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Four in 10 British homes blighted by mobile not-spots

Wednesday, June 17th 2015

A study by mobile network testing company Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) found that 40% of Britons are not able to get a mobile signal somewhere in their house. The research, which polled 2,000...

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Three: Mobile firms should work with rail bosses to improve signal on trains

Wednesday, June 17th 2015

Phil Sheppard, director of network strategy and architecture at Three, called for collaboration between mobile companies and rail operators, as well as hotels, to help ensure customers can get mobile...

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Roaming mobile sim is 'straightforward' solution to not-spot problem

Monday, June 15th 2015

Anywhere Sim connects to the network with the best signal, similar to the way phones ‘roam’ while abroad, and is hoped to help consumers avoid being stuck in a not-spot – an area of little or...

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Everything you need to know about SIM-only plans

Friday, June 12th 2015

In the old days there was little choice but to go to a shop and choose a new handset locked to a specific network. We live in a different world now. One where if your existing handset is...

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Vodafone best mobile network at The O2 Arena during Olly Murs gig

Thursday, June 11th 2015

Mobile analytics company RootMetrics analysed the mobile internet performance at the London venue during a sell-out Olly Murs concert attended by 20,000 people last month. Vodafone was ranked the...

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Rural Wales to benefit from Three’s 4G mobile coverage

Tuesday, June 9th 2015

The operator said it is set to boost 4G coverage in Wales following the rollout of low frequency 800Mhz spectrum. The network improvements will increase indoor coverage and help cut the number...

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Vodafone trials bird box antenna to boost rural mobile coverage

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015

The bird box antenna picks up a signal from the nearest mobile mast and boosts it to provide better indoor coverage without ruining the appearance of rural buildings. Developed in conjunction with...

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New mast to bring mobile signal to Dorset not-spot

Wednesday, May 27th 2015

The operator has announced that a new mast in Portesham, Dorset has gone live, bringing reliable 3G and 4G coverage to the community for the first time. The mast is part of the Government’s...

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Vodafone to invest millions in Southampton 4G mobile network

Tuesday, May 26th 2015

The multi-million pound investment is part of a £2bn nationwide network spend by the provider across 2014 and 2015. It is hoped to bring stronger indoor and outdoor coverage and mobile internet...

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Villager calls for ‘usable’ broadband after film download takes three days

Friday, May 22nd 2015

Neil Asher said it appears that he and fellow residents in Heddon-on-the-Wall are stuck with “terrible” broadband speeds, with no plans to update the infrastructure to their village. Mr...

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