Tag Archives: ISP

TalkTalk begins trialling anti-malware system

TalkTalk is to officially begin testing an anti-malware system designed to protect its customers from dodgy virus-laden websites. And this time, the company has actually asked the limited amount of customers.. more
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Berners-Lee warns Facebook is fragmenting the web

Web architect Tim Berners-Lee has had his soap box out again, on the subject of the great worldwide construct he is credited as inventing. Berners-Lee has written an article in the.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Apple News: iPad, iPhone, iPod and Mac OSX, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

BT comes out swinging against Virgin’s broadband con campaign

This week, Virgin Media continued its offensive against misleading broadband advertising, with the start of a new website called Stop the Broadband Con. Virgin reckons that according to a survey ICM.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Broadband News

Plusnet to move call centre from South Africa to UK

Plusnet, the ISP owned by BT, has decided to move its call centre staff based in Durban, South Africa, to the UK. The move to the firm’s HQ in Sheffield will create 150 jobs in the city, with a further 100 staff moving from Durban.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Broadband News

BBC vows action if ISPs throttle iPlayer

The BBC won’t sit back and let Internet service providers push it around, and will take at least some action against potential throttling of its iPlayer and other services. Erik Huggers, the Beeb’s Director of Future Media and Technology, has been talking at a Financial.. more
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Ed Vaizey turns his back on net neutrality

Net neutrality, who needs it? That’s the view of government Minister Ed Vaizey, who is fine with the idea of a two-tier Internet. Net neutrality is simply the principle of fair and equal treatment for all Internet traffic, and is against the idea that providers.. more
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Tiscali and TalkTalk threatened by Ofcom fine

Ofcom has been investigating ISPs Tiscali and TalkTalk after receiving complaints from consumers being billed after they had left the providers. Having received over a thousand complaints in 2010, Ofcom looked into the issue and found that both ISPs have indeed breached telecoms regulations by.. more
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Government suggests ISP mediation over web content

Government Minister for Culture and Communications Ed Vaizey has suggested that Internet Service Providers should be given powers to mediate content on the net. Well, not so much given powers, as to have them forced upon them, as the responsibility and time taken to effectively.. more
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Ruling says BT must cut broadband wholesale prices

BT is being ordered to cut its broadband wholesale prices, the charges the company imposes on other providers to access its network, following a Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) ruling. The pricing scheme was looked into when TalkTalk and other ISPs claimed that BT’s price controls.. more
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Irish judge rules against disconnecting illegal downloaders

The big music labels have lost a legal case against an Irish ISP, with the judge deciding that the provider UPC has no legal obligation to enforce a “three-strikes-and-you’re-out” rule. The three strikes rule simply means that alleged illegal downloaders, those accused of sharing copyrighted.. more
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