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Switch your UK mobile network with a text message.

As announced 17 months ago, new regulations come into effect from July 1st this year https://www.theguardian.com/money/2017/dec/19/switch-uk-mobile-network-text-message-ofcom 

Under the new rules, mobile providers will also be banned from charging for notice periods running after the switch date. This, the regulator said, would put an end to people paying for old and new services at the same time, saving UK mobile customers about £10m a year.

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Re: Switch your UK mobile network with a text message.

Yes I read about this when it was announced asll those months ago. It should be that easy.

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Re: Switch your UK mobile network with a text message.

Let's hope it happens then....

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At least it might stop a certain provider (who shall remain nameless) from putting people through ordeals of two to three hours to get their PAC.

 

While it was quite a few years back I did actually watch two of my colleagues spend their lunchbreaks and an hour or two after desparately trying to negotiate for their PACs.

 

 

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Yes, they can be very persthreevive Smiley Wink
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Re: Switch your UK mobile network with a text message.

... persthreevive...? Thinking

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Re: Switch your UK mobile network with a text message.

I'm saying nothing more.

 

 

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Re: Switch your UK mobile network with a text message.

I'm curious what network was it that didn't give pac and first I hear about this
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There’s a clue in my reply Smiley Wink
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Re: Switch your UK mobile network with a text message.


@MI5 wrote:
There’s a clue in my reply Smiley Wink

Errr was it Three? zipper mouth

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