30 Jun 2009 | 12.54 Europe/London
Parliament's Business and Enterprise Committee has announced an(other) inquiry into broadband speeds in the UK.
26 Jun 2009 | 12.07 Europe/London
Within two years BT Business will be making more from selling software services than monthly broadband connection fees.
25 Jun 2009 | 16.34 Europe/London
23 Jun 2009 | 17.57 Europe/London
A new report is backing alternative models for putting fast broadband into rural areas, arguing the Digital Britain report's proposed levy on phone lines may not be enough.
22 Jun 2009 | 16.43 Europe/London
Lord Carter says around ninety per cent of the journalists writing about Digital Britain just aren't on the same page as him - in fact, he thinks they haven't read his report at all.
20 Jun 2009 | 11.04 Europe/London
Outlaw.com's recent podcast "Outlaw Radio" covered the legal background to ISP throttling, blocking or traffic management in the light of recent BT comments on carrying iPlayer traffic.
19 Jun 2009 | 12.04 Europe/London
As everyone knows, this week has been dominated by the final Digital Britain report. Unsurprisingly, Media Guardian has dedicated the lion's share of
18 Jun 2009 | 20.23 Europe/London
The Digital Britain report may have the aim of reducing UK online piracy by up to seventy per cent but one British ISP is having to deny it has jumped the gun and taken matters into its own hands.
17 Jun 2009 | 10.26 Europe/London
The Digital Britain report is out at last and there was a proverbial rabbit in the hat for Lord Carter to pull out; a 50p per month tax on telephone line connections to raise roughly £150m a year to push back the geographic barriers of faster web access.
17 Jun 2009 | 09.40 Europe/London
Lord Carter's final Digital Britain report seeks to clearly differentiate between its Universal Service Commitment (USC) and the future of Next Generation Access (NGA).
17 Jun 2009 | 08.52 Europe/London
Lord Carter's final report on Digital Britain includes the commitment to a broadband Universal Service (USC) as previously announced in the Budget “.
16 Jun 2009 | 20.32 Europe/London
If you've not got time to read the full 245 pages of Digital Britain, Samknows.
16 Jun 2009 | 15.59 Europe/London
A consultation has been announced into legislative approach for addressing the problem of illicit use of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) file-sharing technology to exchange unlawful copies of copyright material.
16 Jun 2009 | 15.26 Europe/London
So, it's finally out there for us to pore over. A little under an hour ago, Ben Bradshaw outlined the main points of Stephen Carter's baby.
16 Jun 2009 | 12.30 Europe/London
It may sound like a leaf out of the Book of Obama, but Gordon Brown says broadband is as important to Britain's future as railways have been to its past.
16 Jun 2009 | 09.17 Europe/London
Today's the day (rumours abound that there may be a slight delay while a BBC Worldwide/Channel 4 Deal is finalised) that Lord Carter's Digital Britain report comes out.
15 Jun 2009 | 15.52 Europe/London
15 Jun 2009 | 15.14 Europe/London
12 Jun 2009 | 22.50 Europe/London
Ar, it's been a good week for pirates, is 'as. Not only did Sweden's Pirate Party manage to get one of its own in amongst the crew of the European Parliament by winning a
12 Jun 2009 | 08.38 Europe/London
11 Jun 2009 | 18.26 Europe/London
Not everyone without broadband will take it up - even if it's offered to them for free.
11 Jun 2009 | 17.07 Europe/London
Communications regulator OFCOM has given BT Openreach the green light to operate active electronics in its access network.
11 Jun 2009 | 11.40 Europe/London
The countdown for Phorm could well and truly be starting, revealing by the end of the year if it really is on track to live up to its hype and serve £239m worth of adverts within two years.
11 Jun 2009 | 09.51 Europe/London
09 Jun 2009 | 19.02 Europe/London
The General Secretary of the Trade Union Congress says that "up to 25% of all online TV piracy" takes place in the UK and that the country "has the unenviable position of a world leader" in that respect.
09 Jun 2009 | 10.54 Europe/London
Channel 4 is moving its Catch-Up TV service fully over to channel4.com where it will be streamed and compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.
08 Jun 2009 | 19.51 Europe/London
BT Broadband has told Ministers it can put high-speed broadband within reach of ninety-three per cent of the UK population just by making inexpensive modifications to its current network.
08 Jun 2009 | 10.59 Europe/London
You may have noticed that SamKnows is looking a bit different this morning. As well as a bright, shiny new front page, we've redefined some of our sections — news and features have been beefed up, as have our various
07 Jun 2009 | 18.52 Europe/London
The BBC Trust has asked the BBC management to address a number of points raised in responses to the recent consultation on Project Canvas before proceeding to the next stage.
07 Jun 2009 | 15.32 Europe/London
The man in charge of the UK’s biggest ISP says that, when it comes to preventing illegal file-sharing, too much attention is being paid to peer-to-peer networking and the role ISPs can play to stop it.
05 Jun 2009 | 16.59 Europe/London
Another Friday, another round-up — so, let's see what you might have missed on the intartubez this week.
05 Jun 2009 | 16.10 Europe/London
A number of internet service providers (ISPs) have this week announced that they will take part in BT's fibre to the cabinet (FTTC) trials.
03 Jun 2009 | 20.49 Europe/London
BT Broadband has announced plans to upgrade the connection speeds of its existing customers - as long as they sign up for another twelve months.
03 Jun 2009 | 15.56 Europe/London
At around the same time as Sir Alan tells one would-be Apprentice ‘you’re fired’ tonight, Phorm will be launching what it claims has always been the ‘missing piece’ in its ‘rounded offering’.
03 Jun 2009 | 14.18 Europe/London
Now then, just how important is the internet connection in your life? According to a recent survey by OFCOM advisory group the Communications Consumer Panel 73 per cent of the 2,000 people polled feel that broadband is right up there alongside water, electricity and other utilities, while 84 per cent agreed that everyone should have it at home.
03 Jun 2009 | 11.44 Europe/London
Spotify has been pressured for months to seal its legitimacy and sign up for a PRS for Music licence and SamKnows can now reveal that the hugely successful music streaming service has agreed terms with the UK body which represents music writers and publishers.
02 Jun 2009 | 20.44 Europe/London
With the term "bandwidth throttling" almost becoming an expletive in the digital age, if you're going to sling it around you better have a good reason.
01 Jun 2009 | 19.57 Europe/London
It looks like what happens when you take some diced Facebook, some cloves of Skype, a few pinches of MSN and Yahoo Messager, a few slices of Gmail and add some open sauce (sorry).
01 Jun 2009 | 17.29 Europe/London
A man who downloaded over three thousand copyrighted movies on the Internet has been let off the hook in the Spanish courts.