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Three enables app-free Wi-Fi calling, as long as you have a compatible phone

Three enables app-free Wi-Fi calling, as long as you have a compatible phone

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Three has begun rolling out a new Wi-Fi calling service to its customers, so long as they have a compatible smartphone. Wi-Fi calling is nothing new to Three, since it has been offering the function through the inTouch app, but the experience through... >>

Best UK Boxing Day and January sales 2016/17 tech deals

Best UK Boxing Day and January sales 2016/17 tech deals

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Some people love shopping in sales, others hate it, but most people love a bargain.Luckily for those of you who don't like looking, we are here to help and there is no better time for us to lend a hand than Boxing Day. For those outside the British Isles,... >>

Limited edition Doctor Strange Honor 8 phone will be up for grabs soon

Limited edition Doctor Strange Honor 8 phone will be up for grabs soon

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Honor has teamed with Marvel for a whole slew of Doctor Strange tie-ins, one of which being a limited edition version of the Honor 8.The Huawei-owned brand will be offering a special version of its Android phone with the "Eye of Agamotto" etched onto... >>

Three to run network-level ad blocking trials in mid June

Three to run network-level ad blocking trials in mid June

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UPDATE: Three will run a 24-hour ad-blocking trial in mid-June to those customers who opt in to its invite.Three has announced that it plans to roll-out mobile ad-blocking on its network, following successful implementation in Three UK and Three Italy.... >>

Three promises to freeze prices for five years if it buys O2

Three promises to freeze prices for five years if it buys O2

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In response to Ofcom's suggestion that the O2 acquisition by CK Hutchinson Holdings, owner of Three, would be bad for competition in the UK, the network's chairman has written an open letter which promises a price freeze if the deal goes ahead.Printed... >>

Your mobile bills could rise in the next year as networks’ spectrum fees triple

Your mobile bills could rise in the next year as networks’ spectrum fees triple

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After a lengthy consultation period, UK communications regulator Ofcom has set new annual licence fees for spectrum used by the mobile networks and the bad news is that the new amounts to be paid by Vodafone, O2, EE and Three are over three times what... >>

Three switches on VoLTE, dubs it 4G Super Voice

Three switches on VoLTE, dubs it 4G Super Voice

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Three is the first network in the UK to enable VoLTE (voice over LTE), throwing the switch to make it possible to make calls and send messages over the 4G network.Moving voice and messages to 4G means that Three can offer better performance in some low-reception... >>

Want to see mobile and 4G coverage in your area before you sign up to a network? Here's how

Want to see mobile and 4G coverage in your area before you sign up to a network? Here's how

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If you are still on a 3G mobile plan and are considering switching to 4G, or even want to switch mobile provider altogether, after what each offers for the money the next important question you should ask is whether you will get a decent signal in your... >>

Carphone Warehouse's new iD mobile network pushes free roaming data, value for money

Carphone Warehouse's new iD mobile network pushes free roaming data, value for money

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Dixons Carphone has announced a new mobile network, known simply as iD.The new network from Carphone Warehouse will be launching in May and promises to offer wider free data roaming than existing networks. Comparing itself to Three, iD will be data roaming... >>

Three to bring Huawei's new Honor 6+ to UK stores as exclusive tariff partner

Three to bring Huawei's new Honor 6+ to UK stores as exclusive tariff partner

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Honor plans to bring Android phones to retail stores in the UK for the first time, starting with the Honor 6+, with Three acting as the exclusive network operator in the country.Some Honor-branded devices are already available in the UK through sites... >>

LG Spirit 4G to be a Three exclusive in the UK until June

LG Spirit 4G to be a Three exclusive in the UK until June

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Alongside the G Watch Urbane and Magna smartphone, LG unveiled a reasonably priced 4G handset during its Mobile World Congress press preview; the LG Spirit 4G. And Three will be carrying the device exclusively in the UK for the first few months after... >>

Carphone Warehouse launching its own new network with Three

Carphone Warehouse launching its own new network with Three

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Dixons Carphone, the company that owns UK mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse, has announced it is to launch its own, new network in spring in partnership with Three.The MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) deal will "bring innovative and highly... >>

Three to buy Telefónica's O2 in £10.25 billion deal

Three to buy Telefónica's O2 in £10.25 billion deal

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Three's owner Hutchinson Whampoa is in "exclusive" talks with Telefónica over the acquisition of UK network O2.Hutchinson Whampoa has confirmed in a statement that it has been negotiating for "several weeks". It offered £9.25 billion in cash and up... >>

Is a tycoon about to drop £9 billion to buy O2 and merge it with Three?

Is a tycoon about to drop £9 billion to buy O2 and merge it with Three?

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Mobile network operator O2 is reportedly in talks with one of Asia's richest men who may buy it for £9 billion.O2 is Britain's second largest mobile operator as well as sponsor of the England rugby team. This deal would unite O2 and Three according to... >>

Three’s free roaming to expand to Spain too, here are the countries you can use your phone for free

Three’s free roaming to expand to Spain too, here are the countries you can use your phone for free

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UK mobile operator Three has announced that it will extending its Feel At Home free roaming incentive to include Spain and New Zealand from 1 April. The company has been praised on allowing its customers to use their data, talk minutes and text plans... >>

Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: Where can I get it?

Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: Where can I get it?

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Apple has launched two new iPhone models, the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Pre-orders opened from 12 September, available in store from 19 September.The iPhone 6 offers a 4.7-inch display and the iPhone 6 Plus 5.5-inches, meaning Apple now has a phablet.... >>

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

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

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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 will... >>

Three announces VoiP support, make calls and send texts over Wi-Fi

Three announces VoiP support, make calls and send texts over Wi-Fi

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Three has announced an app, Three inTouch, which allows its customers to make calls and send messages over Wi-Fi.Traditionally calling and text messaging has been restricted to the user's network connection only. For those that are in an area of poor... >>

Three extends free roaming to five new countries, including France

Three extends free roaming to five new countries, including France

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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... >>

The best Samsung Galaxy S5 deals and where to get them (updated)

The best Samsung Galaxy S5 deals and where to get them (updated)

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 is now available in the UK, we've reviewed it, and we have to say it is rather good. The new handset offers a 5.1-inch Full HD display, it boasts a fast 16-megapixel camera, a heart rate sensor and a fingerprint scanner, alongside... >>

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

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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 pricey... >>

Sony Xperia Z2: Where can I get it?

Sony Xperia Z2: Where can I get it?

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Sony's newest handset, the Xperia Z2 takes everything that the Z1 started, and adds refinement. It's more powerful, it has a larger display and it has a host of new features too.The handset is now available with a 5.2-inch Full HD display, the latest... >>

Three supports Ofcom's fixed pricing ruling so your contract charges won't change

Three supports Ofcom's fixed pricing ruling so your contract charges won't change

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UK independent communications regulator Ofcom recently announced that UK mobile phone and landline network providers will have to allow customers to cancel their contracts without penalty if their monthly subscription prices are raised. Now Three has... >>

Three free 4G rollout under way, promises to have all customers converted by March 2014

Three free 4G rollout under way, promises to have all customers converted by March 2014

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Three has started to upgrade its customers to 4G free of charge. Starting this week, some customers with compatible handsets will find that they can receive 4G data speeds in London, Birmingham and Manchester.Not all customers will be upgraded this month... >>

Three now allows you to use your own data plan while roaming the USA, no more ridiculous costs

Three now allows you to use your own data plan while roaming the USA, no more ridiculous costs

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Three has added the USA to the countries included in its "Feel At Home" incentive. This allows you to use your own inclusive minutes, texts and, crucially, data when abroad in certain countries, dramatically lowering the cost of staying in touch when... >>

Get a free lift home on a Harley Davidson today, compliments of Three

Get a free lift home on a Harley Davidson today, compliments of Three

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If you're in London today and spot a Harley Davidson with a spare seat, hail it down and you can get a lift home. To promote the Movember charity Three is giving away free rides all day today, with Birmingham and Manchester next.The bikes, equipped with... >>

Ofcom looks to increase what networks pay for mobile spectrum, EE's 4G bandwith fees to quadruple

Ofcom looks to increase what networks pay for mobile spectrum, EE's 4G bandwith fees to quadruple

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Ofcom has published a consultation on greatly increasing annual fees for the 900MHz and 1800MHz spectrum bands in the UK to bring them more in line with the additional bands auctioned for 4G coverage.In December 2010, the British Government directed the... >>

Three now has new Nexus 7 in stock, but you'll need a dongle if you want to use mobile data

Three now has new Nexus 7 in stock, but you'll need a dongle if you want to use mobile data

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Three has announced that it is now selling the latest Nexus 7 7-inch tablet. But as it's the Wi-Fi-only model, you'll need a separate Three Mi-Fi hotspot to use it on the network.The version being sold in-store comes with 16GB of storage, Android 4.3,... >>

LG G2 release date: Where and when can I get it?

LG G2 release date: Where and when can I get it?

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The LG G2, the new flagship smartphone from LG, has finally arrived in the UK following its launch in the US earlier this year.The handset sports a 5.2-inch Full HD display, a Rear-key design replacing side buttons, along with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800... >>

4G: Which network is best in London and beyond?

4G: Which network is best in London and beyond?

