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No link between cancer and mobile phone usage

No link between cancer and mobile phone usage

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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

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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 The mobile service providers are stopping service on 13 December because TDC, a Danish telecom company, has withdrawn from the UK market, thereby forcing...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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

Heavy mobile phone usage and male infertility linked in study

Heavy mobile phone usage and male infertility linked in study

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A new medical study has shown a correlation between low sperm count and high mobile phone usage, suggesting that mobile phone usage could affect male fertility. A team led by Ashok Agarwal at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio found that out of 361 infertility... >>

O2 customers to receive calls for free in Spain

O2 customers to receive calls for free in Spain

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O2 is rolling out a new service called “high roamer” under its My Europe set of tariffs that lets UK mobile phone users receive calls abroad at no charge. At launch, customers can only benefit from this service when travelling in Spain, but the plan... >>

Vodafone launches Small Business Plan

Vodafone launches Small Business Plan

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Vodafone has announced a new pricing plan for small businesses to coincide with its sponsorship of the new Sky program, The Big Idea. The Small Business plan is a new plan that starts at £22 per month, and allows business mobiles to share minutes. It... >>

T-Mobile Street Check offers UK wide signal strength details

T-Mobile Street Check offers UK wide signal strength details

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The days of waving your mobile phone around in the air trying to get a signal may be gone forever as T-Mobile launches a new service today. Continuing its move to be as transparent as possible, T-Mobile has launched a new service today which one spokesman... >>