EE has come out as the best mobile carrier around the UK in RootMetrics' latest report. The authors did over half a million tests around the country to find out which carriers were most reliable.
UK communications regulator Ofcom has announced that mobile network companies will no longer be able to sell phones locked to their network. The rule will go into effect in December 2021.
People in the UK have begun receiving a text message from the government telling them to stay in unless they need to go out. It had to work with carriers as it hasn't got an emergency alert system.
Nokia has announced that its technology will upgrade Iliad Group networks to support 5G. It will also modernise the technology already in place so that it's ready for new services of the future.
Ofcom has proposed some new rules which would see the end of handsets being sold locked to certain providers. The regulator has also suggested 999 video calls should be available for deaf people.
A new report suggests that Chinese phone-maker Huawei is going to partner up with four of the UK's largest mobile phone carriers to develop 5G networks and technology in the nation.
The UK's digital regulator, Ofcom, has announced that mobile customers will be able to receive their PAC code by simply texting their current provider. This will make switching carriers a lot easier.
O2 has launched a new tool dubbed Overpayment Estimator. With it, customers can enter their contract details to find out if their carrier is overcharging them, and O2 then offers an alternative deal.
Sprint is looking to gain the attention of consumers once again by offering its Kickstart plan for a limited time that will include unlimited talk, text, and data, for just $25 a month.
The Un-carrier is expanding the free international roaming included in its T-Mobile ONE plans to 70 new countries, and introducing the ability buy LTE data passes while roaming for $5.
Motorola today announced the list of carriers in the U.S. and Canada that will be offering the Moto G and Moto E line of devices. The phones will also be available from retail stores in the U.S.
T-Mobile has changed the wireless industry time and time again when it holds its Un-carrier events. The firm has now announced that it will hold its Un-carrier Next event on September 6.
T-Mobile has recently updated its JUMP! On Demand program allowing customers to swap to a new phone every 30 days. This will give even the most indecisive client a great way to explore handsets.
T-Mobile has just announced its ONE Unlimited 55+ plan that will offer an incredible discount on either a single line of service or a pair of lines. The offer will be open to those 55 and older.
Xiaomi has confirmed, through Hugo Barra, that it has started tests on US carrier networks with a specially made Mi 5. The tests indicate that the company is looking to expand into the US soon.
Google is once again trying to put pressure on OEMs and carriers to make sure users get the latest Android updates. But its efforts may be in vain thanks to fundamentally opposite business models.
Microsoft has reportedly confirmed to its partners that it is finally planning to start rolling out its much-delayed Windows 10 Mobile upgrade for Windows Phone 8.1 handsets later this month.
The European Union is determined to be among the first parts of the world to deploy 5G technologies, and it's now partnering with Japan and others to make sure that happens.
From Insider insights and Xbox success, to Google's carrier problem, Nokia's birthday, AOL's acquisition, and Verizon's new/old Windows Phones, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft has confirmed that with Windows 10 Mobile, it will be moving to the same OS update model as the PC, with far more regular updates delivered direct from the company itself, not the carriers.
Several European carriers are reportedly planning to block online ads at a network level from later this year, in a move intended to convince Google to share its ad revenues with mobile operators.
After Vodafone began the trend earlier this month, EE has now started to roll out LTE-A technology, marketed as 4G+. This will allow users on compatible handsets to reach higher speeds online.
The UK government has proposed a 'national roaming' plan, to allow mobile users to switch to rival networks in areas with limited coverage, but leading carriers have dismissed the idea as unworkable.
The UK government is considering a proposal that could force carriers to allow users of rival networks to use their signal, as part of plans to improve nationwide mobile coverage.
The FCC is pressuring carriers to adopt a policy that lets users unlock their mobile device once their contracts expire. The FCC's Chairman says he wants this plan in place by the end of the year.
Sources at three of the U.K.'s major networks reveal that pre-orders for the colourful iPhone 5c have been disappointing, with one indicating that demand has been "60-70% less" than had been expected.
The European Commission plans to push forward with new legislation that would force operators to reduce roaming charges by two-thirds, and regulation to encourage carriers to abolish them entirely.
Phones4U, one of Uk's biggest phone retailers has just announced they will be launching their own Virtual Network in March. They will be using EE's network but will only support 2G/3G in the beginning
As the UK's communications regulator criticises mobile operators for 'stifling innovation' in blocking access to VoIP services, Skype plans to lean more heavily on carriers to open up their networks.
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