crime
Vodafone is Trying to Prevent Criminals Attempting ‘International Missed Calls’ Scams

Earlier we reported that Which? revealing a good third of people have been exposed to criminals sending out scam text message in the past six months, mentioning it as just one of many ways criminals will try and get you to part with your money. Another is what's referred to as the 'international missed call'  or 'Wangiri' scam, which can fraudsters can use to milk you of every possible penny. Vodafone has just announced it's doing something to stop it from happening. Read More >>

networks
Vodafone is Adding Free Roaming in Another 29 Countries

If you've been on holiday to the EU anytime within the past year, you'll no doubt have enjoyed the opportunity to use up all your usual data allowances without being bankrupted by roaming fees - regardless of the network you're on. Well Vodafone has decided it was such a wonderful idea, it's following the example of other networks and expanding the whole 'free roaming thing' to another 29 countries around the world. Read More >>

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Three Will Give You a £150 Easyjet Holidays Voucher if You Switch Networks

Last month Three announced that any of its customers hopping on an Easyjet flight would be entitled to the airline's 'Hands-Free' service without having to pay for it. Basically meaning they get early boarding, the option to put hand luggage in the hold, a free tote, and first access to their bags on the other side. Now it's announced that people switching to the network will get a free £150 Easyjet voucher. Read More >>

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Vodafone’s VOXI Network is Now Offering Triple Data

Have you heard of VOXI? I wouldn't blame you if you hadn't, it's quite a new mobile network designed for them young-uns. It's owned and run by Vodafone, so it's a bit like their version of giffgaff, complete with plans and benefits you wouldn't find on the main network. The main one is free social data but now it's been announced that VOXI is offering triple data as well. Read More >>

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Sky Mobile Just Made Sure it Can Offer 5G as Soon as O2 Does

5G is coming. We've all heard the announcements and headlines telling us UK networks are set to start launching their own 5G services in 2019 and 2020, but that's about all we know. There's no word on the speed of rollout, or when the smaller networks will start offering the next gen services. Fortunately Sky Mobile has just made sure it'll be able to offer 5G as soon as O2 does. Read More >>

networks
EE’s New ‘Flex Plans’ are Basically 30 Day Contracts With Some Extras

Most networks offer some sort of 30 day rolling contract, letting you sign up for a pay-monthly contract without actually having to commit to a particular network for more than 30 days at a time. EE is no different, but from tomorrow those 30 day plans are getting a name change. It's introducing new 'Flex Plans' which sound like regular rolling monthly contracts with some extras thrown in. Read More >>

travel
Three is Giving Customers Priority Boarding With EasyJet

Flying with budget airlines has its perks. Well one, because it's cheaper than flying with someone fancier, but that's about it. If you want other things like priority boarding, getting to choose your own seat, and so on, you generally have to pay extra. But if you're a Three pay monthly customer you'll be able to get some of those things absolutely free - just as long as you're flying with Easy Jet. Read More >>

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Sky Mobile’s Piggybank Rewards Lets You Spend Your Unused Data on New Gadgets

One of Sky Mobile's biggest selling points is the fact that it's very generous its data allowances. Or rather it rather generously lets you keep anything you haven't used at the end of the month, and claim it back at a later date - provided you meet reclamation criteria in the T&Cs. Now the network is going a step further, by letting you save up your unused data and spend it on new gadgets. Read More >>

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GiffGaff is Increasing the Amount of Data it Gives People, at (Mostly) No Extra Cost

While lots of people tend to focus on the big four mobile networks, there's a lot to be said about the smaller virtual networks - even if some of them are owned by the bigger companies that own all the infrastructure. GiffGaff is one of the ones that has a reputation for offering as much as it can without ridiculous prices, and if you thought it was a good deal before you're going to love this. Read More >>

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O2’s Family Plan Comes With Helpful Features Like Parental Controls and Up to 50% Off for 20 People

O2 wants to make everything easier for families, launching a new Family Plan that will bring everyone onto a single account and monthly bill. That makes organising everything nice and easy, while giving everyone access to a bunch of perks, features, and discounts. Read More >>

internet
EE’s Fibre Max Broadband Offers up to 300Mbps Speeds, Plus Extra Mobile Data

EE might be best known for mobile services and Kevin Bacon, but being part of BT means it has plenty of other telecoms services to offer. Broadband is one of them, and now the company has just announced a new pair of ultra-fast packages. The best part? You'll also end up with extra mobile data to use every month. Read More >>

networks
Vodafone Will Let New Customers Escape Their Contracts With a 30-Day Guarantee

When you switch providers, there are a few things you can do to make sure you're going to get good service - especially if you're signing up for a multi-year deal with a phone network. Check the signal maps for your area, check what people have been saying online, and so on. But even then you may find yourself unhappy with what you're getting. Well Vodafone has your back, offering a new 30-day guarantee to help you escape its contracts scot-free. Read More >>

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O2’s Changing its Postal Policy to Avoid Any More Racist SIM Cards

Last month O2 apologised after it turned out some mystery racists tricked the company into sending free SIM cards to a British-Iraqi family in Wembley addressed to 'Mr  Getout Ofengland' and 'Mr  Mr Isis Terroriste'. The network blamed automated systems and a third party responsible for sending out the SIMs at the time, and as a result has announced it's changing policy. Read More >>

5g
Vodafone is Launching its Own 5G Trial in Seven UK Cities

Right now we're at the stage where all the different networks are announcing their plans for 5G trials, ahead of a proper launch over the next couple of years. O2 are turning the O2 Arena into a 5G test hub, EE are putting together a 5G network in central London, and Three has confirmed it's doing something next year. Now Vodafone has revealed some of its own plans, including a seven city 5G trial. Read More >>

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South Korea is Resurrecting the iPhone 3GS

It doesn't matter which era in history you're in, there will be people telling you that mobile phones are bad. They cause cancer, they keep you up at night, they're too addictive, and so on. Some people have ditched smartphones as a result, sticking with the old fashioned pre-internet phones that can only send calls and texts, but over in South Korea things are a bit different. Read More >>