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Personal details of 133,000 customers were accessed in Three data breach

Monday, November 21st 2016

In a statement, CEO Dave Dyson said the primary purpose of the attack had not been to steal customer information but to acquire new handsets illegally using Three’s phone upgrade system. Eight...

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EE and Vodafone take top honours in mobile network tests

Wednesday, November 9th 2016

Two network testing companies – Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) and P3 – carried out separate tests on the UK’s four mobile networks throughout August and September, and published their...

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BT 'evolving the phone box' to offer free ultrafast public wi-fi

Tuesday, October 25th 2016

Hundreds of new kiosks, known as Links, will be popping up all over the capital in 2017 as part of a new project called LinkUK from BT. Each Link will give nearby users access to 1Gbps wi-fi, free...

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Sky to enter quad play market with launch of mobile service

Friday, October 21st 2016

Nearly two years after agreeing a deal to use O2’s network, the provider is now ready to enter the market as an MVNO (mobile virtual network operator). Pre-registration for the service opens on...

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London has the UK's best 4G coverage but the slowest speeds

Wednesday, October 5th 2016

OpenSignal’s State of Mobile Networks report uses crowd-sourced data to measure the performance of the UK’s 3G and 4G networks. It found that both 3G and 4G signals were easier to find in...

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EU ban on mobile roaming charges will not include time limit

Wednesday, September 21st 2016

A new law banning the extra fees charged to travellers making calls, sending texts and using data abroad in the EU was approved by the European Parliament in October 2015 and comes into effect in...

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EE: Extra 4G network capacity will get the best out of new smartphones

Tuesday, September 6th 2016

The company has already enabled the first stage its 4G+ network, which uses two blocks of mobile spectrum, in around 150 UK towns and cities. The next stage is to enable access to a third block of...

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Half of mobile users don't know their monthly allowances, says giffgaff

Friday, September 2nd 2016

A study by giffgaff shows that 52% of people are unaware of their monthly limits, which may explain why 40% have gone over their allowance. Despite our increasing use of apps that require an...

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Scammers 'twice as likely' to call your landline than your best friend

Monday, June 13th 2016

A study by TalkTalk and advice service Get Safe Online found that 72% of those surveyed had received a scam call in the past month. Only 36% had a phone call from their best friend and 64% had...

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Young adults would rather share their toothbrush than their phone

Wednesday, June 1st 2016

Only 4.5% of those aged between 18 and 24 would allow a close friend access to their smartphone, compared to the 9% who say they would share their toothbrush. According to the O2 Mobile Life...

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