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Broadband customers urged to use Black Friday to avoid sleepwalking into £180 bill increase

With several 18 month broadband deals coming to an end this month, households could see broadband bills increase by up to 55%[1]or £180 per year[2] One million mobile customers that …

USWITCH COMMENTS ON THE ONEPLUS 5T LAUNCH

Commenting on the launch of the OnePlus 5T, Ru Bhikha, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “The OnePlus 5T boasts many of its predecessor’s most celebrated features and also includes an all-new edge-to-edge …

Cost of running a household rises £500 to £17,000 a year

Essential bills cost families £1,408 a month – rising by 2.9% in a year, more than double the rise in household income (1.2%)[1] Bills (£16,896) now account for more than …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom plans for broadband and landline users to be automatically compensated for poor service

Commenting on plans published by Ofcom which would see landline and broadband customers who suffer slow repairs, missed appointments and delayed installations receive money back from their provider without having …

5 million homes set to swelter this winter in temperatures hotter than Tenerife

6 million households will sizzle in homes warmer than Tenerife[1] this winter, potentially costing an extra £368 million[2] Almost half (13 million) mistakenly turn up the thermostat in an attempt …

uSwitch responds to possible SSE/nPower merger

Commenting on the possibility of a merger between SSE and nPower, Claire Osborne, energy expert at uSwitch.com, says: “If this deal goes ahead it could create one of the biggest energy suppliers …

uSwitch comments on SSE plans to move energy customers away from Standard Variable Tariffs

SSE has written to the Government about its plans for the future of Standard Variable Tariffs. Commenting on the proposals, Claire Osborne, energy expert at uSwitch.com, says: “It’s significant that four of …

uSwitch comments on interest rate decision

Commenting on the decision from the Bank of England to raise interest rates to 0.5%, Tashema Jackson, money expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Despite the warnings, this first rise in interest …

uSwitch urges drivers to prepare correctly for transporting fireworks

As Guy Fawkes Night approaches and families start getting excited about bonfires and fireworks, Sabrina Webb, insurance expert at uSwitch.com, the price comparison and switching service, has the following advice for …

Three in ten mobile users suffer patchy or no call reception at home

Almost three in 10 (29%) mobile users suffer from poor or no indoor reception at home[1] One in every five calls (19%) that mobile users make at home are patchy …