Tag: Network

O2 To Open ‘Future Stores’ With Virtual Queues

O2 to reopen stores in across England from 15th June with new layouts and virtual queue system to save customer waiting time NHS staff and care workers offered queue jump priority access Followed by personalised O2 Guru appointments to fast track repairs 121 post-lockdown Updates on store locations and opening hours at o2.co.uk/storelocator O2 will use virtual queuing technology and new store design to safely open its shops to customers and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. AtContinue reading

EE Celebrates One Year 5G Anniversary

London, 29 May 2020 EE 5G network live for one year, with service now available in 80 cities and large towns across the UK Network achieves highest 5G availability compared to all other 5G networks, in eight major UK cities in independent testing from RootMetrics by IHS Markit EE names most popular apps on 5G, with video services taking the top spots EE marks the one year anniversary of its 5G network launch. EE’s 5GContinue reading

Virgin Media (Liberty Global) and O2 to Merge UK Operations

LIBERTY GLOBAL AND TELEFONICA TO MERGE THEIR U.K. OPERATIONS CREATING THE LEADING FIXED-MOBILE PROVIDER IN THE COUNTRY Denver, Colorado and Madrid, Spain – May 7, 2020: Key Highlights  50-50 joint venture brings together Virgin Media, the U.K.’s fastest broadband network, and O2, the country’s largest mobile platform Combination creates a stronger fixed and mobile competitor in the U.K. market, supporting the expansion of Virgin Media’s giga-ready network and O2’s 5G mobile deployment for the benefit of consumers, businesses and theContinue reading

Three to launch 5G in 65 new cities, by the end of February!

Last year, Three made the decision to delay it 5G rollout. Due to the service not being ready. But today on Valentines, Three announced its massive roll out plan for it’s real 5G service. Not only would it launch in some of the bigger cities. It’s going big and rolling out to 65 of them around the UK. Three’s 5G Launch List Three’s Full Media Statement Tonight, Three will use its ‘Real 5G’* at LondonContinue reading

Motorola RAZR UK Launch Event

I was lucky enough to attend the UK launch event for the new Motorola RAZR smartphone. This was Motorola’s first reinvented smartphone, with a fully flexible & folding display. I made a short video (below) capturing some of phone. The Moto RAZR can be exclusively purchased on contract within the UK via EE.

EE Expands It’s 5G Service

EE switches on 5G in Britain’s busiest and largest train station – London Waterloo – as well as Liverpool Street Station and Charing Cross Busy UK landmarks, including Birmingham’s Brindley Place, Manchester’s Albert Square, and London’s Piccadilly Circus are also connected EE spreading 5G coverage from launch cities into nearby busy towns to keep customers connected to 5G more of the time With coverage now in more than 20 large towns and cities, the EEContinue reading

4G Enhancements Announced by Three UK

Significant upgrade to deliver enhanced 4G experience Performance improvements of up to 150% for customers Monthly data usage on Three network passes 10GB per customer Three UK customers have already started seeing the benefits of a significant upgrade to its 4G network which will deliver improvements of up to 150% for customers.  The improvements come as we announce that our data-hungry customers have helped us become the first UK operator to smash through the 10GBContinue reading

EE Launches Unlimited Data Plans

EE today announced, it will join network Three & Vodafone in the ‘unlimited’ data plan race. Not only will EE’s plans be unlimited, but there will also be no data caps or restrictions – meaning you’ll get access to the fastest speeds available! The only caveat is that EE will offer separate 4G & 5G plans. An unlimited 4G sim only plan will cost £34 a month for 12 months. Whereas an unlimited 5G simContinue reading

The Best 5G UK Sim-Only Deal

As of today (Friday 2nd August 2019) there’s a really great deal on the UK’s fastest network. With network Three, they’re future-proofing 5G, by giving it to all customers, at no extra cost. Not only do they offer the best plan for streaming, but all plans now come with a 5G-ready label. This in-turn allows anyone with a 4G plan, to simply switch over to a 5G (with a compatible 5G-enabled device) when they’re inContinue reading