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  • Plusnet logo Get £75 cashback and free broadband for 12 months with Plusnet Announced on 01 May 2015 Expires on 05 May 2015

    Sign up for an award winning Plusnet broadband package before the 5th of May and you’ll not only get to take advantage of cut-price broadband deals, you’ll also receive £75 cashback. ...

  • Home broadband survey 2015 results released

    Our annual broadband survey is a chance for us to gather the opinions of users from all over the country and measure how providers are performing in key areas such as customer service and speed. We can recognise those ISPs that are doing particularly well, highlight areas for improvement and provide some guidance for buyers comparing providers. The 2015 results are live now so if you’d like...

    by Matt on 28 April 2015
  • TalkTalk logo Unlimited calls, texts and data for £12 per month with TalkTalk Mobile Announced on 27 Apr 2015

    TalkTalk broadband customers can now take advantage of a new TalkTalk Mobile offer which could massively reduce your monthly mobile phone bills. The All-In SIM package gives you unlimited calls, unlimited...

  • EE logo iPad Air and iPad mini now free up front from EE Announced on 23 Apr 2015 Expires on 05 May 2015

    Get your hands on a brand new Apple iPad for less with this offer from EE. Order one of the participating iPad deals by the 5th of May and you’ll get the tablets free up front, a saving of £49.99....

  • SSE logo Get FREE broadband for two years with SSE! Announced on 16 Apr 2015 Expires on 16 Sep 2015

    It’s not usually hard to find a free broadband deal here on Broadband Genie, but this new offer from SSE is one of the best we’ve ever seen. Sign up for a participating SSE Broadband deal...

  • BT logo BT broadband customer? Get a cheap 4G mobile SIM with new BT Mobile deals Announced on 25 Mar 2015

    BT has announced details of its new 4G mobile service, and there’s good news for anyone who has BT home broadband. If you’re a BT broadband user you can benefit from a discount of £5 per...

  • Get a free superfast broadband installation for your business with the Broadband Voucher Scheme

    Do you have a small business that would benefit from faster broadband? Connecting Cambridgeshire's Livia Oldland explains how you could upgrade for free with the Broadband Voucher Scheme. Digital technology has revolutionised the way we work, shop and socialise, and never is that more apparant than at Christmas. Christmas 2014 was a busy time for for online retailers. A survey carried out...

    by Matt on 07 January 2015 1 Comment
  • The UK loves online shopping - 45% will do Christmas on the web

    As we saw from last week’s carnage the American tradition of Black Friday is now firmly entrenched in the UK. But this shopping frenzy isn’t just limited to scraps in the electronics aisles of supermarkets, online stores have also been attracting those who are after a calmer sort of bargain hunting, with big names like Amazon running week-long sales and the now-annual Cyber Monday signalling a...

    by Matt on 02 December 2014
  • Black Friday carnage on the web - Argos, Very and more topple under pressure

    By now you've probably seen the footage of fights breaking out over cheap electrical goods in supermarkets (top tip: Blaupunkt TVs are cheap all year round), but this absolute chaos isn't just restricted to the real world, it's also felled some web site operators who seem to have neglected to warn their sys admins to expect additional traffic.  Still, the web remains the best option...

    by Matt on 28 November 2014
  • iWatch revealed: the Apple Watch is here

    Ending years of speculation, Apple has announced its first wearable technology in the form of a high tech wrist watch. Imaginatively dubbed Apple Watch, it bears more than a passing resemblance to many existing smartwatches but also introduces a few new features of its own. With a square, full face display the design isn't a million miles from competing models like the Samsung Gear and LG...

    by Matt on 09 September 2014