4G archive

  • Innovation of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards contenders
    Gaming

    Innovation of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards contenders

    By 2 November 2012

    One of the more intriguing categories at the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards is Innovation of the Year. It’s open to all kinds of gadgets, software, apps, websites and just about anything else that we might write about on our good pages of this hive of technology...

  • EE 4G network now live in the UK
    Phones

    EE 4G network now live in the UK

    By 30 October 2012

    The UK can now enjoy 4G network speeds on its mobile devices, so long as you're a customer of EE. Oh and residing in one of 11 UK cities. The service, which brings the fastest network speeds the UK has seen, has gone live in London, Bristol, Birmingham,...

  • EE 4G UK: Devices, speeds, availability, coverage, prices
    Phones

    EE 4G UK: Devices, speeds, availability, coverage, prices

    By 30 October 2012

    Everything Everywhere is now available in the UK, with a new network and a new brand, known simply as EE bringing with it the first 4G service in the  UK. Now that the auction for other 4G spectrum bands has been brought forward in order to stave off...

  • Nokia Lumia 920 4G available from EE on 9 November
    Phones

    Nokia Lumia 920 4G available from EE on 9 November

    By 29 October 2012

    It has been confirmed to Pocket-lint that the Nokia Lumia 920, complete with 4G, will be available on EE in the UK from 9 November. The information was confirmed to Pocket-lint alongside the launch of Windows Phone 8 in the UK, as other devices are also...

  • Vodafone launches 4G Promise, knocks 70 per cent off existing contract for customers who upgrade
    Phones

    Vodafone launches 4G Promise, knocks 70 per cent off existing contract for customers who upgrade

    By 26 October 2012

    Vodafone will attempt to persuade its customers to upgrade to its 4G network next spring by knocking 70 per cent off their remaining contract.  The Vodafone 4G Promise will see customers exchange any phone they have on an existing contract (so long as...

  • iPad mini and iPad 4 confirmed to work on EE 4G in UK
    Tablets

    iPad mini and iPad 4 confirmed to work on EE 4G in UK

    By 25 October 2012

    EE has announced that both the new iPad mini and the iPad 4 will be available on its 4G network when the two Apple devices arrive next month. It may not come as the biggest surprise – EE is the only UK network currently capable of providing 4G network...

  • Age of analogue is over... Digital TV switchover complete
    Home Cinema

    Age of analogue is over... Digital TV switchover complete

    By 24 October 2012

    That's that then. Starting in Whitehaven, Cumbria, at the back end of 2007, it has taken five years to complete the UK's digital TV switchover, with the Divis transmitter, just outside Belfast, having its analogue broadcasts turned off for the very last...

  • Apple shocks everyone with iPad 4, adds 4G connectivity for UK
    Tablets

    Apple shocks everyone with iPad 4, adds 4G connectivity for UK

    By 23 October 2012

    Apple has unexpectedly revealed a fourth-generation iPad called, well, the iPad 4. It features an upgraded A6X CPU, and Apple claims the iPad 4’s new processor will double both the CPU performance and the graphics performance of the previous A5X CPU...

  • 4G to force even more regional phones in future
    Phones

    4G to force even more regional phones in future

    By 23 October 2012

    4G phones launched in the US that don't work in the UK are likely to become even more commonplace, Qualcomm warns, as phone manufacturers struggle to cope with the huge variety of frequencies they have to support. "LTE was never harmonised like 3G was....

  • EE 4G UK iPhone 5: How much will it cost me?
    Phones

    EE 4G UK iPhone 5: How much will it cost me?

    By 23 October 2012

    If you're looking to get your hands on the fastest iPhone 5 in the UK, then EE's LTE network is the way to do it. We already know the iPhone 5 is a fast phone, but just how much is it going to cost you to get that fast data too?  If you've already bought...

  • EE unveils UK 4G pricing: From £36, 24 month, handsets cost extra
    Phones

    EE unveils UK 4G pricing: From £36, 24 month, handsets cost extra

    By 23 October 2012

    EE, the UK's brand new 4G network, has today revealed just how much you'll be asked to pay to get super fast mobile data: it starts at £36 a month. From Tuesday 30 October 2012, when the 4G EE network officially goes live, you'll be able to get yourself...

  • New iPad to launch alongside iPad mini
    Tablets

    New iPad to launch alongside iPad mini

    By 22 October 2012

    Blimey, the Apple event tomorrow (23 October) is shaping up to be a Generation Game-like conveyor belt of products whizzed before journalists' eyes, with a new iPad rumoured to be being announced alongside the iPad mini, 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina...

  • Further step made to launch 4G on major UK networks
    Online

    Further step made to launch 4G on major UK networks

    By 18 October 2012

    The four major mobile phone networks - O2, Vodafone, Three and EE (comprising T-Mobile and Orange) -have brought the auction for further 4G services in the UK one step closer. They have formed a jointly controlled company, Digital Mobile Spectrum Limited...

