Phone, mobile & broadband

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.

EE and O2 mobile customers to be hit with 1.3% price hike

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 | News

Millions of EE and O2 mobile customers will be hit with price hikes over the next few months.

EE brand to remain following BT takeover

Monday, 01 February 2016 | News

EE customers won’t see any change to their contract or prices for now, as new owner BT confirms the mobile brand will remain.

Broadband ads ‘confuse and mislead’ consumers about ‘true cost’

Thursday, 21 January 2016 | News

Broadband adverts have been slammed as “likely to confuse and mislead consumers about the true cost of broadband deals”.

EE takeover by BT approved: what does it mean for customers?

Friday, 15 January 2016 | News

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today cleared BT to take over EE.