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Ofcom urges social tariff awareness

Ofcom Chief Executive, Dame Melanie Dawes and the CEOs of other UK regulators met with Jeremy Hunt MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, to discuss the impact of the rising cost of living on the sectors they regulate. Following the meeting, Dame Melanie said: “When the pandemic hit, our telecoms industry rose to the challenge of […]

June 29, 2023By Colin Mann

Research: Poorer UK homes unclear on cheap broadband

More than half of low-income UK households are in the dark about bargain broadband deals that could save them around £200 (€226) a year, with just 5 per cent of eligible households signed up to a discounted package, according to research from comms regulator Ofcom. These special offers, known as social tariffs, are available to […]

April 24, 2023By Colin Mann