Ofcom has announced it will soon make more frequencies available to mobile broadband, resulting in increased speeds and a cheaper service. By using the 700MHz frequency band, currently in use by wireless microphones and digital terrestrial TV broadcasts, consumers in rural areas should also receive improved coverage. The communications regulator said the service should be […]
Britain’s biggest mobile operator, EE, saw its 4G customer base grow by 1.4m during the third quarter to 5.6m total subscribers. The growth puts EE on track to beat its 2014 goal of signing up 6m customers to its superfast offering, the largest 4G network in Europe.
BT’s plans to launch a consumer mobile network could be delayed until the next financial year as technical problems foil its hopes of undercutting rival operators. BT had hoped to cut costs by carrying as much voice traffic as possible over Wi-Fi networks. According to Telegraph, getting the technology right is essential to keeping the […]
British mobile service provider GiffGaff is removing the “Unlimited Internet” component of two of its top monthly SIM-only plans. At present, GiffGaff offers a range of so-called ‘goodybags’, which start at £5 per month (60 UK minutes, 300 UK texts, 20MB Internet, free to other giffgaff numbers) and rise to £20 (2,000 UK minutes, unlimited […]
EE has expanded its 4G mobile broadband network with the addition of 13 more locations throughout the UK, with more than 300,000 people in towns and cities including Dalkeith, Witney and Chesterfield set to benefit. Since kicking off its 4G deployment plans in earnest nearly two years ago, EE has set about making good on […]