Tiscali Internet UK Information
information on the UK Internet Service Provider, Tiscali, now owned by the Carphone Warehouse
Tiscali Acquired by Carphone Warehouse
In January 2010, Tiscali customers became TalkTalk customers, and Tiscali in the UK is no more.
This page of Tiscali information will remain in place on our site for reference, but is no longer current.
Information on UK Broadband Provider Tiscali
Tiscali (formerly known as 'Lineone') offers a range of Internet options:
- Broadband - Fast, always-on Internet access. Monthly subscription.
- Pay as you go - A dial-up service, where you get charged by the minute when you access
- Anytime - A one-off monthly fee for access to the Internet whenever you want. 150 hours a month, and no call costs.
Summary of Tiscali benefits:
Members are allowed 6 email addresses, and 100 Megs of webspace, and you can import emails from other POP3 email accounts. You can also send 10 free SMS text messages a day, and access your account on the move.
- Six email accounts
- 100MB of webspace for your own website
- Webmail that you can use from any online PC
- Speeds up to 8 Meg
- FREE Broadband modem
Here is a summary of the tariffs on offer from Tiscali prior to the TalkTalk re-brand in 2010. For details of the current TalkTalk tariffs, see our TalkTalk page, or go to www.talktalk.co.uk
Speeds of up to 8 Meg available.
Currently with FREE connection and FREE modem. UK Broadband Advice.
Dial-up Pay as you go
|None||Connection time appears as a local-rate phone call on your normal phone bill|
|Dial-up Anytime||£14.99||Unmetered Internet day and night, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.|
Tiscali Server Information
|Username / login firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com|
|Incoming (POP3) server||pop.tiscali.co.uk||pop3.lineone.net|
|Outgoing (SMTP) server||smtp.tiscali.co.uk||smtp.lineone.net|
|Website (FTP) server||ftp.myweb.tiscali.co.uk||ftp.website.lineone.net|
|News (NNTP) server||news.tiscali.co.uk||news.lineone.net|
For help with Tiscali email settings, see our UK Email Settings page
Tiscali Dialup numbers
|Tariff||Current||Old / Alternative|
|Pay-as-you-go||0844 057 5000||0845 661 4681 / 0845 3530222|
|Anytime||0808 993 3031||0845 353 0220|
|Off-peak||0808 993 3050||0845 353 0220|
|Daytime||0808 993 3151||0845 353 0220|
|ISDN||0845 661 4682||0845 353 0229|
|Surftime||0844 040 4102||N/a|
|Tiscali 50||0809 993 3030||0845 353 0220|
|Tiscali 100||0808 993 3030||0845 353 0220|
|Lineone Pay-as-you-go||0844 057 5000||0845 700 2299, 08457 576144 or 08457 576180|
Tiscali over WAP
Tiscali provide access to their services over WAP (the Mobile Internet), from mobile phones with a WAP browser. If you are already have WAP set up on your phone, you can just go to http://mobile.tiscali.co.uk/ with your existing WAP settings.
Tiscali's WAP service on a Nokia 7650 (Details)
Tiscali also offer their own WAP gateway. Below you'll find their WAP settings. Note that you should check with your network operator to find out what rate you will be billed for using Tiscali's Gateway.
WAP dialup settings:
For more on WAP, see our dedicated WAP page
Frequently asked questions
|How do I get an account?||It's no longer possible to get a Tiscali account in the UK. Tiscali has been acquired by TalkTalk. To get a TalkTalk account, go to the following web address: www.talktalk.co.uk|
To check the status of Tiscali's network and services, see Tiscali's Status Page.
|Check mail online||
You can check your Tiscali
email online using their webmail service. Go to the following
Got a question? Ask in our Broadband forum
Tiscali Contact Details
- By email:
Tiscali's site . Note that they don't publish their email addresses, you have
to follow the "Service support" links to an online form
- By phone: From August 2007, Tiscali introduced one number for all technical support, billing and customer care enquiries.. This is 0871 222 3311. Calls will be charged at 10p a minute. The older numbers are as follows:
- Tiscali Support / Customer Services: 0906 300 6633. 7 days a week 8am to Midnight (50p per minute)
- Billing: 0870 744 9966. 8am to 8pm Mon to Fri, 9am to 2pm on Saturdays.(National rate)
Helpline: 0845 660 1001. (Local rate)
- Postal address:
Tiscali Customer Service, PO Box 7206, Kiln Farm, Mk14 6XG
For other contact details, see Tiscali's site.