Networks / Carriers Archive

Get loads of data… for a bit..

If you like your data, check out this deal from EE. Right now they’re offering a limited edition SIM, plus you can win tickets to Glastonbury. Order by 31st May and top up a £10 1GB data pack with 50 texts and 50 minutes of calls. Once

18 month SIM only deals now available on Tesco Mobile

SIM only deals, to me at least, usually mean one month rolling plans. However, if you want to lock yourself into a longer deal and possibly get even better value for money, you can go for a 12 month plan. Tesco Mobile has today become the UK’s

EE reach 10 million 4G customer mark

UK network EE has announced they have reached the 10 million 4G customer mark. This makes them the biggest 4G network in Europe. The company, which was created by merging both Orange and T-Mobile UK, was a landmark merger for the telecoms industry. It meant that 4G

£0 per month is coming back. FreedomPop headed to the UK

A new MVNO is to come to the UK in July, but its a bit different. Called FreedomPop, it will offer free and paid-for SIM-only plans in a few weeks time. I’ve just used their website from the USA to check out what’s currently offer in America.

Thinking of getting a signal booster? Wait right there..

You young kids might call it “bantz” now, but I was having a “discussion” on Twitter with a few people about the in-building penetration provided by networks operating on 900MHz. The likes of O2 and Vodafone both seem to get through the walls of my home but,

Tesco to sell off its mobile division

UK retail giant Tesco has recently announced a operating loss of £6 billion This is strange really, considering how many pies the company has its fingers in. Anyway, in an attempt to stem to flow the company has already sold its Blinkbox streaming properties, including movies, music and books. The

Today I ran out of data on giffgaff. Guess what happened..

I’ll be up front and honest here. giffgaff have not sent me any cake, beer or phones to say any of this. I’ve started using them because the in-building coverage on my previous network wasn’t great and giffgaff are offering plenty of data plus a fuss-free service

Vodafone 4G-powered Tab prime 6 available now. Cheap too.

Vodafone are continuing with their budget-friendly devices and, hot on the heels of the Smart prime 6 and Smart first 6, they’ve annount a tablet – the new Vodafone Tab prime 6. There’s 16GB storage on board and a microSD slot for another 32GB. It’s powered by

Smart prime 6 and Smart first 6 launched by Voda.

Want to get a 4G phone for just £79? Vodafone have announced this, the Smart prime 6. It has a 5″ HD IPS screen, quad-core 2.1 GHz CPU and an 8 megapixel rear camera. Running Android Lollipop, it also has a 2 megapixel front camera, 8GB on-board

Could an iPad replace a laptop?

In a time when every news site and blogger wants to be first out the door with news, having the right equipment is more important than ever. As a mobile blogger myself and someone who likes to share news,  I normally take a mobile phone for tethering

LG G4 coming to Vodafone too

Just how do you pad out a story that really only has one nugget of information? Do you mention the specs and the general details about the phone in question? Do you chuck lots of images in to fill the void? Well, we’ll try both.  The LG

LG G4 to be available on TalkTalk

If you’re planning on getting the all-new LG G4 on TalkTalk, good news. It’ll be arriving on the MVNO pretty soon. We’ve had confirmation today that the handset will be available to customers when it’s brought to the network, although there’s no news on dates or pricing

Wait a minute. Someone just said “unlimited data”. Hello TalkTalk.

It’s always a dangerous phrase. Say “unlimited data” to potential customers and, love it or hate it, a number of them will really push that to the limit. That’s what MVNO TalkTalk are doing, in a giffgaff-esque 30-day SIM offering which offers unlimited everything for £12 per

EE report Q1 results

EE have this morning posted their Q1 2015 results with an impressive 1.7m additional customers. This means that they now have a grand total of 9.3m users. The company also updated us on their coverage rollout, with 4G now hitting 87% and the double speed network at

EE launch more own-brand kit. Say hello to the Harrier and Harrier Mini

This entire site started way back in 2002 when Orange launched the SPV. It was an own-branded smartphone manufactured by a little known (and little-mentioned) company called “HTC”. Now EE, who have swallowed up Orange (and T-Mobile), are launching two new smartphones – the Harrier and Harrier

Google’s Project Fi to run on 2 networks

Before we start I should put in a slight caveat that this is just in America at the moment, but it is still an interesting development, especially given the network rivalry over the pond. Google are going to rent network capacity for voice, texts and data from

Dixons Carphone launch their own mobile network – iD

Available next month and using Three for the infrastructure and masts, Carphone Warehouse, Currys and PC World are looking to disrupt the mobile landscape by offering cheap plans and free roaming to more countries than their host network. Called “iD”, details are still being polished, but they

Three UK Network evening

I am here in London finding out the future plans for the Three network thanks to an invite from their team. The network has invited along a range of social media fans and some press to announce what they have in store for us going forward. As