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complaint_consumer_broadband_isp_gripes

28th September, 2016 - 12:24 pm (5 Comments)

Good news, Ofcom’s latest Q2 2016 consumer complaints report finds that the total volume of UK Telecoms (mobile, broadband and phone) and Pay TV complaints has declined. Sadly some ISPs have fared better than others, with BT coming out top of the worst for fixed line home broadband.

ofcom_mobile_network_tracking_uk

27th September, 2016 - 10:30 am (7 Comments)

The telecoms regulator has today launched its first “crowdsourced research project“, which asks owners of Android Smartphones’ to download its new Ofcom Mobile Research app, which will help them to build up a more accurate picture of Mobile and WiFi network performance across the United Kingdom.

5G Mobile Wireless Radio Mast

19th September, 2016 - 2:48 pm (6 Comments)

The recently departed CEO of mobile operator O2 (Telefonica UK), Ronan Dunne, has warned that the Government’s new Digital Economy Bill 2016-17 is not radical enough to cope with the possibility of 500,000 applications for small new 5G masts.. and that’s just in London.

wireless_mobile_network_operator_uk_mast

13th September, 2016 - 10:15 am (1 Comment)

RootMetrics have today published their latest report into the Mobile Broadband (3G and 4G) performance of network operators EE, Three UK, O2 and Vodafone across 16 of the United Kingdom’s primary cities. Overall Liverpool came top of the table, while Hull is still stuck at the bottom.

wireless mobile broadband mast vodafone uk

6th September, 2016 - 2:53 pm (13 Comments)

The CEO of mobile operator Three UK, David Dyson, has once again called on Ofcom to level the market by limiting BT’s (EE) ability to bid on new radio spectrum in the forthcoming auction of airwaves for the higher frequency 2.3GHz (2350 – 2390MHz) and 3.4GHz (3410 – 3600MHz) bands.

o2 uk

5th September, 2016 - 2:22 pm (0 Comments)

The Chairman and CEO of Telefonica SA, Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete, seems to have all but confirmed that their UK mobile operator sibling, O2, could be floated on the market via an Initial Public Offering (IPO) by the end of 2016, which follows the collapse of their proposed £10.25bn merger with Three UK.

wireless mobile mast

31st August, 2016 - 11:43 am (4 Comments)

Mobile operator EE (BT) has suffered a blow after the High Court rejected their challenge against Ofcom’s proposed hike to annual licence fees for the 900MHz and 1800MHz radio spectrum bands. The outcome could result in price rises and threaten the Government’s £5bn deal to extend geographic mobile coverage to 90%.

o2 uk

8th August, 2016 - 2:03 pm (1 Comment)

Mobile operator O2 has been left embarrassed after a marketing campaign for a free eBook, which involved the distribution of USB embedded pens to business customers, backfired because some of the devices included a virus that attacked older versions of Microsoft Windows (from Win 95 to Vista).

City of london square mile united kingdom

28th July, 2016 - 3:45 pm (1 Comment)

The City of London Corporation has successfully agreed a new standardised wayleave template with local developers, landlords, ISPs, property managers, government, legal firms and key trade associations that should make it easier, quicker and cheaper to roll-out superfast broadband to buildings.

mobile broadband uk

22nd July, 2016 - 12:08 am (3 Comments)

Have you ever wondered which UK Mobile Network Operator (MNO) delivers the fastest Mobile Broadband (3G and 4G) data speeds at the O2 Arena, Wembley Stadium and Chelsea FC’s home of Stamford Bridge? Probably not, but RootMetric’s has the answer for you and it’s a fight between EE and Vodafone.

mark_evans_o2_uk_ceo

15th July, 2016 - 3:36 pm (0 Comments)

Mobile operator O2 (Telefónica UK) has promoted its current CFO, Mark Evans, to the top job of CEO, where he replaces long-standing boss Ronan Dunne. The change in management follows O2’s failed £10.25bn merger attempt with Three UK (here), which has left the operator to face an uncertain future.

complaint_consumer_broadband_isp_gripes

8th July, 2016 - 11:04 am (6 Comments)

UK ISPs EE, BT and TalkTalk have managed to collect the greatest proportion of consumer complaints for their fixed line broadband services, at least that’s one way of reading Ofcom’s Q1 2016 consumer complaints report. Meanwhile Virgin Media and Sky Broadband attracted the fewest gripes.

internet download and upload speed arrows

18th June, 2016 - 1:12 am (8 Comments)

The first half of 2016 has seen average broadband speeds rise as consumers increasingly switch to faster services, with Virgin Media delivering the fastest average broadband download speeds and Zen Internet coming top for uploads. Meanwhile EE remains the king for Mobile Broadband.

three uk mobile broadband

6th June, 2016 - 8:19 am (10 Comments)

Mobile operator Three UK has a problem with radio spectrum, it needs more. The operator had hoped to tackle this challenge by gobbling O2, but the EU’s competition body blocked that (here). Now they’re demanding more spectrum security from Ofcom and the regulator may have to deliver.

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