Mobile

Vodafone: Building developers now prioritising indoor mobile coverage

Tuesday, November 18th 2014

Dr Rob Matthews, senior community manager at Vodafone, told Cable.co.uk: “What we’re finding more increasingly now is where you’ve got developers of new buildings and they start to look at...

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Ofcom data speed report relies on old information - Vodafone, O2

Monday, November 17th 2014

The regulator last week published its own research into the performance of 3G and 4G networks in five major UK cities. But a Vodafone spokesperson highlighted that Ofcom’s testing took place six...

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Vodafone: Innovation will eliminate not-spots

Monday, November 17th 2014

Dr Rob Matthews, senior community manager at the operator, said different solutions for connectivity suit different areas. Dr Matthews's comments come as Vodafone last week unveiled...

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Ethical smartphone 'perfect fit' for the Phone Co-op

Friday, November 14th 2014

The Fairphone is made by a Dutch social enterprise of the same name and was launched last month by the Phone Co-op, which has an exclusive deal to market the phone in the UK. A spokesperson for...

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BT 999 tech pinpoints caller location to within 30 metres

Monday, November 10th 2014

AML (Advanced Mobile Location), the product of a collaboration between BT, EE and HTC, can pinpoint the source of an emergency services call to a radius of 30 metres or less – 400 times more...

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Not-spot problem is Europe-wide

Monday, November 10th 2014

Speaking as the UK government launches a consultation on how to eradicate partial ‘not-spots’ – areas where there is little or no mobile signal, IDC’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa)...

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Not-spots more than just a rural problem

Friday, November 7th 2014

Following the launch of a government consultation on how to boost rural mobile coverage, IDC’s EMEA mobility research manager Rosalind Craven told Cable.co.uk: “There’s not only a perception...

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Customers petition Ofcom for EE mobile refund

Friday, November 7th 2014

Some 398 people have signed the petition urging Ofcom to instruct EE to pay users’ mobile charges back because they cannot make reasonable access to it and have not been able to despite “many...

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Small businesses plagued by dropped mobile calls

Wednesday, November 5th 2014

The study by RootMetrics surveyed 1,000 UK businesses that use mobiles as their main means of communication and found that 46% are losing multiple important calls on a daily basis. The survey also...

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Speech recognition inaccurate even if you don't have an accent

Tuesday, November 4th 2014

Blaise Thomson, CEO of a spin-off software company from the University of Cambridge, told Cable.co.uk there have been “big improvements in speech recognition in the last 5-10 years” but there is...

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