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talktalk uk fibre broadband

24th April, 2018 (24 Comments)

Low cost UK internet provider TalkTalk has today officially launched their new range of unlimited G.fast based ultrafast home broadband packages, which offer download speeds of ‘up to’ 150Mbps (30Mbps upload) and 300Mbps (50Mbps upload) from just £40 per month (including line rental).

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23rd April, 2018 (16 Comments)

A new study into the impact on broadband ISP download speeds of peak (afternoon) vs off-peak (morning/daytime) internet usage at the largest six broadband providers in the United Kingdom has revealed that Plusnet suffers the biggest proportional drop in performance, while oddly TalkTalk got faster.

TalkTalk Logo 2017

20th April, 2018 (20 Comments)

A number of TalkTalk’s broadband ISP customers in the UK have raised concerns after the provider sent them an alarmist warning email, which without providing any useful details claimed that they “may have downloaded a virus on one or more of your devices” (phishing emails adopt a similar approach).

computer_internet_error

18th April, 2018 (1 Comment)

Ofcom has today published their latest Q4 2017 UK consumer complaints study, which notes that TalkTalk attracted the most gripes for both fixed line home broadband and landline phone services. Meanwhile BT were the naughtiest child for both Mobile and Pay TV.

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18th April, 2018 (0 Comments)

The Tesco.net email service, which was retained after Tesco’s broadband customers were sold to TalkTalk in 2015 (here), will be closed down for good on 27th June 2018. Despite this the platform has promised to continue forwarding its emails to another address of their users choice until 10th October.

TalkTalk Logo 2017

12th April, 2018 (7 Comments)

Broadband ISP TalkTalk has announced that their remaining base of “off-net” TV only (previously Blinkbox) customers, which may also include some broadband and TV subscribers that have not synced accounts, are having their TV service moved over to the third-party Rakuten TV platform.

talktalk business logo 2017

9th April, 2018 (44 Comments)

The business division of residential ISP TalkTalk, which is naturally called TalkTalk Business, has announced that they’ve started a trial of 330Mbps capable hybrid fibre G.fast broadband technology for Wholesale and Partner customers. The commercial launch will then follow sometime this “summer“.

computer_internet_error

2nd April, 2018 (14 Comments)

A new survey of more than 1,900 broadband customers across 12 different ISPs has revealed how each are ranked when ordered by the top four most common service complaints (price hikes, slow speeds, connection problems and router faults).

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23rd March, 2018 (2 Comments)

A new Mystery Shopper study conducted by consumer magazine Which? has revealed that major broadband ISPs are only giving the required information about connection speeds under Ofcom’s Code of Practice (CoP) less than half (47%) of the time, with some (e.g. TalkTalk) doing worse than others.

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21st March, 2018 (4 Comments)

The annual Broadband Genie 2018 survey has today handed several awards to Plusnet, Vodafone and Virgin Media for taking the top spots in various different ISP performance categories. Overall budget ISP Plus.net scooped the most wins, as well as the headline ‘Best Broadband Provider‘ award.

TalkTalk Logo 2017

19th March, 2018 (0 Comments)

The General Manager of “ultrafast broadband” at TalkTalk has switched sides and will soon join Virgin Media to become an Executive Director of Connectivity. The move comes ahead of both the ISP’s commercial G.fast launch and after their proposal to rollout 1Gbps FTTH/P to 3 million premises.

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26th February, 2018 (2 Comments)

A new survey commission by UK ISP TalkTalk has claimed that 69% of British people may be “losing out” due to an unwillingness to change and 25% agreed that they’d lost money as a result. Meanwhile 51% said that stress and anxiety were the main reasons they avoided change.

TalkTalk Logo 2017

23rd February, 2018 (20 Comments)

Low cost ISP TalkTalk appears to be taking the fight to Vodafone and other UK rivals by introducing new discounts, which will make some of their broadband and phone (with optional Pay TV) bundles as cheap as they were all the way back in 2016 (e.g. 38Mbps “fibre” for £22.50).

TalkTalk Logo 2017

19th February, 2018 (8 Comments)

Broadband customers who signed-up last year to trial TalkTalk’s new YouView (IPTV) based Multi-Room TV service are finally starting to receive their kit. The ISP is aiming to launch the service commercially during early 2018 (most likely around late March or April).

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9th February, 2018 (11 Comments)

The annual uSwitch.com Awards 2018 were held last night, which saw budget ISP Plusnet pick-up the most wins for fixed line home broadband services and giffgaff grab the largest number of awards for their mobile service. Meanwhile NOW TV was named as the best TV provider.

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8th February, 2018 (51 Comments)

Budget ISP TalkTalk has confirmed that they are in “discussions” with Infracapital over a plan to jointly create an independent company, with a total investment of around £1.5bn, that could provide 1Gbps ultrafast “full fibre” (FTTH/P) broadband to over 3 million premises in mid-sized UK towns and cities.

fast broadband uk

31st January, 2018 (3 Comments)

Ookla, which runs the popular Speedtest.net service, has today published their annual ‘Speedtest Market Report‘ for the United Kingdom. Overall the country ranked 29th in the world for average fixed line broadband ISP speeds (Virgin Media is the fastest) and just 46th for mobile (EE is the fastest).

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