Mobile

Mobile network operators forced to commit to 90% coverage of UK landmass by 2017

Monday, February 2nd 2015

This should cut the number of ‘not-spots’ – areas with no mobile coverage – by two thirds and the number of ‘partial not-spots’ – areas not served by all four networks – by...

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New police tech to shame Norfolk motorists for using their mobile phones

Wednesday, January 28th 2015

The portable system detects if someone is using a mobile phone in a vehicle, whether on a call or receiving or sending a text message, causing a sign further along the road to flash. It is part of...

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Talkmobile customers hit by huge data bills in spite of usage caps

Monday, January 26th 2015

Grace Crawford, a local government officer from Hertfordshire, took out a £15 per month contract with a 500MB data allowance for her teenage son in November. “He’s only ever at home or his...

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Proposed merger of Three and O2: No immediate effect on customers

Monday, January 26th 2015

On Friday both companies confirmed that Hutchison Whampoa, which owns Three, has entered into exclusive talks with O2 owner Telefonica about a potential acquisition of the company’s O2 UK...

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Consumers, not regulators, hold power in net neutrality debate

Friday, January 23rd 2015

Net neutrality, where all internet data and traffic should be treated equally, is already a prominent issue in the United States and is now becoming more widely discussed in the UK. On Monday the...

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EE customers hit yet again by 4G service outage

Thursday, January 22nd 2015

Users in Birmingham, London, Manchester, Yorkshire and Northern Ireland have reported seeing a ‘PDP authentication’ error when trying to open webpages or apps. The glitch was first reported...

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Does the end of Google Glass mean the end of wearables? I don't think so

Friday, January 16th 2015

Google did a brave thing. Just one week after CES and at a time when the industry is beside itself with excitement over the possibilities of wearables, they have announced they are withdrawing their...

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Government urged to take responsibility for improving internet access

Thursday, January 15th 2015

Speaking to Cable.co.uk, commercial director Roger Matthews said it was up to central and local government departments to provide laptops and tablets so people can access the internet in public...

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Parenting - not parental controls - will ensure smartphone safety

Tuesday, January 13th 2015

Erin Nelson, communications director of Location Labs, told Cable.co.uk: “It’s a Pandora’s box. A smartphone is a wonderful thing that can give you access to everything, and it can be a...

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5G broadband to serve '50 billion connected devices' by 2020 - Ericsson

Monday, January 12th 2015

Speaking to Cable.co.uk at International CES, Ramneek Bali, a technical solutions manager at the company said it would be a 5G network that enables the developments championed at the show – from...

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