Phone, mobile & broadband

Sky Talk customers get longer to cancel over price hikes

Friday, 29 January 2016 | News

Sky Talk customers, who were moved to the provider’s new home phone packages in December - resulting in price hikes for some - now have longer to cancel following intervention from the regulator.

EU bans mobile phone roaming charges: what does it mean for you?

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 | News

You can read our roundup here of the best ways to cut your phone costs while travelling, but here’s a quick Q&A on the ban on fees that has just been announced and what it means for you.

Free superfast broadband upgrades for Virgin customers

Tuesday, 29 September 2015 | News

Virgin Media will start to roll out its new ultrafast broadband speeds in October, offering free upgrades to 4.6 million existing customers.

Contactless limit rises to £30

Tuesday, 01 September 2015 | News

The limit for single payments people can make using contactless cards has risen to £30 – the third rise since contactless was introduced in 2007.

The newest and best money apps

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 | Article

Technology is not just for geeks. It's for anyone who wants to make life easier, that includes banking and managing money.

How to avoid roaming charges

Friday, 14 August 2015 | News

Roaming charges - what you'll pay to use your phone overseas - vary hugely depending on your provider and your destination.

Easier mobile switching being pursued by Ofcom

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | News

Switching mobile phone provider could soon get easier now the regulator Ofcom is consulting on the issue.

12% of kids accidentally caught out by in-app purchases

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 | News

Some 12% of secondary school-age children have accidentally spent money on 'in-app' purchases. A further 7% of 11 to 18-year-olds have received a big phone bill due to accidental in-app purchases.

Free fibre broadband for a year from Sky

Friday, 10 July 2015 | News

Sky has launched a year-long free fibre broadband deal for new and existing customers.

EE launches low-cost £39 4G smartphone

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 | News

Mobile phone network operator EE has launched what it is calling the UK's lowest-priced smartphone - costing just £39 for existing customers or £49 for new customers.