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Uswitch comments on Ofgem plans to cut network costs

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at Uswitch.com, comments: “The amount of profit that network companies have been allowed to make in recent years has been a matter of significant controversy, given our …

Uswitch comment on the Motorola 5G launch

Ru Bhikha, mobiles expert at Uswitch.com, comments: “Mobile phone prices have rocketed in recent years as more gadgets and functionality are squeezed into all-singing, all-dancing devices. “To counter this trend, manufacturers have …

Uswitch comments on the Chancellor’s £2bn vouchers scheme

Sarah Broomfield, energy expert at Uswitch.com, comments: “The extra heating and electricity used during lockdown is predicted to add £195 a year to the average home’s bills[1]. “So the Chancellor’s initiative …

Green light to travel comes with roaming warning

Rehan Ali, mobiles expert at Uswitch.com, comments: “The Government’s traffic light system for the 67 destinations offers a lifeline to millions of would-be holidaymakers. Though there is still a complicated …

Mobile users turn to yoga, cooking and paint-by-numbers apps as stress and anxiety increased during lockdown

Yoga, recipe and painting-by-numbers apps see use soar by nearly half (45%, 45% and 44% respectively)[1]as stress and anxiety levels rose in lockdown[2][3] Large rise in use of book apps …

Uswitch comments on Ofgem protections for energy customers

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at Uswitch.com comments: “Ofgem’s proposals build on its recent strengthening of new supplier entry rules, and are a good next step towards ensuring consumers stay confident that their …

Uswitch comments on network problems being experienced by Virgin Media’s customers in London

Ernest Doku, tech expert at Uswitch.com, commented:  “At a time when people are especially reliant on their home broadband for work and keeping in contact with friends and family, connectivity problems will …

Uswitch comments on Ofcom’s release on internet use surging during lockdown

Nick Baker, broadband expert at Uswitch.com, says: “Broadband has been a lockdown lifeline for millions, and it’s hard to imagine how the country could have kept running without it. “For three months …

£28-a-week air con bill warning as workers and children swelter at home in heatwave

More than two million households are considering buying portable air con units as workers and children endure heatwave at home[1] Warnings that some domestic units burn 2.7kW power adding £28 …

Uswitch comments on new digital energy brand from British Gas

Will Owen, energy spokesman for Uswitch.com, said:  “Competition in the energy market is as hot as ever with consumers taking advantage of rock bottom wholesale prices to get some of the cheapest …