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Parents to fork out £5.8 billion for Uni students this year

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UK university students’ parents are set to dish out over £5,000 per child in financial support this academic year, collectively adding up to over £5.8 billion[1] Almost nine out of …

Comment from uSwitch on Ofcom’s proposals to make switching easier and more reliable for consumers

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Commenting on Ofcom’s proposals to making switching easier and more reliable for consumers, published today, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com says: “Switching in the communications sector lags majorly …

uSwitch comments on EE landline price increase

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Commenting on the news that EE has increased its line rental price to £17.50 per month for new customers and existing customers taking out new contracts, Ewan Taylor-Gibson, broadband expert at uSwitch.com, …

Ofcom research shows effectiveness of TPS at eliminating nuisance calls

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Commenting on Ofcom’s latest research, whichshows the effectiveness of the Telephone Preference Service in reducing unsolicited live marketing and sales calls, Marie-Louise Abretti, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com says: “It’s not …

Virgin announces first ‘quad-play’ bundles

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Commenting on the launch of Virgin Media’s flexible new bundles which include superfast broadband, mobile SIM, TV and home phone, Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Virgin is already …

UK consumers can enjoy the most competitive telecoms plans but are enough enjoying the benefits?

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Commenting on Ofcom’s report that UK communications deals are cheaper than in other major countries, Marie-Louise Abretti, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, says: “This report is great news. With many of …

Ofcom measures will mean ‘free’ numbers are free at last

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Commenting on the new measures announced by Ofcom’s today, including the news that 0800 numbers will finally be free to call from a mobile, Marie-Louise Abretti, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, …

Brits suffer bad customer service yet almost three quarters of consumers let companies get away with it

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Research shows that when it comes to customer service British consumers are getting a raw deal. 83% regularly waste time queuing or being kept on hold, while 65% regularly experience …