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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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Kent village becomes first in county to get 3G coverage from Vodafone scheme

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016

Iwade, which previously struggled with poor connectivity, now has a reliable 3G signal. The village is the first in Kent to benefit from the scheme, which uses ‘femtocell’ technology to...

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Tesco Mobile scraps roaming charges for the summer

Tuesday, April 26th 2016

The network’s Home from Home service will allow customers to use their UK tariff allowances when holidaying in 31 European countries over the summer period. The move comes as EU regulations...

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CMA voices 'serious concerns' over Three/O2 merger

Tuesday, April 12th 2016

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said the deal, if allowed to go ahead, would cause long-term damage to the UK’s mobile telecoms market. Hutchison Whampoa, the company that owns...

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Vodafone: New and upgrading customers can leave within 30 days if they're not happy

Monday, April 11th 2016

The operator’s 30 Day Network Guarantee will give all new and upgrading mobile customers 30 days in which to try the service and leave – with no strings attached – if they're not...

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Seven villages in Cumbria added to Vodafone rural not-spot scheme

Thursday, April 7th 2016

The rural not-spots of Bullgill, Gilcrux, Caldbeck (pictured), Hesket Newmarket, Rosthwaite and Seatoller, and Uldale are the latest places to benefit from the network’s Rural Open Sure Signal...

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Durham villagers to get decent mobile signal for the first time

Friday, April 1st 2016

The operator’s Rural Open Sure Signal (ROSS) programme provides 3G voice and data services in areas that can’t get a reliable mobile signal using traditional means. More than 40 communities in...

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