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Co-op has launched its own PAYG SIM card

08 Apr 2014  by Darren Allan
Co-op has launched its own PAYG SIM card
The Co-op has set itself up as an MVNO piggybacking off EE’s network, and it’s promising value for money with its PAYG plan.

BT overtakes EE to become most complained about broadband provider

27 Mar 2014  by Darren Allan
BT overtakes EE to become most complained about broadband provider
The good news is that looking at the overall industry picture, complaints are down across the board compared to the previous quarter.

BT goes with EE for MVNO services, dropping Vodafone

26 Mar 2014  by Darren Allan
BT goes with EE for MVNO services, dropping Vodafone
The agreement between BT and EE, first announced last autumn, has now been signed and sealed, with Vodafone getting the boot.

NAO report estimates that Ofcom could have made £160m more from UK 4G auction

14 Mar 2014  by Darren Allan
NAO report estimates that Ofcom could have made £160m more from UK 4G auction
In fairness, though, the report was generally positive, but the National Audit Office did take pains to point out exactly how much money was lost in catering to operator Three.

Poor broadband connection can devalue your house by 20 per cent

02 Mar 2014  by Darren Allan
Poor broadband connection can devalue your house by 20 per cent
A fast Internet connection is increasingly important to UK house buyers, with Rightmove bringing a broadband speed checker into its property listings.

US court declares net neutrality rules illegal

15 Jan 2014  by Anthony Cuthbertson
US court declares net neutrality rules illegal
Net neutrality rules that would have prevented internet service providers from prioritising certain internet traffic have been rejected by a US federal appeals court.

‘Malicious attack’ on BT network leaves thousands of homes without phone or broadband

13 Dec 2013  by Anthony Cuthbertson
‘Malicious attack’ on BT network leaves thousands of homes without phone or broadband
Around 37,000 Sky customers in London have been without a landline or broadband for the last three days after alleged copper thieves cut through BT Openreach fibre-optic cables.

Cheaper than Skype: Viber introduces Viber Out international calling feature

10 Dec 2013  by Anthony Cuthbertson
Cheaper than Skype: Viber introduces Viber Out international calling feature
Messaging service Viber has officially launched its new calling feature that allows users to make international phonecalls four times cheaper than Skype.

Android 4.4 KitKat rollout begins for the Moto X

20 Nov 2013  by Stephanie Mlot
Android 4.4 KitKat rollout begins for the Moto X
Moto X users may soon get their first taste of KitKat: Motorola today announced that the slow rollout of Android 4.4 for its flagship begins with Verizon Wireless, and will reach other networks soon.

Mobile carriers pull the plug on anti-theft "kill switch" for smartphones

20 Nov 2013  by Chloe Albanesius
Mobile carriers pull the plug on anti-theft "kill switch" for smartphones
Prominent US mobile carriers have been criticised for standing in the way of activists' demands for a "kill switch" that would brick a phone in the event of it being stolen. But do they have a point?

250x faster than 'superfast' broadband: UK researchers in 'Li-Fi' connectivity breakthrough

29 Oct 2013  by Anthony Cuthbertson
250x faster than 'superfast' broadband: UK researchers in 'Li-Fi' connectivity breakthrough
Boffins from leading UK academic institutions claim to have reached a new milestone in the pursuit of 'Li-Fi' - Internet connectivity powered by LED light bulbs.