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Millions of households could be thrown onto energy breadline without urgent targeted support from Government

Justina Miltienyte, energy policy expert at Uswitch.com says: “With predictions of a near £2,000 price cap on the way, many households could be faced with the stark choice of heating or eating if...

Mobile users warned to beware £2-a-day fees as roaming charges return from January

With two networks reintroducing roaming charges in January, mobile users are being advised to check what fees they could face before travelling abroad by Uswitch.com...

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Brits have 41 million festive photos on their phone they never look at, including five million snaps of Christmas trees

Snap-happy mobile users took 41 million photos last Christmas that they have never looked at, including five million pictures of Christmas trees and three million Christmas dinner pics...

Time running out to apply for Warm Home Discount as suppliers start closing their schemes

Consumers eligible for the £140 Warm Home Discount are running out of time to apply, as some of the biggest energy suppliers have already reached capacity, according to Uswitch.com...

Uswitch comments on Ofcom’s Connected Nations Report

Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at Uswitch.com, commented: “Lightning-quick connections made a giant leap forward in 2021, with full fibre doubling its footprint and 5G now available outdoors for half of...

Uswitch comments on Ofgem’s plans to reform the energy market

Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at Uswitch.com, said: “Introducing financial stress testing after 26 energy providers have exited the market feels like the very definition of shutting the stable door after the horses have bolted...

Christmas trees and fairy lights, what's hindering your broadband this season?

Nick Baker, broadband expert at Uswitch.com, says: “This Christmas will see many of us streaming Christmas classic films from the sofa, video calling family and friends, and hopefully unpacking...

I’m streaming of a white Christmas: where to watch your favourite Christmas film

As the Christmas period looms closer, many Brits will be wondering when it’s acceptable to start binge watching Christmas movies. To help streaming addicts make the most of their...

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December 9th is Christmas ‘decs-up day’... two weeks later than last year

The big Christmas light switch-on will take place on December 9 this year — two weeks later than in 2020, when people put their decorations up early during lockdown...

Uswitch reveals that Wistaston Road in Crewe has the slowest broadband in the UK

The slowest street for broadband in the UK, with an average download speed of 0.24Mbps, is Wistaston Road, Crewe in Cheshire, according to analysis of...

Uswitch comments on Ofcom's ECN data

Ernest Doku, broadband expert at Uswitch.com, said: “With the prices of so many household essentials rising, it’s more important than ever to keep control of your bills...

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One in five homes hotter than Lanzarote - but Brits could save over £100 by turning down by one degree

Almost one in five UK households set their thermostats to 22°C or higher — three degrees above climate change recommendations and hotter than it currently is in Lanzarote...

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