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Superdrug Mobile

22nd February, 2024 (15 Comments)

Mobile operator Superdrug Mobile, which is a virtual operator (MVNO) on Three UK’s national network, has today announced the re-launch of their “competitive” 4G and 5G SIM Only plans, starting from £10 a month and featuring benefits for Superdrug member.

vodafone_4g_srn_peak_district_uk

22nd February, 2024 (9 Comments)

The UK’s independent public spending watchdog, the National Audit Office (NAO), has today published a new report into £1bn industry-led Shared Rural Network project (i.e. extending 4G mobile / broadband cover to 95% of the UK by the end of 2025), which finds that it’s “behind schedule” and at risk of cost overruns.

rSIM-Mobile-Card-Picture-from-21st-Feb-2024-PR

21st February, 2024 (12 Comments)

A new type of mobile SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card is being launched today – supported by Deutsche Telekom and Tele2 – called resilient SIM (rSIM), which can effectively upgrade a single SIM device to Dual-SIM by automatically switching between the two in case of any network issues, minimising the impact of a lost connection.

mobile network speeds uk

15th February, 2024 (24 Comments)

Benchmarking firm nPerf has today published the results from their annual 2024 crowdsourced study into UK mobile broadband (4G, 5G) performance, which once again sees Three UK being named as the country’s best and fastest operator for mobile internet performance. The runner-up was once again EE (BT), followed by Vodafone and then O2 (VMO2)

three_uk_sim_card

12th February, 2024 (56 Comments)

Mobile operator Three UK has today suffered a third major network outage in the space of four days, which began at around 10:30am today and seems to have been largely resolved by 12:30pm. The latest outage attracted many more complaints than the previous event and also impacted customer services (probably due to being swamped by calls).

Three-UK-SIM-Card-on-Red-Gradient-Backdrop

9th February, 2024 (83 Comments)

Some of Three UK’s mobile customers are reporting a large network outage, which appears to be hitting sporadically across various different parts of the country. The issue is also known to be impacting users of the company’s Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) partners, such as Smarty etc.

5g mast on smartphone uk mobile

9th February, 2024 (15 Comments)

Internet connection testing firm Ookla, which collects its data via the popular Speedtest.net service, recently published their latest Q3-Q4 2023 (H2) study into the performance of 5G based mobile broadband networks in the United Kingdom and found that Three UK continues to deliver the fastest speeds. But performance has declined.

Vodafone-and-Three-UK-Merger-Image

5th February, 2024 (29 Comments)

The CEO of Vodafone Group, Margherita Della Valle, has revealed that their proposed mega-merger with Three UK (CK Hutchison) is being reviewed by the Government under the National Security and Investment Act 2021, which reports suggest is linked to CKH’s perceived ties to China and any potential risks of access to sensitive national infrastructure.

mobile network speed test on UK smartphone

1st February, 2024 (18 Comments)

Crowdsourced benchmarking firm Opensignal, which collects data from consumer speedtests, has today published a new summary of mobile broadband (4G and 5G) speeds across Europe – based on data from Q4 2023. But if you want to find the UK, you’ll need to look toward the bottom of the tables.

mobile broadband speed test uk

29th January, 2024 (7 Comments)

Mobile network analyst firm RootMetrics (Ookla) has published their latest biannual H2 2023 benchmark study of UK mobile networks (4G and 5G) and mobile broadband performance, which once again sees EE (BT) come top against rivals at Vodafone, Three UK and O2 (VMO2). But the picture for 5G performance isn’t so clear-cut.

Vodafone-and-Three-UK-Merger-Image

26th January, 2024 (47 Comments)

In an expected development, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has today launched a formal Phase 1 investigation into the proposed mega-merger (here) between mobile operators Three UK and Vodafone, which will slash the number of mobile operators in the market from four to three and may impact upon competition, consumer prices, jobs and security.

complaint UK consumer broadband isp and phone gripes

25th January, 2024 (37 Comments)

Ofcom has published their latest study of UK consumer complaints for Q3 2023, which names Virgin Media as the worst for attracting the most gripes about fixed broadband, landline phone and pay TV services. Meanwhile, O2, which is part of the same company, attracted the most complaints for Pay Monthly Mobile services.

EE Lake District SRN Monopole Mast 2023

22nd January, 2024 (45 Comments)

BT’s Chief Security and Networks Officer, Howard Watson, has written a new blog post that contrasts their delivery progress on the £1bn industry-led Shared Rural Network (SRN) project (i.e. extending 4G mobile coverage to 95% of the UK by the end of 2025) with the slower pace at Vodafone, Three UK and O2 (VMO2).

Parliament UK Building at Dusk in London 2021

17th January, 2024 (4 Comments)

Network testing and benchmarking firm MedUX has today published new research, which examines the performance and quality of 5G (mobile broadband) networks – including EE (BT), O2 (VMO2), Vodafone and Three UK – across London. The results indicate that EE is leading the pack in most areas, at least in the UK’s capital.

3G Mobile Sign on SIM Card Outline

4th January, 2024 (39 Comments)

A new Opinium survey of 2,000 UK adults, which was commissioned by Uswitch.com and conducted in late November 2023, has warned that 13% of mobile users still don’t know if their phone is 4G or 5G ready and 5% say they still use a 3G handset.

Three UK Zyxel NR5103Ev2 5G Hub

4th January, 2024 (0 Comments)

New customers of mobile operator Three UK, specifically those looking to take their 5G based unlimited Home Broadband package on a 24-month term, may like to know that the operator has discounted the first 12-months of service to just £11 (down from the usual £22). You’ll also get their latest Zyxel NR5103Ev2 5G Hub.

27th December, 2023 (8 Comments)

We’re today taking a quick look back over 2023 to see how the average UK broadband download and upload speeds have changed across the fastest nationally available fixed line, satellite and mobile network operators. As usual, improvements in FTTP and 5G coverage are continuing to fuel performance gains.

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