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Three to hike the cost of out-of-bundle calls and texts and some pay-as-you-go services from July

Three mobile customers who make calls or send text messages outside of their standard allowance will see prices hiked from 1 July. Some pay-as-you-go costs are also rising. But mobile users who regularly use these services can cancel contracts penalty-free as a result.

28 May 2021

Virgin Mobile to increase prices for millions from July

Virgin Mobile is to hit millions of mobile customers with price hikes of 1.5% from 1 July. The provider has confirmed it started to notify affected customers about the increase in early May - but you won’t be able to cancel penalty-free unless you are out-of-contract.

25 May 2021

Jobseeker's Sim deal with UNLIMITED data, calls and texts for £10/mth is back

Jobseekers claiming certain work-related benefits can once more get unlimited mobile data, minutes and texts for £10 a month.

12 April 2021

EE rolls out 5G to 35 more UK towns and cities - how to check if there's coverage in your area

EE mobile customers with 5G contracts and compatible handsets can now access the faster service in 160 towns and cities across the UK. It comes as the mobile network has added 35 more locations to its 5G network, including the likes of Brighton in East Sussex and York in Yorkshire.

8 April 2021

Mobile firms to be banned from selling 'locked' phones

Mobile companies will be banned from selling 'locked' phones which only work with their network, under new rules coming into force at the end of next year

27 October 2020

Phone and broadband firms told to treat vulnerable customers fairly under new regulator guidance

Phone, broadband and pay-TV firms must give extra support to vulnerable customers – which could include payment holidays and tariff advice – under new guidance from communications watchdog Ofcom

23 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

EE to increase pay-monthly mobile prices by 2.2%

EE customers on monthly mobile contracts will be hit by a 2.2% price rise next month, MoneySavingExpert can reveal

5 February 2020

WhatsApp to stop working on older phones from next year – here's how to check if you're affected

The messaging service will stop supporting Windows phones and older Androids and iPhones over the next few months

12 December 2019

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