The cable TV, phone and broadband provider, Virgin Media have become the first ISP in the UK to start blocking sites known to encourage illegal file sharing, in this case the first site to be blocked it the Pirate Bay. In a post on the Pirate Bay blog, they say that UK internet […]Read more "Virgin Media Blocks The Pirate Bay"
If you are one of the lucky UK broadband users who are able to get the cool 100 Mbps broadband service from Virgin Media, then you are going to be extra pleased when the speed increases to a massive 120 Mbps. Sounds great so far! However, at the same time, the cable provider […]Read more "Virgin Introduce Broadband Throttling"
When we think of the so called digital divide it is easy to think of third world countries being on the wrong side of the line, but sometimes the digital divide is much closer to home. Here in the UK there is a digital divide forming as there are places where BT are testing […]Read more "Where Do You Fit Into The Digital Divide?"
Sometimes when you are out and about trying to catch a Wi-Fi connection do you check out the local network names, well maybe you should because there are some gems out there! The thing is that many people don’t even change the name and so we get BT, Virgin and Sky, but with a bit […]Read more "The Coolest Wi-Fi Network Names"
It seems that the old battle is about to start once more, with Sky under the media, police and governments microscopes, what better time would there be to introduce a new service? Could this be why Virgin Media are thinking about introducing a free Wi-Fi service in London? After all, it was only a couple […]Read more "Virgin Media Offers Free Wireless"
The cable phone, TV and broadband provider Virgin Media has issued a warning to around 1500 customers that their computers have been infected with a malicious virus. It turns out that these customers have been victims of the SpyEye Trojan, this can be particularly menacing as it attempts to steal the data used to login […]Read more "Virgin warns customers about virus"
The UK’s main internet service providers (ISP) including BT, O2, Sky, TalkTalk, Three, Virgin Media and Vodafone, have signed an agreement, which amounts to a new code of practice compiled by the Broadband Stakeholders Group. The idea is to ensure that the UK broadband network is in good order, but this may mean that there […]Read more "ISP’s in speed slowing deal"