Phone, mobile & broadband

Slowest UK streets for broadband revealed

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 | News

A street in Kent has been named slowest for broadband in the UK, new research has revealed.

O2 and EE to raise bills mid-contract again

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 | News

O2 and EE are to hit customers with a 1.1% rise in prices over the next couple of months, equivalent to the February rate of inflation (as measured by the retail prices index).

Millions overpaying mobile bills by £160

Friday, 16 January 2015 | News

Millions of mobile phone users are forking out an extra £159 on average every year because they are on the wrong payment plan, new research has revealed.

Not switching your broadband deal could cost you £69 a year

Monday, 12 January 2015 | News

Households that don't bother to switch broadband deals at the end of contracts can see their bills shoot up by £69 a year.

Mobile phone 'not-spots' to improve by 2017

Thursday, 18 December 2014 | News

An agreement between the government and the UK's largest mobile phone networks to guarantee coverage in 90% of the country has been announced.

Supermarkets sign up to Zapp mobile payments service

Wednesday, 08 October 2014 | News

Sainsbury's, Asda, House of Fraser and Shop Direct – which includes, Littlewoods, Isme, and the K&Co brands – have signed up to a mobile payment system that will allow...

A third of Brits have had a mobile phone stolen

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 | News

Nearly a third of Brits have been victims of mobile phone theft and 14% have even spoken to the thief on the phone, a survey has found.

Phones 4U customers refused iPhone 6 refund

Friday, 26 September 2014 | News

Phones 4U customers who pre-ordered the new Apple iPhone 6 through the troubled retailer are to be refused a refund, it emerged today. It means many customers could lose as much as £699 with no hope of getting it back.

Broadband speeds drop by a fifth during the day

Thursday, 25 September 2014 | News

Early morning risers enjoy significantly faster broadband speeds than those who use the internet at peak times, new research has revealed.

What does Phones 4U going bust mean for me?

Monday, 15 September 2014 | News

Mobile phone retailer Phones 4U has gone into administration, putting more than 5,500 jobs at risk.