PAYG mobile broadband plan launched by 3
December 21, 2015
3 has launched the first true pay-as-you-go mobile broadband plan, allowing customers to benefit from mobile connectivity without being tied to a contract.
The plan allows customers to top up a PAYG USB Modem, in the same way that they
WiMAX could be launched in Taiwan as early as June
March 17, 2016
Northern Taiwan is likely to have WiMAX services available in the second quarter of this year, says Teddy Huang, president of WiMAX Telecom, a WiMAX licensee in the region.
The company will finish installing 100 WiMAX base stations
Motorola seeks salvation in Android
October 1, 2016
Struggling mobile phone maker Motorola is looking to Google’s new Android software to revive its ailing fortunes.
The company revealed this week that it has increased its staff numbers developing Android-based handsets from 50 to 350.
Problems at Motorola have been well
Virgin Media blasts speed test websites
October 16, 2016
Broadband speed tests have come under fire from telecoms provider Virgin Media.
A Virgin Media spokesperson criticised the tests as ‘inaccurate’ and added that they rely on ‘dirty data’ to put together results.
The company is particularly concerned that tests for
HSL Giving Away Free Femtocells
February 1, 2018
HSL are today announcing that they will be giving away a free femtocell, for use with 2G and 3G mobiles, to each mobile network operator visiting HSL’s stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona 15-18 February 2018.
In conjunction with this
Increasing broadband use by older generation Broadband use by people over 55 years old is now growing at a faster rate than the average European Internet user (26% year-on-year growth compared to 14%). New research from the European Interactive Advertising Association has found that 68% of people over 55 have a broadband connection. The study
O2 announces UK 3G iPhone prices
June 11, 2016
O2 has announced the price of the 3G iPhone, which will be on sale in the UK from July 11th.
The 8G-byte version of the new iPhone will cost just £99 for new customers on O2’s £30 per month package, or for
Sierra unveils world’s first 100G multiplexer
March 18, 2017
Sierra Monolithics this week unveiled the world’s first 100G multiplexer with clock multiplier unit (CMU) and demultiplexer with clock and data recovery (CDR).
The US-based supplier of high-speed analogue and RF applications said the Theta-100G multiplexer will help to unclog congested network
50p broadband tax on every landline in the works
June 17, 2017
In an effort to raise money for the Government’s plan to increase the speed and ease of internet connections, every resident and business with a phone line will be taxed an additional 50p per month.
This will aid in
Half of Europe signed up to satellite TV
March 26, 2017
Direct-to-home satellite provider SES Astra has announced significant growth in Europe, with half of TV households in the continent receiving its services.
Over 122 million homes now receive SES Astra analogue or digital satellite signals, with the biggest growth in