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Phishing: Beat the scammers and protect yourself with the latest tips
Mar
23

Phishing: Protect yourself to beat the scammers

Thursday, 23 March, 2017

It is a sad fact of today’s interconnected world that we will all encounter cybercriminals who try to steal our money and identity with phishing scams. These fraudsters bring misery and frustration to thousands of…

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Tips for making the internet child-friendly
Jan
18

Tips for making the internet child-friendly

Wednesday, 18 January, 2017

It’s all too easy for children to find themselves on inappropriate websites. Whether they’re harmlessly playing online games on their tablets, sat browsing sites to help them with homework on the family computer, or sat…

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Wireless internet: How to get the most out of it
Jan
12

Wireless internet: How to get the most out of it

Thursday, 12 January, 2017

Wireless internet has revolutionised the way we live our lives. It has changed the way we work and even how we access entertainment. But despite all the positive impacts it has had and all the…

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Improving Broadband Speed
Sep
19

Improving Broadband Speed

Monday, 19 September, 2016

Are you frustrated by slow broadband? You’re not alone – households around the UK are affected by poor broadband speeds, but the problem might not be your internet service provider…
Check out our simple tips for improving your internet speed today!

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How to Complain to Your Broadband Provider
Sep
15

How to Complain to Your Broadband Provider

Thursday, 15 September, 2016

Contacting customer service or filling in an official complaint are the two ways most broadband consumers complain about their service or lack thereof. However, while these should be your first point of call any complaint…

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Contract Cancellation
Sep
12

Contract Cancellation

Monday, 12 September, 2016

So, you signed up for a broadband deal six months ago and now halfway through it, the price has gone up, your service has slowed and you can’t get an accurate billing breakdown. It’s a…

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Do I Need a Credit Check for Broadband?
Sep
8

Do I Need a Credit Check for Broadband?

Thursday, 8 September, 2016

Broadband is becoming an essential service for many of us but for some people, it is almost impossible to get a contract approved. Those with a bad credit rating fail the checks often required to…

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Your Broadband Consumer Rights
Sep
5

Your Broadband Consumer Rights

Monday, 5 September, 2016

If you buy something in a shop and you don’t want it or it breaks, you have the right to return it. Even if you download an app and it doesn’t work as advertised you…

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What is Fair Usage?
Sep
1

What is Fair Usage?

Thursday, 1 September, 2016

Selecting the right broadband package is a difficult choice – you need to consider speeds, price and download limits among other things. Most consumers tend to go for the unlimited package reasoning that it will…

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Aug
23

Is A Wired or Wireless Connection Better?

Tuesday, 23 August, 2016

Using a Wi-Fi connection is obviously a lot more convenient than draping miles of Ethernet cables throughout your home but a wired connection still has plenty of advantages – faster speeds, lower latency and no…

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Aug
21

Changing Your Wi-Fi Password

Sunday, 21 August, 2016

The internet is essential for daily life; we order our shopping on it, chat with friends, organise our banking, basically every facet of our personal lives can be accessed through it. However, it is all…

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Aug
19

Is There a Device Limit?

Friday, 19 August, 2016

Wi-Fi is not limitless – all computers, mobile phones, games consoles and other internet enabled devices share a finite capacity of resources. If you run two taps in your house at the same time, the…

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Aug
17

Netflix, Prime or Now TV?

Wednesday, 17 August, 2016

Streaming TV is so popular that terms surrounding it are slipping into our everyday vocabulary. If you’re struggling to choose between Netflix, Amazon Prime and Now TV, we’ve lined them up and compared the pros…

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Aug
5

Why Can Only Certain Areas Get Fibre?

Friday, 5 August, 2016

Superfast broadband for all is the future however, currently only certain areas are covered by the fibre infrastructure needed to offer speeds over 100mbps. Having access to this capability makes pages load in the blink…

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Jul
26

Everything you need to know about range extenders

Tuesday, 26 July, 2016

Most households now use wireless routers to ensure their internet access is compatible with mobile devices. But wireless routers have their limits, just like wired connections – and if you have a large property, a home with ‘dead spots’ or even a business premises that is trying to connect to a single wireless router, you might have trouble getting a strong signal, or even establishing a connection at all.

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Jul
26

What internet speed do I actually need?

Tuesday, 26 July, 2016

Internet speed is certainly important – and the speeds that some of the providers can offer now are a real selling point for many of them. Superfast fibre-optic broadband allows users to reach up to 200Mbps, an astonishing wireless speed – but do you really need your internet to be this fast?

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Jul
26

Basic Cyber Security Tips Everyone Should Know

Tuesday, 26 July, 2016

Password management firm SplashData regularly puts together a list of the most popular passwords – many of which are deemed incredibly dangerous to use, because of how easy they are to guess. Passwords like ‘qwerty’, ‘123456’ and even ‘password’ are still in use by millions – a fact that has cyber criminals rubbing their hands together with glee.

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What is buffering and how can you reduce it?
Mar
25

What is buffering and how can you reduce it?

Monday, 25 March, 2013

We’ve all been there… you’re halfway into watching your favourite show, and just as it reaches the tensest moment, those little spinning circles of doom appear.
Buffering is a pain in the bum, but what causes it and how can you avoid it?

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May
24

Broadband Jargon Explained

Monday, 24 May, 2010

When all you need is to find a decent broadband provider, the last thing you want is to have to crack the code of tech-speak.
Get a full explanation of the most common pieces of broadband jargon you will encounter when comparing broadband packages online.

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