Plusnet - Archive

2019
06
November
2019
| 14:59 Europe/Amsterdam
  Today we are annoucing a partnership with Scouts to enable youngsters to take the skills they develop into an online space. The Plusnet x Scouts: Preparing for the Future collaboration launched with a digital camp at Scouts HQ in Gilwell Park...
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04
October
2019
| 17:07 Europe/Amsterdam
  The end of Summer is officially here, and our data has revealed a spike in video-on-demand consumption. The shift in weather (and other doom and gloom) has led to video-on-demand streaming increasing by 87% in September from the average summe...
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09
September
2019
| 15:47 Europe/Amsterdam
  Here at Plusnet, we've been working on Plusnet Pathfinders, a new pioneering recruitment scheme offering its unsuccessful candidates the chance to bridge gaps in experience through a series of workshop sessions, hosted at the broadband provider’...
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27
August
2019
| 11:01 Europe/Amsterdam
  We've teamed up with Larry Lamb to re-imagine a trilogy of classic fairy-tales for the digital generation. Once Upon a Time Online re-imagines some of the nation’s most well-loved classic tales, moving them into the modern era for young digit...
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12
August
2019
| 14:44 Europe/Amsterdam
  As eager Brits get ready to down tools for a well-earned holiday this summer, we've conducted a study and found that we spend, on average, a staggering 11 hours online researching the good, the bad and the ugly before committing to a holiday. ...
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01
August
2019
| 14:25 Europe/Amsterdam
  In celebration of Yorkshire Day, we've taken a closer look at what really makes the region special by asking the nation what they consider to be Yorkshire icons. The results show a new generation of icons emerging with a chasm between millenn...
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13
June
2019
| 11:51 Europe/Amsterdam
  Here at Plusnet, we're proud of our Yorkshire roots. That's why our new content series, Humans of New Yorkshire, will look into the stories behind the business owners and discover what makes them do what they do, how they use tools like business...
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22
May
2019
| 17:41 Europe/Amsterdam
  We've been named best broadband provider in the UK for the third year in a row. Research and analysis from Broadband Genie showed that our broadband service scored well across all categories, comfortably winning the main award.  Among the big...
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30
April
2019
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
  Created in partnership with Internet Matters, Plusnet Plays on the Internet uses theatre to explore three important topics relevant to young digital natives today – including cyberbullying, online grooming and online reputation. Research from...
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25
April
2019
| 12:32 Europe/Amsterdam
  The average Brit has a mobile packed with photos but a huge 74% of all images are completely ignored once they’re taken. Selfies and alternative angles account for the majority of unused photo fodder, but despite the love of a self-portrait, ...
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04
March
2019
| 16:43 Europe/Amsterdam
Pancake Day has too long been dominated by pancakes. Made from three simple ingredients – milk, eggs and flour, Plusnet believes there is only one true way to use these ingredients, and that is in the form of the humble Yorkshire Pudding. The unsu...
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27
February
2019
| 17:12 Europe/Amsterdam
THE UK CITY START-UP BOOM Moving to London to find jobs and success has become a rite of passage for many British people. While the financial centre of the UK is undoubtedly full of opportunities, other areas are beginning to challenge the capital...
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27
February
2019
| 17:11 Europe/Amsterdam
  January is a pretty depressing month. It’s cold, no one’s drinking (so they say) and everyone’s broke until payday. What better opportunity to stay in all weekend and binge watch your favourite programmes? There’s some can’t-contain-your-excitem...
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27
February
2019
| 17:10 Europe/Amsterdam
HOW ACCURATE ARE SCI-FI'S FUTURE TECH PREDICTIONS? Sci-fi is one of our favourite types of film. Often the playground of futuristic ideas and off-the-wall technologies, it got us thinking; how accurate are sci-fi’s technological predictions of the...
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February
2019
| 17:08 Europe/Amsterdam
HOW ACCURATE ARE SCI-FI'S TECH PREDICTIONS? Building on part one, we grade some of the best sci-fi predictions made by our favourite sci-fi films. This time, our experts were less impressed by their accuracy.     ...
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