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Vodafone's 'mobile network in a briefcase' to boost 4G coverage in London

Tuesday, May 31st 2016

Working with Ericsson, the operator has developed a new ‘mini base station’ that is half the size and weight of a standard mobile radio unit – and much easier to install on rooftops. The new...

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EE's temporary 4G network will cope with 'huge demand' at Glastonbury

Wednesday, May 25th 2016

The mobile operator, which is tripling the capacity of its 4G network at the Worthy Farm festival, said it expects EE customers to use 15TB of data over the course of the five days. That’s 20...

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Vodafone takes improved mobile services to Orkney

Monday, May 23rd 2016

St Andrews is the first Orkney community to be connected on Vodafone’s Rural Open Sure Signal (ROSS) programme, which provides mobile signal to places the network can’t reach...

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Train passengers will pay more if it means they can get online

Monday, May 16th 2016

The Mobile Connectivity Research Study, released last week by the Department for Transport (DfT), carried out more than 2,000 interviews with rail travellers between November and January to explore...

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Consumers doubt home broadband will be up to scratch in five years' time

Friday, May 13th 2016

A survey carried out for Boosty, a service which boosts broadband speeds using 3G and 4G smartphone connections, revealed that 56% don't think their current broadband will cope with more intensive...

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Vodafone drops roaming charges in 40 holiday destinations

Friday, May 6th 2016

The service, launched today, means people can enjoy unlimited calls, texts and picture messages, as well as a 4GB monthly data allowance without extra charge within Vodafone’s inclusive roaming...

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BT to invest £6bn in fibre broadband and 4G networks

Thursday, May 5th 2016

The company, which bought mobile operator EE in January, made the announcement as it revealed a 15% rise in profits. It said the investment will be made by its Openreach and EE businesses over...

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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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EE to extend 4G coverage and answer all customer service calls in UK

Monday, April 25th 2016

The operator has also made a fresh commitment to improve its customer services by handing 100% of its customer service calls in the UK. EE’s current 4G coverage reaches around 60% of the UK but...

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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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