Prices to rise for 100,000s of Plusnet broadband and phone customers
Hundreds of thousands of Plusnet broadband and phone line rental customers who are out of contract will see an inflation-linked price rise in October – though if you're affected, you can leave penalty-free
27 July 2020
BT to raise broadband, landline and mobile prices for millions next month
Some BT customers will see the cost of their broadband, mobile and landline monthly plans go up by 1.3% in March even if they're still within their minimum contract term, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal
13 February 2020
Plusnet customers wrongly charged twice for £200 offer
More than 1,000 of Plusnet customers have been billed twice for a £200 line rental saver offer, while others were wrongly told they'd been charged for contracts they'd already cancelled, after the firm introduced a new billing system
25 September 2018
Ofcom to probe standalone landline prices
The regulator is concerned price rises could be hitting the elderly and vulnerable particularly hard
1 December 2016
Clampdown on 'misleading' broadband ads as new rules come into force
Telecoms firms can no longer separate the cost of broadband and line rental from today
31 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
New chance to haggle a better Sky deal after Ofcom steps in over price hikes
Millions of Sky customers hit with line rental price rises last month have been give more time to haggle a better deal
12 January 2016
How to beat Virgin Media's 5.4% broadband, home phone and TV price hike
Virgin Media customers will be hit with inflation busting price hikes of 5.4% on average from 1 February 2016
10 November 2015
Beat Sky's inflation-busting line and phone hikes
Sky home phone and broadband customers will be hit with inflation busting price hikes from 1 December
5 October 2015
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16 September 2015
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