For modern day students broadband is essential. It helps with studying, socialising, money management and staying in touch with loved ones.
Virgin Money launches a range of savings products; M&S Bank celebrates 25 years in the loan business with special rates; A new app from Tesco takes on international calls.
Tesco Bank launches a current account; British Loans Limited to lend graduates cash for house deposits; Nutmeg offers new "NISA" customers free portfolio management until 2015.
Landline, broadband and mobile phone users can now exit their contracts without being penalised if prices are hiked unexpectedly.
Not a single UK town or city is super-fast yet when it comes to broadband, according to comparison site uSwitch.com.
Virgin Media has launched an app that will help customers cut the cost of their mobile phone bills by using inclusive minutes from their home phone talk plan.
BP wins victory over Gulf spill payouts; top banker warns of serious risk to UK from US shutdown; Lloyds nears deal to sell Scottish Widows Investment Partnership.
The chief executive of Ofcom has called on industry to make it simpler for consumers to switch landline and broadband providers.
Mobile network Three has sparked a price war by unveiling plans to offer free 4G to existing customers.
Half of Britons who access public WiFi hotspots are clueless as to whether the WiFi network they are using is secure or open, therefore leaving themselves at higher risk of identity theft.
Consumers have been handed a 'long overdue victory' after Ofcom announced new measures to make switching broadband and landline much easier.
Telephone and broadband customers could see lower prices as a result of changes to wholesale charges proposed by regulator Ofcom.
The Government must speed up plans to provide superfast broadband to rural households, a leading business group has said.
Nearly three million British households are forced to spend an extra £170m on broadband a year because of where they live.
Ofcom has unveiled new proposals that will mean better deals for superfast broadband customers.
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