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‘Ofcom will be watching for providers who use sharp practices’ – uSwitch comments on watchdog’s fairness framework

Commenting on the publication of Ofcom’s fairness framework – which outlines the criteria the regulator will use when judging  whether telecoms and pay-TV companies have treated their customers unfairly – …

Paying £1,000 for a restricted device feels outdated – uSwitch comments on Ofcom plans to ban locked handsets

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “This latest round of Ofcom proposals to ban the selling of locked handsets is great news for consumers. Smartphones can cost in excess of …

Motorola Razr V4 could be more style than substance, says uSwitch

Commenting on the launch of the new Motorola Razr V4, Ru Bhikha, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, said: “Some brands dominate their markets so completely that their names become bywords for …

DCMS plans to resolve boost rural mobile coverage – uSwitch comments

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, said: “It’s encouraging to see the government and industry coming up with a solution to solve rural not spots. This is a welcome …

23 Million Brits continue to face 4G issues but next generation 5G won’t immediately solve connectivity problems

Mobile providers say 5G will be available by October[1], but 23 million consumers (45%) still struggle to connect to 4G[2] 5G will only be available to a quarter (28%) of …

Apple reveals host of exciting services at iPhone 11 launch event

Ru Bhikha, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Expectations were low ahead of the launch of the iPhone 11, with leaks suggesting few exciting innovations. But what Apple revealed will give …

Half of parents want schools to ban mobile phones as children take £2.3 billion worth of gadgets to class every day

Children will take £2.3 billion[1] of gadgets into school this year, each carrying an average of £300[1] of electronic gear — up 38% in three years[2] Half of parents want …

Newest additions to Samsung’s Note series bound to excite fans

Commenting on the launch of Samsung’s Note 10 and Note 10+, Ernest Doku, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, comments: “These newest additions to Samsung’s high-performance Galaxy Note series are bound to excite …

Watchdog fines Giffgaff for overcharging consumers

Commenting in response to Ofcom’s decision to fine GiffGaff £1.4million Ernest Doku, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Giffgaff users will be concerned to learn that 2.6 million customers were overcharged by …

Lots to get excited about as Three announces its plans for 5G

Commenting on Three plans for 5G Ernest Doku, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Three is the latest network to unveil its plans for 5G services and there’s a lot for consumers …