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ASA launches 'tougher approach' to misleading broadband ads

Wednesday, May 4th 2016

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is introducing new rules to make broadband adverts easier to understand. From 31 October, providers will have to show all-inclusive up-front and monthly...

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TalkTalk drops line rental in favour of 'simple' monthly broadband charge

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016

The company today announced that it is ending the practice of separate pricing, instead moving to ‘all-in pricing’ that includes line rental. The change, which will come into effect this...

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TalkTalk unlimited broadband now free for 18 months

Friday, April 29th 2016

From now until Thursday 30 June, new customers signing up to the Totally Unlimited SimplyBroadband package will only pay £17.70 per month line rental for the whole contract. SimplyBroadband is...

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TalkTalk launches subscription-free streaming service

Tuesday, April 26th 2016

The TalkTalk TV Store allows customers to stream, rent, buy and download movies and TV shows on a pay as you go basis. A year after acquiring the streaming service Blinkbox, TalkTalk has updated...

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TalkTalk launches free unlimited broadband for a year

Friday, April 8th 2016

TalkTalk’s basic broadband package, SimplyBroadband, will be free for the first 12 months of an 18-month contract. After a year the monthly cost will rise to £7.50 per month. SimplyBroadband...

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EE still most complained-about broadband provider, Ofcom says

Wednesday, March 30th 2016

The regulator releases data each quarter on the number of consumer complaints it received against major telecoms and pay TV providers, allowing consumers to compare performance. The latest...

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TalkTalk launches half price broadband offer

Friday, March 18th 2016

From now until Thursday 7 April, new TalkTalk customers can get the provider’s standard broadband offering for £3.75 per month. After the 18-month contract has lapsed, the monthly cost rises to...

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TalkTalk introduces voice recognition technology

Friday, March 18th 2016

The provider, which was last year left reeling from a a data hack that cost it £60m, has introduced the technology, allowing its customers to access their accounts without handing over personal...

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TalkTalk makes Simply Broadband free for 18 months

Tuesday, March 1st 2016

From now until Thursday 17 March, Simply Broadband will be free for the entire length of the contract (18 months). Customers only need to pay line rental, which is £17.70 per month. After the 18...

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'BT remains a monopoly provider' - telecoms industry reacts to Ofcom report

Thursday, February 25th 2016

Dido Harding, reacting to Ofcom’s initial conclusions following its Strategic Review of Digital Communications, said the regulator had recognised that BT’s control of Openreach “creates a...

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