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One third of people in rural areas not satisfied with mobile phone operator

What do you think of your mobile phone operator? Are you happy with the service, or do you have some bugbears? If you don't think you receive the service you ought to, you're not alone - one third (33%) of people in rural areas are not satisfied with their mobile phone network, Ofcom has found using

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Ofcom releases guide to unlocking phones

Communications regulator Ofcom has released a guide to unlocking mobile phones, providing useful and easy-to-understand information to consumers who may be unsure of the technicalities of the process. Many people think unlocking mobile phones is shady and borderline illegal, but the state-run body's guide should dispel some of these beliefs and mean there is no

By | August 20th, 2014|Categories: Mobile phone|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ofcom releases guide to unlocking phones

Ofcom research finds Brits consider mobiles and internet ‘essential’

Mobile phones and the internet are now vital for British people. Research from Ofcom found that 57% of people think that personal internet access is an essential part of their lives, with 61% considering landline and mobile voice services vital and 59% classing mobile text and voice services as something they cannot do without. However,

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Internet now more popular news source than newspapers, Ofcom finds

The internet has been gobbling up traditional media outlets' market share since it first started to make an impact on our lives, and in the modern age of tablet computers, smartphones and an always-connected society, the day of the newspaper could soon be behind us. Research from Ofcom found that websites and apps have now

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Ofcom: 90% Of The UK Population Has 3G

O2, Three and EE offer 3G coverage to at least 90% of the UK's population, enabling people to access mobile internet almost everywhere they are, a report from Ofcom has revealed. The telecoms regulator required the UK's major mobile network operators to ensure that 80% of the land the UK's population lives in has access

By | November 20th, 2013|Categories: Mobile phone|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Ofcom: 90% Of The UK Population Has 3G

Ofcom announces ‘white spaces’ pilot to improve UK wireless spectrum

Smartphone users will soon enjoy even greater levels of connectivity on their handsets, as Ofcom has unveiled the details of a new wireless innovation trial that will help the UK meet the rising demands on its wireless infrastructure. This will utilise so-called 'white space' technology, which will examine the way that 'white spaces' - the

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