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Home phone costs soar by 29% in three years

As Virgin Media confirmed that it’s increasing the price of monthly home phone rental by 6.25%,, the price comparison and switching service, has discovered the cost of a landline has increased by more than a quarter (29%) since 2011.

New advice for consumers on preventing nuisance calls

Consumers now have easier access to information about preventing and dealing with nuisance calls and messages, following the launch of new consumer guides from Ofcom.

Virgin Media goes big with UK’s first true ‘quad-play’ bundles

Virgin Media goes big with UK’s first true ‘quad-play’ bundles

Virgin Media is transforming the way in which home communications and entertainment services can be bought, with the introduction of flexible new Big Bundles.

New rules for faster telecoms repairs and installation

Telephone and broadband customers stand to benefit from faster line repairs and installations, under new rules proposed by Ofcom.

Telephone call charges to be made simpler

The cost of calling businesses and services will become clearer for consumers under major changes to telephone charging, Ofcom has announced.

Consumers to benefit from easier broadband and landline switching

Ofcom has announced new measures to help consumers change landline and broadband providers with greater ease, confidence and convenience.

Ofcom proposes new prices for landline and broadband services

Telephone and broadband customers could see lower prices as a result of changes to wholesale charges proposed by Ofcom.

Slash line rental costs by over 50% with UK's cheapest home phone deal

With regular price increases pushing the average annual line rental bill above £170 per year, has secured the UK's cheapest line rental deal with Primus, potentially knocking over £100 from this unpopular household expense.

BT blocks nuisance calls with new BT6500 phone

Nuisance calls are a major issue in the UK with BT receiving over 50,000 calls to its Nuisance Calls Advice line every month.

Britain isn't bundling: £2.3bn down the drain on unbundled deals

Considering the savings that can be made from bundling your broadband with your home phone or digital TV service, you might assume that bundling was a no-brainer?

Beat spiralling line rental prices with UK's cheapest home phone deal

With Christmas just around the corner money management is top of the household agenda, but despite the average consumer's efforts to keep an eye on the pennies it seems the only way is up for the annual line rental bill, with multiple price rises from various providers introduced in 2012 and more coming into effect from 2013.

Post Office Homephone and Broadband recession-busting price freeze

Post Office has announced a recession-busting price freeze on its HomePhone and Broadband services for both current and new customers.

August busiest month for home movers but only a quarter switch suppliers

With thousands moving home this August bank holiday, Post Office HomePhone and Broadband is urging home movers to find the best telecoms deals, following new research revealing only a quarter look for cheaper offers.

Utility companies confuse customers with bills

Consumers struggling with the rising cost of living could be losing out further because of the shocking quality of the household bills they receive, according to research from

Consumers overcharged by more than £6 billion on household bills

Cash-strapped consumers are being warned not to rely on companies getting their sums right after new research from revealed an ‘epidemic' of overcharging on household bills in the last year.