]


23 July 2012
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BT says “Fibre for Wales”

BT has secured a contract with government and European funding to provide Wales with a super-fast broadband roll-out designed to transform the country. The total amount which will be invested in improving Welsh fibre infrastructure will be £425 million, consisting of both public investment from the government’s broadband pot, and private investment from BT. Wales […]


29 June 2012
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UK DSL Service Provider’s Setting List

When configuring your router and you encounter the condition to enter the ISP-provided VPI/VCI, Connection Type and Encapsulation Mode, Please refer to the table below. ISP Name VPI/VCI Connection Type Encapsulation Mode MTU AOL 0/38 PPPoE LLC 1400 BT Broadband 0/38 PPPoA VC-MUX 1400 Bulldog 0/38 PPPoA VC-MUX 1400 Demon 0/38 PPPoA VC-MUX 1400 Force […]


28 June 2012
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BT Openreach fibres up 98 exchanges

BT Openreach has announced that it is to roll out fibre to 98 more UK exchanges, which are scheduled to be enabled later in 2013. This latest slab of exchanges is part of BT’s £2.5 billion spend on fibre roll out, and they encompass the entire country, from Sandown in the Isle of Wight, to […]


12 January 2012
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Trobuleshooting your Broadband

Helpful hints and tips to help diagnose ADSL & general broadband problems If you are having problems connecting to your broadband ADSL Internet Service Provider (ISP) then the first thing you should try is to reboot/power cycle your modem/router. If that makes no difference turn it off for around 7 minutes (7 minutes is a […]