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EE and Three agree to share infrastructure and costs to boost UK 4G LTE

The rollout of 4G in the UK was slow to get started and has been a slow process ever since. All of the major UK carriers now at least have some 4G LTE coverage, albeit most are limited. However, EE and three, the UK’s largest and smallest networks, respectively, have agreed to share 4G infrastructure and costs to boost LTE speeds and availability in the…

EE and Vodafone announce voice, 3G and 4G services in Channel Tunnel

Passengers on the Eurostar service between England and France will soon be able to use their mobile phones under the sea after UK mobile networks EE and Vodafone signed a 10-year deal to offer mobile services in the Channel Tunnel. Customers of EE and Vodafone will have access to voice and 3G services in the North Tunnel from March with 4G services…

EE signs up two million new UK 4G users, twice their target for 2013

The UK was slow to get on board with 4G LTE technologies, our first 4G network launching in late 2012, but it seems the population is keen to take advantage of the new, faster data services. EE, the first carrier in the UK to offer 4G LTE, has announced that it currently has 2 million subscribers on its ’4GEE’ network. The company revealed that it had a…

UK Apple TV owners can now access Sky Sports via Now TV Day Pass

Apple TV owners in the UK can now access Sky Sports channels via a new Now TV Sky Sports Day Pass application. The app gives sports fans instant access to all six Sky Sports channels for a 24-hour period for £9.99. Gidon Katz, Director of Now TV told The Telegraph: It’s been a busy year for Now TV as we continue to widen access to our…

AT&T and EE announce deal to offer 4G data roaming in the UK

We’re fast moving towards a more globalized future. When it comes to products, food and other industries, it’s here already. But with mobile telecommunications, it’s lagging behind. Roaming charges have been the bane of the traveller’s life for years. And, although it’s still not cheap to travel outside the States, data speeds aren’t exactly speedy when…

EE lighting up 4G in 29 new locations by Christmas

It seems like ages since EE first launched its 4G LTE network in the UK, and yet, it’s only been just over a year since its “Superfast” speeds were made available in the first handful of cities. From today, it’s available in another 10 cities, bringing the total so far to 141. A “superfast” roll-out, I’m sure you’ll agree. 4G from EE launching today…

Three announces plans to carry iPad Air and iPad mini

With the launch coming soon, it was surprising that we had yet to hear from the UK carriers about which ones would be carrying the brand new iPad Air and Retina iPad mini. Fortunately today, some of the confusion, or lack of knowledge about the launch, was cleared up. Well, at least a little. Today, Three became the first carrier in the UK to officially…