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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 »

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    The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Your Perfect Mobile Phone

    A new mobile phone is a big purchase. It’s something you’ll use every day, and it’ll probably be yours for the next two years. So it’s important to get… More »

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    What’s a mobile phone reseller?

    One of the best ways to get a cheap mobile deal is to go through a reseller. But what are they? Broadbandchoices takes a look. More »

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    How much data do I need on a mobile contract?

    Picking the right allowance on a new mobile deal can feel daunting - after all, you’re probably going to be stuck with it for a couple of years. More »

  • SIM-only deals

    Best SIM-only deals May 2024

    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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    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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    How to cancel your mobile contract early

    These days, a mobile phone contract can be a two-year commitment. And when your provider doesn’t deliver on what they promised when you signed up, or you see a… More »

  • Kids using smartphones

    Mobile plans for kids - what should I choose?

    Picking out a mobile plan for yourself is difficult enough… let alone choosing one for a child or a teenager. What do kids these days want from a phone?… More »

  • Keep mobile number

    How to keep your number when moving networks

    It’s easy to keep your existing phone number when you change network. Here we'll walk you through the number-porting process step by step. And really take the strain out… More »

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    Which network has the best mobile phone coverage?

    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 »

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    What’s the best mobile network for me?

    Looking to switch to a new mobile network? We outline some of the extras you can get from each of the UK’s major mobile providers. More »

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

    To avoid a large phone bill at the end of your holiday, you'll need a roaming plan. Here’s what each network offers when it comes to roaming, and how… 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 »

  • Android and iOS

    Switching between iOS and Android - a stress-free guide

    With fab handsets like the iPhone 6s and Samsung Galaxy S7 on the market, it’s no shocker that tons of us are changing from iOS to Android or from… More »

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    Handset-only deals - everything you need to know

    You’ve heard of SIM-only deals, but now it’s time to meet their sibling: handset-only deals. While a SIM plan covers your connectivity, calls, texts, and mobile data, a handset-only… More »

  • People using mobile phones

    Family mobile plans - what can I get?

    Organising family life can be hectic, but one way you can make things a little easier is by taking out a family mobile plan - a special kind of… More »

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    How to unlock your mobile: A complete guide

    Most phones bought from mobile networks are ‘locked’ to that network - meaning it’s the only one they’ll accept SIM cards from. However, it’s totally possible to unlock your… More »

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