A new report by The National Infrastructure Commission shows that Britain is being held back by mobile connectivity that is worse than Albania, Panama, Peru and Romania.Read More
O2 has announced plans to launch their own 4G network, beginning in three cities on August 29th. The network is to switch on first in London, Bradford and Leeds, with an extra ten cities by the end of the year.
Ahead of its official UK launch on October 30th, EE have revealed their variety of phone, SIM only and mobile broadband price plans for its 4G LTE network.
Smartphone prices available at launch along with contract tarriffs are as follow
EE has today announced that its 4G network will officially go live for public use on October 30th. The launch will cover 10 cities initially, and will expand to cover a third of the UK population by the end of the year.
So O2 haven't exactly been the most reliable network over the last couple days. A huge amount of customers have been affected by the network outages across the country, so many have taken to Twitter to vent their anger. Luckily, the in-house social media team of @O2 were waiting, with some rather hilarious responses.
O2 has commenced testing of their 4G LTE network in Central London for a course of 9 months, providing speeds to hundreds of test subjects of 50mbps realistically (150mbps theoretically).
Both consumers and business users alike will be involved in the testing of O2's recently installed Long Term Evolution (LTE) network across parts of the City, providing download capabilities many times faster than those over 3G.
London's Old Bill, The Met Police, have bought in a highly sophisticated mobile surveillance system. Through this, they can create a masquerade mobile network, coax your phone into connecting to it, then trace all communications and your IMEI number. Uncomfortable stuff to say the least.