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Brilliant Energy ceases trading

Commenting on the news that Brilliant Energy has ceased trading, Rik Smith, energy expert at uSwitch.com, said: “Conditions over the last 12 months have been tough for energy suppliers large …

Consumers feel the burn of price rises as overall satisfaction falls for a second year running in annual uSwitch energy awards

Energy price rises have left their mark as the 13th annual uSwitch.com Energy Customer Satisfaction Report shows overall satisfaction with energy suppliers falling for the second year running Challenger suppliers …

Vodafone launching 5G in 19 cities this year – uSwitch comments

Commenting on the news that Vodafone is launching 5G in 19 towns and cities across the UK this year, Ernest Doku, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Vodafone is aiming to lead the way in …

uSwitch comments on ASA censuring Sky for misleading broadband ads

Following the news that the ASA has upheld a compliant on Sky over misleading broadband claims, Dani Warner, broadband and TV expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Broadband providers are no longer allowed …

Challenger suppliers respond to new price cap level with more bill hikes – and one price cut

OVO Energy announces a 10%[1] price rise for 160,000[2] customers on standard variable tariffs – adding £18 million to bills across the country[3] The increase will also affect customers on …

Ofcom tightens rules around broadband speeds

Commenting on the strengthening of Ofcom’s broadband speed code from tomorrow, Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “The rules around broadband speeds are being tightened, extending the ability …

Signal failure: nine in 10 rail commuters cut off by connectivity issues

Nine in 10 rail commuters (86%) have had issues connecting to the internet on their mobile phones while on the move[1] Over half (56%) of struggle to connect to their …

uSwitch comments on launch of Huawei Mate X

Commenting on the launch of Huawei’s Mate X at Mobile World Congress, Ru Bhikha, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Following Samsung’s much hyped Galaxy Fold announcement on Wednesday, it seems …

Co-op Energy and Ebico kick off challenger supplier price rises

Co-operative Energy announces 10%[1] price rise for over 60,000[2] customers on standard variable tariffs The £117 hike means the new standard variable plans will cost £1,253 on average[1] – adding …

Full house – SSE completes round of big six suppliers pricing up to new price cap level

SSE announces 10%[1] price rise for 2.1 million[2] customers on its standard variable tariff The £116 hike means SSE’s standard plan will cost £1,253 on average[1] – adding £248 million[3] …