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TalkTalk To Split Into Three Companies, With CEO To Step Down

Job losses expected, as TalkTalk confirm plan to “demerge its main operating businesses” into three standalone entities

7 months ago

Ofcom Crackdown After ISPs Miss Broadband Switching Deadline

Uswitch says £1.85 billion has been lost in broadband savings, amid industry failure to implement easy broadband switching rules

1 year ago

EU Top Court Rules German Data Law Illegal

Germany's data retention law ruled illegal by top EU court, except in cases of serious national security threat

2 years ago

Future Of Plusnet Under Review, Says BT Boss – Report

Future of BT's low cost Internet Service Provider Plusnet, is 'under review', amid move to rebrand EE as flagship consumers…

2 years ago

Biden Announces Discounted Internet For Low-Income Americans

President Biden announces commitment from 20 US Internet Service Providers for discounted monthly connection for those on low-incomes

2 years ago

Ukraine’s Ukrtelecom Suffers Outage After Cyberattack

Major internet disruption in Ukraine this week, after 'nation-scale' cyberattack on national telecoms provider Ukrtelecom

2 years ago

Virgin Media O2 Completes Gigabit Network Upgrade

Ultrafast broadband. 15.5 million homes can now access speeds of 1.1Gbps, after Virgin Media O2 completes network upgrade

2 years ago

Old Routers Pose Security Risk, Warns Which?

Elderly routers that can no longer receive firmware updates posed security risk to millions of people, consumer group Which? warns

3 years ago

Ofcom Tackles Broadband Pricing For Vulnerable Customers

New measures protect vulnerable customers from high broadband prices, as well as price cuts for out-of-contract customers

5 years ago

KCOM Acquired For £504m By Pension Fund

Hull-based telecoms group agrees to be acquired for over half a billion pounds by university pension fund

5 years ago

New Broadband Code Of Practice For ISPs

Bye bye for "up to" speed claims. New rules surrounding minimum broadband line speeds come into force

5 years ago

US Government Asks Allies To Implement Huawei Ban

American officials trying to persuade foreign mobile operators and ISPs to drop all Huawei kit

5 years ago

TalkTalk To Build FTTP Fibre Network To 3m Premises

Watch out BT? Rival ISP announces plan to build full fibre network to 3 million homes and businesses

6 years ago

FCC Website ‘Attacked’ After John Oliver Net Neutrality Call To Arms

US regulator claims website attack, hours after British comedian urges people to protest against rule change

7 years ago

Virgin Media Increases ‘Standard’ Broadband To 100Mbps

Broadband arms race continues with Virgin Media now offering 100Mbps as the default line speed

7 years ago

US ISPs Could Sell User Data If Obama’s Internet Privacy Rules Are Challenged

Strict privacy rules for American ISPs may be overturned after Republican senator resolution

7 years ago

American ISPs Need Permission To Share User Web Data

Privacy win for America. The FCC requires US ISPs to gather consent before sharing online data

7 years ago

Amazon Could Include Broadband In Prime Subscriptions

Amazon could package broadband connections with its Prime video steaming service to take on Netflix and ISPs alike

8 years ago

TalkTalk Drops Passwords For Voice Recognition After Hack

Post hack, TalkTalk allows customers to access their accounts via voice recognition technology

8 years ago

MPs Slam Draft Investigatory Powers Bill

Committee of MPs adds to criticism of the Snoopers' Charter, saying it is “not thought through”

8 years ago

TalkTalk Admits 157,000 Customer Details Were Hacked

Hack compromised the details of 'only' 157,000 customers, not four million as originally thought

8 years ago

British Spies Collected Phone Data For 14 Years

Theresa May admits British spooks have been bulk collecting phone data and email records since 2001

8 years ago

MPs To Probe TalkTalk Hack As Police Arrest Fourth Suspect

Police arrest fourth TalkTalk hack suspect as Committee of MPs announces launch of formal investigation

8 years ago

Government Online Porn Policy Faces European Hurdle

British measures to block porn on computers and mobile devices by default faces European challenge

9 years ago

Tesco Resolves Nationwide Broadband Outage

Bad news keeps coming for Tesco as thousands of customers experience a significant broadband outage

9 years ago

Conservatives Promise Age Checks For Online Porn

Sites based either in the UK or abroad would be blocked if they don't impement such controls, according to the…

9 years ago

White House Leaves FTC To Decide Net Neutrality Laws

The FTC will decide how the Internet is governed after the White House said it already had the required powers

9 years ago

1 In 5 Websites ‘Blocked By ISP Filters In UK’

Open Rights Group's Blocked project reveals many sites are being filtered out

10 years ago

US Lawmakers Seek Ban Of Revised Net Neutrality Law

Two lawmakers introduce bill to ban deals allowing certain companies to pay for faster IP traffic delivery

10 years ago

21 More Pirate Websites To Be Blocked By UK ISPs

BeeMP3, FilesTube and TorrentHound join the likes of the Pirate Bay on the copyright holders’ blacklist

10 years ago