TalkTalk Deals for New Customers – Review, Packages and Price

Compare all the very latest deals from TalkTalk, including broadband, calls and TV packages for October 2018.
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Help choosing a TalkTalk deal as a new customer

TalkTalk broadband is delivered in either traditional ADSL (fixed line) broadband, with speeds up to 17mb. Alternatively, TalkTalk fibre broadband provides speeds of up to 76mb. All broadband services are unlimited and are not capped.

And the Kit? With the ‘TalkTalk TV Plus box’ you can pause, rewind and record up to 180 hours of TV. The ‘TalkTalk TV box’ come with the entry level TV option and does not have the ability to record TV. Your TV box is sent to you within 2 days of your broadband going live. Your router is send to you via post and can be easily connected to your land line port. If an engineer is needed, then TalkTalk will advise you when you can expect a home visit.

TalkTalk TV offer 2 TV packs; TV and TV Plus. Further add-on’s are available such as Sky Sports and Sky Cinema. TV Plus includes 30 additional premium channels including 6 Sky channels; Sky 1, Sky 2, Sky Arts, Sky Living, Real Lives, and Sky Sports News. Netflix is available for 5.99 a month and you can rent blockbuster movies for £4.00.

Positives & Negatives

TalkTalk
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Low cost packages
A choice of contract lengths
Free SIM card with 500mb monthly data

Not as many TV channels as others
Max top speed is 76mb v’s Virgin Media’s 300mb
Fibre network coverage limited

Frequently Asked Questions:


How long is a TalkTalk contract?

TalkTalk Fast Broadband (fixed line, up to 17mb) contract 12 month. TalkTalk fibre broadband and TV packs are subject to an 18 month contract. However, TalkTalk offer both shorter and longer contract lengths (12-24). Based on the idea that the longer the contract the less you pay. Add-on’s such as Sky Sports and Sky Cinema are on a 1 month rolling contract.


How soon can I return to TalkTalk and receive their new customer offers?

If you have been a TalkTalk customer previously, then returning after 12 months mean that your become a new customer once again. This means you can take advantage of new customer offers.


How long does it take to get TalkTalk installed?

TalkTalk tell us that installation of services are averaging around 7-10 days. This depends on demand in your area. If TalkTalk decide that you do not need an engineer, then you simply receive your router by post and plug it into your landline port. You will receive an ‘Activation Day’ when your services will become live.


How fast are TalkTalk’s Broadband speeds?

TalkTalk ADSL Broadband (via a fixed telephone land line) provides speeds of up to 17Mbps (depending on the distance between your residence and your local telephone exchange).
TalkTalk fibre broadband provides speeds of up to 76Mbps. TalkTalk broadband is truly unlimited and they do not use traffic management*.
(*Traffic management is used by some service providers to slow connections at peak times. If there are a larger number of people in your area using the service, this helps the local network cope).


What Broadband limits are there on usage?

TalkTalk no longer offer a capped or restricted broadband service. All products offer unlimited downloads / usage.


What do I need in order to watch Sky Sports and / or Sky Cinema?

TalkTalk give you the option to add-on Sky Sports channels 1 to 6 and all 11 Sky Cinema channels to your TV package. These optional extras can be managed on a monthly basis, so you’re not tied into any additional contracts.

About TalkTalk

TalkTalk was founded in 2003 as part of Carphone Warehouse. It was separated in 2010 and is now a standalone company. Originally TalkTalk only offered fixed phone line and ADSL services. It has now expanded and offers Fibre broadband, digital TV, land land and mobile services.

It has overcome a number of difficulties such as the well publicized hack in 2015, and further issues with router security. As a result TalkTalk offer ‘HomeSafe’ – which is a network-level security services which blocks sites with viruses, and restricts those with adult and violent material. Over 4000 on-demand shows and films are also available.

Contact TalkTalk

TalkTalk Address:
TalkTalk Customer Relations Team
PO Box 15323
Birmingham
B46 9BW
TalkTalk Customer Services
0345 172 0088
Problem or fault
0345 172 0088
Moving Home
0345 172 0088