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Ofcom to standardise 0845 and 0800 call charges

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Regulator wants 0800 numbers to be free from mobiles and costs for calling other non-geographical codes to be clearerThe telecoms regulator has announced plans to tackle the "widespread confusion" over the cost of calling 0845 numbers, and similar dialling codes used by many businesses.Ofcom said it wants all calls to...
Ofcom to standardise 0845 and 0800 call charges

EU reduces roaming charges across Europe today, makes data 36 percent cheaper and teases further cuts

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Starting today, anyone hopping between EU member countries with their smartphone will see roaming charge caps substantially cut across networks and services. As promised by the EU Commission's VP Neelie Kroes last week, new price caps will drop call charges by "at least 17 percent," while receiving calls are...
EU reduces roaming charges across Europe today, makes data 36 percent cheaper and teases further cuts

EU takes summer bite out of mobile phone roaming charges

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Smartphone price for a megabyte capped at 58p in time for holidaysCuts in mobile phone roaming charges are on the way this summer – the latest move by the European commission towards reducing the gap between domestic and foreign call rates almost to zero by 2015, with the rates protected...
EU takes summer bite out of mobile phone roaming charges

Telecom firms, prisons team to gouge callers, group charges

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U.S. prisons, immigration detention centers and telecom carriers are charging "exorbitant" rates on collect calls made by inmates, and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission should step in to set rates, a coalition of 110 human rights groups, lawyers, and professors said. The expensive collect-call charges make it difficult for...
Telecom firms, prisons team to gouge callers, group charges

Virgin Media increases broadband price

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Cable giant ups price of packages just months after promise to double broadband speeds for freeVirgin Media is to up the price of its broadband packages, three months after it said it was doubling its customers' speeds for free.In early January, the cable giant announced it would double the speed...
Virgin Media increases broadband price

Avoiding Unnecessary Charges While Traveling Internationally With An iPhone

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Editor’s Note: Brenden Mulligan is an avid traveler and entrepreneur who created Onesheet, Webbygram, TipList, ArtistData, MorningPics, and PhotoPile. You can find him on Twitter at @mulligan.  In my opinion, the smartphone is the greatest travel tool ever created. They enable you to be in a completely foreign place, yet immediately have access...
Avoiding Unnecessary Charges While Traveling Internationally With An iPhone

BT's 6% landline price rise

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It's time to shop around as landline and broadband costs riseBT has upped the prices of its home phone and broadband services, leaving customers paying almost 6% more than last year.The basic landline charge increases from £14.60 to £15.45 a month. The set-up fee and call charges have all risen...
BT's 6% landline price rise
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