Broadband Genie Features

  • What is broadband traffic management and traffic throttling?

    by Matt Powell

    There are now tens of millions of broadband connections across the UK, and demand is showing no signs of slowing down.  That puts ISPs under a lot of pressure as they have to... more »

  • What is gigabit broadband?

    by Matt Powell

    Chances are your current broadband is either ADSL or fibre optic from the BT or Virgin Media networks. This means it is going to provide an average download rate of around 10Mb, 65Mb or 360Mb.... more »

  • What is powerline networking?

    by Matt Powell

    There’s no doubt Wi-Fi is a wonder of the modern age, making it effortless to connect devices across your home without the need for wires. But sometimes Wi-Fi isn’t the answer... more »

  • What is satellite broadband?

    by Matt Powell

    Sky has been beaming TV into our homes via satellite since the 90s, and more recently it got into the broadband game with no small degree of success. So if you hear the phrase satellite broadband, Sky... more »

  • What is Wi-Fi?

    by Matt Powell

    You’ll be familiar with its yin-yang logo from the ubiquitous stickers advertising public internet access in pubs, hotels and coffee shops across the UK. But what actually is Wi-Fi?... more »

  • What is wireless broadband? A beginner’s guide wireless internet options

    by Matt Powell

    What is wireless broadband? Wireless broadband is a connection that doesn't use cables. This may refer to Wi-Fi networking, or the broadband service itself. For internet... more »