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Consumers warned 'Flexi' tariffs cost more than SIM Only

2 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

USwitch has warned consumers that ‘flexi' mobile tariffs that separate the cost of the handset and the airtime could end up costing them more than a comparable SIM-Only tariff. A customer with one of these tariffs will stop paying the handset component of their contract upon the expiration of their minimum term and only pay for the airtime component. Such tariffs have been marketed by several operators, including Sky, Tesco Mobile, Virgin Media and O2 with O2 Refresh, as a way of controlling cost or to allow customers to upgrade early to a new device by paying off their existing...
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