Here’s a roundup of the week’s mobile, broadband, and energy news:
Consumers are switching energy tariffs at record rates, with many abandoning Big Six suppliers in favour of smaller competitors, a report from Ofgem has found.
Telecoms regulator Ofcom has secured £700,000 from the government for a project aimed at using blockchain technology to make switching broadband and telephone provider, and keeping familiar phone numbers, simpler.
A £2.5m fund will enable charities to offer technological and cost-cutting support to vulnerable energy customers.
Here are some of the top stories from the last week:
The government’s National Infrastructure Commission will conduct an independent investigation into regulation in the UK’s telecoms, energy, and water industries, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced Monday.
SSE, the ‘Big Six’ energy supplier based in Perth, Scotland, has announced that it is buying the remaining 50% stake in its Seagreen offshore wind facility currently held by Fluor, the American global engineering and construction company.