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  • Orange, T-Mobile and EE: What happens now?
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    Orange, T-Mobile and EE: What happens now?

    By 12 September 2012

    EE, the new 4G network in the UK, has announced it is launching in the UK coming weeks in four major cities and a further 12 cities before Christmas. In a rather confusing move, the parent company of Orange and T-Mobile, previously called Everything...

  • EE confirms Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy S3, and exclusive titanium grey edition
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    EE confirms Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy S3, and exclusive titanium grey edition

    By 11 September 2012

    EE, formerly Everything Everywhere, has confirmed that the Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S III is definitely on its way and imminent. Indeed, it lists the LTE version of the device as having Android 4.1 Jelly Bean straight from the box. In...

  • Everything Everywhere becomes EE 4G in the UK, new devices coming in weeks
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    Everything Everywhere becomes EE 4G in the UK, new devices coming in weeks

    By 11 September 2012

    Everything Everywhere has ditched the name  to launch a new brand to sit alongside Orange and T-Mobile in its network family. Called EE, the new service which, from today (11 September), will become the umbrella network for Orange and T-Mobile, promises...

  • Everything Everywhere's 4G UK plans to be detailed on 11 September
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    Everything Everywhere's 4G UK plans to be detailed on 11 September

    By 7 September 2012

    Everything Everywhere has sent an official invite alerting the UK tech press that all will be revealed on its 4G plans on Tuesday 11 September. The mobile network -  a partnership between Orange and T-Mobile - was given the green light by Ofcom to begin...

  • O2 to appeal against Ofcom's Everything Everywhere 4G decision
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    O2 to appeal against Ofcom's Everything Everywhere 4G decision

    By 31 August 2012

    O2 has announced its intention to appeal the decision by Ofcom to allow Everything Everywhere to launch 4G services on the existing 1800MHz spectrum band. The network, like Vodafone, believes that allowing its rival - the umbrella organisation in charge...

  • HTC One XL: Everything Everywhere's first 4G phone
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    HTC One XL: Everything Everywhere's first 4G phone

    By 30 August 2012

    The HTC One XL will be one of the first 4G-ready phones available on the Everything Everywhere network (Orange and T-Mobile) when the new service launches in September, Pocket-lint can exclusively confirm. The phone, currently available on AT&T in the...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #98 - Everything Everywhere 4G, iPhone 5 rumours and Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #98 - Everything Everywhere 4G, iPhone 5 rumours and Samsung Galaxy Note 2

    By 24 August 2012

    Ofcom has approved Everything Everywhere's 4G network plans so the team look at what that means to the UK's mobile broadband network. Plus, they tackle the recent swathe of camera leaks that are emerging ahead of trade shows Photokina and IFA. And look...

  • 4G in the UK: Which phones will have it?
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    4G in the UK: Which phones will have it?

    By 21 August 2012

    While we don’t have a definitive list yet of what handsets will be functioning with Everything Everywhere’s 4G roll-out, we can take a good look at what is on offer elsewhere. Chances are that whatever sort of device is available in the US, Korea...

  • 4G mobile UK: When can you get it?
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    4G mobile UK: When can you get it?

    By 21 August 2012

    With Ofcom giving Everything Everywhere the green light to launch a 4G mobile service on Orange and T-Mobile, the big question on the UK’s lips is, “When can I get some of that action?” and the answer, you’ll be pleased to hear, is very soon indeed....

  • Everything Everywhere not ready to launch 4G network in September
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    Everything Everywhere not ready to launch 4G network in September

    By 21 August 2012

    Everything Everywhere has admitted that it won't be ready to launch its 4G service on 11 September, the date it is licensed to do so by Ofcom. Instead, a company source has said that an October unveiling is more likely. Speaking to Sky News, the "well-placed"...

  • Everything Everywhere 4G roll-out: Industry reaction
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    Everything Everywhere 4G roll-out: Industry reaction

    By 21 August 2012

    So it’s official, Everything Everywhere will be able to begin rolling out its 4G mobile services from 11 September. The network, which is the umbrella company for both Orange and T-Mobile, has been pushing for the decision for the best part of a year,...

  • iPhone 5 to run on Everything Everywhere's 4G network in UK
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    iPhone 5 to run on Everything Everywhere's 4G network in UK

    By 21 August 2012

    It is understood that the iPhone 5 will work on the UK's 4G network from launch. Multiple sources have suggested to Pocket-lint that the latest handset from Apple - expected to be unveiled on 12 September - will support the 1800MHz spectrum band that...

