Phone, mobile & broadband

11 tips to get a better mobile phone deal

Close to a quarter of people with a monthly contract for their mobile phone are potentially overpaying, according to research.

Two thirds of Moneywise users have switched mobile provider

Friday, 11 August 2017 | News

Almost two thirds (64%) of Moneywise.co.uk users have switched mobile provider, the results of our recent poll reveal.

New service lets consumers halt donation requests from charities

Friday, 07 July 2017 | News

A new service has launched that gives consumers the right to opt out of receiving emails, telephone calls, texts and post from charities looking for donations.

No data cap meant Vodaphone bills were sky-high

Thursday, 11 May 2017 | Article

This article was written by Moneywise's Fight for your Rights columnist Simon Read in response to a reader’s query.

Don't get stung by Pokemon Go: how to turn off in-app purchases

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 | News

The latest Pokemon game has arrived in the UK this month, and ‘Pokemon Go’ is comfortably the biggest to date.

EE users to get free BT Sport - but only for six months

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 | News

EE mobile and tablet users will be able to get free BT Sports for six months from 27 July - in time for the start of the new football season, the company has announced.

Make life easier with cardless payments

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 | Article

The popularity of contactless cards has led to talk of a near-cashless economy in the not too distant future. Less than half (45%) of all transactions are now made with coins and notes according to Payments UK.

Mobile phones: How to avoid a nasty 'bill shock' if you roam abroad

Thursday, 30 June 2016 | Article

A two-week holiday abroad can lead to an expensive roaming bill for using your mobile phone in a way that you take for granted in the UK.

Can I still use my mobile abroad after Brexit? Moneywise answers

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 | News

Mobile users could be charged more to use their phones abroad, both inside and outside of Europe, in light of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU).

Mobile users can now send a text to opt out of cold calls

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 | News

Mobile phone users can send a text message to opt of unsolicited sales and marketing calls from today.

EU blocks Three from buying rival mobile provider O2

Thursday, 12 May 2016 | News

The European Commission has blocked Hutchison, which owns mobile provider Three, from buying Telefonica UK, the firm behind rival provider O2.