TalkTalk was launched in 2004. Three years after its launch, today, TalkTalk broadband comprises more than 3 million customers thus becoming the fastest growing ISP in the UK. TalkTalk, a part of the Carphone Warehouse, offers voice and broadband services and carved a niche for itself as an ISP of quality, reliability and great customer support. After the acquisition of AOL by the Carphone Warehouse in 2006.
TalkTalk Broadband Packages
If you sign up to TalkTalk broadband bundle, you will get free broadband with 14Mb download speed and a huge 40GB usage allowance. These attractive call plans allow you to make unlimited international anytime calls to 36 locations on the globe and the calls to mobiles in the USA and Canada are also relatively cheaper. The main difference between these two premium packages is that Talk Global Anytime call plan offers unlimited, anytime calls to anywhere in the UK and selected international destinations while Talk Global Evening & Weekend package offers unlimited evenings and weekend calls to anywhere in the UK.
TalkTalk also offers free modem, free online protection, free 2 months access to Setanta Sports and a Freeview box. If you switch to their broadband deals, you will get free one month broadband.
TalkTalk Broadband and Phone Packages
Talk Talk is keen and focused in building UK’s broadband structure with a 90% penetration rate and continually invests in expanding the network to all parts of the country. They provide a variety of packages like Home Broadband, Fiber optic Broadband and has newly entered the Mobile Broadband sector.
Talk Talk Home Broadband
Home Broadband service of Talk Talk is offered as two different packages- Talk Talk Essentials and Talk Talk Plus. The Essential package provides fast Broadband service at £6.50 per month plus £13.80 for monthly line rental plus a free connection worth £30. Also it includes unlimited evening and weekend UK calling to all landline numbers. Users can also avail a discount of 10% on their top 16 mobile and international calling. This service provides a maximum download speed of 40GB and a free wireless router for both PC and MAC machines.
The Plus Package provides fast Broadband connection with unlimited downloads and unlimited UK calling at £14.50 per month. The line rental is same as the essential package, but includes a six weeks free trial on lovefilm.com. Users can avail a free wireless N router, Anti-virus software package, 10% discount on top 16 mobile and international numbers and a flat rate of 7.15p per minute to any UK mobile during the day.
Talk Talk Fiber Optic Broadband
Talk Talk is fast in expanding its Fiber optic cables across UK to offer internet access at a super fast speed. This service on completion can offer faster upload and download of images and videos, instant download of HD movies from iPlayer and YouTube, faster internet access to multiple computers in your home, speed of up to 14Mbps and a guaranteed service.
Talk Talk Mobile Broadband
The Mobile Broadband of Talk Talk is a recent launch which can help customers to go online from where ever they are using their laptop or netbooks. It does not include a long term contract. Users can sign up for a 30 day contract and get a Talk Talk USB dongle with 1GB of data every month at £10.00 per month. The USB modem is available at a onetime cost of £29.99.
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