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Orange and T-Mobile in confusing rebranding process

By on August 22nd, 2012
Orange and T-Mobile in confusing rebranding process

It all seems to be happening at Orange and T-Mobile right now. The two network providers’ joint venture, Everything Everywhere, yesterday took a huge step towards being the first network(s) to offer their customers 4G data connectivity, and it could yet happen in 2012. In the wake of this ground-breaking news, EE confirmed that they’re […]

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Ofcom gives go-ahead for early UK 4G roll-out

By on August 21st, 2012
Ofcom gives go-ahead for early UK 4G roll-out

After months of disputes, lawsuit threats and campaigning, it seems that the UK will be getting a limited roll-out of 4G mobile internet before Christmas. Today, Ofcom has approved¬†Everything Everywhere‘s push to get 4G rolled out early, which means customers could be hooked up to the super-fast wireless networks as early as September. This would […]

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Everything Everywhere Keep Trying to push 4G Forward

By on July 27th, 2012
Everything Everywhere Keep Trying to push 4G Forward

Last week, Ofcom¬†made the disappointing announcement that 4G spectrum in the UK would only go up for auction in early 2013, making it likely that it will come out at some time in the middle of next year. This is the latest in a series of delays in relation to the rollout of the superfast […]

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Orange customers get 3G coverage in Channel Tunnel

By on July 25th, 2012
Orange customers get 3G coverage in Channel Tunnel

With O2‘s announcement today that they’ll be providing free WiFi hotspots in major central London locations from today, it’s been a day of fine news for those who like to surf the web on the go. Orange have arguably gone and done one better though, by announcing that their customers will, from today, be able […]

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QWERTY-equipped Hollywood phone ‘coming soon’ to Orange

By on July 13th, 2012
QWERTY-equipped Hollywood phone ‘coming soon’ to Orange

Orange have unveiled their latest own-brand handset on their ‘coming soon’ page. While the Orange Hollywood isn’t necessarily something to roll the red carpet out for (as the phone description advises you to), it nonetheless looks like a typically solid phone from Orange, and among the smarter offerings in the dumbphone category. The Hollywood features […]

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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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Everything Everywhere tests 4G on small businesses in Cumbria

By on June 26th, 2012
Everything Everywhere tests 4G on small businesses in Cumbria

Everything Everywhere have been at the forefront of trying to get ultra-fast 4G networks rolled out in the UK as soon as humanly possible. Rival networks, however, have been equally determined for EE not to get a head-start on them, so it looks like we won’t be reaping the benefits of 4G until 2013. EE […]

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