Broadband and mobile users to be hit with price hikes of up to 17.3% in April – here's what you need to know
Millions of BT, EE, O2, Plusnet, Shell, Sky, TalkTalk, Three, Virgin Media and Vodafone customers will be hit with price hikes of up to 17% this spring, on the back of a sharp increase in the cost of living.
23 March 2023
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.
14 March 2023
Beware paying for a day of EU mobile roaming but only getting a minute – MSE warns of sharp practices as post-Brexit protections end
MoneySavingExpert.com has today published a new report containing worrying findings on EU roaming. It comes as post-Brexit roaming protections have now ended and most major networks have reintroduced roaming fees in the EU, ultimately leaving mobile users with weaker rights and many with higher costs.
8 August 2022
Three's £2 a day roaming charges come into effect today – here's all you need to know
Three's £2 a day roaming charges come into effect from today (23 May) for holidaymakers who wish to use their normal monthly allowance in Europe. The change will effect new and upgrading pay monthly and Sim-only customers.
23 May 2022
Millions of O2, Three and Virgin Mobile customers to be hit with price hikes of up to 11.7% from April - here's what you need to know
Millions of O2, Three and Virgin Mobile customers will be hit with price hikes of up to 11.7% this spring on the back of a sharp increase in the cost of living.
16 February 2022
Tens of thousands of Three customers to lose 'free' roaming abroad as they're 'forced' on to new contracts - here's all you need to know
MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal that the mobile operator is 'forcing' certain customers to sign up to new plans, which means they'll lose their 'free' roaming benefit.
21 January 2022
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
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
Three and Vodafone customers to be hit with up to 4.5% price hikes
Three and Vodafone customers will be hit with price hikes of up to 4.5% over the next few months
18 February 2021
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Bank of England increases base rate to 4.25% – what the rise means for your mortgage and savings28 March 2023The Bank of England has increased the base rate from 4% to 4.25%. This rate is used by the central bank to charge other banks and lenders when they borrow money – and so it influences what borrowers pay and what savers earn.
Martin Lewis: One week ISA 'use it or lose it' warning28 March 2023Interest rates are up, so ISAs are back for many - yet you need to sort them by 5 April (or likely sooner).
Boots to cut Advantage points earned on spending – here's what's happening28 March 2023Boots is to cut the number of loyalty points shoppers using its Advantage Card scheme can earn from May.
New cost of living payments to start on 25 April – here's who qualifies, how much you'll get and if you need to apply27 March 2023Millions of the UK's poorest households will start to receive the first third of their £900 cost of living payment from 25 April, the Government has confirmed today. Here's all you need to know on whether you're eligible and when you'll get your payment.
Ovo launches one-year fixed tariff – Martin Lewis gives his quick analysis on if it's worth considering27 March 2023Almost every household has been charged the same price for their energy over the last year under the Energy Price Cap (EPC) and the Energy Price Guarantee (EPG), with no cheaper fixed deals to switch to. That has now changed, with Ovo launching a one-year fix for existing customers that undercuts the EPG level of £2,500 a year.
Martin Lewis: Is it time to ban unnecessary Christmas presents?5 December 2022Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
Martin Lewis: The one thing everyone aged over 66 needs to know29 November 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
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