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Millions of households could be thrown onto energy breadline without urgent targeted support from Government

Justina Miltienyte, energy policy expert at Uswitch.com says: “With predictions of a near £2,000 price cap on the way, many households could be faced with the stark choice of heating or eating if...

Uswitch comments on Ofcom’s Connected Nations Report

Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at Uswitch.com, commented: “Lightning-quick connections made a giant leap forward in 2021, with full fibre doubling its footprint and 5G now available outdoors for half of...

Uswitch comments on Ofgem’s plans to reform the energy market

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at Uswitch.com, said: “Introducing financial stress testing after 26 energy providers have exited the market feels like the very definition of shutting the stable door after the horses have bolted...

Uswitch comments on Ofcom's ECN data

Ernest Doku, broadband expert at Uswitch.com, said: “With the prices of so many household essentials rising, it’s more important than ever to keep control of your bills...

Uswitch comments on Vodafone’s partnership with CityFibre and Openreach

Ernest Doku, broadband expert at Uswitch.com, comments: “Vodafone is trying to raise the stakes in the battle for winning broadband customers and the race to full fibre...

Uswitch comments on Ofcom's changes to the Universal Service Obligation

Justina Miltienyte, policy expert at Uswitch.com, says: “Ofcom’s new rules should provide a fairer way to distribute the costs of delivering broadband to hard to reach areas...

Uswitch comments on the lack of government support on energy bills following the budget announcement

Justina Miltienyte, energy policy expert at Uswitch.com, said: “With many suppliers going out of business this year, and bills on the rise, it’s a nervous time for households who are worried...

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Uswitch comments on Igloo Energy, Symbio Energy and ENSTROGA exiting the market

Justina Miltienyte, energy policy expert at Uswitch.com, said: “The difficult wholesale energy market situation brings more bad news every week and now another three suppliers have gone into administration...

Uswitch comments on Ofcom's announcement for simpler broadband switching

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at Uswitch.com, says: “This is another important stepping stone in helping the country upgrade to full fibre. Switching broadband can...