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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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High Electricity Prices Expected to Continue After Record-Breaking Summer
25. 10. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Spiralling gas prices, unfavourable conditions for wind and solar power,...

5G Will Pave Way to Net Zero, Mobile Networks Say
22. 10. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Ahead of the COP26 summit in Glasgow, the UK’s mobile...

45m Received Scam Calls and Texts Over the Summer
21. 10. 2021 | Lauren Smith

The government will today convene a task force with telecoms...

Shell Energy to Take on Customers of Pure Planet, Colorado Energy and Daligas
20. 10. 2021 | Lauren Smith

The energy retail arm of Royal Dutch Shell will take...

Subsea Power Cable to France Damaged by Fire Won’t Come Back Online for 2 Years
19. 10. 2021 | Lauren Smith

An electricity import cable taken out by a fire in...

Public Funding Links Over 1,000 Schools to Full-Fibre Broadband
18. 10. 2021 | Lauren Smith

1,084 schools in rural areas have been connected to gigabit...

Virgin Media Runs Another Trial of 2.2Gbps Broadband
14. 10. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Virgin Media is once again flexing the muscles of its...

Energy Suppliers Say the Price Cap is Driving Them out of Business
13. 10. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Energy suppliers contend that the price cap shielding customers from...

Virgin Media’s Gigabit Upgrade Reaches 12.8m Homes
12. 10. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Virgin Media’s project to extend gigabit broadband to all 15.5...

Energy Bills Could Rise 30% in 2022
11. 10. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Consumers could see their energy bills rise by30% in the...

Sky Nears Deal to Back Virgin Media O2's Full Fibre Rollout
07. 10. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Sky will take a stake in the UK’s growing full-fibre,...

E.ON Hoovers up Customers of Three Failed Suppliers
06. 10. 2021 | Lauren Smith

More than 233,000 customers from three failed energy suppliers will...