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Sky’s the limit: Four gongs for Sky at Prestigious uSwitch awards

Broadband, TV and mobile provider Sky wins a spectacular four awards at the annual uSwitch Awards, including Quadplay Provider of the Year Plusnet takes home the award for Best SIM …

uSwitch comments on the close of Ofcom’s second ECN consultation

Commenting on the close of Ofcom’s second end-of-contract notification consultation, Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “The good news for consumers is that Ofcom seems determined to push …

Vodafone tops telecoms complaints for the first time

Following Ofcom’s most recent complaints figures being released Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, says: “With telecoms customers prepared to vote with their feet when they don’t believe their providers are …

Half of Brits will be heading into the office during the festive season – but spend their time watching films and online shopping

UK is a nation of Christmas workers as it’s revealed that 44% will heading to the office between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day, with 12% at work for the …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s Boost Your Broadband campaign

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “As our slowest street data brought to life earlier this week, consumers are getting very different outcomes from the broadband market – and …

UK’s worst street for broadband nearly 2,000 times slower than fastest

The slowest street for broadband is Greenmeadows Park in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire – with average download speeds of 0.14Mbps[1] This is 1,899 times slower than Abdon Avenue in Birmingham, which boasts …

Ofcom sends a serious message to telecom providers

Following Ofcom’s announcement that it is fining EE and Virgin Media for overcharging customers, Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “Ofcom is sending a serious message to all telecoms …

Dodgy broadband deters nine million from rural living

Nine million Brits (17%) won’t move to the countryside through fear of being cut off by poor broadband[1] Bad broadband and phone reception are widely considered major drawbacks to rural …

End of contract warnings could save broadband users £1 billion a year – but Ofcom set to miss the mark

Forcing providers to tell customers their deals are about to end could see broadband users pocket more than £1bn in annual savings – but timing is key[1] Ofcom currently proposing …

uSwitch comments on Citizens Advice super-complaint to the CMA

Commenting on Citizens Advice lodging a super-complaint with the CMA, Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “Citizens Advice is right to highlight that vulnerable consumers can often end …