Mobile

Mobile video streaming could replace traditional pay-TV

Friday, January 9th 2015

Speaking to Cable.co.uk at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, chief product officer Chris Carey said content companies are finally able to offer services directly to consumers...

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Mobile translation app gives voice to those ‘afraid to speak a language’

Thursday, January 8th 2015

Lexifone’s machine-based interpreter can translate calls into 16 different languages on a pay-as-you-go basis. Speaking to Cable.co.uk at the show, Patrick Tata of Lexifone said the ability to...

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Rural group doubts claim of jobs boost from superfast broadband

Thursday, January 8th 2015

The report by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) predicts that increased connectivity, such as superfast broadband and improved mobile coverage, will contribute to a 6%...

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The 10 tech trends for 2015

Tuesday, January 6th 2015

It’s that time of year when you can be guaranteed two things with complete confidence: anyone in tune with technology will be inundated by news from CES, and that self-styled ‘thought-leaders’...

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‘Common sense’ approach needed to eradicate mobile not-spots

Tuesday, December 30th 2014

Andrew Miller, chair of the commons science and technology committee, said there needed to be more “clarity of thinking” between mobile operators and planning officials up and down the country to...

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Access, skills and investment vital for telecoms future - analysts

Monday, December 29th 2014

Anna Coast and Bob Franklin, from UK-based consultancy Telcoconsulting, said the areas are overwhelming issues that should be high on the 2015 telecoms industry agenda. Ms Coast and Mr Franklin,...

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Government missed chance at UK mobile industry reform - Phone Co-op

Wednesday, December 24th 2014

Vivian Woodell said the plan to reduce not-spots, announced by culture secretary Sajid Javid last week, did nothing to address the dominance of Vodafone, O2, Three and EE in the market. The four...

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Obama's Stonehenge visit a 'curve-ball' for emergency services network

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014

Airwave, which runs the purpose-built network used by police, fire and ambulance services, said the summit held at the Celtic Manor Resort near Newport, Wales, in September, saw 580,000 calls made by...

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Not-spot solution a 'stitch-up' between government and mobile networks - Phone Co-op

Monday, December 22nd 2014

Culture secretary Sajid Javid last week announced a ‘binding agreement’ with Vodafone, O2, Three and EE to improve the UK’s mobile coverage. The four network operators will invest £5bn over...

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Public investment is needed to get the nation connected - Miller

Monday, December 22nd 2014

Andrew Miller, chair of the science and technology committee, said it was possible to give 100% access to good services without huge costs. Mr Miller (Lab - Ellesmere Port and Neston) told...

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