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Poor mobile signal is putting off a third of home buyers or renters

Tuesday, November 24th 2015

The survey of more than 2,000 people, carried out by mobile analytics company RootMetrics, found that 83% of people had suffered poor mobile signal at home. 47% suffered poor call quality and 54%...

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Talkmobile offers double data on 12-month SIM-only tariff

Tuesday, November 24th 2015

The tariff also includes 3000 minutes and 5000 texts for £10 per month. This deal is part of a raft of mobile offers launched in the run-up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday and will run until...

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Lack of broadband could leave new fossil museum stuck in the stone age

Monday, November 9th 2015

The charity building the museum can't afford the tens of thousands of pounds to fund the installation of a broadband connection in the Dorset village of Kimmeridge, which suffers from poor...

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Vodafone allows UK customers to use 4G in more worldwide destinations

Friday, October 23rd 2015

The company has added eight worldwide destinations, including the Dominican Republic, Hungary, Kenya (pictured), Morocco and the UAE, meaning customers can use 4G in a total of 71 destinations...

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Vodafone scheme brings 3G signal to Wiltshire not-spots

Thursday, October 22nd 2015

Oare and Wilcot are the latest communities to benefit from the operator’s Rural Open Sure Signal (ROSS) programme, which is bringing 3G services to 100 mobile not-spots across the UK. The two...

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'Wales has best broadband of all devolved nations? We don't think so'

Tuesday, October 20th 2015

Their warning comes despite Ofcom saying Wales has the highest availability of superfast broadband of any of the devolved nations. According to the watchdog's Communications Market Report 2015,...

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Vodafone brings 3G to Outer Hebrides community for the first time

Wednesday, October 14th 2015

Tarbert on the Isle of Harris is the latest rural not-spot to benefit from the operator’s Rural Open Sure Signal (ROSS) scheme. The programme uses ‘femtocell’ technology to bring 3G to...

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Lycamobile agrees new deal to use O2's mobile network

Wednesday, October 7th 2015

Lycamobile uses the O2’s UK network as part of its global infrastructure to provide cheap calls to Asia, Africa, Europe and America. Tesco Mobile and GiffGaff are among the other MVNOs (mobile...

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Vodafone calls time on poor mobile signal in rural pubs

Monday, October 5th 2015

The operator has teamed up with rural pubs organisation Pub is The Hub to use its Sure Signal technology to provide four rural pubs with indoor coverage. Dubbed the Rural Community Pub programme,...

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Welsh Assembly member: Rural mobile coverage has got worse

Monday, September 28th 2015

Russell George, Welsh Assembly Member for Mid Wales, wants to bring all network operators to the region to discuss ways that coverage can be improved after a spate of complaints from residents. Mr...

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