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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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Ofcom: EE is the best 4G network in five UK cities

Thursday, March 31st 2016

The telecoms regulator carried out mobile network tests in five UK cities – Cardiff, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London and Norwich – in November and December last year. Its Smartphone Cities...

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Cumbrian town with UK's third worst broadband speeds gets 4G coverage

Thursday, March 24th 2016

Vodafone’s announcement comes just weeks after data from Cable.co.uk suggested that Ulverston was among the five places in the UK with the slowest average broadband speeds. The arrival of 4G,...

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Mobile operator Three boasts 1,100% boost in data traffic since 2010

Friday, March 18th 2016

The combination of an expanded 4G network and an "engaged customer base" has seen the average data usage per customer grow from 500MB at the end of 2010, to 3.3GB in 2014 and now 5GB, the company...

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Ofcom: Mobile contracts could go up by 20% if Three merges with O2

Tuesday, March 15th 2016

An Ofcom report looking at the impact of ‘disruptive’ firms on mobile markets found that prices could go up by between 17.2% and 20.5%. The proposed merger of Three and O2 – two of the...

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