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10 Ridiculous Facts About The Mobile Phone Industry

Chances are you're being ripped off and can help.

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4. And that's because on average, consumers are oversold tariffs that exceed their needs by 130%.

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According to a recent report, 350 mystery shoppers were quoted a wide range of prices for contracts even though they all asked for a tariff with the same usage.

That right there? Not cool.

5. We also waste £355 million a year paying for handsets we've already paid for.


For real. A recent report found that 46% of people did not immediately switch when they reached the end of their contract. As a result, they paid toward handsets they had already paid off.

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