Broadband
BT is to launch BT Home Essentials in June, a new social tariff connecting those on low income with affordable fibre broadband and calls. The new low cost tariff comes as BT research reveals that since the pandemic, almost three quarters (74%) of Brits would not find it easy to improve their financial situation without connectivity.
Connected
Virgin Media has successfully delivered next-generation 2.2Gbps broadband speeds to homes in Southampton and Manchester in real-world trials. The multi-gigabit speeds – around 40 times faster than the local average broadband speeds.
Broadband
Users across the UK are suffering from broadband issues after Virgin Media suffered a broadband outage. At around 8am this morning more than 1,400 users reported problems with broadband and mobile phone internet on the Down Detector website.