TalkTalk Thinks it’s Black Friday Already, and Has Discounted the Internet (Again)

That most unnecessary yet generous of sales seasons, Black Friday, might not be until 29th November, a good two and a half weeks away, but that hasn't stopped TalkTalk from unveiling its deals. Read More >>

TalkTalk Broadband Survey Reveals the Sad State of Brits’ Romantic Relationships

A survey by TalkTalk, in partnership with YouGov, has revealed that you all love fast, reliable internet and that at least half of you need to leave your dead-end farce of a relationship. Read More >>

The UK Finally Gets Plume’s Mesh WiFi System

We've had our eyes on Silicon Valley mesh WiFi manufacturer Plume for a while now, not least because of its rather gorgeous plug-in SuperPods for improving signal around your home. Read More >>

TalkTalk Thinks it’s Black Friday Already, and Has Discounted the Internet

Black Friday is happening on 23rd November, which is still *checks calendar* three weeks away. It's a wonderful day where everyone heads online to buy a bunch of stuff simply because it's been discounted. Assuming they're not in the local supermarket curb stomping each other to get £15 off a new TV. But, as with all holidays, Black Friday starts earlier and earlier each year. According to TalkTalk that means it's time to kick things off today. Read More >>

People Complain Most About TalkTalk and Least About Sky When It Comes to Broadband and Landlines

As British people, we like to complain about stuff. And today, Ofcom has released a set of data showing exactly what we do – and don't – complain about, at least in terms of telecoms and television services. Read More >>

TalkTalk Apparently Doesn’t Want to be in the Mobile Business Anymore

In the telecoms world there is a category of providers that offer quad-play services, i.e. they'll sell you TV, mobile contracts, broadband, and landlines. There aren't that many of them, with Sky, BT, Virgin, and TalkTalk being the only companies to offer all four. Read More >>

TalkTalk’s Broadband & Fibre Sale Includes Fixed Prices ‘Til 2019

UK TV, internet and phone provider TalkTalk has announced a new sale on its broadband and fibre products, with cost cuts and guaranteed prices for 24 months. Read More >>

TalkTalk Hacker Made to Pay With Rehabilitation Order and Confiscated Gadgets

The teenager who magicked away most of TalkTalk’s credibility last year has received his punishment: a 12-month youth rehabilitation order, the confiscation of his iPhone and computer hard drive, and a £100 fine. Read More >>

Hackers Breach TalkTalk, Kcom and Post Office Routers

An extremely specific attack targeting certain types of router appears to have broken the internets of more than 100,000 customers that use the Post Office's branded ISP service, with the malware worming its way into the Zyxel AMG1302 as issued by the Post Office and the DSL-3780 router used by some TalkTalk subscribers. Read More >>

Three Network Wants You to Moan to Ofcom About Spectrum Wins

A group of UK mobile and broadband networks is asking their customers to pressurise Ofcom into making the mobile data spectrum allocations fairer (for them), suggesting that future spectrum caps should be limited to just 30 per cent per operator of available spectrum within each chunk that's sold off. Read More >>

TalkTalk Scraps Separate Line Rental Charges

TalkTalk is ringing in the changes, this morning announcing its aim to ‘return to its challenger roots’. The company says it wants to focus on transparency -- the kind that helps customers, not hackers -- and reward loyalty. Read More >>

Ofcom’s Complaints Report Shames the UK’s Problem Telecoms and Pay TV Firms

Ofcom’s latest report shows off how many complaints it received from consumers about the UK’s biggest telecoms and pay TV players between October and December 2015. Super-short summary: worried EE, Vodafone, BT and TalkTalk execs are probably huddled around some long, polished desks somewhere, trying not to get distracted by the lovely nibbles on offer. Not good news for them. Read More >>

TalkTalk’s New Biometric Voice Logins Should be a Bit Less Easy to Hack

Mobile network TalkTalk is still trying to paper over the cracks in its reputation caused by last year's apocalyptic hack, and it thinks it might have a thing that could convince people that using it is totally safe now -- biometric voice recognition for account logins launched under the banner of TalkSafe. Read More >>

Dodgy TalkTalk Staff and a 4-Year-Old Password Allegedly Aided Fraudsters

It's out of the fire and into an even bigger one for TalkTalk. A new report from The Register suggests that staff may have sold critical information to fraudsters, comprising customers' names, addresses, dates of birth, account numbers, landlines and mobile numbers. Read More >>

TalkTalk Loses 100,000 Callers After Hacking Scandal

Phone operator TalkTalk has released its latest set of financial figures, in which it makes frequent reference to the "cyber attack" that saw masses of subscriber data made public. It estimates that around 95,000 people dropped their contracts due to the hack, with overall subscriber numbers falling by 101,000. Read More >>