Feeds

Freeserve shares tumble

Market reacts to unmetered hysteria

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk

The share price of Britain's favourite monster ISP, Freeserve, plummeted almost 20 per cent today. Before trading closed Freeserve stock was down 170.50p to 709.00p, wiping loadsamoney off the value of the company. BT's share price fell almost ten per cent, down 118.00p, during the day's trading. Today, NTL announced it was to provide flat-fee unmetered access to the Net. The performance of Freeserve's and BT's shares may have had something to do with that. Possibly. ® Related Stories Blair the e-vangelist gives boost to wired Britain Freeserve in NTL's sights Freeserve strikes back with unmetered service Friendly DDoS takes out NTL site It's first come, first served: AltaVista

Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk

More from The Register

next story
Phones 4u slips into administration after EE cuts ties with Brit mobe retailer
More than 5,500 jobs could be axed if rescue mission fails
Apple CEO Tim Cook: TV is TERRIBLE and stuck in the 1970s
The iKing thinks telly is far too fiddly and ugly – basically, iTunes
Huawei ditches new Windows Phone mobe plans, blames poor sales
Giganto mobe firm slams door shut on Microsoft. OH DEAR
Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water
Founder blames 'ruthless network partners' for implosion
Apple Pay is a tidy payday for Apple with 0.15% cut, sources say
Cupertino slurps 15 cents from every $100 purchase
Forget silly privacy worries - help biometrics firms make MILLIONS
Beancounter reckons dabs-scanning tech is the next big moneypit
Microsoft's Office Delve wants work to be more like being on Facebook
Office Graph, social features for Office 365 going public
prev story

Whitepapers

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops
Balancing user privacy and privileged access, in accordance with compliance frameworks and legislation. Evaluating any potential remote control choice.
Saudi Petroleum chooses Tegile storage solution
A storage solution that addresses company growth and performance for business-critical applications of caseware archive and search along with other key operational systems.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.
Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk
A single remote control platform for user support is be key to providing an efficient helpdesk. Retain full control over the way in which screen and keystroke data is transmitted.