Some Sky and TalkTalk Internet is Down Because Rats Made a Meal Out of the Cables

Sky and TalkTalk customers in South London are in a bit of a bind today, because their internet was down. The cause of the outage? Rats chewing through the cables. Read More >>

TalkTalk’s Releasing a Simple TV Remote Designed for Kids

When I was a child I wasn't allowed the remote. This was before the days of parental locks on everything, and because my parents paid for satellite TV I would've been able to watch whatever the hell I liked if left unsupervised. These days that's not exactly a problem, and the latest company to join the kid-friendly-TV services bandwagon is TalkTalk. Read More >>

Ofcom Charts the Rise in Average UK Broadband Speeds — But Rural Networks Still Crawling

The average UK broadband speed now sits at 17.8Mbps according to the latest study conducted by regulators Ofcom. That's up more than 3Mbps over the past six months, and a significant rise from the 3.6Mbps average that Ofcom found when it first started studying broadband speeds back in November 2008. Read More >>

YouView Safe for a Further Five Years as BBC Pledges Continued Support

YouView's good to go for another five years after retaining the support and investment of all its major backers. Read More >>

Shrink Your TalkTalk Bill With This “15 Per Cent Savings” Deal of the Day

Bills are a pain in the arse. If we didn't have to pay them we could spend money on better things like fancy biscuits, trainers and suave booze. It is dreadful, but that's the cruel world we live in. However, there's a number of helpful things you can do to lessen the despairing unfairness of it all. Read More >>

TalkTalk’s Latest SIM-Only Plan Costs the Same as a Pint

Well, a pint from a Central London boozer anyway. For £3.50 a month on a 12 month contract, TalkTalk Mobile's Small plan will give you 100 minutes talk time, 250 texts and 100MB of data. Double that data allowance if you sign up for it online. In terms of network performance, TalkTalk is using Vodafone's infrastructure, so expect similar coverage for your inebriated mobile rants. Booze-fuelled black spots are your own problem, of course. [TalkTalk] Read More >>