News about O2


Red Blackberry Curve 9320 coming to O2 in August

By on August 9th, 2012
Red Blackberry Curve 9320 coming to O2 in August

RIM may be going through tough times at the moment, but if there’s one thing that can be said of their handsets it’s that they’re affordable, have a great benefit of a physical QWERTY keyboard, and the novelty of every rioter’s favourite messaging service, BBM. The Blackberry Curve 9320 is RIM’s most recent handset, and […]

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O2 provide free WiFi hotspots for 2012 Olympics

By on July 25th, 2012
O2 provide free WiFi hotspots for 2012 Olympics

It seems that Virgin aren’t the only mobile network using the offer of free WiFi to get some publicity during the 2012 Olympics, as O2 have now rolled out their own bunch of WiFi hotspots at various central locations dotted around London. O2′s WiFi roll-out will cover some of the main tourist hotspots around central […]

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O2 customers targeted by spammers during blackout

By on July 13th, 2012
O2 customers targeted by spammers during blackout

Things are fully back up and running at O2, after a network blackout on Wednesday lasted around 24 hours, leaving customers furious and stranded without their phones. The full repercussions of the outage are only just starting to be felt however, as there’s talk of lawsuits and general unrest in the wake of the fiasco. […]

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O2 network outage continues, some areas see improvement

By on July 12th, 2012
O2 network outage continues, some areas see improvement

Yesterday afternoon, O2 suffered a serious blow to its network coverage as all its mobile services stopped working suddenly. Naturally, customers have been in an uproar and there were murmurings of social unrest, as O2 have been slow to fix the problem. Now, we are in Day 2 of the O2 crisis, and many of […]

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Sony Xperia Go coming out on O2 in July

By on July 5th, 2012
Sony Xperia Go coming out on O2 in July

  O2 have updated their previously empty Coming Soon page, which now states that Sony’s Xperia go will be coming to the network in July. The go features a 3.5″ LED-backlit screen, a 5MP camera and a nifty dual-core 1GHz processor. Its outstanding feature, however, is that it’s IP67-certified, making it resistant to water and […]

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O2 CEO: UK only getting 4G from late 2013

By on July 4th, 2012
O2 CEO: UK only getting 4G from late 2013

While most of us aren’t holding our communal breath, some are quietly optimistic that we in the UK may get 4G by the end of 2012. Everything Everywhere have been relentlessly campaigning to get their 4G networks pushed out early, and even have a campaign, 4GBritain, supporting it. It comes as sombre news then, that […]

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Making calls relegated to minor activity on smartphones

By on July 3rd, 2012
Making calls relegated to minor activity on smartphones

Remember the days when we used phones for, well, just making phone calls? I know, I know. The suggestion these days sounds about as ‘with the times’ as speaking through a candlestick blower and asking an operator to put you through to whoever you wish to speak to. The latest data to have come from […]

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UK Networks may not meet EU roaming price cap in time

By on June 28th, 2012
UK Networks may not meet EU roaming price cap in time

With the European Commission having just confirmed that they’ll be imposing roaming caps on EU-based mobile phone networks from 1st July, SoMobile decided to get in touch with the UK’s big mobile networks to see what adjustments they’d be making to their current roaming fees. Using the XE currency converter, and adding 20% VAT on […]

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