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Smelly toilets, smokers and the Kardishians. Virgin Media staff grill top brass

'New 'soft closers' good, but the acrylic panels make the bogs look like a CDT project

Plusnet outage leaves customers unable to stream Netflix. Horrors!

Repeatedly outage-hit firm mumbles usual apologies

'Faceless' Liberty Global has 'sucked the very soul' out of Virgin Media

Exclusive 'This is not the ISP of Richard Branson' insiders complain to El Reg

BT Openreach boss wants you to know that deep down, they care

Here's a webpage of infographics. Now stop whinging, peons

AT&T tries broadband over power lines again

'Project AirGig' shows the classics never die, but radio hams might feel homicidal

Ofcom smacks Sky for breaching broadband switching rules

Could be in line for a multi-million pound fine

Brave telco giants kill threat of decent internet service in rural North Carolina

Citizens told they can't have broadband because something, something, competition

End all the 'up to' broadband speed bull. Release proper data – LGA

Ofcom ought to collect local data for local people

Plusnet broadband outage: Customers fume as TITSUP* continues

Yup, that's a Total Inability To Support Usual Plusnet

Really – 80% FTTP in UK by 2026? Woah, ambitious!

INCA people warn govt it's falling behind on fibre comms civilisation

ABBA-solutely crapulous! Swedish router-maker won't patch gaping hole

Inteno says SOHOpeless security problem should be fixed by carriers

AT&T trash talks Google over Fiber fiasco: Leave ISP stuff to the experts

Telco takes a victory lap as ad giant's broadband plans collapse

Ireland looks like it's outpacing Britain in the superfast broadband rollout stakes

Comment A national fibre plan, what's that?

BT best provider for 10Mbps USO, says former digi minister Ed Vaizey

Any regrets on the pro-BT stance? Nah

Colour us shocked: ISPs not that keen to sign up for Universal Service Obligation

'Either the government pays for it, or consumers do'

Vodafone: Dear customers. We're sorry we killed your Demon

It's part of our £2bn customer service systems overhaul

NBN delivers boring, solid result for 2015/2016

Where's the money coming from after the gummint's last billions? Don't know yet

EFF vows to take up muni broadband cause after FCC denied

Digital crusaders warm up efforts to build city-owned networks

Labor's new comms spokesperson Michelle Rowland gets off to a bad start

Netflix speeds are not a good indicator of the NBN's progress

Cisco gives cable industry tech for 10Gbps uploads on DOCSIS 3.1

Full Duplex project gets reference silicon for free to make broadband symmetrical

Judges put FCC back in its box: No, you can't override state laws, not even for city broadband

Funnily enough, US regulator can't just do whatever it wants

UK local govt body blasts misleading broadband speed ads

Won't someone please think of the farmers

ISP roundup: Google mulls fiber-less Fiber, America goes Wow, Comcast still terrible

Wire cuts, ad complaints, and big promises around the States

Vodafone bins line rental charges as it moves onto TalkTalk's turf

The ASA will soon require operators to advertise services in one monthly fee

Again with the cheap internet access in India, Facebook?

This time with Wi-Fi, a state-owned telco on board and maybe the return of Free Basics

Virgin signs up record ultrafast broadband subs

Revenue up in Blighty, but still playing catch up with BT on triple play

UK telco market worth £37.5bn, Ofcom reports

Breaking Bad was the most-streamed series of 2015

Sky fibre down at breakfast-time across the nation

Soz, engineers are looking into it...

And now we go live to Nashville for the latest on Google Fiber v AT&T and, yup, it's a mess

Web ads giant not helping its case by cutting gas lines

US state sues Comcast for $100m in row over 'worthless' repair plans

Unlimited free troubleshooting and repairs is a minefield of caveats, says Washington AG

nbn™ switches on first Telstra HFC-powered broadband services

100/40Mbps services available to 2,300 Perth homes

How to upgrade cities to 40Gbps broadband without replacing today's fiber network

Verizon to test gear to boost speeds to homes, businesses

Oz regulator eyes broadband marketing

ISPs fudging performance claims in ads? Say it isn't so!

Ofcom: Legal separation will force Openreach to eat more fibre

Plans for 2 million FTTP connections in next four years 'not enough'

Zen loses its chill: UK biz ISP falls offline for four hours and counting

Updated TITSUP: Total Inability To Support Upset Punters

Not-BT-Openreach' biz CityFibre sextuples pipeline

Seems to be doing a roaring trade

Ofcom should push for fibre – Ex BT CTO

'Aiming for mediocre speeds is such a British attitude'

nbn™ talks up HFC upgrades to gigabit speed

Research points out that HFC is widely-used and fast, but we knew that already and fibre fanatics don't care

BT customers hit by broadband outage ... again

Another power problem, this time at Telehouse North

MPs tell BT: Lay more fibre or face split with Openreach

'Compelling evidence' BT Group 'exploiting... vertical integration'

Openreach boss Clive Selley wants Ofcom to wrap it up already

Interview I need certainty to get on with upgrades, says BT man

nbnTM names six shops to re-build Telstra's HFC network

And TITSUP Telstra gets to manage them all