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EE's high growth Q1 sees target of 14 million 4G customers reachable

May 3rd, 2015 by admin
EE has published its financial results for the first quarter (Q1) of 2015, with the highlight on the continued uptake of 4G services. UK's largest mobile operator by subscribers, the company claims to be surely 'on track' to achieve a target of 14 million 4G subscribers, by the end of 2015. The first 3 months has seen 1.7 million customers signing-up, ending 31st March, to total 9.3 million subscribers. The operator claims the additions to be the highest in Europe, to reaffirm their position as ... Read More»

Analyst says 2G & 3G can be switched off by operators by 2020

May 1st, 2015 by admin
According to research, the 2G and 3G network service provided by mobile phone service providers would be switched off in 5 year's time. Ovum, the leading advisory and global tech research firm has, according to their research, found mobile phone service providers to be moving over from 2G and 3G networks of today, with the 3G being switched off first, by around 2020. Principle analyst at Ovum, Nicole McCormick, however said the majority of operators aren't in a position today to close down thei... Read More»

One fifth of UK voters say Broadband policy could influence their voting

April 30th, 2015 by admin
There's an election campaign going on in the UK and broadband policy of political parties involved could influence the voting of people, according to a survey. A survey conducted by, found almost one out of five people, of the 2,500 in the survey, say that broadband policy can influence how they vote. The survey found they want a basic speed of 32Mbps. This is 600 times faster than the legal obligation of speed the broadband providers are currently supplying. The government is curre... Read More»

EE launches own-brand 4G smatphones with WiFi Calling

April 29th, 2015 by admin
EE which is UK's largest mobile network has announced the launch of its latest own-brand Android smartphones in two models, that are 4G ready and supports its new WiFi Calling feature. Both the handsets, the Harrier model and Harrier Mini model, will be available very soon. The devices will run on the Android Lollipop OS version and lets users take calls or receive calls even when they have no mobile signal (but with WiFi connectivity). EE claims this is the cheapest 4G ready mobile phone with W... Read More»

Hampshire superfast broadband rolled out to 54,000 premises

April 28th, 2015 by admin
The first phase of Hampshire's superfast broadband roll-out has achieved its target to cover more than 54,000 premises by the end of 2014 (Financial Year). Homes and businesses reached by the county's Superfast Broadband programme allows users to get speeds from 24 to 76Mbps. According to the organisers a total of 47 street cabinets during the last two weeks have been upgraded with superfast broadband that can provide a minimum speed of 24Mbps to those living within 1,200 metres of the street ca... Read More»
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