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wireless mobile mast

19th August, 2015 - 3:12 pm (5 Comments)

In an unsurprising development it looks as if Vodafone and O2 will not achieve their original target to roll-out 4G (LTE) based Mobile Broadband network connectivity to 98% of the United Kingdom’s population by the end of 2015, although the Government doesn’t expect it to be done until 2017 anyway.

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28th July, 2015 - 10:45 am (5 Comments)

Switching to a different Mobile Network Operator (MNO) in the United Kingdom could soon become even easier after the national telecoms regulator, Ofcom, proposed a number of changes that they claim would harmonise and thus simplify the process by taking a cue from home broadband ISP migrations.

wireless mobile mast

21st July, 2015 - 7:39 pm (5 Comments)

A row over competition in the UK market for Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) services has erupted after broadband ISP TalkTalk accused Vodafone of “withdrawing entirely from the MVNO market“, which would seriously limit the choices for BT and EE’s rivals when hunting for an alternative supplier.

angry uk internet user

30th June, 2015 - 11:01 am (1 Comment)

The communications regulator has today published their latest Q1-2015 consumer complaints report, which saw overall complaint volumes continue to fall across most of the major UK mobile, pay tv, fixed line phone and broadband sectors. But the news isn’t so good for EE, which has seen gripes surge.

broadband internet speed speedometer

25th June, 2015 - 8:14 am (3 Comments)

Mobile operator EE has come top in the latest RootMetrics study of Mobile Broadband (3G and 4G) performance for the United Kingdom’s capital city of London, with the operator reporting the fastest median download speed of 25.4Mbps and the fastest uploads of 19.3Mbps. Vodafone was a distant 2nd.

o2 uk

17th June, 2015 - 10:08 am (4 Comments)

Mobile operator O2, which is currently in the process of being gobbled by the parent of Three UK for £10.25bn (here), has picked Ciena’s 6500 converged packet optical solutions to help it roll-out a new 100G (Gigabits) based backbone network around major cities, including London, Manchester, Edinburgh and Liverpool.

mobile broadband uk

16th June, 2015 - 9:41 am (0 Comments)

A new report from Juniper Research has predicted that Mobile Network Operators (MNO) will offload 60% of their Smartphone and Tablet based Mobile Broadband (3G, 4G) data traffic to WiFi networks by 2019 (equivalent to 115,000 Petabytes), which is up almost four-fold from 30,000PB this year.

wireless mobile broadband mast vodafone uk

19th May, 2015 - 4:37 pm (1 Comment)

Statistical experts RootMetrics have today published a report into the mobile network performance of EE, Three UK, Vodafone and O2 across 16 of the United Kingdom’s largest cities, which reveals that EE delivers the overall best performance thanks to their stronger 4G network. But the others are catching.

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12th May, 2015 - 11:08 am (1 Comment)

The communications regulator has today published their latest quarterly consumer complaints report to the end of 2014 and unsurprisingly, despite a general flatness in complaint volumes, there are still some familiar names topping the tables. We’re looking at you EE (fixed broadband and phone), Vodafone (mobile) and BT (Pay TV).

wireless broadband internet mast

30th April, 2015 - 9:27 am (8 Comments)

Telecoms analysts at Ovum have claimed that Mobile Network Operators, such as Three UK, Vodafone, EE and O2 in the United Kingdom, could potentially cut costs and adopt a pure 4G (LTE) focus by switching off their legacy 2G and 3G platforms by 2020. But it might not be quite so simple.

mobile broadband uk

24th April, 2015 - 10:16 am (0 Comments)

A new RootMetrics study has attempted to identify the fastest UK Mobile Broadband operators for travellers making use of London City Airport (LCY). Unsurprisingly EE came top, delivering the fastest median download and upload speeds at 16.1Mbps and 26.2Mbps respectively.

award

22nd April, 2015 - 5:54 pm (0 Comments)

Satmetrix has today published their latest Net Promoter Scores (NPS) for the United Kingdom’s largest broadband and mobile operators, which saw PlusNet, Virgin Media and Sky Broadband top the table ahead of their rivals.

mobile broadband uk

3rd April, 2015 - 11:53 pm (3 Comments)

Ofcom has released its second study into the national performance of Mobile Broadband services. The results show that the average mobile Internet download speed had shrunk slightly since last year’s study, with 4G networks delivering 14.7Mbps (down from 15.1Mbps) and 3G doing 5.9Mbps (down from 6.1Mbps).

wireless broadband rural uk mast

26th March, 2015 - 11:44 am (12 Comments)

The Government’s agreement with mobile operators (i.e. Three UK, O2, EE and Vodafone) to extend the geographic coverage of 2G (voice and text) networks from 80% today to 90% by 2017 (the target for 3G and 4G is 85%) appears to have suffered another blow after operators were warned that they might not be allowed to build taller masts.

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