- Ofcom study concludes: Brits addicted to smartphones;
- Simplifydigital.com comments on the influence communications technology has on consumers’ lives;
- Simplifydigital.com lists some of the best money-saving mobile broadband deals.
Ofcom has recently revealed the results of its latest study underlining the fact that the UK has become dependent on smartphones.
The research showed that more than a quarter of adults and almost a half of British teenagers owned a smartphone with 80 per cent of all users having their phones switched on all the time.
According to Ofcom’s Director of Research, James Thickett, some admitted they felt “addicted” to their handsets.
Products Expert at SimplifyDigital.com, Chris Mizon, has been reported as saying:
“The statistics revealed by Ofcom reflect what is currently happening in our society. The need to be constantly connected has grown tremendously over the past year.
“It it wise to consult with a specialist before buying a mobile broadband deal with your smartphone or tablet in order to get the product tailored to your specific needs, be it for personal use or for a business-related purpose.”
Simplifydigital.com lists some of the best mobile broadband deals available on the market:
1. Three Mobile MiFi
- Get your own WiFi hotspot with Three’s MiFi technology
- 1GB of data every month for £9.91 per month
- 18 month contract
2. Virgin Mobile Broadband
- Get mobile broadband speeds of up to 7.2Mb with a Virgin Mobile broadband dongle
- 1GB of data every month for £10.21 per month
- 2 month rolling contract
3. Three Mobile Broadband with Samsung Laptop
- Get a dongle and a brand new Samsung laptop in this great bundle plan
- 15GB of data every month for £31.31 per month
- 24 month contract
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Simplifydigital.com offers a free and impartial “Switching Support” service for anyone looking to get a digital TV, broadband or phone package.
Its London-based impartial experts are available for free over the phone, to answer all those tricky questions and match the family's needs to the best deal available.
Simplifydigital.com's experts are available for free on 0800 1 388 388 seven days a week (Lines open Mon-Fri 8am-8pm; Saturday 9am-5:30pm; Sunday 10-5:30pm).
You can also use Simplifydigital.com's Ofcom accredited comparison engine online at www.simplifydigital.com.