TalkTalk accused of impeding automatic compensation for Internet delays

John Petter, CEO of BT Consumer Business, has accused TalkTalk of trying to obstruct the introduction of automatic compensation, which major telecommunications and Internet service providers would have to pay their customers on account of poor service per a code of practice between these organisations. He informed Ofcom that TalkTalk has refused to sign on […]

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Government should maintain EU telecom and Internet rules after Brexit, says BSG

The Broadband Stakeholder Group (BSG), which is a part of TechUK, has published a report urging the UK Government to maintain EU telecom and fast Internet rules after Britain formally leaves the European Union. It believes that this will help overcome the uncertainty that investors are currently facing and will spur investment in digital communications. […]

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Toy industry and educators are vital for children’s digital skills development

Recently, a toy called Cubetto was in the news for racking up $4 million (£3.2 million) in sales during 2016. The toy, created by two London-based entrepreneurs, consists of a wooden board on which kids have to place coloured wooden shapes that give directions to a cuboid robot. The shapes are equivalent to code strings, […]

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SMEs and rural businesses suffering due to unreliable Internet

A new survey has found that businesses in the UK still have to contend with unreliable Internet connectivity. This is especially true for those in rural areas. The British Chambers of Commerce survey revealed that despite businesses across the UK stating that they need access to reliable and functional fast-speed Internet for seamless operations, many […]

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