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Brits buying an iPhone 8 today likely to smash it by January

Friday, September 22nd 2017

But how long will those handsets last? New research shows Brits are likely to smash their new devices in just 105 days. Admittedly the queues for the iPhone 8 were a bit underwhelming – it is thought more people are...

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Mobile networks to refund customers calling Mexico and the Caribbean

Thursday, September 21st 2017

The providers took to Twitter to inform their customers that calls and texts to the region are free. O2, EE and Vodafone are letting their customers use their data for free as well. Hurricane Maria struck the Caribbean...

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Lycamobile ad 'misled' customers over cost of SIM-only deal

Thursday, September 21st 2017

On its website, the international call provider advertised its UK Ultra Plan as offering 15GB of data plus unlimited UK minutes and texts. It said the 30-day rolling contract was “£12 when you buy a new SIM with plan...

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Smartphone sales skyrocket among over 55s

Wednesday, September 20th 2017

Deemed the “silver swipers” by Deloitte, those over 55 are catching up to millennials as an age group who actively use apps and smart technology as part of everyday life. Deloitte carried out research on the device habits...

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EE upgrades its 2G airwaves to 'superfast' 4G

Wednesday, September 20th 2017

By converting the airwaves EE is also hoping to improve the “most reliable” voice service on mobile phones. Over the next six months more than 600 sites across the UK will be upgraded to the latest 4G spectrum. This will...

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Phone providers to be banned from charging for caller ID

Tuesday, September 19th 2017

The change is one of a number being made by Ofcom as it tweaks some of its regulations in order to provide more protection for consumers. Ofcom said caller display features can help people screen nuisance calls. Some...

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Rupert Grint returns in new drama 'Snatch' exclusively on BT TV

Monday, September 18th 2017

BT TV customers will soon have exclusive access to the acclaimed new TV drama 'Snatch', starring Rupert Grint. Also starring Luke Pasqualino (Skins) Marc Warren (Doctor Who) and Lucien Laviscount (Scream Queens), Snatch is...

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Tesco Mobile launches new flexible contract

Friday, September 15th 2017

The new Anytime Upgrade Flex plan allows customers to reduce their monthly payments by spreading the cost of a phone over 30 months rather than the usual 24. Tesco Mobile says its aim is give those who sign up to the contract...

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PBS America launches on demand Amazon Prime channel

Friday, September 15th 2017

The ad-free service is available to Prime members for £3.49 a month and features a wealth of in-depth science, history and current affairs programming. This includes the back catalogue of filmmaker Ken Burns including...

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Scottish Government launch £50,000 campaign to fight nuisance callers

Thursday, September 14th 2017

Scottish economy secretary Keith Brown has been working in conjunction with the consumer watchdog Which? and has launched the Nuisance Calls Action Plan to tackle the problem head on. The plan was unveiled across Scotland with...

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