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Out-of-contract broadband and mobile customers could save £2.6 billion through Black Friday switches

Mobile and broadband customers could be overpaying by £2.6 billion this Black Friday by not switching to a new deal, according to new research from Uswitch.com...

Black Friday: Four in five consumers now look at energy efficiency labels when buying a new appliance amid bills crisis

Four in five consumers (80%) now look at energy efficiency labels when buying a new appliance, as more households try to take control of their energy bills...

Uswitch comments on the Government's update to the Energy Price Guarantee

Richard Neudegg, director of regulation at Uswitch.com, comments: “This continues to be a very difficult period for households who are trying to manage their finances...

Budgeting among the bargains: How to get the best out of Black Friday

The Black Friday countdown is well under way, with less than a fortnight until the year’s biggest sales event — and tempting deals already starting to pop up...

Energy debt gap widens: Households in energy credit see balances double while those in debt owe more

An energy divide is growing across the UK, with average household energy debt rising by a fifth (19%) to £190 in the last year – as those in credit see their balances nearly double to...

Qatar-strophic: Football fans could spend £969 on roaming fees for a week's trip to the World Cup

British football fans travelling to Qatar for the World Cup could spend almost £1,000 in a week on using their phone abroad, due to some providers’ huge fees on...

Four in five consumers say mid-contract mobile and broadband price rises are unfair as millions face hikes next April

Four in five consumers say mid-contract mobile and broadband price rises are unfair[1], as 25 million mobile users and 10 million households on broadband deals face hikes...

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Winter Heating: Households turning thermostats down more than 1°C as energy bills soar

Households will be turning their thermostats down by more than one degree compared to last year as they try to reduce their energy bills, according to new...

Uswitch comments on Octopus Energy buying Bulb

Richard Neudegg, director of regulation at Uswitch.com, comments: “Bulb’s customers have been in limbo for almost a year, without any clarity on what would be next after the...

Thrive-G: UK needs time to get up to speed with superfast 5G, as one in six mobile phone users believe technology is 'overhyped'

Three years on from its UK launch, one in six mobile phone users (16%) feel 5G technology is “overhyped”, according to new research from Uswitch.com, the comparison and...

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Uswitch comments on Apple TV+ price hikes

Nick Baker, TV and streaming expert at Uswitch.com, comments: “As the cheapest of the mainstream streaming services, Apple TV+’s 40% price hike will be a big blow to its UK customers...

Energy Crisis: Prepayment meter numbers rise for the first time since 2019 — with thousands more facing risk of self-disconnection

The energy crisis has reversed a long-term trend for falling numbers of prepayment meters[1], putting thousands more households at risk of self-disconnection...

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