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Manchester topples Liverpool in mobile performance league

Tuesday, March 15th 2016

The latest Metro Ranking Report from mobile analytics company RootMetrics put Manchester in top spot for mobile performance out of 16 UK ‘metro’ areas. The city took the title from previous...

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Will Brexit mean higher mobile roaming charges in Europe?

Tuesday, March 15th 2016

A report from ABTA and Deloitte, titled What Brexit Might Mean for UK Travel, warned that a ‘leave’ vote could mean that caps to mobile roaming are removed, along with a ban due to come into...

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Vodafone boosts 3G and 4G coverage across Leeds and Bradford

Tuesday, March 8th 2016

The mobile company has invested £2 billion over the last two years on bolstering indoor and outdoor coverage across the UK and rolling out high-definition voice technology on its 3G network. This...

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Bradfield is first Yorkshire village to get 3G through Vodafone scheme

Friday, March 4th 2016

The programme – which stands for Rural Open Sure Signal – brings 3G services to communities stuck in ‘not-spots’ using existing broadband connections. Until now, people in Bradfield,...

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Vodafone brings 3G mobile coverage to Roman Town of Silchester

Monday, February 15th 2016

Silchester in Hampshire is the latest community to be connected in Vodafone’s Rural Open Sure Signal (ROSS) programme. ROSS, which uses ‘femtocell’ technology to bring 3G signal to areas...

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RootMetrics: EE still UK's best mobile network

Wednesday, February 10th 2016

The UK’s largest operator, which is now owned by BT following the completion of its £12.5bn acquisition by the telecoms giant, was also named the fastest operator in the RootMetrics 2nd Half 2015...

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One mobile SIM for every person on the planet – but not everyone is connected

Wednesday, February 10th 2016

Global analyst firm Ovum said its latest research shows huge growth in the mobile industry in the past decade, with global mobile ‘penetration’ reaching 100% at the end of 2015. The figure,...

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Vodafone announces upgrades to 3G and 4G network in Brighton

Friday, February 5th 2016

The operator is investing £2bn in its nationwide network over two years. The upgrade of sites across Brighton uses a 4G overlay system, which creates better indoor and outdoor coverage for voice...

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MP: New bill will give consumers power to leave inadequate mobile providers

Wednesday, February 3rd 2016

Former Lib Dem cabinet member Alistair Carmichael told the Commons that poor mobile connectivity is hampering social and economic development in some of the UK’s “most fragile...

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Customers on Three save £2.6bn in mobile roaming charges

Thursday, January 14th 2016

Feel at Home allows customers to use their UK data allowances in 18 holiday destinations including Spain, France, Australia and the United States. The service, which covers 65% of trips abroad...

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