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4G Fiasco

Helen Goodman | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Politics
Helen Goodman

How on earth can you announce you want to raise £3.5 billion from an auction and then not make maximizing the money that you're trying to raise a priority?

Blow For Osborne After 4G Airwaves Fetch £1.2bn Less Than Expected

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK Tech

Chancellor George Osborne was dealt a blow on Wednesday after the auction of superfast 4G airwaves raised a smaller-than-expected £2.3 billion. La...

Mobile Provider EE Reports Loss, But Remains Confident For 2013

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK

Mobile broadband and phone services provider Everything Everywhere has reported a pre-tax loss of £249 million on Tuesday, but bosses remain confiden...

Could the 'App Gap' Be Harming Your Business?

Gary Calcott | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Tech
Gary Calcott

The successful businesses of tomorrow will be those that have managed to reduce the 'app gap', and make refusal to encourage application-centric mobile strategies a thing of the past!

Digital Marketing Developments: How Will Brands Stay Relevant for you in 2013?

Jon Buss | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Tech
Jon Buss

The way we now choose to engage with brands and in turn how we expect brands to engage with us has evolved. 2013 will be a year of continued innovation in the digital marketing space, as brands seek to better understand us as consumers and communicate with us in new and more effective ways.

Phones 4U Announce Launch Of Mobile Network 'Life Mobile'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Tech

Mobile phone retailer Phones 4u has announced it will launch its own network. LIFE Mobile will launch by the end of 2013, and offer 4G services to ...

Just 6% In UK Would Switch To 4G, Reports Survey

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Tech

Ofcom's auction for new 4G spectrum is about to get under way - just in time for consumers to ignore it. The UK currently has just one 4G network, ...

Ringing in the New Year With Telecom Predictions

Andreas Bernström | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Tech
Andreas Bernström

As we put an eventful 2012 behind us and head into 2013, it's time to gaze into our crystal ball and predict what we can expect to see in the fast-paced telecoms industry in the coming twelve months.

Mobile and Retail Predictions for 2013

Steve Rothwell | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Tech
Steve Rothwell

Advances in mobile technology look set to help change the face of physical retail as we know it. From engaging shoppers in-store via Wi-Fi, implementing augmented reality and barcodes, to digitally processing offers distributed via mobile.

UK 4G Bidders List Includes Some Surprising Names...

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Tech

Seven companies will bid for 4G mobile broadband spectrum in the UK, Ofcom has announced. Blocks of 800MHz and higher-frequency 2.6GHz spectrum wil...

Leeds And Bradford To Benefit From Improved WiFi Thanks To Virgin

Charlie Thomas | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

Leeds and Bradford are set to become "super-connected" cities after Virgin Media Business has been awarded the UK's first city wireless concessions ou...

Nexus 4 Android Phone Hacked Into 4G Device (In Canada...)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Tech

The new Nexus 4 by Google and LG has already won praise for its fast processor and bafflingly low price tag. Yes, it's missing December. But you can't...

The Faster, Lighter, Smaller Mobile Christmas

James Hilton | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Tech
James Hilton

Since the introduction of the iPad, brands and marketers have been trying to understand how these devices will be used and how they will impact their marketing channels. From what we've seen, the impact has been far beyond what anyone really expected.

4G To Be Fully Rolled Out By May 2013, Ofcom Announces

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.01.2013 | UK Tech

The timeline for the largest ever sale of mobile phone spectrum in the UK has been released. 4G LTE is up to seven times faster than 3G, enabling d...

Britain's 10 Slowest Broadband Streets Revealed

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Tech

The ten streets in Britain with the slowest broadband have been revealed - and three of them are in Lincolnshire. Cromarty Road in Stamford had the...

'The Real Cost Of 4G? It's Not Universal' Says Lost Sales Study

PA | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK Tech

Another Christmas without a universal 4G service will cost the UK economy £120 million in lost sales, according to a study. Slow connection speeds...

EE Defends 4G Pricing After Widespread Criticism

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Tech

EE has defended the pricing structure for its new 4G network after widespread criticism. "The business IS listening," EE told the Huffington Post, ...

Ceefax Is Dead: Mourns Its Own Passing In Heartbreaking Goodbye Letter

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Tech

Ceefax is dead. The BBC's teletext information service was a world first when it launched in 1974, and initially provided just 30 pages of informat...

EE 4G Pricing Revealed Ahead Of UK's First Next-Gen Network Launch

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Tech

The UK's first 4G data network has released its pricing structure ahead of its launch next week. EE will launch on Tuesday 30 October, and will be ...

Forget 4G: New £35M Centre To Prepare Ground For UK's 5G Super-Networks

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Tech

For at least the next few weeks, the UK still doesn't have a 4G data network. Yes, EE will be launching their exclusive 4G service on 30 October - ...

EE To Launch UK's First 4G Network On October 30

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Tech

The UK's first 4G network will launch on 30 October, it has been announced. EE, formerly Everything Everywhere, will officially offer its new servi...

UK 4G: Networks Agree To Faster LTE Rollout

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK Tech

The UK's top mobile operators have agreed to launch faster mobile services by Spring 2013. After a meeting with Ofcom and Culture Secretary Maria M...

Networks Could Drop Ofcom Appeal For Early 4G Auction

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK Tech

The UK's top mobile operators will meet with ministers in an attempt to avoid a potentially costly appeal after Everything Everywhere (EE) was allowed...

Will We All See Shoeboxes On Lamposts Soon?

Charlie Thomas | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

Small cell technology - a new internet signal amplifier which makes connections faster than 3G and WiFi, could provide an answer to the rapidly accele...

How To Buy An iPhone 5

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK Tech

So you've read the live blogs, seen the pictures, considered the new dock connector and lusted after the new screen... But how do you actually buy ...