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Vodafone 4G Mobile roaming now in 63 destinations globally

August 1st, 2015 by admin
Vodafone UK has announced a benefit to its customers. Their 4G (LTE) based service will offer the same connectivity to its customers while they are roaming across 63 destinations world over, more than any other UK carrier they claim. Their customers will be able to use whatever allowances they have in existing plans, while roaming, to use up calls, or texts or data. If they include 3G or 4G, it will increase to 70 destinations. Latest destinations added now include Mauritius, Jordan, Cambodia, A... Read More»

Prime Music free for UK broadband subscribers on Amazon Prime

July 30th, 2015 by admin
Broadband subscribers on UK's Amazon Prime will get Prime Music for fee, at no extra cost. The customers of Amazon Prime, including the cheaper and faster delivery option for certain parcels, typically remit an annual subscription fee of £79, which allows access to Instant Video streaming which was formerly LOVEFILM. A 30-day free trial is also available. Now subscribers will also get for the same price unlimited access (ad-free) to over a million songs, hundreds of Prime Playlist and tens of t... Read More»

Ofcom to make switching of mobile provider easier for customers

July 29th, 2015 by admin
Ofcom, the national telecoms regulator, proposes to make changes to simplify the process of switching to a different Mobile Network Operator, thus making it easier for customers. A consultation has been launched by Ofcom to look at possible options, including adopting a Gaining Provider Led (GPL) solution, for switching. This would put the responsibility for switching into the hands of the provider the customer wants to move to. So, customers need not contact their current mobile provider, if th... Read More»

Public Wi-Fi hotspots to be installed in Hull city centre

July 27th, 2015 by admin
Plans to provide free Wi-Fi access in Hull city centre is expected to fructify in September, as the Hull City Council is expected to finalise a tendering exercise to award a contract for installing the WiFi hotsports. The contract could be extended for the telecoms company capable of installing the many free Wi-Fi hotspots across Hull city centre, to other areas of the city, but only if the selected company is capable of delivering such a Wi-Fi network. Council officials hope the £25 million pr... Read More»

Government mulls on broadband levy to fix notspots, slowspots

July 26th, 2015 by admin
It seems that UK government is considering a new "levy" (Tax) on broadband ISPs to raise hundreds of millions of pounds to provide the final 5% of coverage, to offer all Britons internet access. Some £500 million is needed to bring superfast broadband (24Mbps+) connectivity to the last remaining slowspots and notspots across the United Kingdom. The BDUK (Broadband Delivery UK) programme and related schemes, coming broadly under the DCMS, has the aim of reaching out superfast broadband service t... Read More»
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