TalkTalk buys Blinkbox from Tesco for £5m

James O'Malley Online TV Leave a Comment

Tesco has announced this morning that it has finally sold Blinkbox to TalkTalk - for a surprisingly low £5m. According to Business Insider, integration between Blinkbox and TalkTalk's existing TV business will be kicking off immediately - with "revenue synergies" (ie: job cuts) expected. Interestingly, it isn't just a video on demand business TalkTalk has…

Read more | Comments (0)


Britons don’t want web filters, says Ofcom

Stuart O'Connor Broadband, Censorship, Computer Security, Computers, Internet, Sky, Websites Leave a Comment

UK web users must really like their porn. Either that, or they just don't like the government telling them what they can and cannot look at online. A new report from Ofcom shows that broadband customers in the UK are overwhelmingly choosing not to use parental-control systems foisted on ISPs by the government - with…

Read more | Comments (0)

TalkTalk tempt with £10 Huawei Ascend Y210 / MediaPad Lite 7 combo contract deal

Gerald Lynch Huawei, Mobile phones, Tablet, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Smartphone or tablet? Smartphone or tablet? Smartphone or tablet? With purse strings pulling tightly across austerity Britain, it's a tough call to make. Looking to ease the pain of having to pick one over the other, TalkTalk Mobile are offering…

Read more | Comments (0)

Talk Talk meets business needs without them having to purchase expensive technology

shinychris Advertorial, Broadband, Sponsored posts Leave a Comment

Sponsored post Many small and medium sized businesses find themselves in a tricky situation today. They need to expand their IT and communications offerings, but don't have the technical staff or the expertise to achieve this.One reason for this is…

Read more | Comments (0)

O2 voted favourite British broadband provider

Gerald Lynch Broadband, Internet, Tech Digest news 2 Comments

A poll carried out by has revealed O2 to be Britian's favourite broadband provider. Over 100,000 broadband users voted in the poll, with 6,676 giving O2 the highest average satisfaction rating of 77%. View the full list of results…

Read more | Comments (0)

Not ISPs' job to police the Internet, says CW's Charles Dunstone

Andy Merrett Broadband, Internet Leave a Comment


Following last week’s news that Virgin Media may be the first ISP to police their customers in a bid to crack down on illegal downloaders, the chief executive of the Carphone Warehouse, Charles Dunstone, has said that it’s not an Internet Service Provider’s job to police the Internet…

Read more | Comments (0)