Harry Pererra

The government’s plan to introduce age checks on porn websites has now been pushed back. The changes, were aimed at stopping children from accessing inappropriate adult content, were supposed to come into effect imminently.

The government price cap on standard variable energy tariffs has been named as one of the causes for Big Six energy supplier Npower axing 900 jobs.

The Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme is a government initiative aimed at providing homes and businesses with basic broadband with a download speed of at least 2Mbps. It is available to those who will not benefit from the rollout of superfast broadband – mainly those living in rural areas.

Here’s a rundown of some of last week’s top stories affecting the broadband, energy and mobile markets:

Ofgem has granted temporary exemption to a group of energy firms from the imposed limits on standard variable tariffs (SVTs) which came into effect at the beginning of 2019.

Ofcom has released figures showing that despite less than half of UK households are using superfast broadband connections, despite 94% begin eligible.

36,000 households were left without an energy supplier as One Select, a small energy firm based out of Farnborough, has ceased trading.