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Got an old phone? You may soon lose internet access as Vodafone begins to turn off 3G with others to follow

Vodafone has become the first major mobile network to switch off 3G in parts of the country with other networks set to follow.

7 September 2023

Revealed: The hidden cost of using your phone in Europe – here's which providers offer truly free roaming and how to avoid getting stung

New research reveals how some networks limit the amount of data you can use for free when travelling – even if you have roaming as part of your bundle.

24 July 2023

BT to ditch line rental saver discount leaving users paying £20 a year more – here's what you need to know

BT customers will no longer be able to get a discount on their line rental by paying for a year upfront, as the provider is axing the 'line rental saver' from 21 July.

4 July 2023

EE to charge pay-as-you-go customers for roaming in Europe from today – here's what it means for you

EE is to start charging all pay-as-you-go customers to use their mobiles in Europe from today.

6 June 2023

Plusnet Mobile customer? You need to switch provider as it's closing down – here's what you need to know

Plusnet Mobile is closing down in the "coming months", which means all of its customers need to switch provider if they want to keep using their handsets – particularly if they want the same phone number.

23 May 2023

Expect your mobile to go off at 3pm on Sunday as new emergency alerts are tested - here's which phones will ring and what it'll sound like

Public emergency alerts, which will use the 4G and 5G mobile networks, enable urgent messages to be broadcast to a defined area when there is an imminent risk to life, such as wildfires or severe flooding.

18 April 2023

Tesco Mobile to charge customers for data roaming in Europe from next year

Tesco Mobile is to start charging new and recently joining pay-monthly customers to use their mobiles in Europe from 2024.

29 March 2023

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

Sky Mobile customers who are out of contract to be hit with 9% price hikes – but you can leave penalty-free

Around 1.3 million Sky Mobile customers who are out of contract will see their prices rise by £1 a month, an average of 9%, from 14 February.

16 January 2023