With half of UK shops now supporting limitless Apple Pay payments, usage is up 300% in the last year, Apple report. Apple Pay is an app for iPads, iPhones and the Apple Watch which mimics the contactless payments you can make on debit and ...Read More
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The Americans are jostling for prominence in rolling out fast 5G, and they might just have hit on the most impressive test yet. Now Ericsson and Verizon have shown the ability to reach data speeds hundreds of times faster than 4G – fr...Read More
Three 4G coverage is falling compared to rivals Vodafone and O2, according to a new study of 30,000 customers by crowdsourcers OpenSignal. Berkshire-based Three were the first to launch 3G back in 2003, making them the country’s first...Read More
The regulator Ofcom is planning sweeping changes to the way customers switch mobile contracts, bringing in “text-to-switch” so people can easily change providers by text. Under the plans, people could simply send a free text message to ...Read More
Plusnet, GiffGaff, BT Mobile, Virgin, iD Mobile – with over 20 UK mobile networks to get your SIM Only deal from, choosing between them can be a daunting prospect. Luckily, things aren’t as complicated as they first appear. There ...Read More
According to a recent survey published by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), 70% of UK companies are hobbled by mobile ‘not-spots’: areas lacking coverage from any mobile operator. Over 1,400 business participated in the study, bot...Read More
Organisations across the globe have been hit with a massive, apparently co-ordinated ransomware attack causing major IT shutdowns in the UK and Europe. NHS England confirmed on Friday afternoon that 16 hospitals across the UK were targeted ...Read More
Ericsson’s latest test of a prototype 5G network in Moscow has produced data rates 100 times faster than anything we’ve seen before. Phones on the network were able to process data at staggering 25Gbps speeds. A 25Gbps connectio...Read More
Virgin Media are rolling out a new service that opens up customers’ Super Hub broadband routers to dramatically improve local WiFi internet connections. This new WiFi hotspot service sits in direct competition with BT’s long-runni...Read More
Market research firm, YouGov, identify BT and iD Mobile as the biggest winners among the growing MVNOs (Mobile Virtual Network Operators). Instead of owning the infrastructure themselves, MVNOs deliver a mobile service through the Big Four ...Read More