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award best broadband uk ISP gold trophy

21st February, 2017 - 2:24 pm (10 Comments)

The annual Broadband Genie 2017 survey has today handed their award for “Best Broadband Provider” to Plusnet after they came top in five out of seven categories and secured a consumer satisfaction score of 74%. Elsewhere Virgin Media also picked up several awards.

TalkTalk Logo 2017

1st February, 2017 - 7:53 am (5 Comments)

TalkTalk has today published their quarterly trading update (Q4 2016 calendar), which doesn’t reveal a lot but did confirm that their “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) base had grown by +74,000. Sadly overall on-net churn has risen to 1.6% (up from 1.4% at the last report), with -42,000 subscribers lost.

talktalk_uk_fibre_broadband

30th January, 2017 - 9:29 am (8 Comments)

Internet provider TalkTalk has today reduced the price of their ‘up to’ 38Mbps and ‘up to’ 76Mbps FTTC based “Fibre Broadband” packages for new subscribers on an 18 month contract and they’ve also removed the £50 one-off setup fee. The offers are expected to be available until 16th March 2017.

talktalk_tv_store

27th January, 2017 - 2:37 pm (0 Comments)

The Senior Product Manager for TV at TalkTalk, Davide Turi, has revealed that broadband ISP TalkTalk is working on a “completely new” TV product that appears to be aimed at mobile devices (Smartphones, Tablets etc.). Turi recently joined the ISP after working at Sky on their Sky Q TV platform.

TalkTalk Logo 2017

10th January, 2017 - 2:02 pm (29 Comments)

Communications provider TalkTalk has revealed that it is turning to the bond markets for funding, as well as perhaps suffering an increase in the cost of borrowing, by securing £300 million. This should help them to repay some of their bank lenders (the provider owes around £847m in net debt).

piracy internet UK STOP sign

10th January, 2017 - 8:29 am (19 Comments)

ISPreview.co.uk can today confirm that the first Internet piracy warning letters (aka – “subscriber alerts” or “educational emails“) will this month begin to be sent by all of the biggest broadband ISPs. The “alerts” will be issued to those users who are suspected of engaging in online copyright infringement.

router_broadband_kit

3rd January, 2017 - 1:03 am (7 Comments)

One of the unseen costs of running a modern Home Broadband connection stems from its impact on your electricity bill, not least the price of keeping your Internet router or modem device switched-on around the clock. We take a closer look at the costs of running such hardware.

netflix uk unlimited broadband movie streaming

29th December, 2016 - 1:18 am (0 Comments)

Netflix UK’s most recent ISP Speed Index update, which measures the popular Internet Movie and TV service’s video streaming performance on different broadband providers, has one again named Virgin Media as the fastest provider for their service in 2016; but it’s not that important to be top.

customer service and support UK complaints

20th December, 2016 - 10:11 am (5 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator has today published their Q3 2016 consumer complaints study, which reports that the total volume of fixed line Broadband, Phone and Pay TV complaints in the UK has increased, while Mobile gripes declined. Sadly BT came out as the biggest magnet for broadband gripes.

TalkTalk Logo 2017

19th December, 2016 - 7:19 am (6 Comments)

TalkTalk has today decided to complement their 18 month contract terms by adding a lengthy 24 month option (i.e. 12 and 18 month terms are also available) and they’ve tweaked some of their broadband bundle discounts to match, although the new offers won’t last forever.

internet law uk

13th December, 2016 - 1:44 pm (13 Comments)

A little too lenient? The Norwich Youth Court has today handed down a Rehabilitation Order to a 17-year-old boy after he admitted to seven charges under the Computer Misuse Act 1990, two of which are in connection with last year’s cyber-attack on TalkTalk. They also took his iPhone away.

talktalk uk router

7th December, 2016 - 2:48 pm (7 Comments)

Last week several broadband ISPs in the UK were attacked by a new Internet worm called Mirai (here), which hijacked their routers. TalkTalk’s older DSL-3780 was one of the devices to be hit and the ISP was quick to patch the problem, but oddly they have not advised customers to change WiFi passwords.

piracy internet UK STOP sign

30th November, 2016 - 12:50 pm (7 Comments)

After years of waiting, the Government’s long-held plan to force major broadband ISPs into issuing warning letters / emails to customers, specifically those suspected of having engaged in online copyright infringement (Internet piracy), looks set to get underway from early 2017.

router modem network cable snakes

29th November, 2016 - 9:24 am (17 Comments)

It’s spreading fast! A newly modified version of the malicious Mirai worm, which has recently been remotely infecting masses of different broadband routers at other European ISPs (900,000+ in Germany), may soon begin to hit devices in the United Kingdom too, such as TalkTalk’s D-Link DSL-3780 kit.

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