Poll: Do you think the government should restrict access to individuals’ social media accounts to stop criminal activities?

Posted on Sep 14 2011 by Claire Dutton-Merrills | Comments Off on Poll: Do you think the government should restrict access to individuals’ social media accounts to stop criminal activities?
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In a recent article, we discussed the government’s plans to stop criminal activities being organised by blocking social media networks and Blackberry Messenger following the riots. We would like to know what your views are on the responsibility of social media in criminal activities and the plans to target violence and criminality that is organised on such sites. We have therefore added a new poll to find out your thoughts. Please also feel free to leave us a comment below.

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Poll: Do you think ISPs should be forced to block copyright infringing websites like Newzbin2?

Posted on Aug 16 2011 by Claire Dutton-Merrills | Comments Off on Poll: Do you think ISPs should be forced to block copyright infringing websites like Newzbin2?
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Recently, we covered news that the High Court had ruled in favour of the Motion Picture Association by forcing BT to block access to alleged piracy site Newzbin2. A week later, news followed that the government had scrapped plans to block illegal file sharing websites, thanks to a review of the policy by Ofcom. We would like to know if you think ISPs should be forced to block copyright infringing websites. We have therefore added a new poll to gain your feedback. Please also feel free to leave us a comment below.

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Poll: Do you currently provide fibre broadband?

Posted on Jul 07 2011 by Gemma Dickinson | Comments Off on Poll: Do you currently provide fibre broadband?
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As the channel continues to launch new fibre based packages we would like know how many of our readers are currently reselling fibre broadband services, how many are planning to start when the services become available in thier target areas and how many of you are not interested in reselling fibre. Therefore, we added a new poll to gather your feedback. Please let us know your current strategy for fibre by particpating in our poll or by leaving us a comment below.

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Poll: ISPA Awards 2011 Villain of the year – who would you vote for?

Posted on Jun 07 2011 by Claire Dutton-Merrills | Comments Off on Poll: ISPA Awards 2011 Villain of the year – who would you vote for?

Recently, the UK Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA) officially announced the finalists for its 2011 Internet Hero and Internet Villain awards. Both categories recognise those who have either done the most or least to help the Internet Industry. This year, ISPA’s finalists are:

Internet Hero Finalists

  • Rory Stewart MP – For his trailblazing efforts to bring broadband to his rural constituency of Penrith and the Borders
  • Twitter – For its role in helping people communicate during the Arab spring
  • Judge Colin Birss QC – For his considered and damning judgement on the ACS Law that it was “chaotic and lamentable”
  • The Australian Internet Industry Association – For taking the lead and launching a voluntary industry code on infected machines in Australia
  • Prof. Ian Hargreaves – For authoring a review that makes recommendations on how IP can be made fitter for the digital age
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Poll: What are the biggest problems you have faced with the existing MAC process?

Posted on May 04 2011 by Gemma Dickinson | Comments Off on Poll: What are the biggest problems you have faced with the existing MAC process?

Yesterday news emerged that Ofcom is close to revealing the outcome of its Strategic Review into Consumer Switching. This review has investigated the current process of migrating between ISPs using MACs (Migration Authorisation Codes). Ofcom closed its first consultation on this issue back in November and is now expected to open a further consultation in conjunction with its initial proposals.

Therefore we would like to know about your experiences of using the MAC process. What have been the biggest problems you and your customers have faced with the current system and how have these affected your business? Let us know your feedback by taking part in our poll or by leaving us a comment below.

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Poll: Will you be upgrading to superfast fibre broadband (FTTC)?

Posted on Apr 13 2011 by Claire Dutton-Merrills | 1 Comment
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Customers are becoming increasingly reliant on fast, resilient broadband connections. Now that the availability of new fibre based broadband is increasing, we would like to know if Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) is something you are interested in. We have therefore added a new poll to gain your feedback. Please also feel free to leave us a comment below.

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Poll: Are you reselling Ethernet services?

Posted on Jan 13 2011 by Gemma Dickinson | Comments Off on Poll: Are you reselling Ethernet services?
Categories : Marketing, Polls, Reselling

Business customers are becoming increasingly reliant on reliable Internet connectivity and their demand for fast, resilient and dedicated connectivity solutions to support new bandwidth hungry applications or to connect multiple offices or remote workers continues to increase. As a reseller you could capitalise on this market opportunity by reselling affordable Ethernet solutions. That is why we would like to know if you are currently reselling Ethernet or if it is something that you are potentially interested in. Let us know by completing our poll.

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Poll: What do you think should be done about the advertising of broadband speeds?

Posted on Sep 09 2010 by Claire Dutton-Merrills | 2 Comments

It has recently been reported that ISPs are misleading their consumers on the real speeds of their broadband services. We would like to know what you think should be done about the advertising of broadband speeds. Therefore we have added a new poll to find out your thoughts. Remember you can also leave us a comment below.

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Poll: What would you use the new annex M service for?

Posted on Aug 10 2010 by Gemma Dickinson | Comments Off on Poll: What would you use the new annex M service for?
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Categories : 21CN, BT, Polls, Reselling

We recently launched our new Annex M service which provides users with an increased upload speed by trading some of their download speed. So far we have seen a high level of interest and we would like to know what you plan to use the new service for. Therefore we have added a new poll asking for your feedback.

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Poll: What do you think about the ASA review of ‘unlimited’ broadband?

Posted on Jul 12 2010 by Gemma Dickinson | Comments Off on Poll: What do you think about the ASA review of ‘unlimited’ broadband?

Our latest article features a guest blog from co-founder of Thinkbroadband.com, Sebastien Lahtinen, regarding the subject of ‘unlimited’ broadband. Mr Lahtinen argues that the concept of ‘unlimited’ broadband is no longer viable and welcomes the proposed ASA review into ISP’s use of the terminology in their advertising of broadband packages. We agree with Mr Lahtinen but are also keen to find out what you think. Therefore we have added a new poll via which you can share your views. Remember you can also leave us a comment below.

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