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Rural Wales to benefit from Three’s 4G mobile coverage

Tuesday, June 9th 2015

The operator said it is set to boost 4G coverage in Wales following the rollout of low frequency 800Mhz spectrum. The network improvements will increase indoor coverage and help cut the number...

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Apple Pay to launch in UK next month

Tuesday, June 9th 2015

Apple Pay is coming to the UK in July, giving iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch users a secure, contactless payment method. The new service will be accepted at more than 250,000 locations at launch and...

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Champions League football will be free for BT TV customers

Tuesday, June 9th 2015

BT has the rights to broadcast all 351 matches from both competitions for the next three seasons. And today, the company announced that customers with BT TV will get all four BT Sport channels for...

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Smartphones will be used by 70% of the world by 2020

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015

Ericsson’s Mobility Report, published today, said that 70% of the world’s population will be using smartphones by 2020, and 90% will be covered by mobile broadband networks. Smartphone...

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Lack of awareness stopping disabled people using the internet

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015

The Internet Users 2015 report from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) reported that 48% of ‘lapsed’ internet users – people who had not been online in the last three months – identified...

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Smartphone use still growing - but gradually slowing down

Friday, May 29th 2015

The Internet Trends 2015 report, published by US venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield Byers (KPCB), found there were 2.1bn smartphone users in 2014 – a growth of 23%. But in 2013 the...

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Leeds tops table for number of mobile phone and tablet thefts

Friday, May 29th 2015

Data from gadget insurer Protect Your Bubble showed that almost a third of claims across the UK’s 35 biggest towns and cities came from Leeds. The Yorkshire city accounted for 28.6% of the...

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Internet-connected devices will outnumber people three to one by 2019

Friday, May 29th 2015

Cisco’s global IP traffic forecast tracks the growth of internet traffic and explores the implications for service providers. It said there will be more than three networked devices per person...

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Tablets have become a 'must-have’ device for UK consumers

Thursday, May 28th 2015

The tablet has become a ‘must-have’ device in the five years since Apple launched the iPad in the UK in 2010, the communications regulator’s research suggests. The rise in popularity of...

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EE ready for more than 200,000 Power Bar swaps at Glastonbury

Thursday, May 21st 2015

The operator, in its third year as Glastonbury Festival’s official technology and communications partner, is offering two Power Bar Exchange points this year, able to accommodate more than 200,000...

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