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26th November, 2015 - 1:38 am (4 Comments)

UK ISP TalkTalk will today join the “Black Friday” bandwagon by slashing the cost of their standard Phone Line Rental to £8.85 per month for 12 months (£17.70 thereafter), which is in addition to all of their existing discounts on fixed line home broadband and TV bundles.

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25th November, 2015 - 7:55 am (2 Comments)

Police in South Wales have arrested a fifth person in connection with last month’s cyber-attack on TalkTalk’s website (here) and interestingly the individual concerned was taken into custody on suspicion of blackmail.

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11th November, 2015 - 8:37 am (4 Comments)

After the recent cyber-attack TalkTalk, which dubiously skipped their previous Q2 2015 report (here), has today published a financial update for Q3 2015 (calendar) and revealed that they’ve lost -80K broadband subscribers in the past 6 months to make for a total of 4.1 million (on-net).

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10th November, 2015 - 2:39 pm (8 Comments)

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has confirmed that they’ve opened an investigation after TalkTalk admitted that they’d got the pricing wrong on one of their snail mailed leaflet adverts, which promised that new customers could “save up to £476 vs BT, [Sky Broadband] and [Virgin Media]“.

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6th November, 2015 - 7:42 am (4 Comments)

At the end of last week TalkTalk informed their broadband and phone customers that “less than” 1.2 million customer email addresses, names and phone numbers had been compromised by the cyber-attack on their website (here), but today this has been sharply revised down to the figure of 156,959.

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4th November, 2015 - 8:46 am (0 Comments)

British police have arrested a fourth person, a 16 year old boy from Norwich, in connection with the recent cyber-attack on TalkTalk’s website (here), which resulted in the personal details of 1.2 million broadband ISP customers being stolen by Internet criminals.

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30th October, 2015 - 1:39 pm (9 Comments)

Internet provider TalkTalk has today confirmed exactly how much data was compromised in last week’s website hack and the good-ish news is that less than 21,000 unique bank account details were stolen, although 1.2 million customer email addresses, names and phone numbers weren’t so lucky.

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28th October, 2015 - 8:23 am (0 Comments)

The Government has confirmed that they’re considering the introduction of a “domestic law” that could prevent Europe’s new Net Neutrality rules from overriding their policy of requiring all of the United Kingdom’s major broadband ISPs to block adult Internet content.

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23rd October, 2015 - 7:10 am (31 Comments)

Once, twice, but three times? Broadband ISP TalkTalk have admitted that their on-going website problems are the result of a “sustained cyberattack” that appears to have been launched in an attempt to steal yet more of their customers private personal and financial data.

internet websites

22nd October, 2015 - 8:47 am (9 Comments)

Customers and visitors to the websites of both Zen Internet and TalkTalk are being greeted by messages of unavailability after unspecified problems hit their web platforms, which can also hamper access important services (e.g. webmail, online account management). Well it wouldn’t be the first time.


21st October, 2015 - 1:36 pm (44 Comments)

The CEO of UK ISP TalkTalk, Dido Harding, has today blasted BTOpenreach’s commitments (Customer Charter) to improve national broadband speeds, network coverage and customer service as being both “weak” and lacking in ambition.

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16th October, 2015 - 9:10 am (2 Comments)

Internet provider Andrews and Arnold (AAISP) has announced that they’re going to trial a 3dB SNR (Signal to Noise Ratio) profile on their TalkTalk Wholesale connected ADSL2+ lines, which could deliver increased speeds but only if your copper line is very short / stable enough to handle it.

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14th October, 2015 - 3:41 pm (5 Comments)

A few months ago TalkTalk accused Vodafone of “withdrawing entirely from the [Mobile Virtual Network Operator] market” (here) and today we learn that Sainsbury’s, which entered into a similar MVNO agreement in 2013, has been unable to reach a deal for continued service.

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14th October, 2015 - 12:37 pm (24 Comments)

The on-going attempts to turn BT into a pinata continue this week as both Vodafone and Sky (Sky Broadband) have taken another opportunity to prod the telecoms giant ahead of Ofcom’s Strategic Review decision, with one demanding a national Gigabit broadband network and the other attacking the operator’s excess profits.

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