All data allowance caps on current fixed broadband services will be removed in a deal struck by the Government and telecommunications companies to help vulnerable people stay connected through the pandemic.
BT is to remove all caps on home broadband plans to give customers unlimited data while working from home or self-isolating.
Ministers are asking phone operators if they can use mobile data to help monitor whether the public are following social distancing advice to tackle the coronavirus.
The UK’s major mobile operators are to allow customers to access NHS advice about coronavirus for free.
EE pay monthly customers can now answer calls hands-free through their Amazon Echo smart speaker, it has been announced.
All four of the UK’s major mobile operators have confirmed a fault across their networks left some users unable to make phone calls.
Permanent phone reception is available on underground sections of London’s Tube network for the first time.
EE has switched on its 5G network in 21 new towns and cities, bringing its number of UK areas with access to the network to 71.
The UK’s four largest mobile networks have agreed a deal with the Government to invest in new and existing phone masts to improve coverage in rural areas.
Boosting mobile phone connectivity in West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine remains a “top priority” for the UK Government, according to the local MP.
Three will finally begin rolling out its 5G service to mobiles at the end of the month after delaying the launch last year.
Vodafone has said it will remove Huawei systems from its sensitive “core” networks in Europe at a cost of around 200 million euros (£169 million) in the wake of decisions to restrict the Chinese firm’s 5G role.
The boss of BT has welcomed the Government’s “clarity” over its decision to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei access to the UK’s 5G phone network infrastructure.
Roaming charges on smartphones when travelling across Europe ended in June 2017 but there were questions about how long it would last after Brexit was voted for a year earlier.
The UK’s mobile operators have said they will look into the potential impact of the Government’s decision on the future of Huawei in the country’s 5G network.
Motorola’s revamped version of the Razr phone can now be pre-ordered in the UK, the company has confirmed.
Millions of mobile users may not be receiving the quality of service expected from consulting a network’s coverage checker, it has been warned.
EE has announced the expansion of its 5G network to 14 new towns and cities, including Liverpool, Glasgow and Huddersfield for the first time.
Apple has picked up three awards including the best flagship phone of 2019 at the annual EE Pocket-lint Awards.
The UK’s big four mobile operators have agreed to work together on a shared 4G rural network plan that aims to bring mobile connectivity to poorly served areas of the country.
O2 has become the latest mobile operator to launch its 5G network, promising faster data speeds in busy areas.
The chief executive of BT has warned it would take seven years to completely remove Chinese tech giant Huawei from all the UK’s telecoms infrastructure.
The Government has announced plans to speed up the roll-out of 5G technology and improve mobile phone signals in rural areas as part of efforts to increase innovation across the UK.
Just 44.6% of West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine towns and villages have 4G Coverage, compared to 100% in Aberdeen North and 96.1% in Aberdeen South
Millions of people are at risk of mobile signal blackouts because their area is not adequately served by full 4G coverage, Which? has reported.
More than double the amount of mobile data was used on-site at this year’s Glastonbury Festival than the previous event in 2017, EE has said.
Vodafone has become the second UK operator to roll out its 5G network, launching the highest service in seven cities on Wednesday.
The era of 5G is upon the UK, with faster speeds not only expected to transform everyday smartphones but also everything from virtual reality to healthcare.
Michael Eavis has opened the gates to this year’s Glastonbury Festival – telling queuing campers “welcome to Worthy Farm”.
Music fans may face severe thunderstorms at this year’s Glastonbury Festival with flooding also possible, forecasters say.