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.
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.
Ofgem has appointed Big Six energy Scottish Power to take over the supply of 108,000 domestic and 21,000 business customers of Extra Energy, an energy market minnow that went bust last week.
The north of England could be at the centre of a clean energy revolution, but instead faces economic decline under the government’s current decarbonisation plans, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has warned.
“Tens of thousands” of pay-as-you-go energy customers disconnected from their supplies last year because they couldn’t afford to top up the meter, Ofgem has revealed.