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EE agrees deal to buy 58 Phones 4u stores, saves further 359 jobs

EE agrees deal to buy 58 Phones 4u stores, saves further 359 jobs

By 22 September 2014

Mobile phone operator EE has struck a deal with Phones 4u's administrators PwC to buy 58 of the Phones 4u stores currently closed in the UK. This follows Vodafone's announcement on Friday that it is purchasing and rebranding 140 Phones 4u shops located... >>

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... >>

EE customers complain about 50p queue-jump charge for customer service

EE customers complain about 50p queue-jump charge for customer service

By 15 August 2014

EE introduced a customer service queue-jump for those willing to pay a flat fee of 50p. This has been running for a week and now customer dissatisfaction is beginning to appear. Some customers, especially those who have been with EE for some time, feel... >>

Ofcom reveals best mobile networks for call quality, EE tops the list

Ofcom reveals best mobile networks for call quality, EE tops the list

By 12 August 2014

Ofcom, the government approved regulatory office, has released its research on mobile phone networks' phone call quality. EE has come out on top. The research was carried out to help people make an informed decision on the best network for them. This... >>

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... >>