Tag: o2

O2 seeking millions in damages from Ericsson

After a pretty terrible outage, it’s become painfully apparent how much we all rely on mobile data. Customers on O2 will receive compensation but O2 / Telefonica are also seeking compensation from the people who caused the problem – Ericsson. According to The Telegraph there’s a damages bill …

O2 Outage compensation on the way

So, yesterday someone at Ericsson forgot to renew a certificate. This caused O2, giffgaff, Tesco Mobile, Sky and Lycamobile customers to lose all internet connectivity and there was some severe red faces as the O2 network ended up on the front pages of newspapers and websites for all …

(LIVE) No O2 for you too? Network problems continue to rumble on.

If you’re using an O2 mobile today then, well, you probably won’t be able to read this … not unless you’re on WiFi. Since 5.30 this morning there’s been major problems with connectivity, which O2 are blaming on a third party software issue. Up to 32 million UK …

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 …

We’re in the EU but “Bill Shock” continues..

As Britain limps in disarray towards a badly-handled Brexit, we still have a few more months being part of the EU. It means that we can fly to France, Spain, Germany, Cyprus, Greece or Sweden and make calls, text or browse just like we were back in the …

Where’s the place you don’t get a signal ?

Ok everyone. I’m going to ask you a question. Name me one place where you regularly have signal problems. Not a geographic spot, but a place. Yes, it’s a train. Trains are a pain in the backside. On journeys to London it’s fairly usual to hear someone say, …

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 …

O2 to sell unlocked devices

Back in 2014, UK network Three made the bold move of selling all their devices unlocked giving customers freedom to Sim swap O2 have just announced they are to offer the same from this month, with all phones to be unlocked by the end of the month that …

Tesco Mobile doing double data deals.

Whether you’re after a SIM-only or a contract deal, Tesco Mobile have just got in touch to let us know about their latest offers. It starts with the iPhone 6 on a 36-month Anytime Upgrade Flex contract. That, at £18.49 per month (and no upfront fee), will get …

LG G7 ThinQ coming to O2

The LG G7 ThinQ was recently announced, and O2 have confirmed that they will exclusively stock the ‘Morroccan Blue’ colour in the next few weeks. The G7 ThinQ is the latest flagship from LG and offers some great specs that are overlooked when compared to phones like the …

UK 5G spectrum auction comes to an end

It only seems like yesterday we were talking about the 4G spectrum here in the UK. That was to support the “next” generation of networks. However, we’re now seeing the first deployment stages of 5G, and the results of the auction are in. O2 won big with snapping …

O2 refresh plans and add better roaming

O2 have announced a new range of pay monthly plans for customers, with allowances ranging from 1GB up to 50GB. These plans are flexible and allow customers to switch between plans when needed, giving them better value for money. Better news for some though is the fact they …

It’s Samsung Galaxy S9 day!

Thinking of getting the Samsung Galaxy S9 or the Samsung Galaxy S9+ ? Well, as you know, seconds after we got all the official details there was a dash to the demonstration area in Barcelona to go through all the Samsung Galaxy S9 features. Now, right now, right …

Scammers. Why fighting them isn’t exactly straightforward.

This morning I received a call from 0207 1754592. As I usually do with calls, I tend to screen unknown numbers. On my voicemail, this message was left. It’s been fired through a text-to-speech system and you can listen to it here… It’s a horrible scam. There’s a …

Switch mobile networks without fuss. Coming soon!

Many people have likened their favourite mobile provider to their bank, and they’ll stick with that same provider for some time. Loyalty, though, doesn’t always get you the best deals or the best coverage, so it’s good to try comparison sites and look at the options. Now Ofcom, …

Bye bye O2 TU Go

Got a patchy signal and on O2? Don’t worry! You can call over WiFi! Well, up until now you’ve had to use a separate app, but TU Go did let you make and receive calls in areas you weren’t able to before. However, here’s the bad news. Tomorrow …