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Got a BT landline? You can now opt in to its free spam calls filter to escape nuisance callers

Call Protect will divert nuisance calls into a junk voicemail box, so your phone doesn't ring

16 January 2017

Ofcom to probe standalone landline prices

The regulator is concerned price rises could be hitting the elderly and vulnerable particularly hard

1 December 2016

TalkTalk to increase prices for millions by up to £33/yr – but you can beat the hikes

Three million TalkTalk customers are facing price hikes next month of up to £33/year

11 October 2016

TalkTalk hit with record fine for hack

The telecoms giant has been fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office after a huge data breach last year

5 October 2016

Virgin Media to hit customers with price rise of up to £42/year – beat the hike

Virgin Media home phone, broadband and TV customers will see prices rise by an average of 5.1% from November

18 August 2016

Post Office delivers price rises of up to £36/year to phone and broadband customers – act NOW to beat the hikes

Half a million customers face price hikes of up to £36 a year - but those affected can haggle or leave penalty-free

9 August 2016

Vodafone gets three times as many Ofcom complaints as any other mobile provider

Vodafone remains the most complained-about mobile firm by a clear distance, according to the latest stats from Ofcom

8 July 2016

Plusnet hits customers with price increase – how to beat the hikes

Plusnet is to hike its home phone and broadband prices for a second consecutive year

28 June 2016

Lack of home phone usage among under-65s fuels calls to end line rental charge

The vast majority of users aged under 65 would appear to be hanging up their home phones for good

18 May 2016

BT home phone and broadband prices to rise by up to £54/yr – beat the hikes

Around 10 million BT customers are facing inflation-busting price increases from 3 July

29 April 2016