Mobile broadband

Mobile firms have no plans to bring back EU roaming charges, but a Brexit no deal could do just that

Tuesday, July 17th 2018

And experts say that in the event of a 'no deal' following the government's negotiations, the decision on whether to reintroduce charges may not be entirely in the hands of UK operators. An EU...

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Vodafone invests in a faster 4G network in Cardiff

Monday, June 11th 2018

This upgrade brings Vodafone’s 4G coverage up to 99% of Cardiff’s population making it easier to carry out data-consuming tasks such as streaming, downloading and posting content on social media...

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EE to switch on UK's first 5G trial network in East London this October

Wednesday, June 6th 2018

The trial, which will take place in October, will see 5G switched on at 10 sites around East London including City Road, Old Street, Hoxton Square, St Paul’s and Chiswell Street, while five...

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Vodafone installs 4G mobile network at Reading train station

Friday, May 25th 2018

Reading station one of the UK's busiest rail hubs outside London and welcomes about 20 million passengers a years – and now Vodafone customers can benefit from superfast data speeds and reliable...

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UK risks 'falling behind' without broadband investment, says report

Friday, October 13th 2017

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) says the current state of the UK’s infrastructure could hold it back unless “urgent action is taken” to increase capacity and futureproof the...

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EE uses balloon mast to provide 4G coverage at Welsh cycling event

Wednesday, October 11th 2017

The Helikite air mast was used to broadcast a 360-degree live stream over 4G and provide free wi-fi to riders and spectators at the Red Bull Foxhunt event near Machynlleth on the edge of the...

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Ofcom gives thumbs up to European in-flight broadband network

Tuesday, October 10th 2017

Ofcom today licensed satellite firm Inmarsat to use UK masts as part of its European Aviation Network (EAN), which will deliver seamless wi-fi on board European aircraft. EAN is the first...

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Sky Mobile introduces new 10GB data plan ahead of iPhone 8 launch

Tuesday, September 12th 2017

From 15 September, customers will be able to take a 10GB plan for £20 a month or a 5GB plan for £15 a month, either as SIM-only plans or with a handset on Sky Mobile’s Swap12 or Swap24...

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Virgin Atlantic to offer wi-fi on all transatlantic flights

Wednesday, September 6th 2017

Thanks to technologies developed by Panasonic and in-flight entertainment provider Gogo, connectivity is now available above 10,000ft. This means passengers will be able to get online shortly...

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EE launches 4G-enabled home router offering speeds up to 90Mbps

Monday, September 4th 2017

The 4GEE router can connect up to 32 devices to EE’s 4G mobile network and promises speeds up to 90Mbps. EE’s 4G coverage currently extends to 83% of the UK’s landmass and more than 99% of...

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