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Want free Netflix? TalkTalk TV is giving six month subscriptions away

Want free Netflix? TalkTalk TV is giving six month subscriptions away

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TalkTalk is giving away a six months worth of Netflix to all new TalkTalk Plus TV subscribers. Netflix usually costs £7.49 a month for the standard service, which gives access to HD content and the ability to watch streamed shows and movies on two separate... >>

Is TalkTalk’s £12 a month unlimited everything SIM too good to be true?

Is TalkTalk’s £12 a month unlimited everything SIM too good to be true?

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TalkTalk has launched what seems to be an unbelievable offer for a 3G SIM. For just £12 a month - and on a rolling 30-day contract to boot - you get unlimited talktime, texts and 3G data, a deal that the company claims is the cheapest on the market.... >>

YouView gets Netflix: House of Cards, Breaking Bad and other top shows now come to TalkTalk too

YouView gets Netflix: House of Cards, Breaking Bad and other top shows now come to TalkTalk too

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Netflix is now available on TalkTalk YouView boxes as well as those from BT and standalone retail units. The rival boxes received the streaming service as a connected app in November last year and at the time it was said that TalkTalk would get it "early... >>

Blinkbox name to be ditched, TalkTalk to take on Netflix under own brand

Blinkbox name to be ditched, TalkTalk to take on Netflix under own brand

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TalkTalk has revealed that it plans to jetison the Blinkbox name now that it has bought the movie and TV show streaming service from Tesco. The service will remain in some capacity, but the brand name will be changed to TalkTalk in "due course" and the... >>

TalkTalk buys Blinkbox, Tesco broadband and telephone customers to switch over too

TalkTalk buys Blinkbox, Tesco broadband and telephone customers to switch over too

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After weeks of speculation, TalkTalk has acquired the Blinkbox movie streaming service from Tesco for an alleged £5 million. Tesco broadband and fixed telephone customers will also be switching over to the TalkTalk service. The statement from TalkTalk... >>

Sky Sports free to Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media customers for Premier League first day

Sky Sports free to Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media customers for Premier League first day

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Anyone signed up to Sky, TalkTalk or Virgin Media will be able to enjoy Sky Sports for free on Saturday 16 August.The start of the Barclays Premier League kicks off on Saturday and Sky wants everyone in the football spirit, so it's giving away coverage... >>

New TalkTalk Player for YouView brings you faster access to on-demand content

New TalkTalk Player for YouView brings you faster access to on-demand content

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TalkTalk is rolling out an update to the TalkTalk Player for its YouView customers, bringing a refresh to the TalkTalk section of the YouView experience. The update is part of TalkTalk's continuous update plans for the platform, and looks to bring additional... >>

TalkTalk Super Router unveiled for fibre broadband connections

TalkTalk Super Router unveiled for fibre broadband connections

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TalkTalk plans to "supercharge" fibre broadband with a new Wi-Fi "super router" that includes access to "superpowered" packages. Needless to say, that's a lot of "super" going on. The London-based telecommunications company has already unveiled the new... >>

UK ISPs agree to send piracy alert letters to suspected offenders

UK ISPs agree to send piracy alert letters to suspected offenders

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After years of talks, internet service providers in the UK are about to sign a deal to help cut down on piracy by sending alert letters to suspected offenders. However, they will be educational in tone rather legal. And after four alerts, ISPs will take... >>

Sky and TalkTalk team-up to offer 1000Mbps broadband to the UK

Sky and TalkTalk team-up to offer 1000Mbps broadband to the UK

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Sky and TalkTalk are currently reliant on using the infrastructure of BT Openreach to provide their internet - meaning paying BT - so they have teamed up to lay down fibre optic cabling that'll allow them to offer 1000Mbps internet in the UK. The Sky... >>

YouView’s future secured, all major backers agree investment extension - including BBC

YouView’s future secured, all major backers agree investment extension - including BBC

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Contrary to rumour and speculation in recent months, the BBC has joined the rest of the original YouView backers in pledging further investment to the service for another five years. The new agreement includes ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, BT, TalkTalk and... >>

BT, TalkTalk and Sky porn filters also found to block legitimate sex education sites

