TalkTalk

Online porn filter "blocks" League of Legends game patch
downloads
Security

Online porn filter "blocks" League of Legends game patch

ISP security settings blamed for botched downloads.
22 Jan 2014
TalkTalk makes stand against nuisance calls
Landline calls
Network & Internet

TalkTalk makes stand against nuisance calls

Telco to dish out free privacy-enhancing features to landline customers.
17 Jan 2014
BT, EE and TalkTalk named and shamed by Ofcom
Complaints
broadband

BT, EE and TalkTalk named and shamed by Ofcom

Mobile regulator shines a light on complaint volumes against mobile operators and telcos during Q3.
16 Dec 2013
Leaked Gov letter to ISPs calls for online safety action
Government
News

Leaked Gov letter to ISPs calls for online safety action

Government letter sets out areas Prime Minister wants ISPs to address in internet safety fight.
15 Jul 2013
ISPs reiterate "active choice" stance on adult web blocks
Network & Internet

ISPs reiterate "active choice" stance on adult web blocks

Web firms move to clarify stance on blocking explicit web content.
1 Jul 2013
Google and ISPs won't stop spread of child abuse images
shadowy hands over a keyboard
Security

Google and ISPs won't stop spread of child abuse images

ISP blocks can't stop spread of child abuse images through P2P and shadow internet networks.
20 Jun 2013
IWF welcomes ISP anti-child porn funding
Stop sign
Policy & legislation

IWF welcomes ISP anti-child porn funding

BT, Sky, Talk Talk and Virgin Media have pledged £1m in additional funding to help clamp down on child pornography.
19 Jun 2013
Internet giants summoned to No.10 anti-web porn summit
Internet search
Security

Internet giants summoned to No.10 anti-web porn summit

Google, Microsoft and Facebook will be among attendees at Culture Secretary-led meet-up.
18 Jun 2013
BT facing monopoly probe over fibre broadband
Fibre
Network & Internet

BT facing monopoly probe over fibre broadband

TalkTalk claims foul play over next gen broadband pricing.
2 May 2013
TalkTalk hit with £750k Ofcom silent calls fine
Large smartphone and people
Network & Internet

TalkTalk hit with £750k Ofcom silent calls fine

Regulator orders ISP to stump up £750,000 over nuisance call claims.
19 Apr 2013
High Court tells UK ISPs to block The Pirate Bay
Pirate bay logo
public sector

High Court tells UK ISPs to block The Pirate Bay

Sky, Everything Everywhere, TalkTalk, O2 and Virgin Media will have to block access to file sharing website.
30 Apr 2012
Have ISPs finally lost the DEA fight?
Broadband
Policy & legislation

Have ISPs finally lost the DEA fight?

BT and TalkTalk have been defeated in their latest challenge to the Digital Economy Act. Have the final obstacles now been cleared? Simon Brew investi…
25 Mar 2012
TalkTalk 'delighted' by ASA ads ban ruling
TalkTalk
Network & Internet

TalkTalk 'delighted' by ASA ads ban ruling

ASA bans three TalkTalk ads, yet the telecoms provider is seemingly over the moon with the decision.
4 Jan 2012
Ofcom claims victory against silent callers
Telephone
Network & Internet

Ofcom claims victory against silent callers

Fewer people complain of silent or abandoned calls after Ofcom flexes its muscles.
6 Dec 2011
Virgin and TalkTalk roped into Newzbin 2 ban battle
Court case
Network & Internet

Virgin and TalkTalk roped into Newzbin 2 ban battle

BT has already been told to block Newzbin 2, but other ISPs are now being asked to do the same.
9 Nov 2011
Martha Lane Fox launches Give an Hour campaign
Martha Lane-Fox
public sector

Martha Lane Fox launches Give an Hour campaign

The Race Online 2012 campaign continues in earnest, as people are asked to give up an hour to help get people online.
24 Oct 2011
BT and TalkTalk granted Digital Economy Act appeal
Court case
public sector

BT and TalkTalk granted Digital Economy Act appeal

The telecoms giants are going to fight tooth and nail to see the DEA scrapped.
7 Oct 2011
Fibre wars set to continue despite BT price cut
Fibre broadband
Mobile

Fibre wars set to continue despite BT price cut

Virgin says it isn't happy with BT PIA price cuts, hinting the fibre wars are to continue.
7 Oct 2011
Facebook bottom of the pile for UK communication
Facebook
Network & Internet

Facebook bottom of the pile for UK communication

People in the UK use mobile, landline, texting and email more than they do Facebook to contact others.
16 Sep 2011
Hunt urges end to fibre broadband PIA wars
Fibre broadband
Mobile

Hunt urges end to fibre broadband PIA wars

Hunt points to BT as he calls for an end to bickering over fibre infrastructure.
15 Sep 2011
BT announces fibre for one million more premises
BT
Mobile

BT announces fibre for one million more premises

BT announces 114 new exchange locations, taking the opportunity to defend itself against monopoly claims too.
13 Sep 2011
TalkTalk fears BT fibre monopoly
TalkTalk
Network & Internet

TalkTalk fears BT fibre monopoly

BT is trying to get its claws firmly clasped around the fibre market, according to TalkTalk at least.
12 Sep 2011
TalkTalk fined £3 million for billing blunders
TalkTalk
Mobile

TalkTalk fined £3 million for billing blunders

TalkTalk isn't happy with the amount Ofcom has chosen to fine it for wrongly billing customers.
18 Aug 2011