Mobile phone customers from the UK have been warned about the increasing cost of making calls in Europe.
The UK's post-Brexit trade deal with the EU opened the door for mobile operators to reintroduce 'roaming' charges when customers travel abroad.
UK communications regulator Ofcom has fined O2 £150,000 for failing to provide accurate and complete information during an investigation. It follows a £10.5 million fine for the network earlier this year.
The UK government says it plans to change the law around using hand-held mobile phones when driving. Next year it'll ban drivers from using hand-held phones under any circumstance, including taking photos, scrolling through playlists or playing games.
Mobile industry veterans Ben Wood and Matt Chatterley have launched an online mobile phone museum with over 2,000 different handsets from 200 manufacturers.
Smartphone usage almost four times greater than computer
Ofcom's Online Nation 2021 report shows that adults in the UK spent 3 hours and 37 minutes online each day in 2020. That’s over an hour longer than people in Germany and France – but an hour less than adults in the USA.