Virgin Media has launched a trial using wireless radio signals to deliver gigabit-capable broadband to rural customers.

The proposed and already delayed age-verification system for online pornography will be pushed back by around six months after the UK failed to notify the EU of its proposals, culture secretary Jeremy Wright has said.

Boris Johnson pledged that every home in Britain would have access to ultrafast full fibre broadband by 2025, eight years earlier than the Government has currently targeted.

Firms could soon face fines for overcharging loyal customers under plans announced by the government.

Virgin Media and TalkTalk broadband subscribers who fail to negotiate a new contract at the end of their term face price increases of up to 60% a month.

Sharon white, who has been chief executive of Ofcom since March 2015, will be taking the job of chairman for retail giant John Lewis.

Every resident in the UK will have the legal right to a ‘decent’ broadband connection at an affordable price by March 2020.

Virgin Media has launched a range of new broadband and TV bundle packages called Oomph, while promising better services for their customers.

Alternative full fibre broadband providers expanded their coverage by 30% in 2018, to reach 1,298,185 premises, according to a report from the Independent Networks Co-operative (INCA).

Frustratingly slow broadband speeds can knock almost a quarter off the value of a home, according to online estate agent HouseSimple.