  • iPad mini to be Wi-Fi only, sources say
    Tablets

    iPad mini to be Wi-Fi only, sources say

    By 10 October 2012

    If earlier reports are to be believed, Apple will be sending out press invites to its iPad mini launch event today (10 October), so we're reaching the end of a rumour mill that has been running for well over a year. However, that won't stop numerous reports...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #102 - Samsung Galaxy Note 2 review
    Online

    Pocket-lint Podcast #102 - Samsung Galaxy Note 2 review

    By 5 October 2012

    A slight change to the format for the Pocket-lint Podcast from now on, as we introduce a new reviews section to the recording. Editor of reviews Ian Morris opens the proceedings with a review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, while the rest of the team focus...

  • EE 4G UK services to officially launch on 30 October, will cover 10 cities initially
    Phones

    EE 4G UK services to officially launch on 30 October, will cover 10 cities initially

    By 3 October 2012

    EE has confirmed that its UK 4G service will launch on Tuesday, 30 October. While there has been some speculation over this date, the mobile network's boss Olaf Swantee has released a statement to herald the event. "We are delighted to announce that the...

  • iPhone 5 4G EE UK: What sort of speeds can you expect? (video)
    Phones

    iPhone 5 4G EE UK: What sort of speeds can you expect? (video)

    By 3 October 2012

    The iPhone 5 is a fast phone. It might have a few teething troubles with maps and scratches, but it's selling fast, the OS runs fast and now - thanks to a preview of the 4G EE network in the UK - we've seen it with super-fast data too. So what sort of...

  • 4G EE handsets available from today: iPhone 5 joined by Samsung, HTC and Huawei
    Phones

    4G EE handsets available from today: iPhone 5 joined by Samsung, HTC and Huawei

    By 3 October 2012

    EE has officially announced its line-up of 4G phones available from today - Wednesday, 3 October - ready for the LTE service rolling out in the coming weeks. We'd already had confirmation at the launch of the UK's first 4G network, EE, of which devices...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE coming to EE, yours from 15 October
    Phones

    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE coming to EE, yours from 15 October

    By 3 October 2012

    EE has announced that the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will be available as a 4G-ready handset in the UK from 15 October. Adding Samsung's 5.55-inch Note to the selection of the UK 4G handsets on offer, you'll be able to take advantage of faster data speeds...

  • Ofcom: UK 4G available nationwide before June 2013
    Phones

    Ofcom: UK 4G available nationwide before June 2013

    By 2 October 2012

    UK phone users can expect to be able to enjoy 4G connectivity on Vodafone and O2 before Summer 2013, Ofcom has confirmed, following successful "peace talks" with all the UK operators. "Ofcom today welcomed the significant progress that has been made in...

  • UK networks and regulators to meet for 4G peace talks
    Online

    UK networks and regulators to meet for 4G peace talks

    By 2 October 2012

    All of the major mobile network operators in the UK are set to meet with communications regulators later today over Great Britain and Northern Ireland's 4G plans. Several operators claim EE has been given an unfair advantage by the Ofcom decision to allow...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast phone launch special - iPhone 5, Nokia Lumia 920 and EE 4G UK
    Online

    Pocket-lint Podcast phone launch special - iPhone 5, Nokia Lumia 920 and EE 4G UK

    By 14 September 2012

    A stop-gap podcast in the build up to the 100th edition next week sees the the team throw away the script in order to report on its first-hand experiences of a number of phone launches. That's not to say that there's nothing to talk about as editor of...

  • iPhone 5 won't work on O2 or Vodafone's 4G networks
    Online

    iPhone 5 won't work on O2 or Vodafone's 4G networks

    By 13 September 2012

    You could be forgiven for thinking that if you buy an iPhone 5 at launch you'll be able to use 4G when Vodafone, O2 and Three launch their 4G networks in the future. Sadly, this is not the case, and the 4G iPhone 5 which will be available from 21 September...

  • iPhone 5 coming to EE UK: 4G for new iPhone owners
    Phones

    iPhone 5 coming to EE UK: 4G for new iPhone owners

    By 12 September 2012

    Apple has announced the iPhone 5 in San Francisco today and, as we revealed last week, confirmed that the new iPhone 5 would be available with 4G LTE on the EE network.  EE launched the UK's first LTE network in London yesterday, 11 September, initially...

  • EE 4G launch speed tested, just how fast can you go?
    Phones

    EE 4G launch speed tested, just how fast can you go?

    By 12 September 2012

    EE has announced the launch of its new 4G LTE network in the UK ahead of a full roll-out to four major cities - London, Cardiff, Bristol, and Birmingham - in the coming weeks. But what speeds is EE promising and what speeds can you expect to get? We managed...