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Archie Burkinshaw

Content Writer

About the Author

Archie is a content writer for Uswitch's telecoms products, writing about broadband, mobiles, gaming and TV.

He has particular interests in sustainability, football and the latest smartphone releases.


BA History at the University of Bristol

Articles written by Archie

Sky Mobile international roaming FAQ

Sky Mobile customers can use their UK data, calls and text allowances in 55 overseas destinations for an extra £2 a day.

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Satellite internet explained: is satellite broadband any good?

How does satellite internet work? Is it available where I live? How fast is it? Find out about satellite broadband, plus what Elon Musk's Starlink could mean for the future of broadband altogether.

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Should I update my iPhone to the latest version of iOS?

What are the pros and cons of updating your iPhone to the latest iOS software?

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Save £5 a month watching the Premier League run-in with the NOW Broadband Sky Sports membership

Don't miss out on watching the 2024 Premier League run-in with Now Broadband's Sky Sports Membership and save yourself £5 a month on your Sky Sports package by reducing the cost from £34.99 to £29.99, and it can be cancelled anytime.

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Ofcom releases latest complaint figures for UK broadband and TV providers

Find out which UK broadband providers got the most (and least) Ofcom customer complaints between October and December 2023.

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4 reasons you should choose 5G broadband

5G broadband is a great option if you're looking for flexible broadband or if you're unable to get decent fixed-line broadband at home.

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Tesco Mobile wins big at the Uswitch Mobile Awards 2024

Check out the Uswitch Mobile Awards 2024, commending outstanding mobile networks and providers for their excellence in value, reliability and customer service.

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giffgaff international roaming FAQ

If you're with giffgaff and you're travelling abroad, find out about any roaming charges or packages you could select with the network.

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Three international roaming FAQs

Three’s Go Roam service allows you to unlock your UK allowance in 71 destinations, with new charges in place for Europe and Around the World.

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How to watch Discovery Plus

Wildlife, planes, history and football: Discovery Plus has so many options to choose from. Find out how you can watch Discovery Plus no matter who your TV provider is.

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O2 international roaming FAQ

From 15th June, all existing O2 pay monthly, pay as you go and business customers will get inclusive roaming in 47 European destinations.

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Get cheap exclusive Black Friday & Cyber Monday broadband deals from Uswitch

Check out Uswitch exclusive Black Friday and Cyber Monday broadband, fibre and TV deals from Sky, BT, Virgin Media, Plusnet and more deals available this November.

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2023 Mobile Gaming Index - Discover Top Games, Trends & Revenues

The top mobile games of 2023, their global impact, and user ratings. A comprehensive index on global and UK top earners and the best gaming phones.

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You could get free Apple TV+ with these fantastic Black Friday iPhone deals 2023- Uswitch

Check out our best pick of iPhone deals for this Black Friday 2023, from Apple's latest flagship model, the iPhone 15, to the iPhone 12.

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The future of mobile phones - what will the smartphone look like?

Technology in mobile phones has changed extremely rapidly in the last decade. So what's in store for us in the future?

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III - everything you need to know

Ahead of the highly anticipated launch of the latest part of the Call of Duty series we share everything you need to know before playing the game.

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The Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro: everything you need to know

We take a dive into Google's latest handset launch, so you know what to expect from the Google Pixel 8 and the Google Pixel 8 Pro.

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Get this exclusive Virgin Media M125 deal with £100 bill credit

Virgin Media has launched a Uswitch exclusive offer for its M125 package - just £25.50 a month with £100 bill credit. Here's how you can get it.

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Lyca Mobile data breach - what you need to know

Lyca Mobile announced that unauthorised individuals gained access to customers' personal data by breaching their systems. Here's what you need to know.

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Assassin's Creed Mirage: everything you need to know - Uswitch

With Assassin's Creed Mirage now released, we take a look at the cost, plot and what you can expect to see from the game.

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iD mobile reveals iPhone 15 deals

iD mobile has released a brilliant set of deals for the latest Apple smartphone the iPhone 15, starting at just £19.99.

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