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Checklist when taking out a new phone or broadband contract

January 22, 2014

If you’re thinking of signing up to a new mobile phone, home phone or broadband deal, there are a few things you might want to consider first.

Keywords: Broadband, Contract, Landline, Mobile

Information on inadvertent roaming in Northern Ireland

Mobile keypad

January 15, 2014

Mobile phone users in Northern Ireland, particularly in border regions, may incur international roaming charges without ever leaving the country.

Keywords: Mobile, Roaming, Telecoms

Managing the costs of your communications


December 18, 2013

We all want the best from our communications and that includes getting the best value for money.

Keywords: Broadband, Consumer, Landline, Mobile, Phone

Managing your costs – mobile phones

Mobile phone keypad

December 18, 2013

Knowing how you use your phone and choosing the right package is key to ensuring you get the best value from your mobile phone deal.

Keywords: Mobile, Phone

Parents guide on buying a mobile phone or tablet for your child

December 9, 2013

If you're considering buying your child a new mobile phone or tablet, this guide will help you make an informed decision about which device and deals might best suit your child's needs.

Keywords: Advice, Consumer, Mobile, Online safety, Phone

Safer smartphones – a guide to keeping your device secure

October 7, 2013

Smartphones are revolutionising how millions of us go online each day. We use them to make calls, send texts, check emails and run an ever-growing number of applications.

Keywords: Mobile, Online safety, Phone

What is internet traffic management?

September 4, 2013

To ensure that networks operate efficiently, fixed-line and mobile internet service providers (ISPs) can restrict or ration traffic on their networks, or give priority to some types of traffic over others during peak periods or more generally.

Keywords: Broadcasting, Internet, ISP, Mobile

Using your smartphone or tablet abroad

July 23, 2013

Using your mobile internet, or ‘data’, connection to go online overseas can cost considerably more than it does at home – particularly outside Europe.

Keywords: Internet, Mobile, Phone, Roaming, Telecoms

Guide to preventing ‘bill shock’ when using your mobile phone

March 13, 2013

More consumers than ever before are signing up to contracts for mobile phones.

Keywords: Billing, Consumer, Mobile, Phone, Roaming

Lost or stolen phone

Mobile keypad

March 13, 2013

Mobile phones now do so much more than simply make calls that many of us would be completely lost without them.

Keywords: Consumer, Mobile, Phone

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