Issues for reducing or stopping usage of premium rate services in the UK in 2014

This statistic illustrates the share of premium rate services users who reduced or stopped their usage of premium rate services due to cost-related issues in the United Kingdom (UK). In 2014, a total of 2.84 million premium rate services users reduced or stopped their usage of premium rate services due to cost-related issues.

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Sources

Release date

April 2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

December 2014 to January 2015

Number of respondents

1,446 respondents

Age group

11-65 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Premium rate services are a form of micro-payment for paid for content, data services and value added services that are subsequently charged to your telephone bill.
VAT: Value added tax
PRS: Premium rate services

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