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Young Brits' fears of missing out costing them 18 nights' sleep a year

Tuesday, March 29th 2016

Research from Vodafone suggests that the psychological condition FOMO (fear of missing out) is leading to young Brits spending an average of 74 minutes on social media before they go to sleep, as...

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Mobile operator Three boasts 1,100% boost in data traffic since 2010

Friday, March 18th 2016

The combination of an expanded 4G network and an "engaged customer base" has seen the average data usage per customer grow from 500MB at the end of 2010, to 3.3GB in 2014 and now 5GB, the company...

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Manchester topples Liverpool in mobile performance league

Tuesday, March 15th 2016

The latest Metro Ranking Report from mobile analytics company RootMetrics put Manchester in top spot for mobile performance out of 16 UK ‘metro’ areas. The city took the title from previous...

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Forget face-to-face chats, Brits prefer 'cyber friendships'

Monday, February 22nd 2016

Research by BT Mobile also found that 79% of Brits admit they have friends they wouldn’t stay in touch with if it weren’t for social media, while a further 72% said social media has strengthened...

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Vodafone brings 3G mobile coverage to Roman Town of Silchester

Monday, February 15th 2016

Silchester in Hampshire is the latest community to be connected in Vodafone’s Rural Open Sure Signal (ROSS) programme. ROSS, which uses ‘femtocell’ technology to bring 3G signal to areas...

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RootMetrics: EE still UK's best mobile network

Wednesday, February 10th 2016

The UK’s largest operator, which is now owned by BT following the completion of its £12.5bn acquisition by the telecoms giant, was also named the fastest operator in the RootMetrics 2nd Half 2015...

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Phone-obsessed Brits would choose their mobile over their partner

Tuesday, February 9th 2016

The poll from Nationwide FlexPlus revealed that 55% of Brits couldn’t go longer than a day without checking their phone – double the amount that couldn’t go without speaking to their partner...

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Council teams up with BT to provide free wi-fi in Leicester city centre

Monday, February 8th 2016

Leicester City Council is working with BT to establish a free wi-fi zone in the centre of the city, including the Clock Tower, Jubilee Square and outside the Richard III centre on St Martins. The...

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Vodafone announces upgrades to 3G and 4G network in Brighton

Friday, February 5th 2016

The operator is investing £2bn in its nationwide network over two years. The upgrade of sites across Brighton uses a 4G overlay system, which creates better indoor and outdoor coverage for voice...

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Mobile providers 'dragging their heels' over customer debts

Friday, January 22nd 2016

Citizens Advice said providers should do more, such as offering customers a chance to set a monthly cap on their bills, to help people avoid getting into financial strife. It accused providers...

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