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We got 50Mbps on Three 4G. Expecting the same?

Recently we showed an early peek into the Three 4G network. It was a test under almost lab conditions and we managed to get around 50Mbps download speeds on the all-new 4G network. However, just like my home fibre connection, there’s a lot of factors that can alter …

New Advanced 3G Dongle on Three UK

When it comes to data access in the UK, many customers flock to Three due to their great pricing and high data allowances. Oh – plus the fact they have a very fast DC-HSPA network offering 3G speeds of up to 42Mbps. This new dongle, made by ZTE, …

I just want a signal!!! – Opinion

Most of the major networks have now announced their 4G pricing models.  They vary a little but, with one notable exception, there is a premium for the new technology as well as limits. Data is the new king.  No longer do we want more and more texts bundled …

The future of mobile data – a lot more, a lot quicker

We’ve been having a poke around the Vodafone blog recently. We’ve done this mainly because they stuck £4000 in our hands and told us too*, but there’s some pretty interesting posts about the future of smartphones and the networks they run on. In this post the Vodafone UIK …

Let’s go Funkyfast

Three are now branding their dual-channel HSDPA as something different. Something new. Something exciting. Sure, while EE are calling their 4G network “superfast”, Three call theirs “ultrafast”. So what’s better? Ultrafast or Superfast? Well, I’m not totally sure, but I somehow want to create a network myself and …

HTC One now available on Three

So, you’ve read our HTC One Review and you want to slot this hot new handset firmly into your soft pocket. Now it’s time. Three have now got the HTC One in silver and you can grab it online or in store. It’s available free for a limited …

Testing O2 LTE

I have arrived in London for the first day of O2 LTE 4G testing using a LTE modem kindly supplied by the network.  If you did not know, O2 have a test 4G network covering 40km distance in London and selected websites have been given a dongle to …

Turn your existing mobile broadband dongle into a WiFi hotspot

Share your Three mobile signal with up to five different devices using this, the new Mobile Broadband WiFi hub. Also known as the ZTE MF10 Dongle Adapter it will convert an existing USB mobile broadband dongle into a hot-spot. So, instead of plugging your mobile dongle into your …

Mobile broadband speeds – O2 come out top

A study performed by Ofcom has revealed some possible problems for Orange and T-Mobile. The new “Everything Everywhere” joint venture had average download speeds that were slower than 3, Vodafone and O2. The information, which comes from a massive 4.2 million speed tests, shows some key differences in …