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Qualcomm shows off the future of 4K broadcast with LTE-B, direct sharing over LTE, Wi-Gig and more

Qualcomm shows off the future of 4K broadcast with LTE-B, direct sharing over LTE, Wi-Gig and more

By 16 October 2014

We've met with Qualcomm for some world first demos of the future of super-fast Wi-Fi and LTE. The recently announced Wi-Gig, that manages nearly 1GB per second downloads, was on show as well as future LTE which allows direct phone to phone data sharing... >>

Vodafone rolls out more stable, faster 4G speeds, but what is Carrier Aggregation?

Vodafone rolls out more stable, faster 4G speeds, but what is Carrier Aggregation?

By 15 October 2014

Vodafone has started to roll out its Carrier Aggregation technology that could see a boost to users' 4G data speeds by up to three times. It is being launched initially in Birmingham, Manchester and London, but will continue to expand to include other... >>

EE refreshes 4G SIM only plans, now from less than £10 a month

EE refreshes 4G SIM only plans, now from less than £10 a month

By 17 September 2014

EE has rejigged its prices for its SIM only 4G data plans, offering 4G contracts from as little as £9.99 a month. That will get you 250 talk time minutes, unlimited texts and 250MB of data, but for those with bigger internet and download appetites, a... >>

4K is only half the story, BBC also to trial live TV broadcasting over 4G at Commonwealth Games

4K is only half the story, BBC also to trial live TV broadcasting over 4G at Commonwealth Games

By 18 July 2014

The BBC's research and development lab has already previously announced that it will be broadcasting 4K Ultra HD live video from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow for the public to view for the first time. Now it has announced that it will also be trialling... >>

EE voice over data trials could spell the end for Skype and Viber

EE voice over data trials could spell the end for Skype and Viber

By 20 June 2014

EE has announced live trials of phone calls over Wi-Fi and 4G which could lead to improved audio quality and eliminate dropped signals. The network is investing £275 million in voice calling technology, which could eventually lead to calls being made... >>

Nokia and SK Telecoms succeed in sending 5GB over LTE in 11 seconds

Nokia and SK Telecoms succeed in sending 5GB over LTE in 11 seconds

By 12 June 2014

Nokia may have sold its phone business to Microsoft but it's still being as pioneering as ever. After teaming up with SK Telecoms the two managed to achieve an LTE connection speed of 3.78Gbps. Current 4G LTE-A which is rolling out in London this year... >>

EE announces trio of own-brand 4G hotspot devices, including in-car: Buzzard, Osprey and Kite

EE announces trio of own-brand 4G hotspot devices, including in-car: Buzzard, Osprey and Kite

By 21 May 2014

Along with its first own-branded 4G tablet, EE used a London launch event to announce three new 4G hotspots for different markets, including its first ever device for in-car. The EE Buzzard is made by Huawei and consists of a mobile receiver and Wi-Fi... >>

What is 5G, when is it coming and why do we need it?

What is 5G, when is it coming and why do we need it?

By 16 May 2014

We’re still in the middle of the 4G revolution in that the superfast mobile data service is still in its infancy in both coverage and speed capabilities. With current technologies capable of offering internet speeds of up to 150Mbps in areas offering... >>

EE adds £2 optional roaming charge for unlimited minutes and texts in the EU

EE adds £2 optional roaming charge for unlimited minutes and texts in the EU

By 26 March 2014

EE has launched a new lower-priced plan for its 4G services to combat incentives coming from other networks and has introduced a new talktime and texts add-on for those roaming across Europe. For an extra £2 a day, you can buy unlimited minutes and texts... >>

EE launches own Kestrel smartphone for free as part of £13.99 4G handset plan

EE launches own Kestrel smartphone for free as part of £13.99 4G handset plan

By 26 March 2014

EE has launched its first branded smartphone in the UK as part of what it claims to be the country's cheapest 4G price plan that includes a handset. For £13.99 a month over 24 months, customers can get 500 minutes of talktime, unlimited text messages,... >>