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The lessons we've learned from Asda's network migration

Friday, May 2nd 2014

Mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) play an important role in the UK's telecoms market. With a slim four cellular networks – EE, Three, O2 and Vodafone – for consumers to choose from, much of the...

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What mobile means to the tech world's bottom line

Friday, April 25th 2014

There's lots of blue sky thinking in the technology sector these days, which results in no shortage of remarkable news. Projects such as Google Glass and Amazon's automated delivery drones seem to have come straight from...

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Will 2014 be the year of the smartwatch?

Friday, April 11th 2014

It's become passe to predict the smartwatch will be the technology world's next big thing. Year after year, Apple surprises the world by not launching the iWatch, while other entrants such as the Samsung Galaxy Gear fall...

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Will network consolidation hurt consumer choice?

Friday, March 28th 2014

The inevitable has finally happened – EE has stopped selling Orange and T-Mobile plans online. Consumers can still sign up with the brands if they so desire, either by popping into a high-street store or calling the sales...

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Are we still using Facebook to keep in touch?

Friday, March 7th 2014

According to a 2013 study 71% of adults use social media to stay in touch with current friends and reconnect with old ones[1]. The most successful social network, Facebook started as a tool for students so that they could...

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Rural broadband needs competition, not cash

Wednesday, March 5th 2014

Another week, another tale of rural broadband woe. Property expert Henry Pryor has revealed houses without broadband could be worth 20% less than similar properties with a fast connection[1]. This isn’t surprising to those of...

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MWC 2014 - this year's highlights

Friday, February 28th 2014

After a packed four days of product launches, grand unveilings and hands-on demonstrations, 2014's Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona has come to an end. A record-breaking 85,000 attendees and 1,800 exhibitors made the...

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Will ITV Encore capture audience imagination?

Friday, January 31st 2014

ITV caused great excitement this week with the news that it's poised to launch its first new channel in eight years. To be called ITV Encore, the station will - at least initially - be exclusively available on Sky TV, as well...

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Will BlackBerry find a niche in 2014?

Friday, January 10th 2014

Even amid the hubbub of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, BlackBerry managed to make headlines this week - though admittedly, it wasn't announcing new smartphones. First, news broke that the struggling Canadian smartphone...

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Five major events to hit the telecoms industry in 2013

Friday, January 3rd 2014

As you're no doubt aware, 2013 turned out to be a pretty big year for the telecoms industry. With the government pushing forward with efforts to boost superfast broadband coverage, former Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt's...

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