Openreach provides broadband internet service to BT and other operators in the UK. Since BT remains as the controlling authority of Openreach, so dependence appears as a major hurdle in rendering equal customer services. Observing the anomalies, Ofcom, the UK telecom regulator has instructed BT ensure universal broadband for all.
The TalkTalk hacks that happened late October may have died down, but recent details shows that the number of victims that were initially reported isn't as it seems. According to BBC News, there are now a total of 156,959 customers that had their personal details accessed through the hack. 15,656 bank accounts were taken from those customers.
Hacked TalkTalk customers' bank details are now up for sale for just over a £1 each in black market websites. Express reported that the details emerged online Sunday.
Broadband providers Sky and TalkTalk have called on Britain's telecoms regulator to break up BT, the market leader whose network they rely on, in the biggest review of the sector for a decade.
British broadband provider TalkTalk added 185,000 subscribers to its TV service in its first quarter, taking its base to more than 1.1 million and helping revenue rise 3.1 percent to 434 million pounds ($741 million).
In its first foray outside of North America for its premium video syndication platform, New York, US-based multinational mass media firm AOL Inc launched the AOL On Nework in the UK.
The UK government is now listing down charities, educational, and other random websites wrongly blocked by Internet service providers when web filters designed to block porn came into full effect.