Latest Telecoms News about UK

BlackBerry losing market share to Windows Mobile in the UK

  eMarketer forecasts, Windows Mobile will oust BlackBerry from its third-place position among the UK smartphone user base....

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UK Mobile Payments Platform Registers Millionth User

  The UK Payments Council says that over a million people have registered to use its mobile payments service, Paym, since the service launched in April this year. ...

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Arqiva Signs 4G Towers Deal in the UK

  UK broadcast tower operator, Arqiva says that it has signed a 10-year deal to support LTE deployments by Vodafone and Telefonica O2....

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Contactless Payments Surge by 18% in the UK

  The use of contactless cards to make payments has continued to gain monthly momentum in the UK, according to figures released by Visa Europe....

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Ofcom consults on licence fees for mobile spectrum

  The UK telecoms regulator, Ofcom has published plans to revise the annual licence fees for the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz spectrum bands used by mobile network operators....

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Vodafone UK launches national programme focused on rural notspots

  Vodafone UK has launched a national programme giving up to 100 rural communities across the country the opportunity to apply for mobile access....

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UK TV Viewing Numbers May Start to Include Tablet Viewing

  The organisation that tracks UK television viewing figures says that it is to test tracking online media consumption through tablets as well....

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Huawei Working on TV Broadcasts over LTE in the UK

  Huawei says that it is collaborating with a number of companies to demonstrate TV broadcasts over LTE networks....

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British Telecom Wins Court Battle with Mobile Networks Over Free Phone Calls

  The UK's dominant landline operator, British Telecom has won a court battle with the mobile networks over the cost of terminating so-called freephone calls on its network....

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Small Hotels Still Not Aware of the Importance of Good Wi-Fi Services

  A survey by Wi-Fi hotspot equipment vendor, Netgear has found that a lack of Wi-Fi hotspots in hotels is damaging the hotel's prospects....

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