O2 to hike the cost of out-of-bundle services, calls and texts from August
O2 mobile customers who send text messages outside of their standard allowance will see prices hiked from 2 August. The cost of calling service numbers is also set to increase. Some affected customers may be able to leave penalty-free as a result though - we've full details below.
2 July 2021
Warning: New and renewing O2 customers to be hit with inflation-busting price hikes
Mobile users who sign up to a pay-monthly or Sim-only contract with O2 from 25 March, including existing customers who renew their contracts after this date, will be hit with price hikes of at least 3.9% from April 2022. It comes as the provider shakes up its terms and conditions.
26 March 2021
Three and O2 pay-monthly mobile customers to be hit by 2.7% price rise
Three has announced it will increase prices for its pay-monthly mobile customers by 2.7% in May, and O2 is set to do the same in April
19 February 2020
O2 and Three pay-monthly mobile customers face mid-contract price rises
O2, Three and Vodafone are set to increase prices for their pay-monthly customers, after EE confirmed it would be hiking prices by 2.7%
13 February 2019
O2 customers hit by data outage - here's what you need to know
O2 customers have been unable to use their mobile data this morning, and the network has confirmed it is investigating the issues
7 December 2018
O2 customer charged £3,000 roaming fees after being told she was in a different country
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O2 customers hit with extra 'loyalty' charge in bizarre billing blunder
Mobile phone provider O2 has apologised after charging its customers extra for a supposed 'loyalty discount'
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Smaller - and cheaper - networks have come out on top in MoneySavingExpert's mobile provider poll
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O2 is offering new and upgrading customers a free six- or 12-month Netflix subscription - but only for high data users
18 June 2018
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