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'Terrible' inflation-busting mobile and broadband price hikes to be probed by Chancellor after Martin Lewis grills him on it

In an interview with MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt said he would write to the competition and markets watchdog and "get to the bottom" of mid-contract telecoms rises.

10 January 2024

Tesco Mobile to hike prices by 14.4% for some pay monthly customers in April – here's how to beat the hikes

Out of contract pay monthly Tesco Mobile customers whose contracts expired before 1 February 2023 will see their mobile bills increase this spring by 14.4%.

21 February 2023

O2 and Virgin Mobile to hike mobile prices by up to 17.3% – here's what you need to know

Millions of O2 and Virgin Mobile customers will be hit with price hikes of up to 17.3% in April, the mobile providers' parent company has confirmed.

15 February 2023

Martin Lewis: Pay more than £10/mth on your mobile bill? You’re probably burning cash – here’s how to cut costs

Bill payers may be surprised to learn that if they’re paying more than £10 a month for their mobile phones, they may be burning through cash. That’s the message from MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) founder Martin Lewis this week as he offers tips on cutting the costs of your phone bill.

18 January 2022

Virgin Media and O2 launch Volt, their first joint product which offers to boost mobile data and broadband speeds for customers of both firms – how it works

Newly-merged O2 and Virgin Media have launched a new product called Volt, allowing eligible customers to get their mobile data allowances doubled and their broadband speeds boosted to the next level at no extra charge.

20 October 2021

Thousands of 1pMobile customers must now use £2.50 worth of credit every 30 days from today

Thousands of 1pMobile users who signed up to the pay-as-you-go provider before 1 January 2021 will need to spend at least £2.50 worth of credit on calls, texts, data or other services every 30 days from today. Fail to meet this spending limit, and you'll have a fee of up to £2.50 deducted from your credit.

1 October 2021

Apple launches iPhone 13, 13 Mini, 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max – how to find the cheapest deals

Tech giant Apple has just unveiled its new handset range, the iPhone 13, 13 Mini, 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max, while cutting the price of the now-older iPhone 12, 11 and SE. Buying a new iPhone is never MoneySaving and early adopters usually pay the most. We've got some tips on how to cut costs below.

14 September 2021

Three to hit pay-as-you-go customers with steep price hike from February

Three pay-as-you-go mobile users will see the cost of using their phones both in the UK and abroad rocket from 16 February with the price of calls, texts and data increasing by up to 1,650%. But you can leave penalty-free and switch to a cheaper deal

12 January 2021

Apple launches iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max – how to find the cheapest deals

Tech giant Apple has unveiled its range of new iPhones - the iPhone 11, the 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. It's also cut the price of its current models including the iPhone XR and iPhone 8.

19 September 2019

Giffgaff fined after overcharging millions of customers

The mobile firm has been fined £1.4 million after an error meant about 2.6 million customers were overcharged by almost £2.9 million

30 July 2019