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Smart shoppers: Brits set to spend a record £25 billion on their phones in 2019

£25 billion[1] will be spent on goods ordered from smartphones and tablets this year – £10 billion more than in 2018[2] 30 million Brits[1] will use their phone to shop …

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 …

O2 customers caught up in massive data outage

Ernest Doku, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “O2 users affected by this mobile data outage will understandably be concerned and frustrated. “While it’s positive that voice calls are still up and running, without …

Ofcom to protect vulnerable consumers with cap on 118 numbers

Commenting on Ofcom’s announcement to cap the amount that 118 operators can charge customers, Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “The fact that these numbers are mostly used …

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 …

Huawei challenges the status quo with Mate 20

Ru Bhikha, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “The Mate 20 is yet another statement of intent from a manufacturer that has often impressed with its knack for creating powerful and exciting …

Four lenses are better than one for latest Samsung smartphone

Ru Bhikha, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “After the performance of their flagship tracked slightly behind expectations, the Korean manufacturer is doubling down on a bid for growth in the …

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 …