Neowin News Feed for: Talktalk Neowin News Feed for: Talktalk en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 UK: Report reveals the best mobile and broadband providers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ofcom has revealed which broadband and mobile companies customers prefer the most. It said Tesco Mobile score best in the mobile category and Plusnet did the best in the broadband category. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 21 Aug 2020 14:14:02 +0000 UK: Broadband customers set to save money after Ofcom review <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK&#039;s digital regulator, Ofcom, has persuaded several more broadband providers to offer cheaper out-of-contract rates for vulnerable customers. Despite this, Ofcom said things can be better still. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 28 Jul 2020 20:18:01 +0000 Ofcom announces that out-of-contract broadband customers will be offered fairer pricing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ofcom has said that several leading broadband suppliers will offer fairer pricing for out-of-contract customers from March 2020. From February, customers will be notified when they&#039;re out-of-contract. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 25 Sep 2019 13:30:01 +0000 TalkTalk is rated as having the worst customer service among UK telecoms <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ofcom has revealed the UK&#039;s best and worst telecom firms based on customer service. Overall the companies performed better than last year, having a higher customer satisfaction rates. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 30 Apr 2019 14:08:02 +0000 Ofcom compensation rules go live for broadband and landline customers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ofcom has revealed new rules coming into effect today which will see that customers are &quot;fairly&quot; compensated by ISPs if there are any faults with their broadband or landline service. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 01 Apr 2019 14:52:01 +0000 TalkTalk hackers get a total of 20 months in prison <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Two of the hackers involved in the 2015 TalkTalk cyber attack have been sentenced to a total of 20 months in prison. Neither were accused of blackmailing the then CEO, but did steal records. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:22:02 +0000 Three's MakeTheAirFair campaign receives the support of 100,000 people <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Three has gained the backing of 100,000 people for its MakeTheAirFair campaign which aims to push the regulator, Ofcom, to limit companies to owning a total of 30% of the mobile spectrum. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 11 Jan 2017 02:56:01 +0000 TalkTalk increases capacity to cope with Amazon's The Grand Tour <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK-based ISP, TalkTalk, has upped its core network capacity by 200Gbps, including 100Gbps specifically for the load expected from users viewing the new show, The Grand Tour. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sun, 20 Nov 2016 04:04:01 +0000 15-year-old British boy charged over international cyber-attacks and airline bomb hoaxes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A British teenager has been charged with various offences relating to a series of cyber-attacks across four continents, as well as fake bomb threats made against US airlines on social media. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 18 Nov 2015 00:50:37 +0000 7 Days: A week of Microsoft launches, Nexus niggles, and Apple's cha-ching in China <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From launch days and Device Nights, to Kinect price cuts, hold-ups at HTC, trouble at TalkTalk, and a surprisingly affordable Kangaroo, it&#039;s our regular roundup of the week&#039;s top tech news. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sat, 31 Oct 2015 23:30:52 +0000 Second teen arrested after TalkTalk hack; company admits some bank details unencrypted <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Police investigating the recent TalkTalk cyberattack arrested a second teenager yesterday. But TalkTalk now admits that thousands of customers&#039; banking details which were hacked were also unencrypted. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Fri, 30 Oct 2015 15:23:03 +0000 Police arrest 15-year-old boy in connection with TalkTalk cyberattack <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>London&#039;s Metropolitan Police says that a 15-year-old boy has been arrested in Northern Ireland on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences, related to last week&#039;s attack on the TalkTalk website. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 26 Oct 2015 19:07:24 +0000 7 Days: A week of Windows flagships, Microsoft money matters, and TalkTalk-tastrophe <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From PS4 price cuts and Microsoft Bites, to Xbox anticipation, Acer&#039;s pocket PC, Mint&#039;s Windows exit, and an extended wait for Edge extensions, it&#039;s our regular roundup of the week&#039;s top tech news. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sun, 25 Oct 2015 00:32:14 +0000 UK police investigating "significant and sustained cyberattack" on TalkTalk website [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>TalkTalk, one of the UK&#039;s largest ISPs and pay-TV providers, says its website was subjected to a major cyberattack, adding that customer info and credit card/banking details &quot;may have been accessed&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 22 Oct 2015 21:27:03 +0000 A 'mobile revolution'? TalkTalk offers unlimited data, minutes and texts for £12 a month <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>TalkTalk says it&#039;s &quot;revolutionising mobile&quot; with its 30-day rolling plan, offering unlimited everything for just £12 a month - but things become a bit more complicated when you read the small print. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:26:01 +0000 TalkTalk becomes latest UK ISP to block adult content by default <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As the battle between Internet service providers and their customers who want to view adult content on the web rages on, TalkTalk has become the latest UK ISP to filter such material by default. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:54:01 +0000 TalkTalk latest UK ISP to block The Pirate Bay <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/725521730tpblogo.jpg" alt="" /></div>TalkTalk has become the fourth and latest UK-based ISP to block access to The Pirate Bay website for its customers, following similar moves by Virgin Media, Sky and Everything Everywhere. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 11 Jun 2012 22:05:52 +0000 The Pirate Bay: Big jump in traffic following UK ISP ban <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/725521730tpblogo.jpg" alt="" /></div>A spokesperson for The Pirate Bay claims that the recent decision to block access to the site by six UK ISP operators has actually caused a huge surge in traffic to the site. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sat, 05 May 2012 22:19:03 +0000 TalkTalk rated UK's worst broadband provider in survey <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1115542051ethernet_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>TalkTalk has been voted the worst landline and broadband provider for the second time, as revealed Thursday by Ofcom. The independent telecommunications regulator ran the survey on customer satisfaction levels and found that 23% were... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Mike Brown) Sat, 23 Jul 2011 10:22:51 +0000 TalkTalk threatens legal action over UK Government plans <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>British ISP TalkTalk has threatened legal action over Lord Mandelson's plan for a three-strike policy against file-sharers. The second largest ISP in the UK believes the plan constitutes an infringement of human rights as the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Hopson) Thu, 29 Oct 2009 11:06:15 +0000 TalkTalk stages file-sharing wi-fi stunt <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>British ISP TalkTalk has staged a stunt aimed at proving to Lord Mandelson that his plans to cut-off file-sharers without due process is &quot;naive&quot;. The company's stunt demonstrates how innocent parties could easily be disconnected... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Hopson) Fri, 16 Oct 2009 10:23:02 +0000 Carphone Warehouse to acquire Tiscali UK <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/carphone_warehouse.jpg" alt="" /></div>The UK's new largest home broadband provider will be formed next month with the Carphone Warehouse buying the UK arm of Italian ISP Tiscali for £236 million. Tiscali's future has been in doubt due to... <a href="">Read more...</a> andy[at]neowin[dot]net (Andrew Fairbairn) Fri, 08 May 2009 19:47:06 +0000