mobile networks

AT&T and Verizon agree to postpone 5G rollout at US airports
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5G

AT&T and Verizon agree to postpone 5G rollout at US airports

President Joe Biden thanked Verizon and AT&T for agreeing to the delay
19 Jan 2022
Mobile operators deny blocking Apple's Private Relay feature
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iOS

Mobile operators deny blocking Apple's Private Relay feature

T-Mobile says users were unable to access the VPN-like feature due to a fault in iOS 15.2
13 Jan 2022
Rural businesses face "digital exclusion" due to underinvestment in connectivity
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Network & Internet

Rural businesses face "digital exclusion" due to underinvestment in connectivity

New research finds that the pandemic has created a “Catch-22 situation” for residents and businesses based in rural areas
12 Jan 2022
Virgin Media O2 won't reintroduce roaming fees in Europe
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mobile networks

Virgin Media O2 won't reintroduce roaming fees in Europe

O2 and Virgin Mobile users will be exempt from paying the £2 daily fee that's being brought back by EE, Three and Vodafone
10 Jan 2022
Three and EE to bring 4G connectivity to the London Underground
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Mobile

Three and EE to bring 4G connectivity to the London Underground

All stations and tunnels expected to have uninterrupted mobile coverage by the end of 2024
21 Dec 2021
UK to phase out 2G and 3G mobile networks by 2033
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mobile networks

UK to phase out 2G and 3G mobile networks by 2033

The move will enable operators to transition to more energy-efficient and high capacity networks
8 Dec 2021
EE rolls out 4G across Glasgow's underground network
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mobile networks

EE rolls out 4G across Glasgow's underground network

The network is currently restricted to EE customers but is likely to expand in the near future
29 Oct 2021
LTE vs 5G: What's the difference?
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Network & Internet

LTE vs 5G: What's the difference?

Assessing the latest networking technologies and their role in business
20 Oct 2021
ONF and Deutsche Telekom debut fully disaggregated Open RAN
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5G

ONF and Deutsche Telekom debut fully disaggregated Open RAN

SD-RAN 4G/5G outdoor trial live at Deutsche Telekom's Berlin site
12 Oct 2021
Three to reintroduce £2 per day EU roaming charges
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mobile networks

Three to reintroduce £2 per day EU roaming charges

Operator says "too many unknowns" make free data no longer economically viable
9 Sep 2021
LG hails 6G breakthrough with successful outdoor test
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Network & Internet

LG hails 6G breakthrough with successful outdoor test

Tech firm claims it has overcome a major hurdle to viable long-range 6G connections
19 Aug 2021
T-Mobile confirms hackers accessed 47.8 million customer records
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data breaches

T-Mobile confirms hackers accessed 47.8 million customer records

A preliminary assessment by the US operator found that the stolen data includes SSN and driver’s license information
18 Aug 2021
EE becomes first UK telco to confirm 3G retirement plans
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mobile networks

EE becomes first UK telco to confirm 3G retirement plans

The mobile operator will sunset 3G services in 2023 in order to focus on expanding the coverage of its 5G services
14 Jul 2021
Europe significantly behind in global 5G race, report claims
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5G

Europe significantly behind in global 5G race, report claims

In Central and Eastern Europe, 4G is expected to remain the dominant technology for at least the next five years
1 Jul 2021
Vodafone partners with industry giants to develop Open RAN network
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Network & Internet

Vodafone partners with industry giants to develop Open RAN network

Samsung and Dell are among the firms contributing to the first European network of this kind
14 Jun 2021
Japan and Finland collaborate on 6G development
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Network & Internet

Japan and Finland collaborate on 6G development

Industry groups from both countries have partnered to lead the formation of 6G standards
9 Jun 2021
The complete guide to changing your phone system provider
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Whitepaper

The complete guide to changing your phone system provider

Optimise your phone system for better business results
30 Apr 2021
A buyer’s guide for cloud-based phone solutions
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Mobile Phones

A buyer’s guide for cloud-based phone solutions

Finding the right phone system for your modern business
30 Apr 2021
O2 and Virgin merger “unlikely” to harm competition, CMA rules
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mergers and acquisitions

O2 and Virgin merger “unlikely” to harm competition, CMA rules

The UK's competiton watchdog has provisionally cleared the £31 billion merger
14 Apr 2021
LINX reports peak data traffic record of over 6Tbps
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Network & Internet

LINX reports peak data traffic record of over 6Tbps

Internet usage continues to surge in wake of last year's mass shift to remote working
12 Apr 2021
Port of Southampton becomes Verizon's first private 5G customer in Europe
Port of Southampton
5G

Port of Southampton becomes Verizon's first private 5G customer in Europe

The deal will support technologies like IoT, real-time analytics, and machine learning across the site
1 Apr 2021
EU needs to invest €300bn in 5G to remain competitive, research group warns
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Infrastructure

EU needs to invest €300bn in 5G to remain competitive, research group warns

The EU currently invests only €16.4 billion (£14bn) per year in mobile networks
25 Mar 2021
UK raises more than £1.3 billion in 5G spectrum auction
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5G

UK raises more than £1.3 billion in 5G spectrum auction

EE and O2 were the biggest spenders with each network buying up £450m of 5G spectrum
17 Mar 2021