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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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31st October, 2012 (1 Comment)

The YouView (IPTV) product, which offers broadband based video-on-demand and catch-up TV services via several big UK ISPs (BT and TalkTalk), has started rolling out a new software update for its Humax set-top-boxes that will deliver various speed, sound and feature improvements.

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31st October, 2012 (8 Comments)

The CEO of budget ISP TalkTalk, Dido Harding, has warned a Westminster panel session that the UK government should “start to worry” about the lack of competition in the new market for fibre optic based superfast broadband services; where a true alternative to BT and cheaper fibre-based local loop unbundling (LLU) remains absent.

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24th October, 2012 (4 Comments)

Budget internet and phone provider TalkTalk has today quietly revealed a spate of new price hikes for its UK phone, broadband and TV services. The changes, which are largely in response to a similar move by BT and other ISPs, are all due to take effect from 1st January 2013.

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22nd October, 2012 (9 Comments)

TalkTalk Business has today announced the forthcoming November 2012 launch of their new managed “SuperFast Broadband” service, which will make use of the latest Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) technology to offer download speeds of up to 80Mbps (Megabits per second) and uploads of up to 20Mbps to firms around the UK.

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16th October, 2012 (1 Comment)

Broadband ISP TalkTalk reports that internet traffic over its UK network spiked at 460Gbps (Gigabits per second) on Sunday evening (“significantly more” than normal) as customers went online to watch Austrian pilot Felix Baumgartner jump to Earth from a balloon (Red Bull Stratos) at the edge of space.

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27th September, 2012 (2 Comments)

Budget internet provider TalkTalk looks to be starting the UK roll out of their new Plus TV service this week, which combines a “free” YouView (IPTV) box with the “Plus” broadband and phone bundle. Celebrity TV star Joanna Lumley kicked off proceedings in London today but some concerns remain.

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