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Vodafone follows Three in scrapping data roaming charges, but you will have to pay £5 a day extra

Vodafone follows Three in scrapping data roaming charges, but you will have to pay £5 a day extra

By 7 July 2014

Vodafone has announced that it is scrapping extra charges for data roaming or using minutes and texts in other countries. Vodafone WorldTraveller enables the network's Pay Monthly customers to use their existing minutes, texts and data plans when abroad... >>

Going to Glastonbury and want free Wi-Fi? Just plonk yourself next to a cow

Going to Glastonbury and want free Wi-Fi? Just plonk yourself next to a cow

By 25 June 2014

After unleashing its Wi-Fi tractor at the event last year, EE has gone one better for Glastonbury 2014 and is providing free 4G Wi-Fi to festival goers by converting cows into mobile internet hotspots. That doesn't mean it's strapping devices to Worthy... >>

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... >>

Three extends free roaming to five new countries, including France

Three extends free roaming to five new countries, including France

By 5 June 2014

Three has extended the number of countries its mobile customers can use their phones without incurring additional roaming charges. Users of Three's Feel At Home incentive can now use the internet, text and call from France, Switzerland, Israel, Finland... >>

O2 Refresh plan now includes tablets: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, Nexus 7 and more

O2 Refresh plan now includes tablets: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, Nexus 7 and more

By 20 May 2014

O2 has extended its O2 Refresh price plan system to include tablets. Like the network already offers with smartphones, you can pick up a tablet device on a monthly contract, with the SIM plan as a separate payment. You can choose a tablet from a selection... >>

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... >>

Vodafone vows to never increase your monthly plan for the length of your contract

Vodafone vows to never increase your monthly plan for the length of your contract

By 9 May 2014

Vodafone UK has introduced a fixed price promise for all customers. It will not increase the price of mobile line rental throughout the entire duration of a contract. From 23 January, UK independent communications regulator Ofcom introduced a ruling that... >>

WhatsApp Voice over LTE is going to push networks to compete or die trying

WhatsApp Voice over LTE is going to push networks to compete or die trying

By 18 April 2014

WhatsApp recently announced that it will be introducing voice calling in the next few months. According to network software engineers this means huge changes ahead for networks that will result in the death of 3G calls, the start of HD chatting, better... >>

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... >>

Three no longer offers unlimited tethering and unlimited data now only on top contracts

Three no longer offers unlimited tethering and unlimited data now only on top contracts

By 18 March 2014

UK network Three has killed unlimited tethering allowances for new customers, capping the highest tier to 2GB of data used within an existing contract. It will charge for each 1GB extra used. In addition, it now only offers unlimited data on its most... >>