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Four in 10 British homes blighted by mobile not-spots

Wednesday, June 17th 2015

A study by mobile network testing company Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) found that 40% of Britons are not able to get a mobile signal somewhere in their house. The research, which polled 2,000...

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Three: Mobile firms should work with rail bosses to improve signal on trains

Wednesday, June 17th 2015

Phil Sheppard, director of network strategy and architecture at Three, called for collaboration between mobile companies and rail operators, as well as hotels, to help ensure customers can get mobile...

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Extra investment in broadband will keep Cornwall among world’s best-connected rural areas

Tuesday, June 16th 2015

Cornwall Council has agreed a new £7.6m deal that is hoped to bring superfast broadband access to at least 8,600 more premises across the region by 2018. So far, more than 60,000 premises in...

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Roaming mobile sim is 'straightforward' solution to not-spot problem

Monday, June 15th 2015

Anywhere Sim connects to the network with the best signal, similar to the way phones ‘roam’ while abroad, and is hoped to help consumers avoid being stuck in a not-spot – an area of little or...

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Ofcom changes will help rural broadband users stuck with slow speeds

Friday, June 12th 2015

The Countryside Alliance said the measures, which will allow customers to switch broadband, mobile and landline providers more easily, are a welcome step. Ofcom announced the new measures...

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Upmarket London homes to get Hyperoptic broadband after residents successfully petition developers

Friday, June 12th 2015

Residents on the Royal Arsenal Riverside development in Woolwich, south-east London, had complained of “useless” internet speeds on the development. As reported by Cable.co.uk last week, some...

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Customers can end contract if broadband is too slow - Ofcom

Thursday, June 11th 2015

The measures, aimed at protecting and empowering consumers, will allow customers to switch broadband, mobile and landline providers more easily as part of a strengthened Code of Practice. Ofcom...

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Vodafone best mobile network at The O2 Arena during Olly Murs gig

Thursday, June 11th 2015

Mobile analytics company RootMetrics analysed the mobile internet performance at the London venue during a sell-out Olly Murs concert attended by 20,000 people last month. Vodafone was ranked the...

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Ofcom to investigate broadband providers 'systematically making it difficult' for customers to switch

Wednesday, June 10th 2015

The communications watchdog announced it has started what it calls a ‘monitoring and enforcement programme’ to look at the cancellation and termination arrangements of providers offering...

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