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18th April, 2013 (9 Comments)

Budget ISP TalkTalk has once again got itself into hot water with the national communications regulator, Ofcom, which has today fined the provider £750,000 for making an “excessive number” of abandoned and silent calls to potential customers during 2011.

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17th April, 2013 (2 Comments)

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned several ads for TalkTalk’s YouView TV product, which misleadingly described the set-top-box as being “free” despite a £50 install fee. The watchdog also banned an ad for T-Mobile’s (EE) £36 Full Monty Plan after it promoted “Unlimited internet” despite a Traffic Management policy.

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8th April, 2013 (45 Comments)

The seemingly endless tit-for-tat row between BT and TalkTalk over competition in the growing market for fibre optic based superfast broadband (FTTC and FTTP) services took another hostile turn over the weekend after BT’s CEO, Ian Livingston, accused rival ISPs of “trying to stop the fibre programme so they can sweat their own copper assets“.

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5th April, 2013 (1 Comment)

Budget ISP TalkTalk has returned to offering their entry-level Essentials package, which bundles “unlimited” broadband with free evening and weekend calls to UK landlines, at 12 months half-price (i.e. £3.25 a month instead of £6.50). A £25 Love2shop voucher and free connection are also included.

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14th March, 2013 (0 Comments)

Budget ISP TalkTalk has begun offering their entry-level Essentials bundle, which includes “unlimited” broadband with included evening and weekend calls to UK landlines, for free during the first three months of service (normally £6.50 a month). A free connection (saves £30) and £25 Love2shop voucher has also been thrown in.

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4th March, 2013 (19 Comments)

Budget ISP TalkTalk looks set to begin offering a special branded version of DLink’s latest DHP-W311AV PowerLine adapters to its Plus TV (YouView) based home broadband customers in the not too distant future. The new kit is able to both extend your wifi network and convert a buildings electrical cable into a faster wired network.

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25th February, 2013 (11 Comments)

TalkTalk Business, which back in 2011 warned SME’s that “domestic grade broadband is not designed to cope with the demands of running a business“, appears to have changed its tune. A large number of their customers have now received letters which confirm that they’ll soon be migrated to the ISPs residential TalkTalk Plus package.

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5th February, 2013 (0 Comments)

Budget UK internet and phone provider TalkTalk can celebrate today after the ISP returned to growth, following a three year period of decline, by adding +10,000 new broadband subscribers during Q4-2012 (total 4,053,000). The number of customers taking their superfast “fibre” broadband (FTTC) package also increased to 52,000 during Q4 (+22k).

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22nd January, 2013 (2 Comments)

Customers who take TalkTalk’s budget priced Essentials bundle, which currently combines half price “unlimited” broadband with free evening and weekend calls to UK landlines (£3.25 a month), can for a limited time also benefit from free installation on any new or reactivated phone line (saving of £50).

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16th January, 2013 (14 Comments)

BT has warned Dido Harding, the boss of its arch rival TalkTalk, that her ISP is in danger of being “remembered as broadband luddites clinging to a copper raft in a sea of fibre” after Harding criticised the lack of competition and regulation in the United Kingdom’s emerging market for fibre optic based superfast broadband (FTTC/P) services.

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16th January, 2013 (3 Comments)

The Advertising Standards Authority UK (ASA) has, following a complaint by BT, banned a press and website ad for TalkTalk’s new broadband YouView TV service, which was found to have wrongfully promoted the “FREE” kit as “usually/normally £299” (i.e. retail price of the box).

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15th January, 2013 (1 Comment)

Netflix UK, the unlimited movies and TV subscription based video streaming service, has published its latest December 2012 rankings for broadband Internet Service Providers in the United Kingdom. The ratings reflect the average performance of all Netflix video streams on each ISP.

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8th January, 2013 (6 Comments)

The UK telecoms regulator has unveiled a five-point action plan to tackle the “growing problem” of nuisance calls (e.g. silent and abandoned calls from automated dialling systems) that can cause “considerable concern and annoyance for consumers“, although its long running investigation into ISP TalkTalk’s related activity has yet to reach a conclusion.

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4th January, 2013 (12 Comments)

Internet and phone provider TalkTalk reports that its broadband network in the United Kingdom was “busier than ever” over the Christmas and the New Year period. Customer downloads of new Tablet updates and pre-work emails pushed data traffic to a peak of 557GBps (GigaBytes per second?) on New Year’s Day.

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13th December, 2012 (1 Comment)

Budget ISP TalkTalk has today announced that their Essentials bundle, which combines “unlimited” broadband with free evening and weekend calls to UK landlines and a £25 Love2shop voucher, will be free for the first 3 months of service (saves £19.50) to new customers. A free connection is also included.

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21st November, 2012 (0 Comments)

Customers of both BT and TalkTalk’s broadband ISP and phone network appear to be suffering from a “total loss of service” this week after a series of possible cable damage or theft events cut connectivity to thousands of homes around various parts of the United Kingdom.

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13th November, 2012 (1 Comment)

Budget internet, tv and phone provider TalkTalk has today released its latest Q3-2012 financial results, which reveal that their broadband subscriber base declined by -4,000 in the quarter to total 4,043,000 (that’s a big improvement from the -19k lost in Q2). Thankfully superfast broadband (FTTC) customers doubled to 30,000.

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