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UK consumers face steep out-of-contract broadband price hikes - study

Friday 31 August 2018 | 17:57 CET | News
UK subscribers to retail fibre services face an average increase in the monthly cost of their packages of 53 percent at the end of their contracts, according to data collected by price comparison website uSwitch.com.

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