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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

Three mobile phone services down for hours, impacting thousands of customers across the UK

Thousands of Three customers were unable to make or receive calls on Thursday morning, although the mobile network provider said the problem had been resolved by lunchtime. The outages took place across England, Scotland and Wales, the telecoms provider said.

14 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 introduce £2/day European roaming charges from May 2022

Three is to start charging new and upgrading pay monthly and Sim-only customers roaming fees of £2/day to use their monthly allowance in Europe from 23 May 2022.

14 September 2021

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