Three introduces app-free wi-fi calling for iOS and Android

Tuesday, January 31st 2017

Embedded wi-fi calling allows users to connect to a wi-fi network and use their phone even when they have no signal. iOS users will need to make sure they have the latest software installed...

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New BT system extends wi-fi to 'all corners of your home'

Tuesday, January 17th 2017

Whole Home Wi-Fi uses three small ‘repeater’ discs that are placed around the home and reach those nooks and crannies where you could never get a wireless signal. This creates what BT calls...

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Virgin Media to launch new 4K TiVo box later this month

Friday, November 4th 2016

The company has sent out invites to an event on 30 November promising “a first look at something unmissable”. And in its financial results, published today, it refers to a TV re-launch being...

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British Airways to offer wi-fi on short-haul flights from summer 2017

Friday, November 4th 2016

International Airlines Group (IAG) struck a deal with satellite telecoms firm Inmarsat to install wireless connectivity on 341 short-haul aircraft. That includes 132 British Airways, 125...

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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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EU chief sets new targets for broadband speed, 5G and public wi-fi

Thursday, September 15th 2016

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker set out the new objective during his 2016 State of the Union address yesterday. He said all “socio-economic drivers” such as schools,...

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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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Peterborough connects 220 public sector sites to fibre network

Monday, July 4th 2016

A 90km network of fibre cables and duct infrastructure was completed in March 2015 by CityFibre and used to connect 107 sites including schools, council buildings and hospitals. Now a further 220...

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EE: Glastonbury 2016 was world's most connected festival

Thursday, June 30th 2016

Festivalgoers used 25 terabytes of data at the Worthy Farm event – 70% more than predicted and the equivalent of downloading headliners Coldplay’s Hymn For The Weekend six million times. Five...

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