Majority of UK consumers want to get rid of their fixed phone line

dockntalk3A survey has revealed that 64 per cent of respondents would get rid of their fixed phone line if it wasn’t required for home broadband.

Of the 998 internet users surveyed by ISPreview.co.uk between 15th July and 12th August, it was found that over two thirds of consumers would be more than willing to do away with their fixed telephone line, with another 15 per cent saying that they would consider it. Continue reading Majority of UK consumers want to get rid of their fixed phone line

Ofcom announce important changes to call charges to 0800 Numbers

Telecoms regulator Ofcom has announced new plans to make call charges to 0800 numbers clearer for consumers to understand.

Currently, an 0800 number free to call from UK landlines, but dependant on the network they can be charged at anything from 10p – 40p per minute from a mobile. Following consultation which has been ongoing since last year, Ofcom want to make all 0800 numbers free to call from all telephones. This will tackle what they describe as ‘consumer confusion’. Continue reading Ofcom announce important changes to call charges to 0800 Numbers

Snap-happy smartphone owners ditching digital cameras

Smartphone replacing the Camera?

Smartphones have led to many changes – some good, some bad.

They’ve changed how we interact with friends and family. They’ve changed how we interact with the world via social media. They’ve changed how we surf the web.

They’ve changed how we shop. They’ve even changed how travel and get from A to B. And one of the most interesting developments is how they’ve changed the way we take pictures to document the trivial and important events that happen each and every day around the world. Continue reading Snap-happy smartphone owners ditching digital cameras