The UK mobile carrier, EE, has been fined £100,000 after it sent marketing messages to customers, twice, without their permission. This practice is against the ICO's rules so the firm was fined.
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EE has launched its first of ten 5G network trials in London, England. The network tests are the UK's first, ahead of EE's reported 5G consumer rollout in 2019. All ten trials are in East London.
Two of the most enduring brands in the UK mobile market are being phased out from today, as EE is killing off T-Mobile and Orange to focus on selling its 4G services to new and existing customers.
EE is looking to expand its coverage in the UK and is starting pilot programs to test new ways of getting better service to its customers. Among those, EE is testing Wi-Fi calling and Voice over LTE.
It seems that it may only be a matter of time before the T-Mobile and Orange brands disappear from the UK, as EE has terminated sales for the two 3G carriers via their respective websites.
The CEO of the UK's largest mobile network claims that Microsoft "needs to offer more support" for Windows Phone, saying it's "concerning we still see such a significant demand for iOS and Android".
O2 will become the second mobile network in the UK to offer 4G LTE when it launches in three British cities on 29 August. Prices start at £26 a month - but you won't be able to use an iPhone 5.
We've got a round-up of which of the major networks and retailers will be offering Nokia's new 41MP flagship Windows Phone, the Lumia 1020, in the UK, when it launches there in September.
The UK's telecommunications regulator, Ofcom, has announced that five companies have successfully bid for 4G spectrum, in an auction that raised just £2.34bn - far less than had been expected.
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
The UK's telecommunications regulator, Ofcom, has confirmed that seven companies will bid in the auction for 4G mobile spectrum in January 2013, with new 4G services launching as soon as late Spring.
4G-LTE in the UK could cause significant problems for digital television signals in the next year, due to the spectrum potentially knocking some sets offline if they're close to a 4G base station.
Though customers have been able to sign-up for some time, today is the official launch for EE's brand new 4G network. Right now it's available in 10 cities with 5 more being added by the end 2012.
EE confirms it will launch the UK's first 4G LTE service on 30 October, and customers can get 4G-ready devices right now - but Nokia's Windows Phone 8 devices aren't yet available to buy or pre-order.
The 4G era has finally started in the UK, as Everything Everywhere announces its new 'EE' brand for 4G LTE and fibre connections, and reveals some of the first 4G-capable devices that it will launch.
With the UK's first 4G LTE service due to be announced tomorrow by Everything Everywhere, the Nokia Lumia 920 looks set to be an exclusive device for the new T-Mobile and Orange 4G network.
Everything Everywhere, the Orange / T-Mobile joint venture, has been approved to launch the UK's first 4G LTE services this year, months before its rivals get the chance to even bid for 4G licences.
A spokesperson for The Pirate Bay claims that the recent decision to block access to the site by six UK ISP operators has actually caused a huge surge in traffic to the site.
Apart from a few limited trials, the UK hasn't yet jumped on the 4G bandwagon - but Britain's biggest mobile operator has confirmed that it plans to launch its 4G product to customers later this year.
The first trials of 4G mobile networks have begun in London, with speeds of up to 100Mbps on the move. But it's going to be some time before UK users start seeing 4G phones and services.
Everything Everywhere, the new name for the merged T-mobile and Orange brands in the UK, is to launch its first test retail outlet in Altrincham near Manchester on the 18th February, according to Channel Register....