  • Everything Everywhere to be renamed in light of 4G Ofcom decision
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    Everything Everywhere to be renamed in light of 4G Ofcom decision

    By 21 August 2012

    Everything Everywhere is said to be considering a rebrand, complete with new name, after Ofcom’s decision to allow the network an early roll-out of 4G mobile services. Speaking to Sky News, a source within Everything Everywhere -  the umbrella company...

  • Three to benefit from Ofcom's Everything Everywhere 4G allocation
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    Three to benefit from Ofcom's Everything Everywhere 4G allocation

    By 21 August 2012

    UK network Three is said to be in the process of buying part of Everything Everywhere’s 4G mobile services spectrum, meaning it too would be able to roll-out 4G to its customers before the end of the year. Ofcom has announced that it has approved Everything...

  • What is 4G?
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    What is 4G?

    By 21 August 2012

    You've probably heard the term 4G thrown casually into conversation by mobile phone aficionados, but what does it actually mean? In simple terms, 4G refers to the fourth generation of wireless technology networks and follows on from 2G and 3G. While 1G...

  • Ofcom gives Everything Everywhere green light for 4G roll-out
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    Ofcom gives Everything Everywhere green light for 4G roll-out

    By 21 August 2012

    Everything Everywhere has been approved by Ofcom to begin delivering 4G mobile services to the UK later this year, far earlier than was expected. From 11 September, Everything Everywhere, the owner of Orange and T-Mobile, will be able to roll out 4G mobile...

  • LG targets 4G markets after publishing Q2 financial losses
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    LG targets 4G markets after publishing Q2 financial losses

    By 25 July 2012

    LG is to invest even more heavily in 4G phones as it tries to combat declining sales in its mobile division. The Korean manufacturer has published its results for Q2 of 2012, which show it operated at a loss of $49.48 million US (£32 million). This was...

  • Ofcom gears up for 4G auction but we won't be able to use it until late 2013
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    Ofcom gears up for 4G auction but we won't be able to use it until late 2013

    By 24 July 2012

    Ofcom says we will all (well 98 per cent of the UK at least) be using 4G services in the second half of 2013, as it gears up for the auction between the major operators for the super-fast network. The regulatory authority has laid out the criteria for...

  • Ed Vaizey: 4G delay the fault of the networks
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    Ed Vaizey: 4G delay the fault of the networks

    By 20 June 2012

    Mobile operators are to blame for the UK’s current lack of a 4G network, according to Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries. But he told the audience of media big-wigs and pocket-lint at The Future of Entertainment...

  • O2 and Vodafone join forces in preparation for 4G roll-out
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    O2 and Vodafone join forces in preparation for 4G roll-out

    By 7 June 2012

    Telefonica UK and Vodafone have revealed plans for a joint venture that will see both networks share one national grid that will improve call and mobile internet quality for both sets of customers. It seems Telefonica UK, the parent company of O2, and...

  • Everything Everywhere: UK's ready for 4G and Ofcom won't stand in our way
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    Everything Everywhere: UK's ready for 4G and Ofcom won't stand in our way

    By 22 May 2012

    Everything Everywhere has again emphasised its desire to bring a 4G network to the UK, following successful trials. The operator, a joint venture between Orange and T-Mobile, told Pocket-lint that it is extremely confident Ofcom won’t stand in its...

  • Apple drops the 4G from UK iPads, now Wi-Fi + Cellular
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    Apple drops the 4G from UK iPads, now Wi-Fi + Cellular

    By 14 May 2012

    Apple will no longer be referring to the new iPad as a 4G version in the UK, after succumbing to pressure from customers and watchdogs. The manufacturer’s UK website is now taking orders for “Wi-Fi” and “Wi-Fi + Cellular” enabled iPads, whereas...

  • HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE coming to Verizon
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    HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE coming to Verizon

    By 7 May 2012

    Just last month Verizon accidentally leaked details of the HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE. Today it’s been announced officially, with full specs that mirror what most of us already knew. But that’s not to take away from this super-fast smartphone. As...

  • 8 in 10 who use internet on the go want 4G ASAP
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    8 in 10 who use internet on the go want 4G ASAP

    By 18 April 2012

    More than 8 in 10 people who use the internet on the go want 4G to be rolled out in the UK as soon as possible, according to a new survey by YouGov and Everything Everywhere. The survey, which questioned 2,035 people online, indicated that of those savvy...

  • HTC EVO 4G LTE US bound, but not UK
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    HTC EVO 4G LTE US bound, but not UK

    By 5 April 2012

    Damn those Americans. They get all the good stuff.  Not content with Disneyland and oversized burgers, HTC has unveiled its latest member of the EVO series, the HTC EVO 4G LTE, and it’s only coming to the US. The smartphone that packs a domineering...