Category: Network News

EE signs agreement to bring 4G to part of the London Underground from March 2020

EE has signed a deal with TfL to bring 4G connectivity to the London Underground from March 2020 as part of a trial that will cover Westminster to Canning Town stations and the tunnels in between. Platforms and tunnels at these stations, served by the Jubilee line, will be covered… [Click for more]

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Vodafone Black Friday deals go live: Prices starting from just 1p – but be quick!

Vodafone has announced its Black Friday deals, and unlike many other companies that have much longer promotional periods, these deals expire end-of-play Monday. There’s quite a lot on offer, which are listed below in as simple a format as possible. All deals, bar one, end Monday December 2nd at 23:59…. [Click for more]

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Virgin Mobile drops EE as network provider in favour of Vodafone; offering 5G and unlimited data options

Virgin Mobile users will be switched from EE’s network to that of Vodafone from the end of next year, as part of a five-year deal with Vodafone. Virgin has always used the same mobile network to provide its virtual network operation, since its launch in 1999 on one2one’s network, through… [Click for more]

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Vodafone opens London digital hub and boasts 5G could boost economy by £30bn (plus 4G coming soon on the Tube!)

Vodafone has opened its brand new Speechmark digital hub in London with space for 1,000 employees, while also talking up its future 5G (and 4G) rollout plans and the benefits they will bring. As London Mayor Sadiq Khan opened the newly built office, that houses a consumer, digital and technology… [Click for more]

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O2 switches on its 5G network in London and five other locations; 20 locations by end of 2019

O2 has today switched on its 5G network in London, Leeds, Slough, Belfast, Cardiff and Edinburgh, with more cities being covered before the end of the year. O2 recently launched 5G handsets in store and online, as well as joining the Unlimited Data club. Press Release 17 October 2019: O2… [Click for more]

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EE joins the unlimited data club, leaving only O2 left to catch up (now updated!)

Three has offered unlimited data for years, but it wasn’t until Vodafone joined in when launching 5G that EE finally conceded and introduced unlimited data for itself. This leaves O2 as the only main network to join the ever growing club where truly unlimited data, along with unlimited tethering (in… [Click for more]

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EE expands superfast delivery and setup service to Birmingham and Manchester, with ten more cities to come

EE is extending its free superfast smartphone delivery and set-up service beyond London, with Birmingham and Manchester available from today – and more to come. Ten more cities; Glasgow, Leeds, Nottingham, Liverpool, Bristol, Sheffield, Cardiff and Cambridge will be operational by the end of 2019. The service offers a same day… [Click for more]

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Three switches on 5G network, starting with a wirefree unlimited home broadband service

Three has today switched on its 5G network, which starts not with a range of handsets but rather a 5G router that offers an alternative to fixed-line broadband. With a simple £35 per month charge, and truly unlimited data, Three’s offering does away with the need for a landline that… [Click for more]

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Three’s 5G network will be available to all; unlimited data plans continue unchanged

As widely expected, Three is continuing its unlimited data offerings with the imminent launch of its own 5G network. Today, Three confirmed that every single existing customer will be able to use 5G (subject to getting a 5G handset or other 5G device, such as a router) immediately. No plan… [Click for more]

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