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11th August, 2020 (0 Comments)

Budget UK internet service provider TalkTalk has launched a new promotion that bundles one year’s worth of included access to Amazon’s Prime video streaming and delivery service (normally worth £79 per year) into their unlimited “fibre broadband” (FTTC, G.fast), phone and TV bundles.

6th August, 2020 (13 Comments)

Broadband ISP Virgin Media has revealed that Wednesday’s release of the new Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5 patch saw internet traffic over their network spike to 60% higher than the same time last week. During peak time (8pm to 10pm) there was also a 20% uplift in traffic. Openreach (BT) and TalkTalk were also hit.

5th August, 2020 (0 Comments)

Customers of low cost broadband ISP TalkTalk have started to spot that some of the pages on the provider’s website are pointing to future price rises, which are due to be introduced from 1st October 2020. The good news (unless they affect you) is that these only apply to optional (paid) boosts and call charges.

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30th July, 2020 (16 Comments)

A new survey of from low cost ISP TalkTalk has claimed that nearly two thirds (62%) of British people admit they would consider NOT buying a house if it didn’t have a “strong, reliable internet connection,” although they neglect to define what “strong” means (we suspect it’s likely to vary from person to person).

28th July, 2020 (29 Comments)

Budget conscious UK ISP TalkTalk has finally soft launched their first “Future Fibre” broadband packages based off Openreach’s (BT) ever expanding Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network, which at the time of writing appears to offer ultrafast speeds from 150Mbps to 500Mbps. No 1Gbps, yet.

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28th July, 2020 (1 Comment)

Industry regulator Ofcom has today secured new commitments from UK ISPs EE, Plusnet and Sky Broadband to reduce prices automatically for “vulnerable customers” who are out of contract, which mirrors a similar move agreed last year with BT, TalkTalk and Virgin Media. Savings of £270m are forecast.

28th July, 2020 (0 Comments)

Low cost UK internet provider TalkTalk is confirmed to have quietly rejected a takeover bid by one of its biggest investors (Toscafund) last year, which would have valued the entire company at an impressive £1.5bn or 135p a share (roughly equating to double its current share price of around 75p).

23rd July, 2020 (10 Comments)

We’ve received reports that broadband and other telecoms services across part of North East England are currently being disrupted by a fire that has broken out at a core BT exchange (NCL) in Newcastle. The situation is known to be affecting connectivity for a number of UK ISPs and their customers.

21st July, 2020 (7 Comments)

UK ISP TalkTalk has today published a brief trading update to 30th June 2020 (Q1 FY21 financial), which saw them add (net) another 67,000 customers to their “fibre” (mostly FTTC) broadband base in the quarter (vs 118K in Q1 FY20). We also get an update on their “full fibre” FTTP launch plan for Openreach and Cityfibre products.

13th July, 2020 (10 Comments)

Street works to roll-out a new “gigabit-capable” Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) based broadband ISP network have just begun in the West Midland’s city of Wolverhampton. The deployment is being funded by an investment of £50m from Cityfibre, which usually aims to cover around 85%+ of premises in the areas they target.

2nd July, 2020 (7 Comments)

Low cost broadband ISP TalkTalk has today refreshed some of their packages and also appear to have stopped selling the Sky Sports and Sky Cinema boosts to customers via their YouView (IPTV) based Pay TV platform, which previously cost £18 and £36 extra per month respectively to add.

29th June, 2020 (1 Comment)

Once again we’ve taken our biannual look back to see how average download and upload speeds have changed across the fastest nationally available fixed line ISPs and mobile operators. Overall the COVID-19 crisis has produced a broad downward trend in H1 2020, but Virgin Media remains top for fixed lines and EE top for mobile.

19th June, 2020 (14 Comments)

Broadband ISP Talk Talk Business (TTB) this week claims to have become the “first to launch a unique” new HomeWorker package from £20.95 +vat per month per line, which they say will enable businesses to offer business-grade connectivity to UK employees working from home during the COVID-19 crisis.

19th June, 2020 (8 Comments)

Broadband ISP TalkTalk UK has revealed that the release of the Season 3 update for online video game Fortnite on 17th June 2020, as well as the combined return of the Premier League (Football), sent internet traffic over their network to its “second highest peak … this year” of 6.12Tbps (Terabits per second).

15th June, 2020 (51 Comments)

Broadband ISP TalkTalk UK has informed ISPreview.co.uk that they intend to start offering ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) packages via Openreach’s national network from July 2020, which follows a limited six month long customer trial that began last December 2019.

14th June, 2020 (23 Comments)

Cityfibre’s civil engineering teams have now started to build a new £20m 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) based broadband ISP network in the city of Inverness (Scotland). Some of the first to benefit are expected to be in the Balloch, Culloden, Smithton, Resaurie, Westhill, Raigmore and Crown areas.

11th June, 2020 (24 Comments)

UK ISP TalkTalk has today reported their latest trading update to 31st March 2020 (FY20 financial), which saw their on-net fixed broadband base decline from 4.289 million last year to 4.22m now. On the bright side their fibre (FTTC/P) base increased by 605,000 (net adds) in the year to account for 2.37m of the total.

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