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O2 launches Fair deal to give customers just that

O2 launches Fair deal to give customers just that

By 25 January 2007

O2 has taken the brave step of offering all its customers a Fair Deal. From today any existing O2 customers, be they Pay and Go or on a contract, will be given the same handsets and tariffs as new customers when they come to upgrade – as well as being... >>

CES 2007: Motorola and Warner Music partner for multimedia offering

CES 2007: Motorola and Warner Music partner for multimedia offering

By 9 January 2007

Motorola has announced that it is teaming up with Warner Music to form a global strategic partnership to create new music-based products and experiences for the mobile platform. This agreement marks the first time a music company and handset manufacturer... >>

DSG say mobile phone operators to benefit most from digital switchover

By 5 January 2007

John Clare, the chief executive of the parent company that owns Dixons, Curry's and PC World has outlined his concerns about the proposed auction of the publicly owned spectrum that will be released as a result of the forthcoming digital switchover process... >>

Ofcom to sell off parts of the radio spectrum

Ofcom to sell off parts of the radio spectrum

By 12 December 2006

Ofcom has announced that it will sell of parts of the radio spectrum for use with new technologies that will hopefully spur on the development of new devices. The auctions will take place by the end of next year, and will distribute 215MHz of the spectrum... >>

No link between cancer and mobile phone usage

No link between cancer and mobile phone usage

By 6 December 2006

According to a new study by Danish researchers, mobile phone use does not increase your risk of developing cancer. The study is one of the largest into the subject, and surveyed over 420,000 mobile phone users, of which more than 56,000 had been using... >>

easyMobile closes down its pay-as-you-go operations

easyMobile closes down its pay-as-you-go operations

By 14 November 2006

After 2 years of operation, easyMobile, part of the same group as easyJet, is closing its doors. The mobile service providers are stopping service on 13 December because TDC, a Danish telecom company, has withdrawn from the UK market, thereby forcing... >>

EC finds roaming charges put people off using mobiles abroad

EC finds roaming charges put people off using mobiles abroad

By 7 November 2006

Europeans aren’t picking up their mobiles to make calls when they’re travelling because of the outrageously high cost of roaming fees, according to a new study by the EC. Surprisingly, only 8% of those survey turn their mobile off when abroad, while... >>

Sony Ericsson hosts tennis in the dark

Sony Ericsson hosts tennis in the dark

By 1 November 2006

Sony Ericsson’s marketing team are going all-out on this one. The company is bringing Night Tennis to the masses for free during the 5-day Sony Ericsson Championships for the WTA tour in Madrid. The night club event plays host to DJs Darren Emerson... >>

Vodafone Family offers free calls for £5 a month

Vodafone Family offers free calls for £5 a month

By 31 October 2006

Vodafone UK is offering customers a Family plan for free calling between four to six mobiles for £5 a month. On person in a group pays the £5 a month, and all calls to three other nominated Vodafone customers are then free within the group. Vodafone... >>

The Carphone Warehouse to offer new service, MyMobileLife

The Carphone Warehouse to offer new service, MyMobileLife

By 30 October 2006

The Carphone Warehouse has inked a deal with Reporo, a company that offers free texting and other services to its members, to launch a new Java-based service called MyMobileLife. It offers a wide range of free services, including IM and chat through your... >>