Lauren Smith

The government is committing £2.5 million to install 1,000 additional electric vehicle chargers on residential streets, transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced.

Three UK networks have already launched next generation 5G networks, but millions of us are contending with spotty 4G, a new analysis of Ofcom data has revealed.

Many users of standard broadband are happy with the speed they receive or don’t think they use the internet enough to justify upgrading to fibre.

Internet, phone, and pay TV provider Virgin Media is protecting 100,000 of its most vulnerable customers by freezing their prices or automatically switching them onto cheaper deals.

The government must reform its policy on onshore wind if the UK is meet its net zero emissions target by 2050, utility companies including EDF, SSE, and Siemen Gamesa have suggested.

Connecting the last 10% of UK premises to a full fibre (FTTP) network will require investment of £4,000 per location, Openreach has said.

Poor customer service and price hikes from their current supplier and finding a better deal elsewhere were the most common reasons broadband subscribers jumped to a new ISP.

The energy market regulator will trim its price cap on standard variable and default tariffs from October, market watchers have predicted.

The telecoms giant is the latest firm to sign up to the RE100 initiative.

Half of Britons would trust their broadband or mobile provider more if the networks pro-actively alerted users to the quality and objectivity of news websites they view.