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Lauren Smith
Lauren Smith

Lauren Smith has worked as a journalist and copywriter for most of the last decade, covering technology, energy, and consumer rights, in the US and UK.

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Openreach Full Fibre Reaches 5.2m Premises
29. 07. 2021 | Lauren Smith

BT confirmed that its rollout of full-fibre broadband, overseen by...

Vodafone Nears 1m Broadband Subscribers
27. 07. 2021 | Lauren Smith

It’s known as a mobile network, but Vodafone has posted...

Households Could Be Automatically Switched to Cheaper Energy Deals
26. 07. 2021 | Lauren Smith

The government will extend the energy price cap beyond its...

Ofcom Decides Against Social Tariff for Broadband
23. 07. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Ofcom’s investigation of affordability and debt in the broadband market...

Advertising Watchdog Dings Three Over 5G Claims
22. 07. 2021 | Lauren Smith

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned two TV spots...

Virgin Media O2 Trials 5G with Satellite Broadband Backup
21. 07. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Newly-merged telecoms giant Virgin Media O2 is trialling a “ubiquitous...

Virgin Mobile to Scrap PAYG Service
20. 07. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Customers of Virgin Mobile’s pay-as-you-go service will need to switch...

Apple Threatens to Leave UK Market Over £5bn Patent Dispute
15. 07. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Apple, manufacturer of the UK’s most popular smartphones, has threatened...

BT Pledges 5G Will Cover Most of the UK by 2028
14. 07. 2021 | Lauren Smith

BT says the 5G network of mobile arm EE will...

Tesco Mobile Only Telecoms Provider in Consumers’ Top 50 Companies
13. 07. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Tesco Mobile has once again won approval for its customer...

O2 Ups Speeds at Holiday Spots for ‘Staycation Summer’
12. 07. 2021 | Lauren Smith

O2 is boosting its 4G and 5G mobile networks in...

Sky Launches 500Mbps Broadband
08. 07. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Eight months after launching its first broadband tariffs on Openreach’s...