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Samsung probes rogue partners over illicit product tampering

Samsung probes rogue partners over illicit product tampering

The manufacturer confirmed to Mobile News an unnamed partner had imported mobile devices into the UK from Europe Samsung has began hunting down rogue partners who it believes have been modifying …

Exclusive: Tech Data to “wake up” market with Consumer Technology Group

Exclusive: Tech Data to “wake up” market with Consumer Technology Group

Company offers electronics, consumer PCs, wearables, virtual reality and accessories from key

Exclusive: operators urge mast planning law revamp over 5G rollout fears

Exclusive: operators urge mast planning law revamp over 5G rollout fears

The call follows criticisms of the UK's current mobile infrastructure being unable to support the rollout of 5G from 2020 Mobile operators have urged the government to revamp planning …

Exclusive: O2 senior managers to be axed as part of five per cent headcount cut

Exclusive: O2 senior managers to be axed as part of five per cent headcount cut

The cut was announced by UK CEO Mark Evans at the end of last year O2 will make several of its senior management redundant in a restructure which will reduce its workforce by five per …

Exclusive: Vodafone making redundancies as part of cost-saving measures

Exclusive: Vodafone making redundancies as part of cost-saving measures

The redundancies will affect those in dealer manager and HR positions Vodafone is to make several members of its senior management staff redundant at the end of next month as part of …

Exclusive: Welcomm founder Chris Stanton guilty of criminal damage

Exclusive: Welcomm founder Chris Stanton guilty of criminal damage

A restraining order was also placed on Stanton by Northampton Magistrates Court Former Welcomm Communications chairman and founder Christopher Stanton has been fined nearly £5,000 after being …

Ofcom fines Vodafone £4.6m for consumer protection breach

Ofcom fines Vodafone £4.6m for consumer protection breach

The fines are the result of two separate investigations launched by Ofcom in June last year Vodafone has been fined more than £4.6 million by Ofcom after being found guilty of breaching …

Breaking: EC blocks Three/O2 merger

Breaking: EC blocks Three/O2 merger

European Commissioner Margethe Vestager expressed "strong concerns" that UK mobile customers would have had less choice and paid higher prices as a result of the deal The European …

EE will NOT relaunch Power Bar scheme

EE will NOT relaunch Power Bar scheme

Operator launched charging rewards scheme a year ago, but was forced to recall solution after a number of overheating incidents were found EE has told Mobile News it will not be relaunching its …

iSmash hit: mobile repair firm on target to almost double turnover

iSmash hit: mobile repair firm on target to almost double turnover

The repair chain has 20 stores throughout the capital and is aiming to open 50 stores across the UK by 2019 iSmash is on target to almost double turnover to £12.5 million this year and is setting …

Tech Data looks to gaming market with new recruit

Tech Data looks to gaming market with new recruit

Christian Cox joins its Consumer Technology Group to explore new opportunities within the

Nimans appoints Colin McGregor as director of major accounts

Nimans appoints Colin McGregor as director of major accounts

Former Azlan boss will develop new sales opportunities with partners and

HMD Global debuts three new features on the Nokia 8

HMD Global debuts three new features on the Nokia 8

The latest features Dual-Sight video on live streams, OZO audio and Zeiss optics, three features never before seen on an android device HMD Global has unveiled the Nokia 8, which boasts three …

Mobile World Congress

Ingram now a true “lifetime partner”

Ingram now a true “lifetime partner”

Distributor can now provide full “cradle to grave” management services to the market

Unified Comms

Nimans appoints Colin McGregor as director of major accounts

Nimans appoints Colin McGregor as director of major accounts

Former Azlan boss will develop new sales opportunities with partners and

Cable.co.uk: UK average broadband speed comes in at 16.5Mbps

Cable.co.uk: UK average broadband speed comes in at 16.5Mbps

The UK sits 31st in the world broadband speed rankings with Sweden, Taiwan, Denmark and Netherlands hitting nearly double the speeds of Britain. Cable.co.uk has found that the UK has an average …

O2-owned Weve to provide Lotame with telecommunication audience data

O2-owned Weve to provide Lotame with telecommunication audience data

Lotame customers will be able to improve the quality of their programming planning and make use of audience segments of up to 30 million O2-owned mobile marketing firm Weve will provide data …

DMSL: Broadband providers need to “step up”

DMSL: Broadband providers need to “step up”

Broadband connectivity and hosted voice services distributor DMSL has demanded broadband providers to "step up" and provide businesses with needed faster broadband speeds. This is following Virgin …

Features

BT merges EE into consumer division to ramp up integration

BT merges EE into consumer division to ramp up integration

Consumer move opens up question about further integration and future of EE

O2 WiFi now available on London Eye tourist attraction

O2 WiFi now available on London Eye tourist attraction

Free coverage provided in all 32 capsules between 16 wireless access

Redsquid sees no limit to its ambitious expansion plans

Redsquid sees no limit to its ambitious expansion plans

New management team claims its strong customer service is at the heart of its

HMD Global CEO steps down

HMD Global CEO steps down

President Florian Seiche will step up as CEO HMD Global CEO Arto Nummela has step down from his role and will leave the company with immediate affect. The company's president Florian Seiche …

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HTC finally raises its flag but can the U11 put the squeeze on its rivals?

HTC finally raises its flag but can the U11 put the squeeze on its rivals?

Manufacturer should be realistic on expectations with new flagship

Samsung Galaxy S8 will set it up for success in 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 will set it up for success in 2017

After a rollercoaster year for the manufacturer, Manny Pham thinks its new flagship will help regain any lost consumer confidence Article 50 will be triggered on Wednesday, marking the day we …

Communication will be the key to success

Communication will be the key to success

Following as major reshuffle of operator CEOs, James Pearce says constant dialogue with channel partners and customers should be a top priority

BlackBerry runs out of juice as fat-cats fill their wallets

BlackBerry runs out of juice as fat-cats fill their wallets

After CEO John Chen gave the handset division a year to return to profitability or face being axed, Michael Garwood looks at where it has gone wrong for the manufacturer

Reviews

Mystery Shopper: Wood Green

Mystery Shopper: Wood Green

Mystery Shopper is regretting moving to Android after years of loyal servcie to Apple. The red iPhone has caught his eye and he's decided he wants a slice of that action. Can the stores help? 5: …

Mystery Caller: Samsung Galaxy S8

Mystery Caller: Samsung Galaxy S8

It's here, it's finally here, the Samsung Galaxy S8 has landed and Mystery Shopper is excited. The S8 could be make or break for Samsung, the manufacture has been having a rocky time due to the Note …

Device Review: BlackBerry KEYone

Device Review: BlackBerry KEYone

A familiar face returns with a nostalgic design, average camera and impressive

Device Review: LG G6

Device Review: LG G6

Korean manufacturer back on form with perfect blend of design and