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It's official EE has the best 4G network in London.The tests, carried out by Pocket-lint in a variety of locations in London, show that against O2 and Vodafone, EE has the best upload and download speeds of the three in the capital.However as soon as... >>

Apple iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C will only work on Vodafone and EE 4G networks

Apple iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C will only work on Vodafone and EE 4G networks

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UPDATE 1: Three has confirmed that the iPhone 5S and 5C will work on its 4G when it is up and running this December.UPDATE 2: O2 has announced that it will offer Apple's iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C on O2 Refresh tariffs in the UK however while doing so had... >>

Three ditches data roaming charges in seven countries, including Australia and Hong Kong

Three ditches data roaming charges in seven countries, including Australia and Hong Kong

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Ever the bastion of delivering data to its users for free, Three has announced it will be ditching roaming charges in seven countries. The new scheme is aptly called Feel At Home.Yup, that means you can go abroad, even as far as Australia, and use your... >>

Three to roll out 4G for free this December

Three to roll out 4G for free this December

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We may have two new players entering the 4G market from today, with new networks from Vodafone and O2 launching alongside the already established EE, but Three is aiming to gazump them all by making a hugely bold announcement itself. If you're a Three... >>

Pocket-lint VIP: Great deals for all

Pocket-lint VIP: Great deals for all

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Pocket-lint is proud to present Pocket-lint VIP, a new area of the site where we will be bringing you great deals, giveaways, prizes, and much more over the coming months, all just because we love you guys that much.Teaming up with Three, our launch partner,... >>

Three goes back to basics on PAYG, 1p per MB of data

Three goes back to basics on PAYG, 1p per MB of data

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Since pay-as-you-go mobile price plans were introduced the networks have looked for more and more ways to offers incentives to get customer cash. Credit plans can often even look like normal monthly tariffs, with complex top-up schemes and included minutes,... >>

Three announces Sony Xperia Z Ultra availability, doesn't provide timeline

Three announces Sony Xperia Z Ultra availability, doesn't provide timeline

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Following Sony's press event in London today, UK carrier Three has become the first to announce availability for the large Sony Xperia Z Ultra handset. Three didn't expand on Sony's Q3 launch timeline but is letting us make advanced plans about where... >>

Three becomes first UK carrier to confirm 6.3-inch Galaxy Mega plans

Three becomes first UK carrier to confirm 6.3-inch Galaxy Mega plans

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All signs have pointed to the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3-inch smartphone landing in the UK in July, but until today, we didn't know of any carriers on board. Now Three has become the first UK carrier to confirm that it will carry the absolutely massive handset. In... >>

Get an iPhone for 50p a day

Get an iPhone for 50p a day

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Carphone Warehouse is offering an iPhone deal that will cost you just 50p a day.Admittedly, it's just an 8GB iPhone 4, not a 4S or 5, but is still an iPhone, capable of running the thousands of apps on the iTunes App Store, and comes loaded with iOS 6.The... >>

Samsung Galaxy S4 price plans revealed as pre-orders open for business

Samsung Galaxy S4 price plans revealed as pre-orders open for business

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 doesn't hit the stores until 26 April, but all major networks and phone retailers have now opened their doors for pre-orders - for the 16GB model at least. And some are offering numerous additional incentives as they jockey for your... >>

Three CEO: 4G service rollout will wait until Q4, looking at rivals

Three CEO: 4G service rollout will wait until Q4, looking at rivals

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UK carrier Three will be waiting to rollout its 4G service to customers in Q4 2013, the company's CEO Dave Dyson revealed. Taking a relaxed approach, Dyson said his company would wait to see how O2 and Vodafone position themselves on the market before... >>

HTC One release date and where can I get it?

HTC One release date and where can I get it?

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The HTC One has arrived, bringing with it the latest and greatest that Android has to offer. This means a top of the line 1080p screen, some clever camera tech and plenty more. HTC has confirmed that, unfortunately, HTC One UK availability has been slightly... >>

UK 4G winners announced, Vodafone goes big, government falls short on cash hopes

UK 4G winners announced, Vodafone goes big, government falls short on cash hopes

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Ofcom has announced the winners of its 4G auction in the UK, with Vodafone taking the biggest slice of the pie, but the government falling short of its expected cash haul for the spectrum.The government has raised £2.34 billion in auctioning off the... >>

Three's Ultrafast Samsung Galaxy S3 is LTE capable

Three's Ultrafast Samsung Galaxy S3 is LTE capable

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The Ultrafast-ready version of the Samsung Galaxy S III now available through Three is the LTE model, Pocket-lint has been told by a company spokesperson. It costs an extra £5 a month or £100 more on ThreePay, the network's pay-as-you-go plan, so we... >>

Three to offer 4G LTE at no additional cost to customers

Three to offer 4G LTE at no additional cost to customers

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Three has clarified its plans for 4G, by saying that it will incorporate LTE as a standard feature for its customers.That means that if you have a compatible device, you'll get access to the 4G network from Three on your existing SIM and on your existing... >>

Sony Xperia Z release date 28 February confirmed as pre-orders open

Sony Xperia Z release date 28 February confirmed as pre-orders open

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Three has opened up pre-orders for the Sony Xperia Z on Friday and in the process has confirmed the UK availability of Sony Mobile’s latest and greatest handset.Previously it had been said that the phone would land anywhere between the middle of February... >>

UK 4G spectrum auction starts today, with online bidding... like eBay

UK 4G spectrum auction starts today, with online bidding... like eBay

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Independent UK communications regulator Ofcom has announced that bidding for the available 4G spectrum in the country has now started.Seven bidders, including Everything Everywhere (EE - which encompasses T-Mobile and Orange), Vodafone, Three, O2, BT,... >>