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Research Reveals Mobile Networks are Overcharging Customers After Their Contracts End

If you purchase a phone on contract, especially if it's new and high-end, you're obviously going to be paying a lot of money every month for the next two years. Now, though, it's been revealed that some customers are still paying the same extortionate amount of money after their two years are up, because the networks haven't told them their contract period has ended. Read More >>

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Vodafone Passes Are a Dystopian Glimpse of a World Without Net Neutrality

The past few years there have been huge, huge arguments about the concept of net neutrality. The general idea that all internet data is the same and no company or website should be able to get preferential treatment - and they certainly shouldn't pay internet providers money in exchange for that preferential treatment. Read More >>

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EE Is Broken: Calls To Other Networks Are Not Working

If you're on EE you might have noticed that your phone has been playing up a bit today. Well that's because EE has confirmed it's suffering from problems that are preventing users from calling other networks. Read More >>

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Mobile Networks Might Pay Lower Rates, to Encourage Them to Improve Signal in Wales

In an attempt to get mobile networks to improve their infrastructure, and thus improve signal for everyone, the Welsh government is considering cutting rates to give networks more money to invest. Read More >>

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A Lot of UK Apple Watch Owners are Struggling to Activate LTE Connectivity

LTE on watches is nothing new, but now Apple's done with the Apple Watch Series 3 so a large number of people have suddenly decided it's worth having. The problem is that a large number of them can't actually activate the LTE connectivity on their expensive wrist computers. Read More >>

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EE Rolls Out Enhanced HD Voice Calling to iPhone 8 Users, With Others to Follow

EE, the phone network that likes to be first with new stuff, has today announced "Enhanced HD Voice", which, as the name suggests, is voice calling enhanced with HD. Read More >>

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iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: All The UK Network Deals Announced So Far

Unveiled earlier this week, the iPhone and iPhone 8 Plus will be available to buy from 22nd September. You can already preorder them from a number of retailers though — and if you're thinking of trading in your now-archaic iPhone 7, here are the deals that UK networks have announced so far. Read More >>

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You’ll Have to Go to EE if You Want to Make Calls on Your Apple Watch

Apple just revealed that the third iteration of the Apple Watch will make calls (just like the three-year old Samsung Gear S), so you can pretend you're Dick Tracy and (hopefully) not look like a huge twat in the process. Read More >>

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EE is Switching Off Some of its 2G Airwaves and Using Them to Make 4G Stronger

EE has announced this morning that its current 2G airwaves will be upgraded into 4G, giving their network an even bigger and faster reach. Read More >>

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TalkTalk Apparently Doesn’t Want to be in the Mobile Business Anymore

In the telecoms world there is a category of providers that offer quad-play services, i.e. they'll sell you TV, mobile contracts, broadband, and landlines. There aren't that many of them, with Sky, BT, Virgin, and TalkTalk being the only companies to offer all four. Read More >>

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EE’s Launching Mobile Broadband, But it Isn’t Going to be Cheap

The idea of proper land-line rivalling broadband is a dream many of us hold dear, and it seems like networks are finally starting to take notice of the potential demand. Companies like Relish offer mobile broadband in limited areas, and Three introduced its own plan earlier this year. Now EE is moving in with its own deals, but don't expect them to be generous and cost-effective. Read More >>

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New “SMARTY” Phone Network Cuts The Smoke & Mirrors Bullshit From Its Price Plans

We all love getting a new phone - but we also hate the rigmarole that goes with changing a phone contract. To make it even more annoying, comparing deals is tricky business: How can we weigh one network throwing in free Spotify against the other network offering slightly more data? Is it worth increasing the upfront payment to pay less per month? It's absolutely maddening. Read More >>

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EE Threatens Ofcom With the Lawyers Over Spectrum Auction

BT's EE mobile division is about to send a scary letter to Ofcom, threatening it with court action over a ruling that future mobile spectrum sales should be capped for some networks. Read More >>

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EE’s Being Accused of Throttling Roaming Data, Meaning You Could Have To Pay More On Holiday

Just over two months ago was the momentous day when the EU's ban on obscene roaming charges came into effect. That meant anyone, regardless of which network they were on, could use their allowances within the EU without being charged extra. Unfortunately EE customers are accusing the network of some shenanigans, because they're reportedly getting pathetically slow speeds. Read More >>

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Scottish MPs Say BT’s 10Mbs Broadband Offer Only Suits BT

BT's apparently generous offer to put in place a minimum of 10Mbps broadband for the final few per cent of the country is not going down well in the rural parts of Scotland, with local MPs saying it could end up strengthening BT's monopoly and dissuading other firms from competing to install superfast connections. Read More >>