TalkTalk has maintained its position as the UK's most complained-about broadband provider for the fifth quarter running.The company beat fellow ISPs Sky, BT, Orange and Virgin to hold onto the dubious honour for the first quarter of this year, according to data published by communications regulator Ofcom on Tuesday.
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People accused of copyright infringement will have fewer grounds for appeal under Ofcom's new draft code for implementing the Digital Economy Act
The U.K.'s communications regulator has outlined how ISPs must inform its alleged file-sharing customers that they could face legal action by rights holders under the U.K.'s anti-piracy law.
After repeated delays, Ofcom's revised code of practice should arrive in June to tell ISPs what their role is in dealing with suspected unlawful file-sharers and what costs they will bear
The telecoms company, which has rolled out its super-fast broadband network to 10 million premises, saw annual profits go up 42 percent in the last financial year
Although a judicial review of ISP complaints against the Digital Economy Act found mostly for the government, it asked for enough changes to reset the process of implementing the law
Ofcom has revised the prices that Openreach can charge other ISPs for reselling BT connectivity or using its infrastructure
The ISPs have lost the latest in a string of court battles against the copyright crackdown legislation, which will see themhaving to police their customers for unlawful file-sharing
The telecoms regulator Ofcom has come up with new draft caps for how much BT Openreach can charge other ISPs for its wholesale line rental and for local loop unbundling.The reduced rates may lead to lower retail prices for consumers and businesses.
The telecoms regulator has told ISPs they must be clearer with broadband customers about when they restrict traffic on their networks, otherwise it may use its powers to force them to be more transparent
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Ofcom has decided that BT must cut wholesale prices for up-to-8Mbps services in many rural areas, arguing that this will lead to cheaper and faster broadband for homes and businesses
O2 has launched two new business broadband services aimed at small and medium-sized organisations with prices starting from £15.50 per month for existing customers
Culture minister Jeremy Hunt, who has taken over responsibility for telecoms regulation, has begun consultation on a new law covering broadband, mobile and online TV services
Communications minister Ed Vaizey has said that ISPs should be free to explore 'flexible' business models, but digital rights campaigners argue that the government is encouraging 'walled gardens'
The company will be offering the service as part of a bundle or as a stand-alone product to nearly 13 million homes by mid-2012, beginning in the south-east and Yorkshire
The regulator's 'initial obligations' code will govern how ISPs and copyright holders identify people who are suspected of unlawfully sharing content over the internet
The regulator has lifted restrictions on Hull's only telecoms company providing bundled services to its customers, but competitors are displeased by Ofcom's ruling
The regulator does not think blanket restrictions on ISP traffic management are necessary, but it has asked for opinions nonetheless
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