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ofcom uk telecoms regulator

27th June, 2012 (2 Comments)

The UK communications regulator, Ofcom, has today published its latest quarterly customer complaints data (Q1-2012) for big fixed line broadband and mobile providers (i.e. those with a market share of 4%+). Sadly TalkTalk remains the ISP with most complaints but crucially they have continued to improve.

talktalk uk isp

20th June, 2012 (2 Comments)

Internet and phone provider TalkTalk has today suggested that over 500,000 UK homes could be bleeding 4Mbps (Megabits per second) of broadband speed because of “poor in-home setups“, which is allegedly “equivalent to 2.3 Million Mb of speed being lost every second” and they know how to fix it.

the pirate bay

11th June, 2012 (3 Comments)

Budget internet provider TalkTalk has this week joined Sky Broadband, Orange UK (Everything Everywhere), O2 UK (BE Broadband) and Virgin Media in preventing their customers from being able to view The Pirate Bay website over internet copyright infringement (piracy) abuse. BT is expected to follow.

talktalk uk isp

7th June, 2012 (12 Comments)

Budget internet and phone provider TalkTalk has reintroduced “unlimited” downloads to their basic entry-level ‘Essentials‘ package, which had previously been capped at 40GB (GigaBytes). On top of that the ISP are also throwing in 12 months half price broadband with calls, free connection and 500 landline to mobile minutes free for 3 months (£5 a month thereafter).

talktalk uk isp

1st June, 2012 (2 Comments)

Budget internet provider TalkTalk appears to have scaled back their current promotions and are now offering a 6 months half price broadband with calls bundle (£3.25 a month) on the ‘Essentials‘ (40GB usage) and ‘Plus‘ (unlimited usage) packages, which also comes with a FREE Connection and £25 Tescos Gift Card voucher.

internetpadlock

28th May, 2012 (4 Comments)

Somebody has unwittingly exposed sensitive contract details for a TalkTalk Business UK ISP subsidiary (Greystone Telecom) to the internet by failing to prevent anonymous access via their Microsoft IIS web server. TalkTalk claims to be busy tracking the source down.

postoffice uk broadband

25th May, 2012 (5 Comments)

The Post Office has chosen to scrap its limited BTWholesale and Logica based managed broadband and phone platform, which is still stuck on old ‘up to’ 8Mbps ADSL technology, in favour of a huge new and potentially more competitive unbundled (LLU) solution delivered by Fujitsu and rival ISP TalkTalk.

internet email

24th May, 2012 (4 Comments)

Internet security experts at Trend Micro have warned UK ISPs to pay more attention to their abuse departments after it was forced to block Pipex’s (TalkTalk) spam spewing email servers for almost a week because the provider “choose not to man their abuse desk” and did not respond to the warnings.

money gbp

24th May, 2012 (0 Comments)

Budget ISP TalkTalk has created its own Digital Retail Price Index (DRPI), which shows the rate of inflation when you buy goods (food and clothing etc.) online instead of on the high street. It claims that inflation on the internet is just 0.3%, which compares with 3.5% for the UK’s Retail Price Index (RPI) and 3% for the Consumer Price Index (CPI) .

uk advertising standards authority

23rd May, 2012 (17 Comments)

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has rejected an attempt by TalkTalk to have a rival TV advert for the BTInfinity (FTTC) superfast broadband service pulled. The ISP accused BT’s promotion of “misleadingly” implying that fibre optic broadband services were only available from BT.

go on uk logo

23rd May, 2012 (5 Comments)

The Go ON UK (RaceOnline 2012) initiative, which is headed up by the country’s Digital Champion, Martha Lane Fox, has joined forces with ISP TalkTalk and software giant Microsoft to offer a special refurbished computer (Windows 7 PC or Laptop) and broadband with phone bundle to low income adults and families from just £49.

talktalk uk isp

17th May, 2012 (0 Comments)

Internet and phone provider TalkTalk (AOL UK) has today released its latest results to 31st March 2012 (Q4), which saw their broadband subscriber base decline by -13,000 in the quarter to reach a new total of 4,066,000. That’s a significant improvement on the -43,000 lost during the previous Q4-2011. The ISP also revealed growth in its new superfast broadband service.

uk advertising standards authority

16th May, 2012 (1 Comment)

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint by one of TalkTalk’s UK customers against a broadband speed checking facility on the ISPs website, which was found to deliver a “misleading” estimates of expected performance because it didn’t go far enough to make clear that the speed consumers received was “likely to be lower than the estimated” range.

talktalk uk isp

15th May, 2012 (0 Comments)

Home phone and internet provider TalkTalk UK has today moved to make its current 12 months half price broadband and calls bundle promotion even more attractive by including a £25 Tescos Gift Card voucher into the deal for new subscribers to its ‘Essentials‘ and ‘Plus‘ packages.

talktalk uk isp

9th May, 2012 (4 Comments)

Internet provider TalkTalk, which established itself in the UK market by offering extremely cheap home broadband services over their unbundled ADSL2+ (LLU) network, has called on Ofcom to develop a new regulatory framework that would effectively force BT to cut the wholesale / rental cost of superfast broadband services to ISPs from 2015.

talktalk uk router

3rd May, 2012 (0 Comments)

Broadband provider TalkTalk UK appears to have revealed the first picture of its next generation ‘Plus‘ package router (Huawei HG533), which is specifically said to include support for their forthcoming YouView (IPTV) based TalkTalkTV service (due to launch sometime during “summer 2012“).

talktalk uk isp

25th April, 2012 (0 Comments)

Global financial services firm Morgan Stanley has warned that UK ISP TalkTalk faces a near-term Margin Risk from the costs incurred as a result of funding development and launch of their forthcoming TV service, TalkTalkTV, which will be based off the subscription free YouView (IPTV) platform.

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