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Vodafone Customer Bank Details Accessed in Hack

Just over a week ago, TalkTalk’s website fell victim to a cyber-attack and revelations have emerged regarding the company’s poor security infrastructure. It seems these attacks are becoming more prevalent as today, Vodafone admitted a data…

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Deutsche Telekom First to Introduce Fast Lanes Under New EU “Net Neutrality” Laws

Mere days after the European Parliament voted in broken net neutrality laws that allow for traffic shaping and internet fast lanes, the first EU telecoms company has announced plans to introduce a two-tier internet, allowing priority…

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Voice-over-LTE Set to Launch in the UK on Three This Summer

The UK is laying the ground for an intense competition between carriers this summer. Three, the 4th largest mobile carrier in the country, has just announced that it will be launching its VoLTE feature in Q3…

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EU Committee Delays Roaming Fees Removal

There have been a lot of talks these past two years regarding the abolishment of roaming fees in the European Union’s member states. Last year, we heard that the EU Commission was voting to scrap the…

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Vodafone Makes Deal with Dropbox for Smartphone Data Backups

Vodafone has secured a significant deal with cloud storage provider Dropbox that will provide its customers with 25GB free space and integration with Vodafone’s new Backup+ service. Backup+ allows Android and iPhone users to restore content…

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Sky and TalkTalk Compete With Three for O2 Purchase

Until this week, Hutchison Whampoa, owner of the Three mobile network in the UK, was thought to be in pole position to buy rival network O2 from Telefonica. But now, Sky and TalkTalk have entered the…

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German Chancellor Disputes Net Neutrality

The battle for net neutrality has spread across Europe and the US, with President Barack Obama throwing his support behind a free and open internet. But influential German Chancellor Angela Merkel has scoffed at the idea,…

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UK to Introduce 25% ‘Google Tax’

George Osborne, Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced during his Autumn Statement that the Conservative government are to introduce a 25% ‘Google tax’ to prevent multinational corporations from tax dodging. Companies such as Google, Amazon, Starbucks,…

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Vodafone in Talks to Buy Video Streaming Service Blinkbox

Struggling video on-demand platform Blinkbox, owned by Tesco, is set to be snapped up by the ambitious Vodafone mobile network, according to The Telegraph newspaper. Vodaphone are said to have made such a forceful move that…

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Vodafone Could Become Largest Telecoms Company in Europe With Takeover of Virgin Media

  UK telecoms company Vodafone are exploring a possible takeover of Liberty Global, owner of internet and cable operator Virgin Media, making it the largest phone, internet, and TV provider in Europe. Anonymous sources close to…

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Vodafone Glitch Shuts Non-Emergency NHS, Police Phone Lines

A major fault with Vodafone’s network today (Saturday) meant non-emergency phone lines for the UK’s NHS and Police went down. The NHS lost service to its 111 helpline, while 23 police forces, including the Metropolitan Police,…

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Samsung Galaxy Edge UK Release Delayed Until 12th December

Just as the Galaxy Note 4 release was pushed back by seven days, Samsung have announced that the launch of their Galaxy Note Edge has been delayed by two weeks, now due on 12th December. This…

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Galaxy Note Edge Set For UK Launch

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, given its experimental nature and bold aesthetic – the right-hand side of the device’s screen tapers into an arched curve – was far from guaranteed a release in the United Kingdom,…

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Vodafone to Launch Home Broadband, Again

Three years after its first attempt, mobile network provider Vodafone is set for another foray into the home broadband market. The move mirrors a number of UK internet service providers, such as TalkTalk, offering their own…

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Blue HTC One Now Available In The UK and Blue One Mini To Arrive Shortly

The blue HTC One launched in the US last month, and now the handset is available in the UK from mobile retailer the Carphone Warehouse. The Blue HTC One is available with a number of different carriers through…