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All new build homes will be fitted with full-fibre broadband connections under proposals set out in a new national, long-term telecoms strategy announced by the government Monday.

The first hosepipe ban of the summer is scheduled to be enforced in the north-west of England from the 5th August. 

Co-operative Energy has announced a 5.2% price increase for 128,000 households on its Green Pioneer standard tariff.

BT has joined Virgin in launching a summer line of superfast broadband tariffs for university students, with nine-month, term-time contracts, free access to the BT Sport App, and competitive pricing.

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Hit with sticker shock every time your electric bill hits your doorstep or is withdrawn from your account? You can start reducing your monthly electric bill today, with a few efficiency-boosting, cost-saving measures.

Under new government proposals, new homes in England could be required to include electric vehicle charging points, as part of a series of proposals including similar plans for street lights and a ban on conventional fuel vehicle sales by 2040. 

The UK may be enjoying a lengthy heatwave, but from French-owned company EDF Energy has hit customers the unpleasant news of a price hike.

The reach of 4G is still expanding across the UK, but another more advanced mobile network is already on its way.