Here’s a roundup of some of last week’s key industry news stories:
Broadband and digital TV service TalkTalk has introduced a stealth £4 a month charge for users of its television platform, a so-called “access fee” that applies even to customers who don’t sign up for one of the service’s premium TV boosts.
The Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme is a government initiative aimed at providing homes and businesses with basic broadband with a download speed of at least 2Mbps. It is available to those who will not benefit from the rollout of superfast broadband – mainly those living in rural areas.
Here’s a rundown of some of last week’s top stories affecting the broadband, energy and mobile markets:
Ofgem has granted temporary exemption to a group of energy firms from the imposed limits on standard variable tariffs (SVTs) which came into effect at the beginning of 2019.
Just as you’ve upgraded to the superfast speeds of fibre optic broadband, and gotten your head around why it’s different from ADSL or standard broadband, here comes the government pledging billions of pounds of public money to roll out full fibre internet to all homes by 2033.
Centrica, the owner of British Gas, is launching a legal challenge on the government’s upcoming energy price cap.