Category: Network News

Vodafone’s new prepay deal is a must-buy for all non-Vodafone users. Here’s why…

I don’t often write about tariffs, unless they’re really exceptional. And on the face of it, a plan costing up to £31 a month is anything but exceptional. But Vodafone’s new Pay as you Go 1 plan isn’t for heavy users. It’s for occasional users that may go days between… [Click for more]

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uSwitch reports more people appreciating the freedom of SIM-only contracts

Visitors to this site, my social media followers and anyone on the various forums I contribute to will know I’ve been an advocate of more affordable phones for some time, along with the many benefits that going down the SIM-only route can bring. Quite recently Simon Rockman contributed a guest… [Click for more]

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Three UK launches new 100GB pay monthly plan, starting from £25 a month

This morning I discovered a new plan from Three, offering 100GB (well, 102GB according to the price list) of data per month with an introductory price of £25/month on a 12-month contact, or £29/month on a 1-month rolling contract. Yes, you can already tell what I’m thinking given my history… [Click for more]

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EE Demonstrates Gigabit LTE At Wembley Event (But It’s Live To All Right Now!)

There’s a real sense of competitiveness in the mobile industry right now, with key players EE and Vodafone working hard to upgrade their networks to add speed and capacity. 4G might still feel relatively new, but there are already many signs of problems affecting every network in many towns and… [Click for more]

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Three launches free “Go Binge” streaming on new Advanced plans, but will this spell the end of truly unlimited data?

I had to think long and hard about how to report this news, as clearly Three is thrilled to be offering free video streaming to users on its new Advanced Plans – starting at 4GB and above. On the face of it, that’s great. Pay for a small amount of… [Click for more]

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EE shows off 400+ megabit 4G with first Gigabit LTE phone. Vodafone: it’s on.

The battle between Vodafone and EE is hotting up, with each network rapidly working to enhance their respective networks to offer faster speeds and greater capacity. At this point in time, Three and O2, each with very limited capacity and a desperate need to refarm 3G spectrum to stand any chance… [Click for more]

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EXCLUSIVE: Rejoice as EE gives customers an early Christmas present. 800MHz 4G goes live November 23 2016

With Christmas looming, it seemed somewhat unlikely that we’d see EE switch on its long awaited 800MHz 4G service until next year now. Or at least that’s what I’ve been telling people for a while.  So colour me surprised when I discovered that 800 will be activated this year after all…. [Click for more]

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OnePlus 3T to hit O2 stores exclusively again on November 28th

Last month, OnePlus made the big league by getting the OnePlus 3 sold on the high-street. Today, O2 has announced it will be exclusively stocking the upgraded OnePlus 3T. The phone, which looks essentially identical, has a few key upgrades that include; 3,400mAh battery (a 13% increase). New 128GB storage option…. [Click for more]

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EE’s game-changing plans coming soon: Roam Like Home, Unlimited BT Sport and up to 40GB EU Data

Whether we’re leaving the EU one day or not, it isn’t slowing the industry from stepping up the competition when it comes to European roaming. This time, it’s the turn of EE to shake things up – big time. Three kicked things off with its 3G-only, heavily throttled, Feel at Home service (or… [Click for more]

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