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# pay as you go

This year
Electric Ireland error means PAYG customers have avoided higher gas rate since August
The energy company says customers will have to pay the current, higher rate for their gas from 24 January.
Last year
1,000 disconnections in first half of this year as minister promises action plan in weeks
Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty says 450,000 PAYG customers are being abandoned by Government.
Disconnection moratorium: How will pay-as-you-go customers be impacted this winter?
The matter has been before the Dáil on multiple occasions in the last two weeks.
Minister meeting energy companies to discuss protections for PAYG and vulnerable customers
The minister is also discussing customers supports and charges with the service providers.
Taoiseach criticised for lack of clarity on disconnection moratorium for pay-as-you-go customers
Martin maintains there are extra protections in place to protect customers.
PBP-Solidarity criticise Government over pay-as-you-go disconnection uncertainty
Mick Barry TD suggested scrapping the €199 charge to switch from pay-as-you-go to bill pay.
Taoiseach confirms pay-as-you-go utility customers will not be disconnected if unable to top up
Mick Barry TD raised concerns about the disconnection moratorium for pay-as-you-go customers.
Tánaiste says pay-as-you-go utility users will not be included in winter cut-off moratorium
‘A moratorium on disconnection for electricity this winter needs to be a moratorium for everybody,’ Mick Barry told the Journal.
All time
ESB reveals charges electric car drivers will face for topping up their vehicle
Customers will have a choice of Pay As You Go or Membership to pay for the on-street fast chargers.
Vodafone fined €250k for making customers 'opt in' to roaming deal without their knowledge
Red Roaming was a package Vodafone offered where you could pay €3 for calls, texts and data while travelling in the EU.
Extra charge on pay-as-you-go electricity in some shops
St Vincent de Paul has criticised retailers who add on the charge.
'Pay as you go' health insurance set to hit the market
The plan will give people the ability to upgrade their hospital care at the time of need.
Paul O'Connell's Pinergy ads banned for being "misleading"
The ads can’t be shown again in their current format, the Advertising Standards Authority said.
Pay-as-you-go mobile charges are 20 per cent above OECD average
But contract plans in Ireland are cheaper than in many other countries.