Tech News Weekly podcast 29: Favourite summer apps, Apple riddling iOS with backdoors, and is this the end of the Oyster card?
On this weeks Tech News Weekly podcast from ITProPortal.com. Could the Oyster card and in fact, hard cash be soon removed from the London Underground? And was Apple helping the NSA on purpose?
The City of London has claimed that BT's lack of high-speed broadband in the square mile is blocking the capital city's growth - an accusation that will be sure to raise hackles.
The telecommunications company has announced the addition of 185,000 new customers to its pay-TV service with the firm's quarterly revenue also on the rise.
Due to a problem with the migration of users from Yahoo to BT's own email service, thousands of customers could not access their emails with many complaining of BT's lack of communication.
From midnight tonight, the EU's new Roaming Regulation will come into place, lowering the price caps for data downloads when travelling within the European Union.
IT managers may already have a massive workload on their plate, and apparently telecoms is being added to that in many cases.
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.
The good news is that looking at the overall industry picture, complaints are down across the board compared to the previous quarter.
The agreement between BT and EE, first announced last autumn, has now been signed and sealed, with Vodafone getting the boot.
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.
A fast Internet connection is increasingly important to UK house buyers, with Rightmove bringing a broadband speed checker into its property listings.