Category: Network News

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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All the detail on Vodafone’s new mobile and home broadband pricing from July 10th

Last week, Vodafone switched on its 5G network and during the presentation the company announced a range of totally unlimited data plans, which become available from tomorrow. There are also some other changes, which are explained below. Vodafone has now given all the information on the new unlimited data plans,… [Click for more]

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Lewis Hamilton activates Vodafone’s UK 5G network with unlimited data offering, while Wasps rugby players perform world’s first haptic tackle over 5G

Vodafone’s 5G network is officially live, and today’s launch event showed off the world’s first haptic rugby tackle to demonstrate one of the capabilities of a faster, low-latency, 5G network. Lewis Hamilton who officially switched the network on was also announced as Vodafone’s first UK 5G ambassador. It means the… [Click for more]

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EE 5G: My thoughts on the UK’s first 5G network and whether you should take the plunge

I’ve been fortunate enough to try out EE’s new 5G service since it launched at the end of May, and it’s now time to post my thoughts. Many of you are likely wondering whether 5G is worthy of all the hype and publicity it has been receiving. It’s understandable and… [Click for more]

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Vodafone partners with Amazon to allow Alexa to make and receive calls from your mobile number

Vodafone today announced a partnership with Amazon that allows Vodafone customers to make and receive hands-free calls via Amazon Echo devices, using an existing mobile plan. Subscribers on suitable Red pay monthly plans simply link a mobile phone number to their Alexa account, which is done by setting up Vodafone… [Click for more]

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Three announces 5G launch date, and proudly boasts about offering the fastest 5G speeds

Three will switch on its 5G network in London this August, with 25 towns and cities covered this year. Three’s 5G launch sees London activated in August with a 5G home broadband offering, and the remainder of the 25 towns and cities getting a 5G service – with 5G handsets… [Click for more]

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EE will be first to launch 5G in the UK at the end of May, with the most comprehensive handset line-up

EE has this morning announced its 5G launch plans, and was quick to state that it will be the first UK network to launch 5G, and one of the first in Europe. The BT-owned operator proudly announced May 30th as the launch date – just eight days from now. What’s… [Click for more]

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Huawei shows its 5G devices on sale in the UK soon, while helping people cut through the 5G hype

Huawei has shown the UK media its collection of 5G-enabled devices going on sale soon to complement the imminent launches of at least two 5G networks (with the other two following closely behind). The event wasn’t just to show off the 5G devices, but also a chance for Huawei and… [Click for more]

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Oppo Reno 5G Hands-on: Heading up Europe’s first 5G network launch

Oppo has announced the Reno 5G handset in Zurich, Switzerland, as one of the key launch devices for Swisscom’s pending 5G network launch. The announcement coincides with the Chinese announcement of the Oppo Reno handset portfolio, which will be launched officially in Europe on April 24th. 5G almost ready to… [Click for more]

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