Ofcom to consult on splitting Openreach from BT

Thursday, July 16th 2015

Deciding on the future of Openreach forms a key part of Ofcom’s digital communications review – an overarching review of the UK’s fixed and wireless networks to make sure they work for...

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Gloucestershire councillors to investigate county's poor mobile coverage

Thursday, July 9th 2015

Gloucestershire County Council’s Economic Growth Overview and Scrutiny Committee will investigate how mobile providers can improve coverage in the area after a motion was passed unanimously by...

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EE named fastest and most reliable mobile network in London

Wednesday, June 24th 2015

The company has been ranked first by RootMetrics for its overall mobile network performance in the capital since April 2013. RootMetrics’ latest tests put EE ahead of its rivals for reliability,...

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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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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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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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Mobile providers outline plan to tackle not-spots in Shropshire

Wednesday, June 10th 2015

The Mobile Operator’s Association (MOA), which represents the four major operators EE, O2, Three and Vodafone, has outlined plans to improve the scale and quality of coverage in the county as part...

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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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A fifth of O2 customers using 4G mobile network

Wednesday, May 27th 2015

The company revealed that in the 21 months since offering 4G, a fifth of its customers are using fourth generation mobile technology. O2, which has a total of 24.6m subscribers in the UK, is...

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