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UK broadband users fork out £1.5 billion a year for inflated out-of-contract charges as prices rise 38% in just five years

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Out-of-contract prices have increased by 38% for copper and 19% for fibre broadband while in-contract prices have barely changed since 2011 – meaning those who don’t move once their contract ends …

Three’s crowned: mobile network scoops six gongs as it cleans up at the uSwitch Awards

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Mobile network Three cleans up with an unrivalled six awards, while Plusnet takes home three, including Broadband Provider of the Year Mobile Network of the Year goes to industry disruptor …

Fear of broadband blackouts means internet-reliant Brits miss out on £327 million in savings a year

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Over a third (35%) of broadband users are missing out on annual savings of £118 as the thought of being without internet puts them off leaving[1][2] Dependency on this now …

uSwitch comments on BT and Sky price rise

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Commenting on the announcement that BT will raise its broadband prices and charge £3.50 per month for BT Sport, and that Sky will increase the price of line rental, Ewan …

New uSwitch advertising campaign introduces the Coach character to show that switching is simple

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uSwitch, the price comparison and switching service, is launching a new advertising campaign to encourage more people to switch their energy and broadband supplier. The brand is also unveiling a …

uSwitch comments on additional £440 million superfast broadband investment for rural areas of the UK

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Commenting on news of an additional £440 million investment in superfast broadband for rural areas of the UK, Ewan Taylor Gibson, broadband and TV expert at uSwitch.com, says: “The news …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s reports on the coverage of UK communications services

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Commenting on Ofcom’s reports on the coverage of UK communications services, Ewan Taylor-Gibson, broadband expert at uSwitch.com says: “The unlucky 5% still living in the internet dark ages are watching the digital …

uSwitch comments on changes to BT Basic for low-income families

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Commenting on the changes to BT Basic, which is available to qualifying low-income users, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “BT’s updated Basic package is a welcome change …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s review of landline-only services to protect the elderly and vulnerable

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Commenting on Ofcom’s review of the retail market for standalone landline telephone services, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, says: Landlines are a lifeline, but for those who don’t …

uSwitch comments on the launch of Sky Mobile

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Commenting on the unveiling of Sky Mobile, Ewan Taylor-Gibson, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, comments: “Sky’s first mobile offering is very competitive, as long as you’re already a Sky TV customer. “Sky’s …