Tag: VoLTE

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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Huawei continues Leica partnership with launch of Mate 9 series, and a fitness watch

Huawei today unveiled the new Mate 9 range, which continues the journey that Huawei and Leica started on earlier this year with the Huawei P9. The Mate 9 comes in two guises, the ‘normal’ model (available in six colours) with a 5.9-inch Full HD display, and a Porsche Design version… [Click for more]

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Three’s Super Voice network will soon be accessible on most 4G handsets

Life is never dull with Three. One minute they’re upsetting hundreds of thousands of users with letters warning of huge impending price increases, the next they’re rolling out a game changing update to the Three inTouch app that will make a massive difference to most 4G handsets. The big news last year… [Click for more]

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[Updated] On EE? Remember the VoLTE settings that the iPhone 6 got recently? Well, you might just be able to use it right now!

Last week, iPhone users on Three got a significant update that gave access to VoLTE (aka Three’s ‘Super Voice’ network). In that same update came VoLTE support for EE too. So far, EE hasn’t launched its 4G voice service, or even given a launch date. [UPDATED 14th FEBRUARY 2016: All iPhone 6/6s users… [Click for more]

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iPhone 6 users on Three can now get VoLTE access and improved coverage – just in time for Christmas!

Apple is currently rolling out the latest iOS 9.2 update, and it should bring plenty of festive cheer (and improved coverage) for Three users with an iPhone 6, 6 plus, 6s or 6s plus. Along with the new OS update comes a carrier settings update (23.1) which allows Three subscribers to use VoLTE by accessing… [Click for more]

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Vodafone HQ Visit: Network management, handset testing and a look to the future

It’s been a long time since I last visited Vodafone’s Newbury HQ to talk about the introduction of GSM, and how mobile data might one day become a thing. We’re talking about a time when the company worked out of multiple offices dotted around town. Now the new(ish) campus has transformed the… [Click for more]

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Three launches first VoLTE service in UK, but there are limitations

Following my news a couple of weeks ago that stated Three would switch on its 800MHz network to launch Voice over LTE (VoLTE) on September 10th (which it did, for Galaxy S5 owners), the network has today confirmed some more details. However, before everyone gets too excited, there’s still a long… [Click for more]

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