mobile operators

Vodafone In Merger Talks With Three UK – Report

Vodafone is reportedly in talks to merge its UK operations with Three UK, which is owned by Hong Kong-based CK…

2 months ago

Vodafone To Switch Off 3G Network Next Year

Mobile operators press ahead with early retirement of old networks, as Vodafone sets 2023 deadline for switch off of 3G…

5 months ago

Three UK Reinstates European Roaming Charges

Disappointing decision. Three UK becomes the latest British mobile operator to controversially rejoin the European roaming charge bandwagon

10 months ago

Vodafone Chooses Samsung For 5G, Open RAN

Watch out Nokia, Ericsson? Samsung gains 5G foothold in Europe after Vodafone UK opts for equipment from South Korean giant

1 year ago

Mobile Operators Banned From Selling Locked Phones

Ofcom confirms mobile operators in the UK from December will be banned from selling mobile phones locked to their particular…

2 years ago

Canada To Be Final ‘Five Eyes’ Member To Exclude Huawei – Report

Fifth member of intelligence-sharing group delays formal decision, effectively forcing Canadian operators to exclude Huawei 5G equipment

2 years ago

Vodafone Fixes Issue After Voice Outage

Vodafone customers on Tuesday experienced problems making and receiving voice calls, after a mistake was made in blocking spam calls

2 years ago

Coronavirus: Mobile Users To Receive Government Alert

Unprecedented move sees all operators in UK sending out government message with Coronavirus shutdown details to mobile customers

2 years ago

Coronavirus: Operators Share Location Data With Health Authorities

European mobile operators are sharing location data with health authorities in certain European countries to limit the spread of the…

2 years ago

Ofcom Mulls Ban On Selling ‘Locked’ Phones

Easier switching to other providers. UK regulator begins consultation on ban on smartphones locked to particular mobile networks

3 years ago

EE Refarms 2G Spectrum To Boost 4G Speeds And Reliability

EE allocates more 1800MHz spectrum for 4G to boost speeds and reliability in major cities

5 years ago

EU Members Approve Roaming Rule Changes

We're a step closer to "roam like at home" becoming a reality as roaming rule changes get the green light…

6 years ago

O2 Last Again In RootMetrics Mobile Operator Rankings

EE maintains its best operator title in all categories as O2 slips down the rankings, Rootmetrics finds

6 years ago

FreedomPop Mobile Network Offers Free WhatsApp

FreedomPop says it doesn't fear over the top players like WhatsApp and will embrace them instead

6 years ago

O2 CEO Ronan Dunne Steps Down After Failed Three Merger

O2 CEO decides its time for a change as Telefonica abandons plans to leave the UK market and appoints CFO…

6 years ago

EE Reaches 14m 4G Subscribers, 95 Percent LTE Coverage

EE says it has reached its targets ahead of BT integration, but warns of regulatory squeezes

6 years ago

Stagefright: How To Defend Against Future Messaging Vulnerabilities

Derek McElhinney, senior consultant at Openmind Networks, says mobile operators need to start taking the stagefright bug more seriously

7 years ago

Apple, Samsung Want To Kill Off The SIM Card

Phone makers in talks with major mobile trade body about introducing ‘e-SIMs’

7 years ago

EE Signs Up Nokia’s Networks Arm For 4G Expansion

The new base stations will use spectrum refarming to provide better connectivity

8 years ago

Blame Smartphone Makers, Not Operators, For Poor Mobile Service

Analyst says operators are battling "gag orders" and need to come clean about who is to blame for not spots…

9 years ago

EE 4G Increases Data Allowance… But Not For Smartphones

EE 4G data caps rise by 60 percent for mobile broadband customers, but not smartphone users

10 years ago

US Operators Assess Damage After Hurricane Sandy

American operators are struggling to restore mobile services after Hurricane Sandy hit the US east coast

10 years ago

Apple Negotiates With Chinese Operator For iPhone

Apple could soon be officially entering the huge Chinese mobile market as it negotiates with China Mobile

10 years ago

Brits Continue To Overpay For Mobile Phones

Which? Mobile is urging Britons to switch mobile operators in order to achieve significant savings

11 years ago

TalkTalk And 3 Lead Ofcom Complaints Table

TalkTalk and 3 are the top two telecom providers that us Brits complain about the most

11 years ago

Vodafone Exits France As It Offloads SFR Stake

Vodafone has ended its French stalemate by selling off its minority stake in SFR for £7 billion

11 years ago

Ofcom Outlines Mobile Spectrum Trading Plans

Ofcom has published its proposals to allow mobile phone operators to trade valuable radio spectrum

11 years ago

Millions Of Brits Overpay For Mobile Phones

The British pay too much for mobile phone services according to research from consumer watchdog Which?

12 years ago

Mobile Phones: We Don’t Talk Any More

The value of mobile voice is falling, says Tom Jowitt, as we all switch to text, email and voice over…

12 years ago

Mobile Operators Struggle With Data Overload

Smartphones are growing, but mobile operators are struggling to deal with the demand on their networks

12 years ago