Smartphones

Vodafone to sell discounted mobile phones via new online store

Monday, April 13th 2015

The operator allows customers buying a new phone to return it free-of-charge within 14 days. Now it is to sell those barely-used handsets via its new e-store Vodafone Outlet. “Naturally, we...

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Vodafone boosts mobile coverage in Liverpool in time for Grand National

Friday, April 10th 2015

The operator has strengthened its 3G and 4G networks across the city, giving stronger indoor and outdoor signals, better coverage and faster mobile internet services to more consumers. Its...

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Average UK household has 7.4 internet-connected devices

Friday, April 10th 2015

The Digital Adspend report by the Internet Advertising Bureau and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) found that smartphones are the most common internet-enabled device with an average of 1.7 per...

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The internet will ‘open the door’ to new forms of TV content - BBC

Friday, April 10th 2015

BBC chief technology officer Matthew Postgate said the use of internet technologies to deliver programmes will open the door to new forms of content, like Ultra HD or virtual reality. His comments...

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EE boosts indoor mobile coverage with wi-fi calling

Tuesday, April 7th 2015

Wi-fi calling will allow customers to make calls and send texts where there is normally no mobile coverage by using an existing wi-fi connection. Users will not need to download an app and will...

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EE launches free portable smartphone charger

Thursday, April 2nd 2015

The EE Power Bar will be available to pick up in EE stores when the promotion launches “in the coming weeks”. It will come with a micro USB lead that can be used to charge your smartphone but...

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Virgin Media claims of ‘unlimited’ mobile data were misleading

Wednesday, April 1st 2015

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) received seven complaints which claimed that the term “unlimited data” was misleading in relation to a number of Virgin Media mobile tariffs. The ASA...

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Half of Brits too scared to use mobile phone abroad

Monday, March 30th 2015

Research from international network specialist Worldsim revealed that 52% of Brits don’t use their mobile devices abroad, while 26% search for the nearest wi-fi hotspot to avoid incurring expensive...

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Consumers get more protection from shock bills on stolen mobiles

Monday, March 23rd 2015

EE, O2, Three, Virgin Media and Vodafone have all signed a voluntary agreement to offer consumers a £100 ‘liability cap’ – a limit set on a certain party's liability – for their pay monthly...

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North Norfolk residents 'let down' by poor mobile coverage - campaigners

Monday, March 16th 2015

While Norfolk is part of the government’s rollout of superfast broadband, some people in the area are concerned that it is falling behind the rest of the country when it comes to mobile...

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