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sky fibre broadband uk isp

15th March, 2019 (18 Comments)

The CEO of Sky UK (Sky Broadband), Stephen van Rooyen, has written a letter to the heads of several alternative “full fibre” (FTTP) network ISPs, seemingly in the hope of opening talks that could result in new wholesale or other agreements to help “increase investment” and “bring ultrafast broadband to more homes.”

talktalk cityfibre york margot james mp uk

12th March, 2019 (2 Comments)

Budget UK ISP TalkTalk has announced that residents in the Poppleton area of York are the latest to get access to their 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network, which as reported last week (here) has already covered 33,000 premises in the city and should reach 55,000 by 2020.

talktalk york fttp digging

6th March, 2019 (17 Comments)

Budget orientated UK ISP TalkTalk has revealed that their roll-out of a new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network in the city of York has now covered 33,000 homes and businesses. The final 21,000 premises are due to “follow this year” (54,000 total) and customer satisfaction is high.

broadband uk isp speed discussion

28th February, 2019 (14 Comments)

An important change is due to be introduced tomorrow as part of Ofcom’s new Voluntary Codes of Practice on Broadband Speed (VCoP), which will require the largest UK ISPs to give you more information about your estimated line performance and make it easier to exit a contract penalty free (if faults cannot be fixed).

TalkTalk Logo 2017

27th February, 2019 (11 Comments)

A complaint by UK broadband ISP Plusnet has resulted in the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banning a website and TV advert for TalkTalk’s service, which saw them “misleadingly” claim to be the “only major provider to guarantee no mid-contract broadband price rises on all our plans.” Except they aren’t.

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12th February, 2019 (13 Comments)

Budget UK ISP TalkTalk has today teamed up with Plume to offer their existing broadband customers “exclusive” access to a new “cloud-coordinated” WiFi system that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to optimise your home wireless network, which it claims could improve the signal’s coverage, stability and speed.

gold best broadband isp award cup

8th February, 2019 (9 Comments)

The annual uSwitch.com Awards 2019 event took place last night, which saw various wins for broadband ISPs Vodafone, Virgin Media, Plusnet and TalkTalk. Meanwhile Sky (Sky Broadband) scooped several categories for their Mobile service and sibling NOW TV scooped the best TV provider gong.

talktalk uk fibre broadband

7th February, 2019 (25 Comments)

Budget ISP TalkTalk has claimed that they will tomorrow launch “Britain’s lowest fixed price fibre” unlimited broadband and phone service, which will reduce their FTTC (VDSL2) based “Faster Fibre” (36Mbps average speed) package to just £19.95 a month (currently on offer at £22.95) on an 18 month contract term.

bt uk isp logo

5th February, 2019 (7 Comments)

Since the end of January a large number of BT and some of TalkTalk’s UK broadband customers have found themselves unable to get software updates and patches for Microsoft’s XBox Live, Windows Updates and Windows Store services, which stems from a data corruption issue that also affected ISPs in other countries.

talktalk office logo

1st February, 2019 (6 Comments)

The latest quarterly results from TalkTalk to the end of 2018 (Q3 FY19) has seen the ISP add a further +44,000 on-net broadband customers to total 4,287,000 (up from the +24k added in the previous quarter), although sadly there’s not much of an update on their “FibreNation” FTTH deployment.

consumer complaint uk red triangle warning sign

30th January, 2019 (4 Comments)

Ofcom’s newest Q3 2018 UK consumer complaints report has revealed that, for the first time, ISP Vodafone attracted the most gripes for fixed line broadband and landline phone services, while Sky Broadband won praise for seeing the fewest moans. Pay TV and Mobile providers are also covered.

internet and uk computer law

28th January, 2019 (5 Comments)

The Crown Prosecution Service has dropped a blackmail charge against Daniel Kelley (21) from South Wales, who back in 2016 pleaded guilty to 11 offences (including blackmail, computer hacking and fraud) related to the 2015 hack of TalkTalk’s broadband ISP website.

TalkTalk Logo 2017

17th January, 2019 (53 Comments)

Customers of UK broadband ISP TalkTalk have been left frustrated and confused by a mysterious new £4 monthly “Access Fee” to use the operator’s TV platform (YouView based IPTV set-top-box), which seems to apply even if the subscriber isn’t taking one of their optional premium TV boosts (content packages).

TalkTalk Logo 2017

11th January, 2019 (33 Comments)

Budget broadband ISP TalkTalk has today described Ofcom’s plan to introduce a £3.65 price cap in order to control “rip off” calls to premium 118 (Directory Enquires) numbers as “inadequate“. In response they’ve launched a new ‘Call Whisper’ feature that will warn customers about the potentially high costs.

netflix uk unlimited broadband movie streaming

31st December, 2018 (6 Comments)

Internet Movie and TV video streaming giant Netflix UK has recently published the latest update of their broadband ISP speed index, which reveals that cable operator Virgin Media is still the fastest provider for their service in 2018 and also going all the way back to 2014. But being the fastest here doesn’t really matter.

chancellor uk fttp openreach

30th December, 2018 (194 Comments)

A number of broadband ISPs including TalkTalk, Hyperoptic, Cityfibre and Gigaclear, as well as the Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA), have written to the UK Government and Ofcom in the hope of encouraging tougher measures to prevent Openreach (BT) from hampering “full fibre” (FTTP) competition.

router home broadband hardware

28th December, 2018 (44 Comments)

Which of the UK’s largest home broadband ISPs give you the best wireless router hardware for your internet and home connectivity needs? We take a brief look at the options and specification sheets from BT, Virgin Media, TalkTalk, Sky Broadband, Zen Internet, Hyperoptic, Vodafone and KCOM to compare key features.

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    Avg. Speed 30Mbps, Unlimited
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    Avg. Speed 35Mbps, Unlimited
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    Avg. Speed 35Mbps, Unlimited
    Gift: None
  • Origin Broadband £23.00
    Avg. Speed 35Mbps, Unlimited
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  • SSE £23.00 (*33.00)
    Avg. Speed 35Mbps, Unlimited (FUP)
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