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Go large. Get EE Complete.

Hmm.. that title was a little promotional wasn’t it? Almost as if I’m trying to sell it. Honestly, it’s got absolutely nothing to do with the free EE contracts that our entire housing estate enjoys. * If your contract just isn’t enough, have a look at a

EE top Ookla speed tests

If you’ve ever wanted to completely destroy your data allowance and find out how fast your mobile network is, you could download the Ookla Speedtest or browse to It will, if you do it enough, give you a rough idea of just how quick your connection

Vodafone include roaming into new bundle

We all know about Three and how well received their “Feel At Home” offering is. It allows customers to use their phone in America and a range of other countries just as if they were back in the UK for no additional cost. There’s 18 destinations in

giffgaff flies high with new ad campaign

Back in the late 90’s I was using a clunky big Nokia phone and colour screens were just a pipe dream. There was a TV show on back then called “TFI Friday”, hosted by Chris Evans. He bought and sold a radio station, became a multi-millionaire, shacked

Goodbye Sainsbury’s Mobile

Have you got a mobile running on the Sainsbury’s Mobile network? Well, sadly it won’t be working much longer. The supermarket has given a 90-day notice that all services will be discontinued and you’ll see the network completely snuffed out on January 15th. The reasons, it seems,

Vodafone WiFi calling available… shortly

If you’re inside and don’t have much coverage, a WiFi hotspot could be your saviour. Provided you’re a Vodafone user and you’re using the correct phone, the network will soon be letting you make calls via WiFi. The system, which launches in the autumn, will be accessible

Ofcom triple charges – Are your bills going up ?

Ofcom, the British telecoms regulator, has revealed it is about to increase the fees it draws from the UK’s network providers. Ofcom charge a rate for using the mobile airwaves, but they’re now cranking up the costs by almost a factor of three. Currently it draws £64.4m in

Vodafone to roll out WiFi calling in the coming weeks

Just days after we told you about the upcoming Vodafone VoLTE and it’s … errr… not quite here still. However, the WiFi calling that EE has been making a big deal about has almost arrived on Vodafone. The network tell us that the list of compatible handsets

Three UK launch new 40GB Broadband package

You want MORE data? Three have just launched a brand new 40GB mobile broadband package. This is based on a 12 month contract for customers here in the UK. Before now the highest allowance was 15GB. Just the other day we spotted a new 20GB plan on

Samsung S6 edge+ pricing on Tesco Mobile

Fancy grabbing the latest Samsung kit via an MVNO? Tesco Mobile, the 50/50 venture between the grocer and O2, will be selling the all-new S6 edge+ from £43.50 a month with no up-front cost. The shiny new phone will be available online and from Tesco Phone Shops

HTC Add Wi-Fi Calling to HTC One M9 on EE

Wi-Fi Calling is almost the holy grail for people such as myself where the signal at home is shall we say less than desirable. The news is therefore good for those with an HTC One M9 on the EE network for Wi-Fi calling is about to be

Goodspeed sees good growth as extra countries are added

If you’re a traveller and you NEED data, you may have already heard of an operation called Goodspeed. They basically let you either buy a MiFi unit outright or pay for it monthly (£8.79 p/m on a 24 month contract) which you can then take with you

Already SIM-only? Keep looking, you could get an even better deal

Let’s assume that there’s a healthy section of you on giffgaff. Let’s also assume that you might be going to an area where the signal perhaps isn’t so great. Perhaps you’ve looked at Three and thought that getting 1GB of data for £14 isn’t enough on a

Go Green with the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge on Vodafone

It’s green! As green as the beautiful green grass. You can get it on the 32GB, 64GB or 64GB versions and there’s gold, white and black to choose from too. But hey, wait, the green one is now available from Vodafone. We had a look around and

EE launch branded Rook 4G smartphone

EE have today announced and launched a brand new device under their own EE device brand – the Rook. When EE launched the Kestrel a while ago the £99 launch price caught a lot of press and customer attention for being a decent spec device at a

Three looking to students to #makeitright

Three are offering students up to £1000 of tech in a competition to help improve the mobile industry. It is another step in their #makeitright campaign. The network is allowing students to fill in an online form with their ideas and the best 5 will be selected

Vodafone offer up the S6 edge – 32GB version

This is the 64GB Samsung Galaxy S6 edge on Vodafone. It was, until recently, the lowest capacity version on the network and would’ve set you back £41 per month with £149 up-front. That’ll get you 500MB data, unlimited texts and 500 minutes. However, if you want to