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Bradfield is first Yorkshire village to get 3G through Vodafone scheme

Friday, March 4th 2016

The programme – which stands for Rural Open Sure Signal – brings 3G services to communities stuck in ‘not-spots’ using existing broadband connections. Until now, people in Bradfield,...

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'BT remains a monopoly provider' - telecoms industry reacts to Ofcom report

Thursday, February 25th 2016

Dido Harding, reacting to Ofcom’s initial conclusions following its Strategic Review of Digital Communications, said the regulator had recognised that BT’s control of Openreach “creates a...

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Welsh forces using Vodafone's 4G network to bring policing 'into 21st century'

Wednesday, February 17th 2016

South Wales Police and Gwent Police will start using a new app called I-Patrol, which allows users to access police databases, identify individuals and collect evidence. Using the app on...

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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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Vodafone engineers 'head for the heights' to provide 4G in London skyscraper

Wednesday, February 10th 2016

Vodafone and Tower 42 are using an ‘in-building 4G system’ to deliver high-speed mobile data to all 42 floors, meaning visitors will be able to get the same coverage no matter how high they...

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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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MP: New bill will give consumers power to leave inadequate mobile providers

Wednesday, February 3rd 2016

Former Lib Dem cabinet member Alistair Carmichael told the Commons that poor mobile connectivity is hampering social and economic development in some of the UK’s “most fragile...

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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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Harder to get kids to 'unplug' than to make them do their homework

Wednesday, January 6th 2016

Research by charity Action for Children found that nearly a quarter of parents (23%) struggle to get their children to ‘unplug’ and spend time away from their devices. This trumped the number...

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