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Crash Broadbandicoot: Three quarters of online gaming households stricken by broadband issues

More than three quarters (77%) of households with online gamers report their broadband isn’t up to scratch[1] Nearly two thirds of UK households (61%)[2] now contain gamers who play online …

uSwitch comments on EE’s 5G launch

Following EE’s announcement that it is launching 5G in six cities next week, Ru Bhikha, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “With EE, the UK’s largest mobile network, announcing that it …

April 2019 sees highest number of electricity switches ever

Responding to the news that April 2019 saw the largest number of electricity switches on record, uSwitch.com energy expert Rik Smith said: “In the same week that three of the …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s final statement on end of contract notifications

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, comments: “Ofcom is finally moving the telecoms sector towards what consumers have come to expect in other areas such as energy and insurance, which …

Launch of 5G set to cause industry excitement but risks worsening the UK’s digital divide

Ernest Doku, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, comments: “Vodafone’s 5G live date of July 3 will undoubtedly cause excitement within the telecoms industry as it appears to have won the race …

uSwitch comments on BT Group’s end of year results

Following BT Group’s results announcement this morning, Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, comments: “BT Group’s decision to increase the pace and ambition of Openreach’s fibre investment programme is more than just …

UK broadband speeds increase – uSwitch comments

Commenting on Ofcom’s finding that broadband speeds across the country have improved, Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “Ofcom’s announcement that average download speeds have improved materially in the …

No reason to take TalkTalk broadband price hike lying down

Commenting on TalkTalk’s decision to increase broadband prices from 1 June for customers who have fallen out of contract, Dani Warner, broadband expert at uSwitch.com says: “The news that TalkTalk is set …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s Connected Nations report

Commenting on Ofcom’s Connected Nations 2018 report, Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “While the number of households which can access superfast and ultrafast broadband continues to grow, …

The price isn’t right: Handset apathy sets in as consumers prioritise higher performance and lower prices

Four in five Brits (80%) think smartphones are too expensive[1], with just a fifth (20%) planning to upgrade this year[2] Two in five (38%) cannot tell the difference between makes …