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A single mobile market by 2015?

The European Commission's digital agenda chief, Neelie Kroes, has promised to break down the barriers between mobile operators across the 27 EU member states before she leaves office in 2015. Speaking to reporters last month, Ms Kroes said that the European Commission will soon bring forward proposals to knock down the virtual cellular walls between member states in order to...
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Help with 4G TV interference: at800

This year sees the arrival of 4G on the 800 MHz frequency in the UK, but the move, to provide a superior mobile broadband experience, could also mean that some TV Freeview channels are affected. Public information is paramount and a specialist service, at800, has been set up to make sure that Freeview users experience minimum interference.  The at800 service provides assistance in...
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Average UK broadband speeds hit double figures

The average speed of home broadband in the UK is now 12Mbps (megabits per second), as people increasingly switch to super-fast services. Research by regulator Ofcom says speed has risen by a third since its last report, in May 2012, and has trebled in the past four years. The public’s increasing appetite for online video and more devices per household has meant that consumers...
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China gets set to introduce 4G

China is expected to issue licenses for fourth generation (4G) mobile services before the end of the year. The announcement, made the Minister of Industry and Information Technology, Miao Wei, last week, has already had a positive influence on the Chinese telecom shares and and could reinvigorate a sluggish telecoms sector.  4G trials are already under way in several cities, but,...
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Ofcom 4G auction: the results

Telecoms regulator, Ofcom, raised £2.34bn from its recent auction of 4G mobile spectrum with winning bids from Everything Everywhere; Hutchison 3G UK; Niche Spectrum Ventures, a BT subsidiary; Telefonica (O2); and Vodafone, which bid £791m, the greatest amount of all the bidders, for fives chunks of spectrum.  The amount raised was significantly less than what was...
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CISCO forecasts explosion in global mobile data traffic.

Network equipment leader, Cisco has predicted a 13-fold increase in mobile Internet traffic over the next four years, in its annual Visual Networking Index (VNI) global mobile data traffic forecast, published last Wednesday. The sharp upturn is attributed to an increased number of mobile devices and wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) connections. According to the report, by 2017,...
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4G auction bidders named

Ofcom has named the companies bidding for bandwidth for 4G mobile broadband services in next month’s auction. The seven bidders are Everything Everywhere, BT, Vodafone, O2 and Three, as well as Hong Kong conglomerate PCCW and UK network supplier MLL Telecom. Ofcom aims to award licences to at least four "credible national wholesalers of mobile services" . The...
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The threat of 4G interference to TV

As Britain prepares for mass rollout of the new 4G network services, the question of potential disruption to television reception in up to 2.3m homes is an issue which needs urgent attention. The problem was raised in Parliament, last month, by Department of Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee Chair, John Whittingdale who warned that not enough is being done to raise awareness...
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UK's first 4G services launched

Fourth generation (4G) mobile services were made available for the first time in 11 UK cities on Tuesday morning, by service provider EE.  London, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, Sheffield, Glasgow and Southampton all now have access to 4G, with it’s promised speeds of between 8 to 12Mbps - up to five times faster than 3G. However...
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EE announces start of 4G mobile roll-out after timetable agreed

Mobile operator, EE, announced on Wednesday that its 4G network will launch on 30 October. The company had held off committing to a date while peace talks between rival operators were brokered. In August EE secured permission , from regulator, Ofcom, to switch on its 4G network before the end of this year, well ahead of its competitors. It had been feared that legal action from O2...
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EE switches on the UK’s first 4G networks

EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) flicked the switch on its new 4G mobile networks on Tuesday, pledging to support 70% of the UK by the end of the year and 98% by 2014. The 4G announcement is coupled with the company's rebranding into "EE." According to EE, owner of the Orange and T-Mobile brands, the new networks are five times faster than its current 3G offering, with...
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Ofcom approves early 4G roll out for Everything Everywhere

Telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has approved an application by Everything Everywhere, the company behind Orange and T-Mobile in the UK, to use its existing bandwidth to launch 4G services for its customers from 11th September. The decision means that 4G, allowing faster downloads, among other benefits, could launch in the UK earlier than previously planned, but is a blow for Everything...
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4G - stop the feuding

The UK is already behind 38 other countries with a commercial LTE roll out and 4G, with benefits including improved network coverage, may not arrive here until 2014. The government blames the telecos and the telecos and TV operators blame Ofcom. So who’s really to blame and what’s the solution? Communications minister Ed Vaizey, speaking at the Future Entertainment...
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4G - stop the feuding

The UK is already behind 38 other countries with a commercial LTE roll out and 4G, with...

Ofcom approves early 4G roll out for Everything Everywhere

Telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has approved an application by Everything Everywhere, the company...

EE switches on the UK’s first 4G networks

EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) flicked the switch on its new 4G mobile networks on...