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There are 22 million unemployed routers in the UK
Published in News

It's time for a universal ISP router?

A new Uswitch (Opinium) survey of 2,000 UK adults, which was conducted last October 2021, has estimated that there are now 22 million “redundant” broadband ISP routers sitting in British homes, while 76 per cent of respondents want a “universal router” (i.e. one that can be used by any ISP) to help cut e-waste.

ISP switches off net until you see its advert
Published in News
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 11:38

ISP switches off net until you see its advert

Thanks to Trump's FCC

A US ISP gave its customers a clear snapshot of the powers that were awarded to them by Donald Trump's FCC when it switched off the internet for its customers until they acknowledged reading an advert for one of the services it was peddling.

British ISPs banned from massaging broadband speed figures
Published in News

You can’t claim speeds that most users don’t get

Broadband firms will no longer be able to advertise broadband speeds based numbers that only a few customers get.

Qualcomm Spectra ISP sense the depth
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 17:55

Qualcomm Spectra ISP sense the depth

Deep into the soul of a frame

Qualcomm just announced the 2nd Generation Spectra ISP featuring active depth sensing module enhanced security, XR, and a better camera experience. To poke your interest, this ISP will likely be a part of the 2018 Snapdragon, the one that Qualcomm may end up calling Snapdragon 845.

ISPs giving up on warning pirates
Published in News
Monday, 30 January 2017 11:58

ISPs giving up on warning pirates

It does not work

Major internet providers are ending a four-year-old system which gave “copyright alerts” to pirates when they viewed peer-to-peer pirated content.

European ISPs exaggerate their speeds
Published in News
Monday, 26 October 2015 10:31

European ISPs exaggerate their speeds

But are cheaper and faster than the US

A new EU Commission survey shows that European ISPs don't deliver on the download speeds they advertise. While the US ISPs are a little more honest, the Europeans are cheaper and faster.

Wednesday, 27 June 2012 10:40

Ofcom backs Big Content

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ISPs have to grass up their customers

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Age of censorship begins

Wednesday, 05 October 2011 10:54

ISPs must block Pirate Bay


Antwerp court rules
Thursday, 27 January 2011 11:13

ISPs rebel against new EU laws


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