‘iOS 9 ate my mobile broadband plan’

Default-on Wi-Fi Assist accused of burning through people’s monthly download limits

Apple is being sued over an iOS 9 feature that allegedly gobbled its way through people’s monthly mobile data plans.…

Ofcom won’t hold back in latest mobile spectrum auction

Aggressive pricing masks consolidation of UK airwaves

Comment Ofcom has announced its plans for the promised auction of 2.3GHz and 3.4GHz spectrum. And it’s “steady as she goes”.…

US broadband giants face ‘deceptive speed’ probe in New York

‘Many of us may be paying for one thing, and getting another,’ says Big Apple’s AG

An investigation has been launched by New York’s attorney general to determine whether giant ISPs Time Warner Cable, Verizon and Cablevision have misled customers on broadband speeds.…

Would Dutch T-mobile sale open door for Deutsche to buy KPN?

Meanwhile things heat up between Vodafone and Virgin Media UK daddy

A simple statement this week leaked to Bloomberg that T-Mobile Netherlands is about to be put up for sale, uncovers a wealth of potential intent from all quarters. Immediately everyone is guessing who might buy it; our question is what does this allow to happen after that sale has gone through?…

TalkTalk attack: ‘No legal obligation to encrypt customer bank details’, says chief

ISP calls in BAE Systems to probe security breach

TalkTalk continued on its quest to be painted merely as a victim of crime today, while the budget ISP’s website remained offline following a huge attack on its business earlier this week.…

TalkTalk attackers stole ‘incomplete’ customer bank data, ISP confirms

Telco: ‘Crims can’t nick cash without full credit card details, y’know’

TalkTalk confirmed on Saturday afternoon that incomplete bank details were lifted by crims, even though its core systems were not targeted in the attack on its business earlier this week.…

TalkTalk hush-hush on compo for up to 4 million customers after mega cyber attack

Harding jockeys for understanding and forgiveness

TalkTalk boss Dido Harding went from one Blighty news broadcaster to another on Friday, admitting that the budget telco had screwed up but declining to commit to compensating customers affected by the major criminal attack on its system.…

American robocallers to be shamed in public lists

FCC vows to reveal latest names and numbers each week

US phone watchdog the FCC will publish a weekly updated list of annoying robocalling companies.…

TalkTalk CEO admits security fail, says hacker emailed ransom demand

‘We’ve invested significantly in security’. Was it enough?

Dido Harding, the chief executive of TalkTalk, has confessed her company should have done more to protect its customers’ data, and has confirmed a seemingly related blackmail attempt.…