Texting is now officially more popular than mobile or landline calling claims Ofcom

There has been a suggestion for some time that texting was the most popular means of communication for people and businesses, but that feeling has until recently been based purely on anecdotal evidence. However, Ofcom, the UK telecom regulator, has now officially confirmed that this popular hunch is in fact correct. People and businesses do […]

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Mobile telecommunications: the ‘wrong’ contract

There’s a well-known saying that tells us that consumers can never have too much choice. It’s wormed its way into the public consciousness to such an extent, that we now accept the statement at face value. More choice we’re told means better service and value for money. However, a group of mathematicians from Oxford would […]

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Everything Everywhere could roll out 4G services ahead of its rival networks

Everything Everywhere, the UK’s largest mobile operator in terms of customer numbers, has announced that it has appointed Morgan Stanley to sell spectrum that could be used to roll out 4G mobile broadband services in the UK ahead of other rival operators. Roughly 25 percent of the 1,800MHz spectrum controlled by Everything Everywhere is jointly […]

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4G service might be arriving on your mobile handset sooner than planned

4G has been the talk of the communications and technology sector for months now, and its launch has been hugely anticipated. Ofcom had previously suggested that the launch of the next generation 4G would probably not be rolled out until somewhere around the end of 2013 and summer 2014.

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One in three adults in the UK now own and use smartphones

According to an Olswang report in early 2011, the rate of smartphone adoption was accelerating at a pace: as of March 2011, 22% of all UK consumers had a smartphone: the percentage of people using smartphones in the 24 -35 age group was considerably higher standing at 31%. Growth in demand for advanced mobile devices […]

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