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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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Ofcom mobile licence fee price rise is 'bad news' for consumers

Thursday, September 24th 2015

The regulator announced license fee rises that are up to three times current amounts, with EE branding the hikes “bad news” for consumers. The licence fees are paid annually by mobile...

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Hampshire villages get 3G mobile coverage from Vodafone rural scheme

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015

Easton and Itchen Abbas, which have suffered from unreliable mobile coverage, will now get high quality voice services and mobile internet thanks to Vodafone’s Rural Open Sure Signal (ROSS)...

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Greater Brighton must 'get the basics right' before it can be a 5G region

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015

The Greater Brighton Economic Board last week submitted a ‘devolution prospectus’ to communities secretary Greg Clark as part of its efforts to get more powers for the region. The bid included...

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Mobile signal boost for rural Norfolk as part of Vodafone scheme

Monday, September 21st 2015

Vodafone’s Rural Open Sure Signal (ROSS) programme is using ‘femtocell’ technology to bring mobile access to 100 rural communities affected by mobile ‘not-spots’. The company announced...

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Vodafone using wi-fi to help customers chat ‘for longer and in many more places’

Monday, September 14th 2015

Wi-fi calling is being rolled out over the next few weeks on a number of the latest smartphones. The free service will be available to any pay monthly customer on a Vodafone Red bundle with a...

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Vodafone invests in 3G and 4G mobile coverage in Portsmouth

Thursday, September 10th 2015

The move will take the operator's 3G and 4G coverage in the town to 98%, improving both indoor and outdoor signal. Vodafone has already seen huge growth in mobile data traffic in Portsmouth...

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Rural businesses losing out in broadband and mobile 'postcode lottery'

Friday, September 4th 2015

Henry Robinson, president of the CLA, which represents landowners, farmers and rural businesses, said getting the coverage that businesses need is still a “postcode lottery”, meaning many are...

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UK workers say tablets will replace laptops in the office within 10 years

Thursday, September 3rd 2015

The operator said that a survey of 2,000 UK workers had revealed that 52% made the claim, while 36% said tablets would replace laptops even sooner. Almost a third (31%) said laptop usage in the...

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Vodafone 'unbeatable' mobile coverage claims were misleading - ASA

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has told Vodafone the adverts must not appear again in their current form. The claims were made in a national press ad and on Vodafone’s website, where...

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