Simon Downes

Simon Downes Simon Downes is veteran consumer affairs editor and journalist who specialises in Australia's energy and telco sectors. With a decade of newsroom experience under his belt, he’s passionate about helping consumers make better-informed decisions, especially when it comes to household bills. He was one of the first journalists to raise awareness of the unscrupulous tactics of some energy retailers which resulted in major industry reforms and the introduction of default pricing. Simon served as Canstar Blue's Editor-in-Chief for 7 years from 2014 to 2021.


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4G Home Wireless Review: Is it good enough for everyday use?

Posted by June 21st 2022

If your household is anything like mine, then you’ll have numerous devices connected to the internet at once, with children constantly demanding screen-based entertainment, whether it’s games, streaming, or maybe even ‘research’ for homework. And …