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Buffering Britain: 43 million UK broadband users suffering poor internet connection at home

43 million broadband users (83%) are suffering poor reliability at home[1] Consumers report slow loading pages (71%), internet disconnecting (67%), buffering (63%) and crashing (54%)[2] Superfast broadband reduces speed and …

uSwitch comments on the global ranking of broadband speeds

Commenting on the global ranking of broadband speeds published today, Ewan Taylor-Gibson, broadband expert at uSwitch.com, comments: “While the UK continues to invest in its digital infrastructure, today’s ranking of …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s Communications Market Report 2017

Commenting on Ofcom’s Communication’s Market Report 2017, Ewan Taylor-Gibson, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, comments: “Ofcom’s latest Communications Market Report highlights Brits’ binge watching tendencies, with almost eight in 10 adults admitting to watching …

uSwitch comments on Sky’s new VIP loyalty scheme

Commenting on Sky’s new VIP loyalty scheme, Ewan Taylor-Gibson, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, comments: “Broadband and TV providers have traditionally only offered the crème de la crème of bonus perks and special deals …

On-demand boom sees kids spend one week watching TV this summer

UK children will spend more than six days watching television this summer[1] Over three quarters (76%) of children will watch on-demand TV this summer, while seven in ten (71%) will …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s decision not to improve switching for cross platform and triple play services

Commenting on Ofcom’s decision not to improve the switching process for bundled telecoms services Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “Ofcom’s decision not to sort out cross-platform and triple play …

uSwitch comments on Watchdog report on Virgin Media failing to deliver promised broadband speeds

Ahead of reports that Watchdog will tonight feature Virgin Media for failing to deliver broadband speeds, Ewan Taylor-Gibson, Broadband expert at uSwitch.com, comments: “By their very nature broadband speeds will fluctuate …

Poor telecoms services prevent four million employees from home working

 A quarter (25%) UK employees have had issues with their broadband or mobile services when working from home over the last year[1] Half of those (46%) have experienced such severe …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s wholesale local access review

Commenting on Ofcom’s plans to encourage investment in full-fibre networks and promote competition as plan of its Wholesale Local Access Market Review, Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, comments: …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom plans to automatically compensate broadband users for poor service

Commenting on plans published by Ofcom which would see landline and broadband customers who suffer slow repairs, missed deadlines or appointments, receive money back from their provider without having to …