An investigation is to be launched into whether internet users are being charged unfairly when they use cloud storage services.The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said some providers may be breaching consumer laws.

It will look into complaints that prices can go up after a customer has taken out a contract - or that the amount of data storage can be changed.

The CMA's consultation on the issue will be open until 15 January 2016, with an initial report on its findings expected in May