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Ofcom: EE is the best 4G network in five UK cities

Thursday, March 31st 2016

The telecoms regulator carried out mobile network tests in five UK cities – Cardiff, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London and Norwich – in November and December last year. Its Smartphone Cities...

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Cumbrian town with UK's third worst broadband speeds gets 4G coverage

Thursday, March 24th 2016

Vodafone’s announcement comes just weeks after data from Cable.co.uk suggested that Ulverston was among the five places in the UK with the slowest average broadband speeds. The arrival of 4G,...

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Ofcom boss promises nationwide indoor 4G mobile coverage

Monday, March 21st 2016

Chief executive Sharon White made the pledge at the Federation of Small Businesses' (FSB) national conference as she reassured businesses that getting, and keeping, them connected is a priority for...

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Mobile operator Three boasts 1,100% boost in data traffic since 2010

Friday, March 18th 2016

The combination of an expanded 4G network and an "engaged customer base" has seen the average data usage per customer grow from 500MB at the end of 2010, to 3.3GB in 2014 and now 5GB, the company...

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Ofcom: Mobile contracts could go up by 20% if Three merges with O2

Tuesday, March 15th 2016

An Ofcom report looking at the impact of ‘disruptive’ firms on mobile markets found that prices could go up by between 17.2% and 20.5%. The proposed merger of Three and O2 – two of the...

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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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Government rollout takes fibre broadband to Britain's smallest city

Thursday, March 3rd 2016

With fewer than 2,000 inhabitants, the city of St David’s in Pembrokeshire is famous for being the final resting place of Wales’ patron saint. Along with the rest of the county, the area...

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