By continuing to browse our site, you are consenting to the use of cookies.
Click here for more information on the cookies we use. Hide

Quick Links

Blog

On our blog we post insights on our work, ranging from industry news, research and regulatory developments to our latest consumer advice.

  • Comic Relief: text donations raise £9.5 million in one day

    Red nose day 2017 donations
    08 June 2017

    Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day, took place back on Friday 24 March and saw people up and down the country doing what they could to raise money for charity.
    Figures recently released by mobile payment company Fonix showed that an impressive £9.5 million worth of text donations were processed live on the night alone.

     
  • Industry forum roundup

    May 2017 Industry forum
    11 May 2017

    If you missed the forum yesterday, here’s a quick round up of the day and five key take-aways from it. You can also find my speech and the slide deck below.

  • Avoid unexpected charges when calling customer services helplines

    Connection services charges
    10 April 2017

    Have you ever felt confused when looking up the contact number of a company, finding various telephone numbers and not knowing which one to choose? If you searched online for a contact number, you may have come across a connection service.

  • The PSA budget for 2017/18

    Chairman David Edmonds on PSA budget
    06 April 2017

    For the PSA, the new financial year starts on 1 April. I am half way through my three year appointment so this  seemed a good day to  write my first blog. I’ll be doing this occasionally throughout the year to give some personal perspectives.

  • Effective sanctioning

    Consultation on effectiveness of sanctions
    23 March 2017

    Our vision is a healthy and innovative market in which consumers can charge content, goods and services to their phone bill with confidence. We look to achieve this by protecting consumers from harm and encouraging growth and innovation in their interests.

  • Be the change: unite for a better internet #SID2017

    SID2017 Safer Internet Day Phone paid Services Authority
    07 February 2017

    The Phone-paid Services Authority is proud to support Safer Internet Day 2017 (#SID2017). This year we are joining over 1,200 organisations across the UK in helping to create a better and safer internet.

  • 7 priorities for this quarter

    7 priorities
    23 January 2017

    I hope you all had a good Christmas and New Year. With the festive period a fading memory and everyone back at work, I want to set out some of our priorities for the next three months.

  • 9 tips for a safer smartphone Christmas

    9 tips for a safer smartphone xmas
    19 December 2016

    A new smartphone will be on may peoples' Christmas gift lists. Read our top tips on protecting your smartphone and knowing what can be charged to your phone bill this festive season.

  • 'Switch on' to your rights - National Consumer Week 2016

    switched on
    29 November 2016

    Today sees the launch of National Consumer Week, which helps people understand their consumer rights and be ‘switched on’ consumers. There are an estimated 23 million users of phone-paid services in the UK. As part of National Consumer Week, we want to help you be a ‘switched on' consumer by knowing what can be charged through your phone bill.

  • 5 things to take away from the PSA industry forum

    PSA Nov forum
    10 November 2016

    It was great to see so many of you at our first industry forum as the Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA) last week. Here are five key points to come out of the event.

View more

Blog Archive