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  • SIM-only deals

    Best SIM only deals for March 2019

    Keep your phone, get the minutes and data you need, and pay less overall. These are the three main benefits of choosing a SIM only plan. We’ve compared deals… More »

  • On demand tv

    On demand TV

    On-demand TV is a offered by all of the major broadcasters, letting you watch whatever you like, whenever you like, via the internet. We're no longer slaves to the… More »

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    How to recycle your old mobile phone

    The average person gets a new mobile phone every 18 months - so what happens to their old one? Well, a lot of them get recycled. Not only is… More »

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    10 tips for switching your broadband

    Thinking of switching to a brand new broadband provider? Well you’ve come to the right people. There are tons of benefits to switching - it means you can get… More »

  • Fibre streaks

    FTTP vs FTTC broadband

    Let’s be honest, picking the right fibre optic broadband package can be daunting, and the jargon you'll hear along the way can make the experience a whole lot more… More »

  • What is contention ratio

    What is contention ratio? - broadbandchoices explains

    A lot of things can affect how fast your broadband is - like the wiring in your home, what kind of router you have, or what’s available in your… More »

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    5 best phones for gaming

    Mobile gaming has come a long way since the days of Snake. Today our phones are full-blown gaming consoles with specs good enough to handle the likes of PubG:… More »

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    Best iPhone deals this month

    Picking the best iPhone deal can be tricky. With several different iPhone models to choose from and lots of different places to buy them, where do you even start?… More »

  • Broadband without direct debt

    Broadband without direct debit

    While broadband providers prefer it if you pay your bills by direct debit, they often accept other methods of payment. Unfortunately, using these will cost you more, but as… More »

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    How to choose a broadband provider and package

    Thinking of switching broadband? You're in the right place - we take you through some of the things to think about when choosing a package, and tell you how… More »

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    How do I upgrade my phone?

    So you’re coming to the end of your phone contract, and you’re tired of dragging around an ancient brick of a mobile. It’s time for a new one. More »

  • Mobile network abroad

    Using your mobile phone abroad - roam without racking up big bills

    Can’t live without the internet? If you’re travelling abroad, whether for business or holiday, using your mobile can leave you massively out of pocket. Here’s what each network offers… More »

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    Sky Hub and Sky Q Hub: What are Sky’s routers like?

    Taking out Sky broadband lands you with one of two routers: either the Sky Hub, or the Sky Q Hub. But what’s the difference? And which one should you… More »

  • BT Smart Hub

    BT Smart Hub: What’s it like?

    The BT Smart Hub - also perhaps known as the Home Hub 6 - is the latest router from the provider, and stands a good few inches taller than… More »

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    Top 10 essential festival apps

    Going to Glastonbury, Reading, Leeds or one of the many other festivals taking place this summer? Then download the likes of Find My Friends, Festival Ready, and Shazam before… More »

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    No monthly contract broadband

    A small number of 'no contract' broadband packages exist in the UK market, giving you more freedom to switch provider when a better deal comes along. More »

  • Piggy bank

    My broadband price has gone up. Can I cancel my contract?

    So you took out a broadband contract promising to pay your bill every month, when one day you get a letter through the post saying that you’ll now be… More »

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    How to choose a student broadband deal

    Broadband is absolutely vital when you’re a student, whether you want to download journal articles, book tickets to club nights, or just watch a bit of Netflix. It’s also… More »

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    Film and TV streaming sites: Top 10 places to watch online

    Watching films and TV shows at home these days is all about streaming. But which streaming sites are best for recent blockbusters, or smash hit TV shows from across… More »

  • Hull broadband

    Broadband in Hull

    Up in Hull in the East Riding of Yorkshire, broadband works a little differently. There’s no BT, there’s no Sky, there’s no Virgin Media… instead, there’s KCOM. More »