Category: 4G

Three sink over £2bn into 5G

UK network Three, who are already well-known for pushing their data network, have today announced they are investing over £2bn into 5G technology. With all the networks full steam ahead in their 5G plans, Three have a great opportunity to stand out thanks to their large spectrum holding …

Three UK confirm their new aggregated 4G, delivering 4G+

Well, we hate to say it, but if you’re following us on Twitter and you read our earlier story, you’ll already know all this. We covered in detail some two weeks ago and right now we’re all basically doing this in the Coolsmartphone office. Today Three have confirmed …

OnePlus 6T now official. Everything you need to know.

OnePlus have just announced their flagship device to the world, and as we thought it’s the OnePlus 6T. It only felt like a few weeks ago we were live at the London event and bringing you our full review of the OnePlus 6, so it was exciting to …

Xiaomi coming to Three UK on 9th November

It felt like a while ago we heard the news of Xiaomi teaming up with Hutchison Whampoa group, who are the company behind Three UK. Xiaomi are a massive smartphone manufacturer in China, with many of their high-end devices getting imported via various online retailers. They’re about to …

Three UK quickly rolling out 4G+

If you are a customer on Three here in the UK, you may have recently spotted a new signal logo in your status bar showing 4G+ Many people have tweeted the network asking what this means, and it’s good news. Anybody else getting @ThreeUK #4G+ ?? My speed …

So, err.. EE put a cinema in the sky

No, I’ve no idea why either. Well.. actually I do. I lie. It’s to promote their 4G network, the fact that it works in more remote spots and the return of 4GEE Cinema. Yes, students from Goodwood Flying School were hoisted into the air, given popcorn (which, of …

Virgin boost 4G data speeds

Virgin Mobile are doing some great offers right now, especially if you are in need of a SIM-only contract. The company run their network off EE signal, which gives them access to a huge 4G footprint already built, and still improving all the time. Until now customers have …

Three quietly launch 4G roaming

Roaming plays a big part of your decision-making when choosing a network. Being connected is more vital now than it has ever been. Many customers on Three have been asking when they will get access to 4G roaming that other networks have offered for a while now. Whilst …

Primordial Radio join an elite group at Vodafone

Vodafone customers lend me your ears! Recently, we mentioned an independent radio station called Primordial which specialises in  rock and metal music but what makes this group special is their use of mobile phone technology and their ability to broadcast from wherever they want. The online service is …

Google Pixel 3 family renders leak

With a lot of focus recently on the new iPhone devices, Android fans are eagerly awaiting the announcement of their Pixel 3 range of devices which are due October 9th. As if these phones have not leaked enough with full hands on and unboxing’s already online, we now …

EE announce iPhone XS Pricing

Just in case you had not heard…we have new iPhones to order today, and EE have sent over some information. Both the XS and XS Max can now be pre-ordered for delivery next Friday in three different colours. Anyone after the XR will have to wait until October, …

EE switches off more 3G as 4G takes over

The 2100MHz 3G frequency has been in use by all the UK operators for a long time. Now EE are refarming the spectrum so that it’ll power 4G instead. This effectively means that EE will have five “carriers” of the 4G signal – more than any other UK …

4G Mobile broadband plans arrive from BT

Morning all. Good news ! That rash has cleared up! Ah no, wait. BT have got some news for us. They’ve just announced 4G mobile broadband plans for the first time. Not only that, but they’ve also got their first range of 12 month 4G SIM-only plans. BT, …

EE launch Upgrade Anytime plans

The big news today comes from the largest 4G network in the UK, EE. And it is quite a big announcement for anyone who loves getting the latest device as soon as possible. Before now, certain phones were available on Annual Upgrade options which means after 12 months …

Google Pixel 3 finally leaks

There has been leak after leak recently about the Pixel 3XL, in fact a whole unboxing has been recorded and camera samples out online. But what we were not as sure about is the smaller version just called the Pixel 3, until now. Specs are said to include …

O2 Refresh gets big….refresh

The big news just now comes from UK network O2. They’re making a big update to their Refresh contract offering. In case you did not know, O2 Refresh split your contract into two payments. First an airtime part which is for your talk / text / data, and …

EE announce super fast delivery and setup service

EE have today announced a new delivery service available on certain flagship devices. Super fast delivery will enable customers to get their new device the same day, with a timeslot and location best suited to you. Staying in all day for a delivery can be not only frustrating, …

Nokia 7 Plus wins EISA award

Nokia are a brand that are loved all around the world, and whilst the Windows Phone era was a bit of a flop, the HMD era using Android has been much better. We just had the news through that the impressive Nokia 7 Plus has won an award …

EE named as the Best Network in the UK

EE have been announced by RootMetrics as the ‘Best Network’ for 2018, making this an impressive five years in a row. The company has been busy upgrading their network with new technology, allowing them to keep ahead of rivals with super impressive speeds plus capacity where needed. Main …

Three UK report H1 2018 results

Three have announced their H1 2018 results and there is some key information to be taken out from them, even if you do not want to read all of the press release below. The customer base has increased to 10.1m customers thanks to some great offers and partnerships. …