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EE: Extra 4G network capacity will get the best out of new smartphones

Tuesday, September 6th 2016

The company has already enabled the first stage its 4G+ network, which uses two blocks of mobile spectrum, in around 150 UK towns and cities. The next stage is to enable access to a third block of...

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EE and Virgin Mobile customers affected by network problems

Friday, September 2nd 2016

The issue is also affecting customers of Virgin mobile, which uses the EE network. According to the Down Detector website, the problems started at around 7am today. An EE spokesperson said the...

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TPO CEO says switching problems affecting only a small number of customers

Wednesday, August 24th 2016

Mark Epstein said high demand for 4G since the provider started offering the service last month led to some number transfers taking longer than usual. He said TPO understands the “significant...

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TPO Mobile customers left with no phone service in 4G switching 'chaos'

Wednesday, August 24th 2016

TPO Mobile, previously known as The People’s Operator, signed a contract with Three in November to use its network and launched a new 4G service last month. It had previously used the EE...

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EE roaming problem leaves holidaymakers without a signal

Monday, August 1st 2016

A number of customers currently abroad have said they are unable to make calls, send texts or get online. A spokesperson for the provider said: “We’re aware that some EE customers travelling...

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Vodafone scheme will boost mobile coverage in rural community hubs

Thursday, July 7th 2016

The Community Indoor Sure Signal (CISS) programme will provide indoor 3G mobile coverage and internet access to around 100 ‘community hubs’ such as pubs and village halls. Following a...

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EE's temporary 4G network will cope with 'huge demand' at Glastonbury

Wednesday, May 25th 2016

The mobile operator, which is tripling the capacity of its 4G network at the Worthy Farm festival, said it expects EE customers to use 15TB of data over the course of the five days. That’s 20...

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Vodafone takes improved mobile services to Orkney

Monday, May 23rd 2016

St Andrews is the first Orkney community to be connected on Vodafone’s Rural Open Sure Signal (ROSS) programme, which provides mobile signal to places the network can’t reach...

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Train passengers will pay more if it means they can get online

Monday, May 16th 2016

The Mobile Connectivity Research Study, released last week by the Department for Transport (DfT), carried out more than 2,000 interviews with rail travellers between November and January to explore...

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Consumers doubt home broadband will be up to scratch in five years' time

Friday, May 13th 2016

A survey carried out for Boosty, a service which boosts broadband speeds using 3G and 4G smartphone connections, revealed that 56% don't think their current broadband will cope with more intensive...

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