5g
EE’s 5G Network Expands to 14 New Towns and Cities

EE's 5G rollout continues and its eager to let you know how much more coverage it has than Vodafone. Read More >>

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Three’s Unlimited Data Plan is Now at its Lowest Ever Price

Having unlimited data plans available isn't a big deal anymore, since all the big networks have started offering limit-free data allowances since the launch of 5G earlier this year. So what does this mean for Three, which has been offering unlimited data for ages? Lower prices, of course. Read More >>

networks
UK Hits a Full-Fibre Milestone of Questionable Excitement

A site that tracks the quality and speed of the UK's internet connections claims we've stormed* to a hyper-connected science-fiction state of late, with as many as 10 per cent of homes now enjoying a full-fibre internet connection. More than enough to jack in to the cyberspace and upload/download entire consciousnesses. Read More >>

networks
Mobile Networks Agree on Mast Sharing to Patch-Up Rural Coverage

The big UK mobile networks have agreed on a joint plan of action to tackle some of the poorest rural connection not-spots and only-if-you-stand-there-spots, and are creating – with the promise of £1bn of new-ish money from various sources including the government – a Shared Rural Network to allow roaming for subscribers currently lumbered with only one half decent mast gently microwaving to their turf. Read More >>

networks
Three’s Network is Having Issues, Which is Just Dandy

With the amount of stuff we do on our phones these days, it's never good to wind up without a solid data connection. Whether that's due to poor signal or the network itself going completely tits up for reasons that haven't been explained to customers. Which is exactly what has happened to Three this morning. Read More >>

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O2’s 5G Network Has Gone Live, and it Won’t Cost More Than 4G

2019 is the year of the 5G launch, and so far O2 has been the only major network not to reveal the plan for its own 5G rollout - barring a few teases here and there. But, surprise! O2's 5G goes live today, and what's more it won't be charging people extra for the privilege. Read More >>

vodafone
Vodafone Balls-up Slaps Customers With Huge Phone Bills While Roaming Abroad

Vodafone has royally buggered up by sticking customers travelling overseas with additional charges of up to thousands of pounds. Read More >>

networks
Vodafone Begins Gentle Exit From Running High Street Shops

Vodafone's chief exec may be about to free up a few high street locations to be turned into branches of Greggs, as the mobile network's boss Nick Read has revealed a plan to close as many as 1,000 of the chain's physical branches across Europe. Read More >>

networks
Vodafone UK Trials Cheaper, Open Source Mast Tech

This fairly complicated bit of hardcore comms technology news from Vodafone seems quite important, if we understand it right, as it promises to lower the cost of mobile mast installations and therefore opens a door to more masts and hopefully a resulting increase in coverage, perhaps even ending the blackspot hell where you live. Read More >>

5g
Anti-5G Protesters Suspected of Torching Their Local Phone Mast

The local MP for the Welsh constituency of Rhondda has blamed anti-connectivity protesters for taking out one of his region's phone masts, with the EE/BT tower serving Porth destroyed by an arson attack at the end of September. Read More >>

networks
These Weirdos Think Not Having a Phone Signal is a Good Thing

One particular farm in South Ayrshire is campaigning to become the country's first official "offline black spot," and is petitioning the council to have requests to build phone masts that may connect its land refused. Read More >>

5g
Sky Mobile Adds the Samsung A90 5G to Its 5G Lineup Ahead of the November Launch

Sky Mobile has announced its extended launch lineup of 5G handsets. Read More >>

networks
Three Accused of Ripping Off Customers by Avoiding End-of-Contract Switching

Mobile network Three is the only one of the main mobile players that has not committed to automatically putting customers on lower tariffs when their initial deals end, leading to accusations that it's ripping off those loyal to its masts and services. Read More >>

deals
All the Best iPhone 11 Deals Available on UK Networks

The phone may not be put for a few weeks, but after Tuesday's launch event we have the next big day on Apple's calendar: iPhone pre-order day. That's right all the new iPhones are available for you to pre-buy from today, even if they're not going to arrive for another week. Read More >>

networks
O2’s Launching eSIM Services for iPhones and the Pixel 3

eSIMs care not a new thing, since companies have been trying to push them for years to cut out the larger nano SIM cards and free up a bit more space inside the phone. But that all depended on networks offering eSIM services, which a lot of them don't. Thankfully O2's getting in on this for a few select phones. Read More >>