Comms & Technology
Data 'booster' prices double for T-Mobile pay-as-you-go customers
T-Mobile pay-as-you-go customers face huge increases in the cost of mobile data from October
13 September 2016
EE to hike out-of-bundle mobile charges by up to 60%
Millions of EE mobile customers are facing a steep hike next month in the cost of out-of-allowance calls and messages
23 August 2016
Second 'opt out of cold calls' text service is launched – but this time it's free
Mobile phone users can now dodge irritating cold calls for free by texting the number '85095'
2 June 2016
EE and O2 customers face 1.3% price rise in March
Most EE and O2 mobile phone customers will be hit with monthly contract price rises of 1.3% from 30 March 2016
22 February 2016
BT's takeover of EE given green light
BT's £12.5 billion buyout of EE is given the go-ahead after a six-month Competition and Markets Authority inquiry
15 January 2016
12 MoneySaving things to do NOW – incl urgently beat train fare hikes
It's Christmas week. If you're off work (or bored at it), stuffed with turkey, and desperate to avoid the relatives...
30 December 2015
EE recalls ALL its power bars – return yours to get £20 voucher
EE customers have been told to stop using the firm's portable mobile 'power bar' chargers immediately
16 December 2015
Giffgaff tops mobile phone customer service poll as piggyback providers beat the big boys
Smaller mobile phone providers Giffgaff, Tesco Mobile and Asda Mobile have been voted best for customer service
16 October 2015
iPhone warning: If you've upgraded, beware the data trap
A new iPhone setting could eat into your data allowance potentially landing you with huge bills
29 September 2015
Mobile bills could rise as operator fees treble
Ofcom says operators will have to pay a combined annual total of £199.6 million per year for access to the spectrum
24 September 2015
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