BT Wholesale has signed a 10 year deal with O2 (Telefonica UK) to support the operator’s forthcoming launch of 4G mobile network services. The deal is said to be worth around £500m over the next decade. Continue reading →
Ofcom have announced the winners of the 4G mobile auction. After 50 rounds of bidding which raised just over £2.3 billion, both Vodafone and O2 were able to secure parts of the network for their planned 4G coverage. Continue reading →
Last Tuesday, Ofcom opened up the registration for parties interested in bidding for the 4G licenses next year. Applicants had until 16:00 on 11th December to express their interests as well as submit the initial £100,000 deposit. Continue reading →
Vodafone UK has given more details on how they will be sharing masts across the UK with O2 UK. As reported here back in October and June, instead of having seperate masts for each network, they will be putting their masts and O2’s masts together, getting rid of duplicates and building out some new ones. Once done, Vodafone estimate that there will be 18,500 of them. Continue reading →
Everything Everywhere, Britain’s biggest mobile operator, may have a head start in the race to lunch superfast 4G services in the UK, but it has come last in the latest test of internet download speeds in Greater London area.
Everything Everywhere two mobile brands in the UK, Orange and T-Mobile, are the poorest networks for people who want to use mobile data on the move, according to new research. Continue reading →
As reported yesterday, Ofcom has allowed Everything Everywhere to upgrade their existing cell towers to supply 4G, ahead of next year’s auction. This has somewhat ruffled the feathers of O2 UK and Vodafone UK. Continue reading →