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
Today, Ofcom announced the names of the parties that have successfully qualified for the upcoming 4G auction. 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
A recent survey by O2 UK has found that nearly two thirds of British businesses expect 30% more of their employees to become mobile workers, in the next two years.
72% of UK companies are working on putting in place systems to help them achieve this aim, and incorporating the growing trend of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). Continue reading
O2 UK and Vodafone UK can now update to the latest Android software update, for Samsung’s flagship mobile handset, the Galaxy S III. Continue reading
O2 has announced it will stop using Ericsson’s Central User Database, blaming the solution for recent network outages. 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
Customers on the O2 UK network have today, experienced an outage on both the 2G and 3G network. According to O2, only 10% of their user base are affected, not being able to make or receive calls, send/receive text messages or browse the mobile web.
The operator advised it hoped to resolve the issue before the end of business day. O2 also confirmed many customers have already had their service restored.