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EE wants total UK 4G coverage by 2020

EE was the first network in the UK to begin rolling out 4G connectivity to its customers and over the next few years, it hopes to ensure total coverage across the country. Over the next three and a half years, EE, the UK’s largest network, will be expanding its 4G …

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EE is recalling Power Bars due to fire risk

Following the unfortunate news that an EE Power Bar caught fire and caused injury to a student last week, the company has gone ahead and issued a recall for some models. EE began giving out Power Bars to some customers earlier this year as part of a promotion, unfortunately, some …

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An EE power bar caught fire and burned a student

Recently, EE has been running a promotion in which it has been handing out free portable chargers/power bars to eligible customers. Unfortunately, one caught fire this week and ended up  giving a student some pretty bad burns. The incident happened when the EE power bar was charging up overnight. The student’s …

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BT relaunches consumer mobile packages

Even though it still has to wait some time for industry regulators to give approval to its purchase of the UK’s largest mobile network EE, BT has relaunched its own mobile packages for consumers. Unlike other operators however, it won’t be offering any contract packages right off the bat, instead …

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BT officially buying EE for £12.5 billion

British Telecom has announced that for a staggering £12.5 billion, it will be purchasing mobile provider Everything Everywhere (EE), creating one of the largest telecoms companies in the world. The deal will see existing shareholders Deutsche Telecom and Orange sell their current stakes in the business, but receive a small …

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EE to pay £1 million back to customers following error

UK mobile service provider, EE, will be refunding a small portion of its customers after they were wrongly charged for using data abroad. The company blamed the issue on a “configuration error”. Those affected by the problem should receive a text message confirming that a refund would be tacked on to …

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BT may buy EE for £12.5 billion

BT has announced that it is looking to buy network operator, EE, for £12.5 billion, despite rumours suggesting that the company was going to acquire o2. The telecommunications company confirmed today that it has entered exclusivity agreement talks with Deutsche Telekom and Orange in an effort to pick up EE. …

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EE is killing Orange Wednesday cinema deal

Chances are if you’ve visited the cinema any-time in the last decade and have been a little strapped for cash, you’ve used yours or a friend’s Orange Wednesday deal to get yourself two tickets for the price of one; which at today’s prices, can make a big difference. However in …

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Phones 4U won’t be refunding iPhone 6 pre-orders

Most of you have probably heard by now that Phones 4U has gone in to administration and is selling off its retail stores and assets to the likes of EE and Vodafone, the same networks that allegedly drove it out of business. However, despite offloading its retail stores, the company’s financial …

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EE and Vodafone buy almost 200 Phones 4U stores

EE and Vodafone have gone ahead and bought almost 200 former Phones 4U stores, despite serious allegations that UK networks colluded to drive the company out of business. The former phone retailer entered administration last week, after EE and Vodafone unexpectedly decided to not renew their contracts, a move that Phones 4U …

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Phones 4U alludes to network collusion

Mobile phone retailer Phones 4U has announced that due to the decision by both Everything Everywhere (EE) and Vodafone to no longer do business with it, that it has been forced to enter administration in order to protect its assets long enough to figure out if it’s even possible to …

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Three and EE announce calls and texts over WiFi service

To help combat the growing trend of users taking to third party apps for their main methods of communication, both Three and Everything Everywhere (EE) have announced new services that allow customers to use their WiFi connection to send text messages and make calls, in the same manner as software …

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EE adds 4G to 14 towns and 18 airports

EE has switched on 4G LTE connectivity in 14 more towns as well as 18 airports, ramping up its 4G coverage in order to stay competitive with  the expanding infrastructures of rival networks: O2 and Vodafone. EE now has 70 per cent of the population connected to 4G, in total …

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T-Mobile confesses they cannot match Tesco

We all spend a small fortune on mobile devices. Alongside transport and staple foods, it’s one of those omnipresent bills that need to be paid. The only question that remains is ‘How much should we pay?’.  The traditionally strong players here are the providers themselves with their ‘store on every …

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Ofcom wants to quadruple 4G license fees

If you thought 4G data prices were bad now, wait until you hear this: Ofcom, the UK communications regulator wants to quadruple the price of licensing 4G signal bands for networks. If the network is going to be paying 4 times more, it’d be safe to assume customers would also …

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4G is expanding in the UK

EE, The company that scored itself a major head start in the 4G race, is expanding it’s coverage to 12 smaller towns – but it isn’t the only one. O2 and Vodafone are also bumping up their network coverage to five more cities starting today. The latest towns added to …

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