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    Internet data usage

    Ever asked yourself, 'how much data am I using?' And do you know how much data you'll use streaming movies, TV or music? What about normal web browsing? Find… More »

  • The truth about download and upload speeds

    Got a need for speed? Find out all you need to know about broadband speeds here, including what download and upload speeds are, what speeds you get, how to… More »

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    Why do a broadband speed test?

    A broadband speed tester is a useful little tool when you want an accurate impression of how fast your upload and download speeds really are. But why on earth… More »

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    Mobile coverage: No more 'no signal'

    The big mobile networks cover 99% of the UK, but how can you be sure you’ll get good reception where you are? broadbandchoices explains how to check mobile coverage… More »

  • Broadband deals for the elderly

    The cool thing about the internet is that there’s something on it for everyone - and that includes older folk. Want to get broadband in your home, or set… More »

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    How to repair your iPhone (and when to call in the professionals)

    All electronics are prone to wear and tear and the occasional dip in a puddle, and your iPhone is no exception. Some iPhone problems are easy to repair yourself… More »

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    Satellite broadband: What's it all about?

    We’ve come a long way since Sputnik 1. These days, satellites can be used for all kinds of things - including broadband. But how does that work? And is… More »

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    Best SIM only deals for April 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 »

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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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    How to choose a student broadband deal and claim a £10 amazon voucher

    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 »

  • 5 best cheap mobile phones for 2019

    If there’s one thing we like around here, it’s finding a good deal. And that goes for mobile phones too. The flagship phones may steal all the headlines, but… 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 »

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    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 »