Category: 4G Britain

EE by gum, more cities switched on to EE 4G

With over 1 million 4G subscribers EE are currently the clear market leader in superfast mobile internet. In order to help fulfil the promise of 99% coverage by the end of 2014 EE are about to switch on another 29 towns and cities. Bath, Bournemouth, Brighton, Cambridge, Darlington, …

4G from 3 goes live

The only mobile operator in the UK to not add an extra charge for its 4G services has started to switch on its next generation network. There has been no official announcement however based on Three’s twitter account  “a few thousand customers” in Manchester, Birmingham and London have had …

EE expand 4G to rural Cumbria

EE have announced today they have expanded 4G coverage into rural Cumbria and over 2000 residents . For just £25 customers will get a promotional deal of 20GB a month Although other deals are also available In testing EE found average speeds of around 24Mbps, which is more …

Mobile coverage spotty on your drive to work? You’re not the only one

Every year Ofcom produce an infrastructure report which details the state of our broadband and mobile infrastructure here in the UK. It’s the first time that the regulator has looked at the mobile coverage provided on UK roads. Motorways appear to have fairly decent coverage, so you can …

Nexus 7 LTE now available in the UK

International Android fans rejoice! The Nexus 7 LTE is expanding its availability to several more countries starting today. Google Play is now selling the mobile data-enabled Nexus 7 in Australia, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, UK, Japan and Korea. Pricing in the UK is at £299 for the 32GB model …

The iPhone 5s and 5c – Where to get them

I’ve already had two people tell me how they intend to pay or upgrade to the iPhone 5s this morning, so it’s worth letting you know where you can get one or an iPhone 5c. Firstly, we should point out that all the major networks will be picking …

EE by gum. 100 towns and cities now covered

Tomorrow Voda and O2 will begin their 4G race for coverage, but EE grabbed a massive head-start and have now managed to cover 100 towns and cities with their LTE juice. Now, if you were EE and two big competitors were about to launch their 4G networks tomorrow, …

And so it begins.. Vodafone throttling 3G customers

It’s safe to say that 4G hasn’t exactly set the world alight here in the UK. Although there’s obvious benefits, the lack of coverage, relatively low data limits and pricing has meant that most have chosen to stay on 3G. Why? Well, 3G is cheaper, and most people …

Three reiterate their 4G promise

We’ve seen a lot of noise from O2 and Vodafone about their new 4G plans and value-added content recently. Meanwhile, EE have taken to Twitter to ensure that everyone knows just how much of a head start they have. All these networks have one thing in common though, …

O2 4G Plans revealed

Well, better late than never, O2 have taken the wraps off their 4G pricing. There’s a heavy emphasis on content once again and, ijust like Vodafone, they’ll be dishing up music and sport content to 4G customers. The new 4G tariffs, which are detailed here, include SIM-only deals …

Xperia Z Ultra First Impressions

The day has arrived….. That magic day when you get your hands on with the object you have been lusting after since it was announced in all the glitz and glamour that go with product announcements. This device which is very firmly in the Phablet range with a …

Have you got your double helping?

The 4th of July. Truly a time to celebrate. Why? Double speed on EE 4G of course! ;) The first UK 4G network is strapping a supercharger to their network and the following 12 cities and towns will see a significant leap in speeds as of today… Derby, …

EE ‘double speed’ in action?

A good friend of mine is an EE customer and lives in London. He’s been a good mate for years now so I asked about his new EE 4G contract. Being in London he gets 4G all the time but it seems that the ‘double speed’ rollout is …

EE Results are out – 318,000 customers on 4G

The details for the first quarter of this year show that demand for the 4G network seems to be in line with company expectations. The 4G section has been in operation for five months now and, with 318,000 customers using the shiny new masts, they’re looking to hit …

Londoners, keep an eye on your Gok, the 4G 800MHz test is coming

Following pretty successful tests across the Black Country, the company responsible for checking that the 800MHz 4G doesn’t bleed into digital TV is now testing in London. This test is far bigger than the first and will squirt a 4G signal at 800MHz across 170,000 homes in Greenwich, …