BT, TalkTalk and Sky porn filters also found to block legitimate sex education sites

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After months of debate, internet service providers have started to engage filters to protect children from porn at the behest of the UK government. For new BT customers, TalkTalk customers and Sky subscribers these filters will be automatically switched... >>

TalkTalk introduces £7.50 YouView, broadband and landline package, doesn't include line rental

TalkTalk introduces £7.50 YouView, broadband and landline package, doesn't include line rental

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TalkTalk has announced a new services package that offers a YouView set-top-box, unlimited broadband and landline evening and weekend calls for £7.50 a month. You will also need to pay for line rental at £15.40 a month, but TalkTalk is offering the... >>

Is TalkTalk's £3.50 SIM-only price plan the cheapest yet?

Is TalkTalk's £3.50 SIM-only price plan the cheapest yet?

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TalkTalk Mobile has unveiled what it claims to be the cheapest SIM-only mobile price plan in the UK. For just £3.50 a month on a 12-month contract, you get 100 minutes of talk time, 250 texts and 100MB of data. And if you buy from TalkTalk's online store,... >>

LG G2 release date: Where and when can I get it?

LG G2 release date: Where and when can I get it?

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The LG G2, the new flagship smartphone from LG, has finally arrived in the UK following its launch in the US earlier this year. The handset sports a 5.2-inch Full HD display, a Rear-key design replacing side buttons, along with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800... >>

TalkTalk slashes Huawei smartphone prices, contracts from £1.25 a month

TalkTalk slashes Huawei smartphone prices, contracts from £1.25 a month

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TalkTalk has announced a six-month 75 per cent price cut on selected Huawei Android smartphones taken with a two-year contract. This includes a deal on the Huawei Ascend Y210, which is available free and from £1.25 a month for the first six months. That... >>

YouView: Internet channels coming summer 2013

YouView: Internet channels coming summer 2013

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YouView has announced that support for internet channels is coming to YouView boxes, meaning you'll be able to watch live TV delivered via the internet. YouView says this will take the current offering of 70 live broadcast channels to a potentially infinite... >>

TalkTalk fined £750,000 for silent cold calls

TalkTalk fined £750,000 for silent cold calls

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Ofcom has fined UK operator TalkTalk £750,000 for making an excessive number of abandoned and silent marketing calls to prospective customers. The independent regulator found that TalkTalk made approximately 9,000 silent and abandoned calls to consumers... >>

YouView iOS app update adds series record feature and more

YouView iOS app update adds series record feature and more

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YouView, the all-in-one set-top box and catch-up service, has had a remote record-enabling iOS application available since the end of 2012, but 2013 brings series record and other new goodies to the app's functionality. As well as series record being... >>

YouView from TalkTalk
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YouView from TalkTalk

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YouView - for those unfamiliar - is a TV service that wraps up digital Freeview channels with online catchup services such as BBC iPlayer and plenty more. TalkTalk's YouView service - as offered through its Plus TV package - includes the Huawei version... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

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The 9th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards saw the best and brightest from the world of technology get together for a rip-roaring bash last night in central London. A good time was had by all, winners and losers included.  As is always the case, the Pocket-lint... >>

YouView loses trademark case but has 'no intention of changing name'

YouView loses trademark case but has 'no intention of changing name'

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New TV service YouView has lost a high court appeal against breach of trademark and may face litigation by Total Ltd, owner of the Your View brand. Telecommunications firm Total uses Your View for its online billing services and trademarked the name in... >>

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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AirPlay, Spotify and DLNA all made significant changes to the way people listen to music in 2012. The technologies started to appear in pieces of Hi-Fi hardware, reducing the need for laptop-connected cables and even the iPhone dock.There was certainly... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #101 - BlackBerry 10, Nook tablets and TalkTalk YouView

Pocket-lint Podcast #101 - BlackBerry 10, Nook tablets and TalkTalk YouView

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It's back to normal for the podcast this week, as the Pocket-lint team turns its attention on the latest tech news, including Barnes & Noble's decision to launch two new tablets in the UK, the Nook HD and Nook HD+, alongside its eBook reader range. Plus,... >>