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Smart shoppers: Brits set to spend a record £25 billion on their phones in 2019

£25 billion[1] will be spent on goods ordered from smartphones and tablets this year – £10 billion more than in 2018[2] 30 million Brits[1] will use their phone to shop …

uSwitch comments on Government admission that it needs to review the smart meter roll-out deadline

Commenting on the BEIS Select Committee’s questioning of the roll-out of smart meters, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, Richard Neudegg, said: “It sounds like the Government is finally admitting that …

Economy Energy ceases trading

Commenting on the news that Economy Energy has ceased trading, uSwitch.com energy expert Rik Smith said: “Unfortunately, Economy Energy didn’t get the basics right when it came to customer service, …

Ofgem bans Economy Energy from taking on new customers

Following Ofgem’s decision to ban Economy Energy from taking on more customers, uSwitch.com energy expert Rik Smith said: “We have been here before when Ofgem prevented IRESA energy from taking on new customers …

Half of Brits will be heading into the office during the festive season – but spend their time watching films and online shopping

UK is a nation of Christmas workers as it’s revealed that 44% will heading to the office between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day, with 12% at work for the …

uSwitch comments on CMA’s loyalty penalty announcement

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “It’s not news that loyalty doesn’t pay – it has always been true that consumers who are willing to shop around get a …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s Boost Your Broadband campaign

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “As our slowest street data brought to life earlier this week, consumers are getting very different outcomes from the broadband market – and …

UK’s worst street for broadband nearly 2,000 times slower than fastest

The slowest street for broadband is Greenmeadows Park in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire – with average download speeds of 0.14Mbps[1] This is 1,899 times slower than Abdon Avenue in Birmingham, which boasts …

One Select ceases trading

One Select, a domestic energy supplier supplying around 36,000 households has ceased trading. Commenting on the news, Emma Bush, energy expert at uSwitch.com, said: “Well run small suppliers not only …

O2 customers caught up in massive data outage

Ernest Doku, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “O2 users affected by this mobile data outage will understandably be concerned and frustrated. “While it’s positive that voice calls are still up and running, without …