Comms & Technology
Broadband customers pay £113 annual 'loyalty penalty' for sticking with provider
Research by Citizens Advice has found that monthly broadband bills jump by 43% on average when introductory deals end
11 April 2017
Orange, Freeserve and Wanadoo email addresses to shut down
Anyone with an email account from mobile and broadband provider Orange needs to move to an alternative email address
17 March 2017
Vodafone, EE and O2 customers facing inflation-led mid-contract price hikes
Some EE mobile customers will see their bills rise by 2.5% from 30 March, while O2 will increase prices by 2.6% in April
14 February 2017
EE fined £2.7m by Ofcom for overcharging customers for mobile roaming – are you affected?
Customers who have called EE's helpline while roaming in the EU have been overcharged by £100,000s due to two errors
18 January 2017
Vodafone still getting far more complaints than its rivals – check your bill NOW
The company is once again the most complained-about mobile provider according to telecoms regulator Ofcom
21 December 2016
EE to raise home phone prices next month – how to beat the hike
EE phone and broadband customers are facing an average £18/year hike to line rental costs from 23 January
16 December 2016
Pre-ordered a Samsung Galaxy Note 7? How to return it safely and get a refund
About 15,000 UK customers who pre-ordered the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 have been urged to return the phones immediately
12 October 2016
Mobile networks agree to scrap unlocking charges
All major mobile networks have dropped unlocking charges for pay monthly customers outside their minimum contract term
9 October 2016
Pre-ordered iPhone 7s delayed by WEEKS amid stock shortages - what you can do
Apple aficionados who pre-ordered a new iPhone 7 for today's launch from have been left fuming by delivery delays
16 September 2016
New iPhone 7 interest-free deal is far cheaper than mobile network contracts
Getting the iPhone 7 on a mobile network contract will cost up to £390 more over two years than buying it from Apple
13 September 2016
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