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Ray Ali - Content Writer for Uswitch

Ray Ali

Mobiles expert

About the Author

Ray has worked in the mobile and tech space for over five years. His expert knowledge covers important consumer topics – from the latest smartphone releases to money-saving advice.

Ray has frequently been featured as a Uswitch commenter in the press and has appeared in interviews on national broadcasts.


  • Mobile phone deals

  • Smartphone releases

  • Tech innovation

  • Cost-cutting advice


  • BA in Journalism - University of the Arts London

Featured in News

Ray has recently been featured and quoted in several high profile publications, including:

Articles written by Ray

comparing smartphones choosing a smartphone
03 July 2024

How to choose a mobile phone contract - Uswitch

With so many great value deals on phone contracts, it can be tough choosing the right one. This guide will help you find the best mobile phone contract for you.

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UK mobile phone market statistics, 2023
15 November 2023

UK mobile phone market statistics 2023

We’ve collated the most up-to-date mobile phone market statistics for 2023, comparing mobile and desktop and deducing which is the most popular phone in the UK

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We’ve collected the most vital UK mobile network speed statistics which identify the areas of the UK with the fastest and slowest network speeds.
14 November 2023

UK mobile network speed statistics 2023

We’ve collected the most vital UK mobile network speed statistics which identify the areas of the UK with the fastest and slowest network speeds.

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13 July 2023

Children's social media and mobile safety report

For this report, Uswitch looked at the safety issues parents face when their children gain access to a mobile phone and social media for the first time.

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22 June 2023

UK SIM only Statistics 2023 - SIM only Facts and Stats Report

Uswitch have collated the latest UK SIM only mobile statistics and trends for 2023, covering SIM only take-up rates, sales, usage and the most popular providers.

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31 May 2023

Travel SIMs

We’ve analysed eSIM savings for top travel destinations, revealing how to slice data roaming costs and select the best networks abroad.

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24 April 2023

Mobile Fraud

We’ve analysed Action Fraud and ONS data to discover the prominence of mobile fraud in England and Wales in 2023, from annual crimes to affected areas.

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13 April 2023

The race to 6G

We’ve analysed countries and companies around the world on their 6G capabilities, to reveal which are leading the race to 6G.

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10 March 2023

How does mobile phone use impact our health?

We've surveyed mobile phone users across the UK to highlight the most common usage injuries and their impacts on our health.

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08 March 2023

See the winners of the 2023 Uswitch Mobiles Awards

Check out the winners of the 2023 Uswitch Telecoms Awards, as we announce the winners of the mobile phone categories..

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28 February 2023

iPhone 12 review

The standard device of the iPhone 12 range might just be the best of the bunch.

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28 February 2023

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 Pro: which one should you buy?

The iPhone 12 range is still an excellent set of handsets, but which one should you get?

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