Virgin Media has announced it is raising prices for five million broadband, phone, and TV customers by an average of 4.5% from October and November.
Consumer watchdog Citizens Advice has urged the government to push back its smart meter rollout deadline from 2020 to 2023, in light of concerns about the feasibility of the target date and worries about improper, rushed installations.
We’ve got another roundup of the week’s energy and broadband stories for you:
Centrica, the parent company of British Gas, has announced its second price increase of the year.
An increase in the cost of wholesale energy has caused the industry watchdog Ofgem to increase the maximum amount that an energy provider can charge a vulnerable customer by £47 per year.
The Labour Party has pledged to invest £1.6 billion to guarantee superfast broadband speeds of at least 30 Mbps to all households by 2022.