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EE signs up 318k 4G subscribers in five months

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013

EE has reported strong take-up of 4G super-fast mobile broadband services in its latest financial results publication, covering the three months to March 31st 2013. Five months after the network operator launched the UK's...

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Plusnet finds 63% of over-65s 'can't live without the internet'

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013

Two-thirds of UK over-65s say they could not live without the internet, according to new research commissioned by Plusnet. Highlighting the important role that broadband plays in the life of elderly Brits, the study discovered...

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EE launches UK's first next-gen 4G-enabled device

Friday, April 19th 2013

EE has today (April 19th 2013) launched the UK's first 'CAT4' 4G-enabled device - the Huawei E5776 mobile Wi-Fi, which creates a super-fast mobile broadband hotspot for the user. Designed for people looking to access...

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UK 'seeks Chinese broadband investment'

Wednesday, April 17th 2013

The UK government is bolstering its attempts to persuade Chinese organisations to invest in British broadband networks and other vital infrastructure. Paul Deighton, Britain's Commercial Secretary to the Treasury, told the...

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Parts of Scotland set for Freeview retune ahead of 4G rollout

Thursday, April 4th 2013

Digital television viewers in parts of Scotland will need to retune their set-top boxes on April 17th 2013 as the local airwaves are rearranged ahead of the rollout of 4G. The changes are set to affect people who live in parts...

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EE offers free 4G in London and Birmingham taxis

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013

EE is offering commuters in London and Birmingham free access to its 4G super-fast mobile broadband service while they travel in Hackney cabs. For three months from Tuesday (April 2nd 2013), the service will be available in 40...

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3 Mobile 'waiting until end of year' for 4G launch

Thursday, March 28th 2013

UK mobile network operator 3 Mobile will be rolling out its 4G services to customers in the final quarter of this year, the company's chief executive officer has confirmed. Although many mobile internet providers have been...

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The Cloud and Microsoft bringing free Wi-Fi to train stations

Wednesday, March 27th 2013

Wi-Fi provider The Cloud has announced that Microsoft is to sponsor its unlimited free internet service in train stations across the UK. Passengers at Leeds, Liverpool Lime Street, Manchester Piccadilly, Glasgow Central, London...

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Subsea fibre optic cable severance causes Shetland broadband outage

Friday, March 22nd 2013

Some of Shetland's broadband users have lost their service after a subsea cable was damaged on Wednesday morning (March 20th). The SHEFA2 cable was severed south of Orkney and BT engineers have been working to re-route...

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Broadband largely overlooked in Budget 2013

Thursday, March 21st 2013

Chancellor George Osborne delivered this year's Budget yesterday (March 20th 2013), but anyone hoping for news of further investment in broadband will have been left disappointed. Mr Osborne made little reference to the...

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