Deal raises fears of 'creeping privatisation' of the police
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Tuesday 03 August 2010
Virgin Media has called on Ofcom to investigate Project Canvas, a joint venture that is preparing to bring internet television into living rooms next spring, saying it will "significantly and irreparably harm competition".
Thursday 29 July 2010
Virgin Media posted the strongest revenue growth in a quarter since it was formed, and launched a share buyback.
Friday 16 July 2010
The previous Labour government's ambition to bring broadband to every household in Britain by 2012 was dashed yesterday when the coalition pushed back the date by three years, blaming a lack of funds.
Thursday 08 July 2010
Saturday 26 June 2010
Project Canvas, the venture designed to bring internet TV to the living room, is likely to launch next spring after it was approved by the BBC Trust.
Thursday 24 June 2010
Katie Price is to quit ITV after signing a new exclusive deal with the Living TV channels, it was announced today.
Wednesday 23 June 2010
The Chancellor hammered the final nail into the coffin of Labour's controversial "telephone tax" and will look to incentivise private companies and use licence fee money to expand Britain's superfast broadband network.
Thursday 17 June 2010
Penalties for phone users who leave their landline contract early are to be slashed, Ofcom announced today.
Saturday 05 June 2010
British Sky Broadcasting has agreed to pay its arch-rival Virgin Media £160m for a clutch of television channels in a deal that will be seen as further evidence of a rapprochement in the bitter row between the two companies over access to content.
Friday 04 June 2010
Satellite broadcaster BSkyB today acquired television channels Living and Bravo as part of a £160 million deal with rival Virgin Media.
Saturday 29 May 2010
Programmes such as EastEnders, The Apprentice and The One Show are to be broadcast in high definition by the end of the year as the whole of BBC 1 goes HD, it was announced yesterday.
Wednesday 12 May 2010
TalkTalk, the broadband provider, published its first update as an independent company yesterday, saying that it had added 42,000 new customers in the first quarter of the year.
Friday 30 April 2010
BT will stick to its pledge to slash the fees it charges customers to watch Sky Sports in a multimillion-pound gamble that BSkyB will lose its appeal.
Thursday 29 April 2010
Virgin Media attracted customers at its fastest pace ever in the first three months of the year, and is banking on cheaper Sky Sports and high-definition services to further take the fight to rival BSkyB.
Thursday 22 April 2010
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Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
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