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uSwitch comments on Google’s Stadia gaming platform launch

Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Google’s launch of Stadia, hot on the heels of Microsoft and Sony announcing their partnership in a cloud-based system, is the clearest indication …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s Fairness for Customers commitments

Following Ofcom’s publication of its Fairness for Customers commitments, Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “The requirement to treat customers fairly has not been baked into the telecoms …

Crash Broadbandicoot: Three quarters of online gaming households stricken by broadband issues

More than three quarters (77%) of households with online gamers report their broadband isn’t up to scratch[1] Nearly two thirds of UK households (61%)[2] now contain gamers who play online …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s final statement on end of contract notifications

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, comments: “Ofcom is finally moving the telecoms sector towards what consumers have come to expect in other areas such as energy and insurance, which …

uSwitch comments on BT Group’s end of year results

Following BT Group’s results announcement this morning, Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, comments: “BT Group’s decision to increase the pace and ambition of Openreach’s fibre investment programme is more than just …

UK broadband speeds increase – uSwitch comments

Commenting on Ofcom’s finding that broadband speeds across the country have improved, Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “Ofcom’s announcement that average download speeds have improved materially in the …

No reason to take TalkTalk broadband price hike lying down

Commenting on TalkTalk’s decision to increase broadband prices from 1 June for customers who have fallen out of contract, Dani Warner, broadband expert at uSwitch.com says: “The news that TalkTalk is set …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s Connected Nations report

Commenting on Ofcom’s Connected Nations 2018 report, Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “While the number of households which can access superfast and ultrafast broadband continues to grow, …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s latest telecoms and Pay TV complaints figures

Following Ofcom’s latest telecoms and Pay TV complaints data, we’ve issued this comment from Dani Warner, broadband expert at uSwitch.com: “With providers increasingly unable to differentiate their service on broadband speeds alone, more pressure is falling …

uSwitch comments on introduction of auto-compensation for broadband and phone customers

Dani Warner broadband expert at uSwitch.com, says:  “Broadband is so essential to our everyday lives that we treat it as a fourth utility. For many, the prospect of any downtime …