The ISP has followed BT, Sky and TalkTalk in complying with a court order forcing it to stop access to the Usenet aggregator, after six movie studios won a copyright infringement case
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The regulator has been able to allocate numbers to BT and other telcos for free until now, but on Wednesday it announced a test of annual charges in a bid to relieve the shortage in some areas
BT started blocking access to The Pirate Bay around midday on Tuesday, the ISP has confirmed.BT Retail was the last of the big UK internet service providers to institute the block, which had been ordered by the High Court after an earlier ruling that found The Pirate Bay (TPB) to be aiding copyright infringement.
Customers may soon be able to sign up for services that offer download speeds of up to 330Mbps with their current ISP thanks to the commercial rollout of BT Openreach's super-fast service
The telecoms company, which has rolled out its super-fast broadband network to 10 million premises, saw annual profits go up 42 percent in the last financial year
The government has revealed the 27 smaller cities that will go up against each other for a share in a £50m super-fast broadband upgrade pot, with only 10 winners to be named
New customers who call Sky's hotline can buy a fibre broadband package with a topline speed of 76Mbps, faster than the publicly announced 40Mbps available to existing subscribers, who cannot get the new bundle
New rules on advertising headline broadband speeds came into force on 1 April, but some UK ISPs are yet to change the way in which they advertise their packages
The ISPs have lost the latest in a string of court battles against the copyright crackdown legislation, which will see themhaving to police their customers for unlawful file-sharing
The UK's Competition Commission has backed Ofcom's plans for cutting mobile termination charges, and has agreed with BT that the cuts should go even deeper and arrive sooner
The telecoms regulator Ofcom has come up with new draft caps for how much BT Openreach can charge other ISPs for its wholesale line rental and for local loop unbundling.The reduced rates may lead to lower retail prices for consumers and businesses.
Sky Broadband began blocking Newzbin2 on Tuesday, after receiving a court order telling it to do so.The ISP is the second major internet provider to block access to the file-sharing website, after BT started doing so around the end of October.
The Motion Picture Association has written to major ISPs, saying it is about to seek a court order forcing them to follow BT in blocking access to Newzbin2
BT has 14 days to cut off customers' access to Usenet indexing site Newzbin2 and pay costs, the judge has said in a copyright infringement case brought by six US film studios
The regulator has said that clarity is still required over some issues to ensure that the Digital Economy Act can be fairly and successfully enforced
BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media are to force their customers to choose whether to turn on parental controls when they set up their broadband connection
The new ISP, headed up by Be Broadband veterans, is offering the fastest home broadband speeds in the UK, although entire buildings need to sign up collectively
Six US film studios have won a case against BT, which must block file-sharing Usenet site Newzbin2 after a landmark decision at the High Court
Ofcom has decided that BT must cut wholesale prices for up-to-8Mbps services in many rural areas, arguing that this will lead to cheaper and faster broadband for homes and businesses
The BT-owned ISP is offering home workers and gamers guaranteed low latency for an extra £5 a month, and claims the service will not affect the internet experience of those who do not pay