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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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New destinations added to Vodafone's 4G roaming list

Friday, December 11th 2015

The mobile provider has added Turks & Caicos and Uruguay to its number of 4G roaming destinations, which include places across the world from Albania to the USA. Vodafone has also added 28 new...

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Pubs in rural Wales get 3G signal boost from Vodafone scheme

Tuesday, December 8th 2015

Signal-boosting units installed in the Blue Bell in Halkyn, Flintshire, and the Royal Oak in Rhandirmwyn, Llandovery in Carmarthenshire, give users access to 3G voice coverage and high-speed mobile...

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Decision on O2/Three merger delays UK mobile spectrum auction

Thursday, December 3rd 2015

The UK’s telecoms watchdog is auctioning off spectrum in the 2.3 and 3.4Ghz bands – used mainly for mobile broadband – with reserve prices totalling £70m. In October Ofcom said the...

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