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USWITCH COMMENTS ON THE SAMSUNG NOTE 8 LAUNCH

Commenting on the launch of the Samsung Note 8, Ru Bhikha, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Samsung’s decision to stick by its Note range shows well-placed loyalty after the 7’s …

uSwitch comments on Bulb reaching 100,000 customers

Commenting on the news that green energy supplier, Bulb, has reached 100,000 customers this week, Claire Osborne, energy expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Bulb is a true small supplier success story. …

Energy billing blunders cost consumers over £100 million

Almost 1.3 million energy customers have been overcharged in the last year due to supplier mistakes[1] Households were overcharged by an average of £79 each – a total of £102 …

Cost of caring for parents leaves kids facing £77,000 shortfall

Two thirds (68%) of people underestimate real cost of elderly care[1] Average individual care bill totals over £360,000 for ten years, but consumers believe it is £283,000, leaving a potential shortfall of …

8 million households have already switched the heating on as Britain shivers through the summer

A staggering three in 10 Brits – the equivalent of over 8 million households – have already turned their central heating on after weeks of awful weather[1] A further 4.6 …

uSwitch comments on the global ranking of broadband speeds

Commenting on the global ranking of broadband speeds published today, Ewan Taylor-Gibson, broadband expert at uSwitch.com, comments: “While the UK continues to invest in its digital infrastructure, today’s ranking of …

One in three Brits already worrying about this winter’s bills as uSwitch reveals the nation’s energy switching habits

A third (32%) of households are already worried about this winter’s energy bills[1] and over a half (55%) are struggling with their household finances[2] Shock findings come as British Gas’ …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s Communications Market Report 2017

Commenting on Ofcom’s Communication’s Market Report 2017, Ewan Taylor-Gibson, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, comments: “Ofcom’s latest Communications Market Report highlights Brits’ binge watching tendencies, with almost eight in 10 adults admitting to watching …

uSwitch comments on Sky’s new VIP loyalty scheme

Commenting on Sky’s new VIP loyalty scheme, Ewan Taylor-Gibson, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, comments: “Broadband and TV providers have traditionally only offered the crème de la crème of bonus perks and special deals …

3 million British Gas customers face 12.5% electricity bill hike

The UK’s biggest energy supplier, British Gas, is to hike electricity prices by 12.5% or £76 from 15 September[1], blaming rising policy and network costs A typical dual fuel customer …