How to beat the broadband price hikes

Customers are facing inflation-busting rises – so here is how to find a better deal

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Ofcom wants to ban inflation-linked mid-contract price rises and will publish its recommendations this spring
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Broadband and mobile phone customers are facing above-inflation mid-contract price hikes of up to 8.8% this spring following the latest inflation data.

"Most of the biggest broadband and mobile providers" link annual bill increases to either December's Consumer Prices Index (CPI) or the January Retail Prices Index (RPI) rates of inflation, said MoneySavingExpert

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