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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 …

Honor appoints new Western Europe president

Honor appoints new Western Europe president

He has spent 17 years with parent firm Huawei and vows to maintain dedication to the UK Honor has today (Feb 23) announced the appointment of Michael Pan as president of its Western Europe …

O2 revenue up 2.2pc to £5.728bn in 2017 despite customer base down to 25m

O2 revenue up 2.2pc to £5.728bn in 2017 despite customer base down to 25m

Revenue up despite customer base dropping by 0.5 million to 25 million O2 total revenue for the full financial year of 2017 rose 2.2 per cent to £5.728 billion despite customer base …

LG to launch AI infused V30 at MWC

LG to launch AI infused V30 at MWC

The manufacturer promises better camera performance utilising AI LG has confirmed it will unveil a 2018 version of the LG V30 with artificial intelligence embedded, at Mobile World …

How is cyber security  evolving to meet an unprecedented threat?

How is cyber security evolving to meet an unprecedented threat?

With malware and DDoS attacks on the rise how highly do you value your security? Mention ‘cyber security’ and a series of thoughts spring to mind depending on your generational experience. …

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BT guarantees broadband speeds of 100Mbps in two new services

BT guarantees broadband speeds of 100Mbps in two new services

Ultrafast Fibre 1 and 2 offer customers speeds up to 152Mbps and 314Mbps respectively BT is guaranteeing customers minimum ultrafast broadband speeds of 100Mbps in its two new …

TalkTalk launches landline spam protector CallSafe

TalkTalk launches landline spam protector CallSafe

The average person misses one important phone call per month when ignoring landlines TalkTalk has unveiled its free call screening service CallSafe to prevent unwanted phone calls. The quad-play …

1.1 million UK homes and businesses can’t connect to ‘decent broadband’

1.1 million UK homes and businesses can’t connect to ‘decent broadband’

The average UK home consumes 190GB of data per month Around 1.1 million UK homes and businesses are unable to connect to a good broadband connection, according to an Ofcom report. The report was …

The UK’s most sluggish street for broadband is in Suffolk

The UK’s most sluggish street for broadband is in Suffolk

The Suffolk street's sluggish broadband is 250 times slower than the UK's fastest street Thorpe Street in Trimley St Martin, Suffolk, has the slowest broadband speed in Britain with an average …

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How is cyber security  evolving to meet an unprecedented threat?

How is cyber security evolving to meet an unprecedented threat?

With malware and DDoS attacks on the rise how highly do you value your security? Mention ‘cyber security’ and a series of thoughts spring to mind depending on your generational experience. …

5G, fibre or fixed line – what should be the priority now?

5G, fibre or fixed line – what should be the priority now?

As government reaches target for 95 per cent connectivity, there are still questions to answer When you arrived at the office this morning what was the first thing you did? Aside from mulling …

Wileyfox CEO confirms administration

Wileyfox CEO confirms administration

Money dried up for Wileyfox due to the collapse of its primary financial provider British smartphone manufacturer Wileyfox has entered administration after playing its hand in the smartphone …

BT revenue drops 3pc due to higher business rates and pension charges

BT revenue drops 3pc due to higher business rates and pension charges

Profit before tax rose 25 per cent to £660m while adjusted EBITDA fell two per cent to £1.83bn BT announced today (Feb 2) revenue dropped three per cent to £5.97 billion in Q3 due to higher …

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Windows Phone – the long goodbye

Windows Phone – the long goodbye

The end of Microsoft’s billion-dollar foray into mobile phone manufacture and software came not with a whimper but a Tweet Not many of us get through life without being haunted by the memory …

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

Reviews

Device Review: Monqi

Device Review: Monqi

The Monqi smartphone is £149 and features in black and white, available exclusively at Carphone Warehouse The Monqi smartphone is a repurposed STK Sync 5e, a device nestled in the low end with …

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