Saturday, 15 December 2018

Ofcom, Vodafone spar over mid-contract price hikes

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 03 January 13

U.K. regulator proposes allowing consumers to cancel contract without incurring costs if their operator raises fees; telco warns of threat to handset subsidies.

Ofcom on Thursday proposed giving consumers the right to cancel their fixed-line, mobile or broadband service early without incurring fees if their operator increases prices during the term of their contract. The U.K. telco watchdog has launched a consultation, which runs until 14 March. It does not propose that telcos be prevented from raising prices during the life of a contract…

Ofcom on Thursday proposed giving consumers the right to cancel their fixed-line, mobile or broadband service early without incurring fees if their operator increases prices during the term of their contract. The U.K. telco watchdog has launched a consultation, which runs until 14 March. It does not propose that telcos be prevented from raising prices during the life of a contract…

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