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Important for services to markedly improve, if they are going to cost more – uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s announcement to supercharge broadband investment

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, comments: “Ofcom is being strongly pushed by the Government and European Code rules to provide companies with the incentives they say they need …

‘Still a long way to go’ – comment from uSwitch.com on Ofcom’s Connected Nations report revealing three million UK home now have full fibre

Dani Warner, broadband expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Getting full-fibre broadband to three million UK homes is a step in the right direction, but there’s still a long way to go …

Paying £1,000 for a restricted device feels outdated – uSwitch comments on Ofcom plans to ban locked handsets

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “This latest round of Ofcom proposals to ban the selling of locked handsets is great news for consumers. Smartphones can cost in excess of …

UK’s worst street for broadband is more than 800 times slower than the fastest

The UK’s slowest street for broadband is Kingsclere, Huntington in York — with average download speeds of 0.22Mbps[1] This is 830 times slower than Darwin Street, Livingston in Scotland, which …

From postcode average to precise address – uSwitch to launch first cross provider, property-specific broadband speeds tool

New tool will show exactly what services are available, alongside accurate broadband speed range specific to each individual property – rather than a national average Agreement reached with Openreach and …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s fairer prices for broadband customers announcement

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, comments: “Ofcom’s detailed pricing analysis confirms that it is active and engaged broadband customers that get the best deals. Households that are out-of-contract …

Exciting news as Sky launches ultrafast broadband

Commenting on Sky launching Ultrafast broadband, Dani Warner, broadband expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Sky’s entry into the world of ultrafast broadband is exciting news for consumers, and a big step …

Virgin Media increase broadband and TV prices – uSwitch comments

Following the news that Virgin has contacted customers to inform them of the price rise it announced last month Dani Warner, mobiles and broadband expert at uSwitch.com, says: “These increases for …

Disappointing to see Plusnet top Ofcom’s complaint data

Commenting on Ofcom’s latest quarterly complaints data, Dani Warner, broadband expert at uSwitch.com, says: “It’s disappointing to once again see Plusnet as the most complained about provider for landline and broadband, …

Reassuring to see regulators tightening up the package of consumer rights

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, comments: “It is reassuring to see regulators tightening up the package of consumer rights across industries. As long as markets are encouraged to …