Phone, mobile & broadband

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.

Vodafone launches free mobile roaming in 40 countries

Friday, 06 May 2016 | News

Vodafone has today announced the launch of free mobile roaming in 40 countries worldwide – but the catch is you need to get a specific contract to get it.

Broadband ads shouldn't separate out line rental costs says watchdog

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 | News

Broadband adverts, which include price claims, shouldn’t separate out line rental costs from 31 October, following intervention from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

Mobile users to pay less in Europe as new roaming rates take force

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 | News

Holidaymakers should pay less to use their phone in Europe as new mobile roaming rates come into force. 

Mobile providers launch iPhone SE prices: what are the best deals?

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 | News

The iPhone SE, Apple’s cheapest ever handset arrives next Thursday, and some UK providers have today...

Switching mobiles set to be easier under new plans

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 | News

Switching mobile phone provider is set to become easier under plans announced by the telecommunications regulator today.