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The world wide web is 25 years old

This week many people around the world are celebrating the 25th birthday of the world wide web. Many of us can’t imagine a world without the internet – but the invention is still only 25 years old. Internaut Day marked… Continue Reading →

Technology blogspot: Small Business

Big banks plan new digital currency Four of the world’s biggest banks are developing a new form of digital cash they believe will become an industry standard for financial trades over blockchain, the technology that underpins Bitcoin. Swiss bank UBS… Continue Reading →

Technology Blogspot

Biking the length of VR Britain The world’s first long distance virtual reality cycling tour is underway. One man on two wheels is pedalling the length of Britain in Virtual Reality. His name is Aaron Puzey and his goal is… Continue Reading →

Superfast fibre broadband is being rolled out across the UK

Did you know that superfast fibre broadband is now being rolled out across the UK and that you could soon be enjoying internet speeds of up to 79Mbps with Zen Internet? As the best broadband company in the UK Zen… Continue Reading →

The advantages mobile phones for small business

Mobile phones are now an integral part of daily life. We have become so dependent on mobile devices that the amount of mobile traffic will outpace the PC this year. The number of smartphones, tablets and laptops will soon exceed the… Continue Reading →

Protect your online identity and brand with domain ID protection

Did you know that when you register for a domain, your contact details are automatically viewable on the public WHOIS database making you a target for scams and spamming? WHOIS is a database that supplies contact information for all owners… Continue Reading →

IPv6: Are you ready for the future of the internet?

IPv6 is great, says Facebook. And the opinion of one of the biggest data centre networks in the world should not be ignored. What’s that you say? What’s IPv6? You don’t know? Well IPv6 is the future of the internet… Continue Reading →

Best music making apps

“You can’t sing, you can’t play and you look awful … you’ll go a long way,” was how KitKat portrayed the music industry’s A&R process in its 1984 TV ad. That might have been true in the old days but… Continue Reading →

Email security: is your inbox bad for business?

Guest Blogger: Mark Williams, Managing Director, Pensar Email scams are growing more sophisticated and, according to a recent survey, two thirds of Britons simply don’t understand how vulnerable they are. People think they won’t be subject to an attack, or… Continue Reading →

Richard gets his running shoes on for Springhill Hospice

Richard Tang, our chief executive, will be running to raise funds for Springhill Hospice at this years’ Cologne Half Marathon in October. Last year Zen staff elected Springhill Hospice as our chosen charity and have delivered a number of fund-raising… Continue Reading →

Advanced notification of customer portal maintenance

Please note that due to planned maintenance taking place on the evening of August 7, the customer portal will be unavailable from 21:00 and 23:00. We apologise for any inconvenience. If you have any concerns or queries then please contact our Helpdesk… Continue Reading →

The month in digital

Microburst caught on camera While helicopter pilot Andrew Park was flying over Phoenix this month, photographer Jerry Ferguson captured what appears to be a giant foreboding mushroom cloud hanging over the city. In actuality the scene is a weather cluster… Continue Reading →

Technology Blogspot: Small Business

Slimmer sites win performance gains It pays to keep your online presence in trim. Lighter sites go faster and do more business. They reap the rewards of better visitor engagement and conversion. Even without the recent additional significance of increasing… Continue Reading →

Technology Blogspot

Summer with families Wondering how you will keep the kids busy this summer? There’s an appropriately timed relaunch this month for the site previously known as ‘Mums in the Know’ – now simply called Families. It’s an invaluable resource for… Continue Reading →

Vote for Zen in the PC Pro awards

For the past 12 years Zen Internet has been voted the best internet service provider by readers of PC Pro, the UK’s biggest selling computing magazine. Once again Zen has been selected in PC Pro’s annual poll in the 2016… Continue Reading →

The risks of webcams

What do Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and FBI Director James Comey both have in common? Answer: they both put tape over their webcams. Webcams are a great way to talk to friends and family over the internet but they come… Continue Reading →

You rated our router: 70% satisfied with ZyXEL device

Last month we surveyed more than 500 residential customers to discover how you rated the new ZyXEL VMG1312 router that now comes standard with Zen’s broadband service… and 70% of you said you were very satisfied with its performance. Key… Continue Reading →

Update on recent outage

On Monday 25, we experienced an outage on our network which unfortunately impacted a number broadband customers. During our investigation we discovered there had been loss of management to 17 exchanges and loss of data from 35 running over a… Continue Reading →

Five best e-commerce platforms for budding entrepreneurs

Choosing your e-commerce platform is one of the most important parts of starting an online business. The look, feel and functionality of your store and shopping cart have a distinct impact on your sales. Thus, finding the right one is… Continue Reading →

Zen’s favourite video apps

Shooting and sharing videos has never been so easy, with a wide selection of mobile apps available to capture, edit and distribute your footage. There are specialist video-making apps for special effects, stop-motion and even virtual reality film-making. We asked… Continue Reading →

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