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Three lets you use your phone for free in 11 new countries with “Feel At Home”

You may jump into holiday mode with Three:  Now in 71 destinations including USA, Australia, France, Spain, Brazil and Singapore. Go Roam. Now Three has brought 11 new countries to its Feel At Home service including Chile, Colombia and Costa Rica. The other countries joining the service from today include El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, Vietnam and Mayotte. The UK…

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SIM-only contracts become most popular mobile tariff in the UK

Continued trend of contract handset and PAYG customers moving to Contract SIM-only GfK’s latest Point of Sale (PoS) and quarterly Tech Consumer 360 data on the mobile phone market reveals that the Contract SIM-only (SIMO) category was the strongest performer in Q3, up 20% on the previous quarter. The total market was up by nearly 900,000 units on the previous…

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EE customers to see their bills change in January as new “pricing structures” kick in

Letters and emails are being sent out to customers over the coming months with details of the new pricing structure A number of EE customers are to see their broadband and landline packages jump in the New Year, as a series of new changes kick in. [amazon_link asins=’B00N9XQXJW’ template=’ProductAd’ store=’alert0b-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’977c1ce5-cf56-11e7-864d-61c2e33e7120′] The telecoms giant said all customers on these…

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Broadband providers overestimating speeds by up to 62%, Which? claims

Analysis from UK consumer group Which? shows significant discrepancies in some local authority areas between providers’ broadband speed estimates and actual speeds reported. Which? has used data taken from over 700,000 speed tests conducted by Speedchecker Ltd. The research, which also used data collected by Ofcom for its 2016 Connected Nations report, looked at the median download speeds in each local authority area, taken…

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Vodafone study finds digital technology can help boost productivity

Creating a ‘digital workplace’ by connecting people, processes and information with technology offers a key to unlocking UK‘s productivity potential Research by Vodafone shows that almost one quarter (23%) of UK employees feel ‘unproductive’ at work, rising to 28 percent of Generation Z (born after 1996) employees. To drive up productivity, UK businesses need to look at how they create…

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An average subscriber may consume as much as 18GB of data per month in 2021

Forecast Shows Data Traffic Could Rise Sevenfold to 2021 The average UK mobile subscriber could devour as much as 18GB of data per month in 2021, according to our latest UK mobile operator forecast, published yesterday. As consumers’ appetite for content shows little sign of relenting, this would represent a massive sevenfold hike from the current average of 2.5GB per…

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Broadband and landline users to get automatic compensation for poor service

Ofcom says new scheme could result in customers receiving a total of £142m a year in payouts Telecoms companies have not always kept pace with customers’ needs when it comes to quality of service. Many people are not getting the standard of service they expect, or being adequately compensated when service falls short. So, Ofcom set out plans for people to be…

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Kirusa Introduces New ReachMe Calling Feature Into InstaVoice

Kirusa, a global leader in communication solutions over data networks for consumers and enterprises, today announced that it has further strengthened its offerings on the InstaVoice platform, with the introduction of its ReachMe feature, allowing users to receive GSM calls in a mobile app, over data. Using ReachMe, users can receive their GSM calls for free while roaming. The ReachMe…

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UK businesses say poor broadband has negatively impacted performance, but 56% have not switched provider

Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL), the market leader in licensed point-to-multipoint (PMP) microwave and millimetre wave, has today announced the results of its ‘UK Enterprise Broadband Index’. The survey of 200 businesses, conducted by market research firm Mobilesquared, highlights the gap between enterprise connectivity demands and the services they receive. [amazon_link asins=’B01L7WSUEM,B075V1HYFS,B06Y14T5YW,B01BMDQ9U8,B072N4D64S,B01NAHQ6CX,B07219SMP9′ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’alert0b-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’decef5bf-bfcf-11e7-9af7-e382de567f5d’] Almost unanimously, 89% of UK businesses…

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