0
Wireless

Brits wasting GBP 800 mln a year on unused mobile data - Citizens Advice

Thursday 31 January 2019 | 11:27 CET | News
Almost three quarters (71%) of UK mobile customers with a SIM-only plan are overpaying by GBP 800 million a year for data they don't use, according to new research from Citizens Advice.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Citizens Advice calls on 3 UK to stop overcharging loyal customers

Published 20 Sep 2019 11:07 CET | United Kingdom
UK consumer group Citizens Advice has called on 3 UK to stop penalising loyal customers....

Nice Network to supply Vodafone mobile devices to Formica Group

Published 13 Feb 2019 14:35 CET | United Kingdom
UK telecoms services provider Nice Network has won a, exclusive 2-year contract from worktop and high-pressure laminate producer ...

Facebook supports new Citizens Advice project to tackle online scams

Published 23 Jan 2019 17:11 CET | United Kingdom
UK consumer campaigner Martin Lewis, founder of the MoneySavingExpert website, is dropping his lawsuit against Facebook after the ...

CMA investigation finds consumers face loyalty penalty of GBP 4 bln a year

Published 19 Dec 2018 09:57 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced a package of reforms to tackle loyalty penalty charges for ...

Citizens Advice files super-complaint with CMA over customer loyalty 'penalties'

Published 01 Oct 2018 11:45 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating a super-complaint, filed by Citizens Advice, about long-term ...

UK operators routinely overcharge for phones within bundled contracts - study

Published 19 Sep 2018 21:42 CET | United Kingdom
About 4 million people in the UK pay a total of GBP 490 million extra on their contracts in six month, charged for phones they ...

Most Brits still don't trust companies with their data - ICO study

Published 09 Sep 2018 19:39 CET | United Kingdom
Most UK consumers still do not trust organisations with their personal data, according to the latest survey conducted by the ...

Majority of Brits face broadband service issues - survey

Published 26 Jan 2018 13:30 CET | United Kingdom
New research from Citizens Advice revealed that six out of 10 broadband consumers in the UK experienced slow service or had their ...

UK charity warns of unfair costs for loyal smartphone customers of Vodafone, EE and Three

Published 20 Oct 2017 11:25 CET | United Kingdom
Mobile phone customers of Vodafone, EE and 3 UK face unfair charges on their monthly subscriptions when they choose to stay on ...

Third of Brits face broadband delays when moving house - survey

Published 01 Sep 2017 09:52 CET | United Kingdom
New research from Citizens Advice shows that more than one third of Brits moving home suffer unexpected delays in getting their ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

10 Aug Synchronoss Q2
10 Aug ON Semiconductor Q2 2020
10 Aug Pixelworks Q2 2020
10 Aug Sohu Q2 2020
10 Aug Avaya fiscal Q3
10 Aug Ceva Q2
10 Aug Gogo Q2 2020
11 Aug Viavi fiscal Q4
11 Aug NTT fiscal Q1
11 Aug Zoom Telephonics Q2 2020
11 Aug Rakuten Group Q2
11 Aug Lumentum fiscal Q4
11 Aug Radcom Q2 2020
12 Aug Tecnotree H1 2020
12 Aug Freenet Q2 2020
12 Aug Tencent Q2 2020
12 Aug Cisco fiscal Q4
12 Aug China Unicom Q2 2020
13 Aug iQiyi Q2 2020
13 Aug 1&1 Drillisch Q2 2020
13 Aug United Internet H1 2020
13 Aug Teleste Q2 2020
13 Aug RTL Group Q2 2020
13 Aug China Mobile H1 2020
13 Aug Singtel fiscal Q1
13 Aug Teleste Q2 2020
13 Aug Deutsche Telekom Q2 2020
13 Aug Swisscom Q2 2020
13 Aug Telstra FY results
14 Aug TDC Q2 results
::: More Calendar Items