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O2’s Ben Dowd and David Plumb make sudden exit from network

O2’s Ben Dowd and David Plumb make sudden exit from network

Sales director and chief digital officer step down from roles sparking industry speculation O2 sales director Ben Dowd and chief digital officer David Plumb have both left the operator. Dowd …

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 …

EE, Three and Vodafone accused of overcharging customers up to £38 per month

EE, Three and Vodafone accused of overcharging customers up to £38 per month

EE, Three and Vodafone have been accused of overcharging customers on monthly contracts up to £38 per month, according to the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB). The bureau said in a report released …

Speakers’ Corner: Loss of innovative and secure BlackBerry devices leaves void yet to be filled

Speakers’ Corner: Loss of innovative and secure BlackBerry devices leaves void yet to be filled

Teleware head of product management Daniel Hensby gives his views on the loss of BlackBerry in the B2B channel BlackBerry was once one of the most innovative and prominent smartphone vendors in the …

EE offers network exclusive with Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices

EE offers network exclusive with Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices

The UK network will directly offer the new Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL with the UK’s fastest Cat 12 download speeds Pixel 2, Home Mini and Daydream VR are now available (Oct 19). Pixel 2 …

Monqi exclusively available on iD mobile

Monqi exclusively available on iD mobile

iD Mobile tariffs ranges from £12.99 per month up to £19.99 per month The child-friendly Monqi smartphone is now exclusively available on iD Mobile, offering monthly plans. Customers can …

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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

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Vonage opens new headquarters in London for European expansion plans

Vonage opens new headquarters in London for European expansion plans

The communications provider is still on target to hit total revenue projection of £754m by year end Vonage is setting its sights on European expansion through potential acquisitions after …

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 …

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Monqi exclusively available on iD mobile

Monqi exclusively available on iD mobile

iD Mobile tariffs ranges from £12.99 per month up to £19.99 per month The child-friendly Monqi smartphone is now exclusively available on iD Mobile, offering monthly plans. Customers can …

EE apologises for voice call connection outage

EE apologises for voice call connection outage

Around 3,000 people across the UK reported failed call attempts on Down Detector EE has apologised for call connection problems affecting customers throughout the UK. EE and Virgin Mobile …

Vodafone’s enterprise unit director Mottram to depart in November

Vodafone’s enterprise unit director Mottram to depart in November

The operator confirmed Mottram will be leaving the network to take up a role in another company overseas Vodafone’s enterprise unit director Phil Mottram (pictured) is leaving the network at …

Carphone Warehouse opens pre-orders for LG V30 launch on November 1

Carphone Warehouse opens pre-orders for LG V30 launch on November 1

Flagship device will cost £799.99 prepaid, available in silver and blue Pre-orders for the LG V30 can be made today (Sep 28) exclusively at Carphone Warehouse, with general release on November …

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Lofty ambitions for Nokia but there’s work to be done to crack top three

Lofty ambitions for Nokia but there’s work to be done to crack top three

Manufacturer has the brand power succeed but needs to get a number of things right to achieve its goal

Samsung has risen like phoenix from the ashes of Note7 debacle

Samsung has risen like phoenix from the ashes of Note7 debacle

Launch of the Note8 means manufacturer can put last year’s controversy behind

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 …

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