Culture Secretary Maria Miller said the Government's new deal with telecoms providers will help to prevent families with mobile phones being hit with surprise price rises mid-contract.
– Culture Secretary Maria Miller
We are ensuring hard-working families are not hit with shock bills through no fault of their own.
Families can be left struggling if carefully planned budgets are be blown away by unexpected bills from a stolen mobile or a mid-contract price rise.
This agreement with the telecoms companies will deliver real benefits to consumers and help ensure people are not hit with shock bills.