Top Links

Get TalkTalk Broadband Advice Broadband F.A.Q Broadband Problems
Email Settings BT Broadband Mobile Internet Get a Website Internet Hosting Connecting PDAs
Broadband Help Forum Glossary

Receive the latest updates direct to your inbox

FileSaveAs News Feed Follow FileSaveAs on Twitter FileSaveAs Tech Podcast
FrequencyCast UK Tech Podcast

TalkTalk latest offers

UK Phone and Broadband Provider TalkTalk Explored

On this page, you'll find information on the broadband and home phone services offered by the Carphone Warehouse's TalkTalk service


What is TalkTalk?

TalkTalk LogoTalkTalk is a phone and Broadband Internet service offered by the Carphone Warehouse.

In April 2006, TalkTalk grabbed the headlines by offering a "free broadband for life" offer.

In 2009, TalkTalk acquired Internet firm Tiscali.


Order NowFor more details, or to order TalkTalk, go to


Free TalkTalk Router

If you order the Essentials package, you're supplied with an 802.11g wireless broadband router. If you go for the more expensive Pro package, you get a free 802.11n wireless broadband router. The "n" router offers faster wi-fi speeds and improved range.

The TalkTalk site is not explicit about while model of router is provided. When one of our team opted for TalkTalk, he was provided with a free D-Link DSL-2640R 802.11g router, pictured below. No guarantee you'll get the same:

D-Link DSL2640 Router Front
Front of TalkTalk 802.11g router - The D-Link DSL2640 R

D-Link DSL2640 Router Rear
Rear of TalkTalk 802.11g router - The D-Link DSL2640 R


TalkTalk Broadband Settings

Need help with your TalkTalk Broadband settings? Here's what you need to know:

TalkTalk Broadband Username


Broadband Connection settings

Connection Type: PPPoA VC-Mux


TalkTalk Email Server Information

Looking to set up your TalkTalk email? Here are the settings:

Username / login name
Incoming (POP3) server
Outgoing (SMTP) server

For help with TalkTalk email settings, see our UK Email Settings page


Talk Talk Support

Need to contact TalkTalk for Tech Support? Here are the numbers we have:

  • Broadband Tech Support:0870 087 8777. Lines open 8am to 10pm 7 days a week.
  • Customer Services:0870 444 1820. Lines open 8am-8pm Mon-Fri, Sat 9am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm
  • Support / Customer Services (for former Tiscali customers):0871 222 3311. Lines open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Calls are charged 10p per minute.


TalkTalk Frequently asked questions


Got a question? Ask us, or post a message in our Broadband forum


Bookmark this page:

delicious digg stumble technorati facebook