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BlackBerry launches BB10 and new smartphones

Commenting on the BlackBerry launch event, in which the manufacturer revealed two new smartphones and a new operation system called BB10, Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at Uswitch.com, says: “Today BlackBerry …

Sanctuary from price hikes ends for npower Go Fix 8 customers

npower Go Fix 8 customers could see their bills jump by £160 when the plan ends this coming Sunday (3th February)[1] Since the plan launched in September 2011, customers have …

Early birds surf the fastest – speediest broadband is at 4am

Broadband speeds fastest at 4am but drop by over a quarter (28%) by the evening[1] Slowest surfing takes place at 9pm – the time most people want to go online[1] …

Go-getting retailers walk over big banks in credit card customer satisfaction

Uswitch.com’s survey of 10,000 credit card customers shows retail brands John Lewis-Waitrose, Co-op, M&S, Tesco and Sainsbury’s stealing a march on the traditional card giants, beating them hands-down in categories …

Uswitch.com comments on the OFT review of the current account market

In response to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) review of the current account market, Michael Ossei, personal finance expert at Uswitch.com, says: “We view this latest report from the OFT with a …

Apple results: ‘iteration over innovation’ shakes faith of investors

Commenting on Apple’s quarterly results, Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at Uswitch.com, says: “There’s no doubt the iPhone and iPad have been revolutionary devices, but Apple’s growing reliance on iteration over …

What’s the big deal with Green Deal?

Government’s Green Deal initiative launches on the 28th January – but just 19% of consumers have heard of this flagship energy efficiency scheme[1] Consumers want to know: almost seven in …

Phones 4u launches mobile virtual network

Commenting on the launch of Phones 4u’s new mobile virtual network ‘LIFE Mobile’, Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at Uswitch.com, says: “This is a shrewd move by Phones 4u. MVNOs enable …

One month on from EU gender ruling and young women pay the price

Shock increase: 17 and 18 year old female drivers see premiums rise by 50%[1] Good news for men: premiums for male drivers drop by up to 12%[1] Divide remains: gap …

Big six suppliers fight back as SSE launches cheapest energy plan on the market

Britain’s big six energy suppliers are making a comeback in the best buy tables, according to Uswitch.com, the independent price comparison and switching service. The fight back comes as SSE …

Uswitch.com broadband awards 2013: Virgin Media voted best provider

The results of the Uswitch.com Broadband Awards are in, revealing what Britons really think of their broadband providers – from speeds and reliability, to customer service and technical support. The …

Facebook unveils graph search

Commenting on Facebook’s new search tool, called Graph Search, Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at Uswitch.com, says: “Facebook is a bottomless pit of constantly-updated user information – and knowledge is power. …

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