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Tech News Weekly podcast 29: Favourite summer apps, Apple riddling iOS with backdoors, and is this the end of the Oyster card?

01 Aug 2014  by Paul Cooper
Tech News Weekly podcast 29: Favourite summer apps, Apple riddling iOS with backdoors, and is this the end of the Oyster card?
On this weeks Tech News Weekly podcast from ITProPortal.com. Could the Oyster card and in fact, hard cash be soon removed from the London Underground? And was Apple helping the NSA on purpose?

London warns BT is stifling London’s growth with unaffordable broadband

28 Jul 2014  by Nathan Chai
London warns BT is stifling London’s growth with unaffordable broadband
The City of London has claimed that BT's lack of high-speed broadband in the square mile is blocking the capital city's growth - an accusation that will be sure to raise hackles.

TalkTalk TV subscribers hit 1.1m amidst healthy financial results

23 Jul 2014  by Barclay Ballard
TalkTalk TV subscribers hit 1.1m amidst healthy financial results
The telecommunications company has announced the addition of 185,000 new customers to its pay-TV service with the firm's quarterly revenue also on the rise.

Thousands of BT customers without email access over weekend

15 Jul 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Thousands of BT customers without email access over weekend
Due to a problem with the migration of users from Yahoo to BT's own email service, thousands of customers could not access their emails with many complaining of BT's lack of communication.

Lower bills for everybody? New EU roaming charges coming tonight

30 Jun 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Lower bills for everybody? New EU roaming charges coming tonight
From midnight tonight, the EU's new Roaming Regulation will come into place, lowering the price caps for data downloads when travelling within the European Union.

Over half of businesses assign IT manager to handle telecoms

02 Jun 2014  by Darren Allan
Over half of businesses assign IT manager to handle telecoms
IT managers may already have a massive workload on their plate, and apparently telecoms is being added to that in many cases.

Co-op has launched its own PAYG SIM card

08 Apr 2014  by Darren Allan
Co-op has launched its own PAYG SIM card
The Co-op has set itself up as an MVNO piggybacking off EE’s network, and it’s promising value for money with its PAYG plan.

BT overtakes EE to become most complained about broadband provider

27 Mar 2014  by Darren Allan
BT overtakes EE to become most complained about broadband provider
The good news is that looking at the overall industry picture, complaints are down across the board compared to the previous quarter.

BT goes with EE for MVNO services, dropping Vodafone

26 Mar 2014  by Darren Allan
BT goes with EE for MVNO services, dropping Vodafone
The agreement between BT and EE, first announced last autumn, has now been signed and sealed, with Vodafone getting the boot.

NAO report estimates that Ofcom could have made £160m more from UK 4G auction

14 Mar 2014  by Darren Allan
NAO report estimates that Ofcom could have made £160m more from UK 4G auction
In fairness, though, the report was generally positive, but the National Audit Office did take pains to point out exactly how much money was lost in catering to operator Three.

Poor broadband connection can devalue your house by 20 per cent

02 Mar 2014  by Darren Allan
Poor broadband connection can devalue your house by 20 per cent
A fast Internet connection is increasingly important to UK house buyers, with Rightmove bringing a broadband speed checker into its property listings.