Networks / Carriers Archive

MWC – giffgaff to range the HTC One M9 too

Some hours ago, or possibly days (I’m not totally sure as Mobile World Congress week is always pretty insane at the best of time), we mentioned that giffgaff are to offer the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. Now they’ve announced that the HTC One M9 will

Three to offer Honor 6+ exclusive

Three have just announced they will exclusively offer the Honor 6+ on a monthly contract here in the UK, away from having to purchase the phone outright. We’ve already had a hands-on with this thanks to the guys in Barcelona. The Honor 6+ is a device not

MWC – Orange Ub-y brings people to you. Virtually.

I’ve seen some weird tech items before, but these things totally freaked me out today. Meet the Orange Ub-y (short for “ubiquity”), which roams around the Orange stand here in Barcelona. There’s actually two as I write this, and the girls controlling the devices are chatting to

MWC – Google to launch an MVNO

Tesco Mobile? giffgaff? How about switching your mobile to Google as a provider? It’s another step into your life for the company, who last night announced here at Mobile World Congress that they would be launching an MVNO in the USA. It’ll be arriving in the “coming

I feel the need, the need for speed

You may remember how EE signed a 6 year deal to push the latest tech into the Wembley stadium. EE will be bathing the stadium in enhanced 4G, fast WiFi and NFC mobile payments. Of late though, they’ve gone a bit nuts with their speed trials. Using

Vodafone offer up the LG G Flex2 with free G Watch R

Hello, what’s this then? The hot new LG G Flex2, on Vodafone with a G Watch R chucked in too? For £44.50 per month? Ohh, I’ll have a bit of that thank-you. Feeling a bit like a bendy LG G2, this has a 5.5″ screen and runs

Bacon dropped from the sky for EE TV ad

Tonight, during the Brit Awards, you’ll be seeing Mr Kevin Bacon turning up at the home of two “reality TV stars” that I’ve quite frankly never heard of. EE, which looks set to become BT pretty soon, are pushing their BT YouView EE TV system, which is

EE commits to expand 4G and improve rural coverage

EE has just committed to spending £1.5 billion, that’s £1,500,000,000 or 5,084,745,763 pints of beer, between now and 2017 as part of a snazzily named new manifesto called “Signalling the Future”. This new manifesto is designed to tackle the digital infrastructure needs of the UK and lay

Voda launch new SIM-only plans

A new year means a new set of plans for Vodafone, who have today launched some new SIM-only deals. £9.50 will get you 250MB of data per month and 300 minutes plus 500 texts on 3G. However, you can also choose to pay £14 per month for

Three confirmed to sell Galaxy A5

Not long ago we brought you the news Three were going to sell the new Samsung Galaxy A3 over here in the UK. It now looks like they will also be taking the bigger brother too – the Samsung Galaxy A5. The hands-on video from employee Brendan has

BT and EE. When 2 become 1.

In just a few short weeks we’ve seen the remaining Orange and T-Mobile branding confined to the dustbin and BT have been chatting to EE about a potential buy-out. Tonight it looks like the deal has been sealed, with Reuters and the Financial Times reporting that it’ll

HTC Desire 620 now available on Three

Remember the HTC Desire 610? That had a 4.7″ qHD screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.2 GHz quad-core CPU and 8GB on-board. The 620, however, has had a bit of an upgrade with a slightly bigger 5″ 720×1280 screen but similar specs everywhere else. The 620 is now

Carphone Warehouse to setup an MVNO with Three

With the amount of networks here in the UK possibly dropping down to three main players, it’s interesting to see new MVNOs from manjor companies suddenly appearing. Only last week we saw Sky jumping on board the O2 train to set themselves up as a virtual operator.

Three sponsor Plymouth Argyle away game

Football is a huge deal for anyone that follows a team. Sometimes this comes at not only a large expense, but a large amount of time travelling to games around the UK. Plymouth Argyle fans are to make the longest trip in English football on Saturday visiting Hartlepool

Sky partnering with O2 to enter the mobile market

Sky (BSkyB) this morning have announced that they will be entering the mobile market in a deal with O2. The deal should see the Sky network powered by O2 but have no impact on O2 customers allowing Sky to offer Phone, TV, Broadband and now Mobile packages.

Tesco to ditch all other networks

UK supermarket giant Tesco is to kick out rival networks and only sell contracts to Tesco Mobile, which hops on the back of the O2 network. The Tesco Phone Shop will eventually stop selling contracts on all networks but its own, in a move designed to streamline

Relish – Cheap broadband, no line rental… and it’s all via 4G.

If you’re in London then you’ve already got quite a selection when it comes to home broadband, however you’ll usually find that line rental is an essential. Those headline figures try not the mention the all-important line rental cost, which is tucked away in the corner of

More detail emerges on the O2 purchase by Hutchinson Whampoa

The owners of UK network Three have just added details on their site about the discussions taking place to buy O2 UK. The rumours stated that the deal was pretty much done, but the official statement is a little more cautious, saying that the companies are in