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Vodafone is to open 150 new shops

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April 3, 2014
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Vodafone is to open 150 new shops and create 1,400 new jobs across the UK in a £100 million boost to the UK’s high streets and as part of a£1 billion investment in the UK in 2014. Vodafone has today unveiled plans to ramp up its UK investment programme with the opening of 150 new...
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EE to launch a £99 4G phone in April

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March 31, 2014
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The UK’s first 4G operator EE, is rumoured to be launching the UK’s cheapest 4G smartphone, and will be rolling-out a new range of entry-level pay monthly plans for business users. The EE-branded Android device is code named Kestrel and should – if the rumours are to be believed –  will be available to buy...
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EE is now in nine more towns and cities in the UK bringing the total to 37

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February 27, 2013
EE is now in nine more towns and cities in the UK bringing the total to 37

EE, is continuing its roll out of 4G with the announcement today that 4G is available in nine new towns and cities across the UK, bringing the total number of towns and cities covered by their 4G network 37, just four months after the launch of the service. EE are switching on 4G in...
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LG says UK 4G network just not up to scratch

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February 27, 2013
LG says UK 4G network just not up to scratch

TechRadar’s cub reporter John McCann had an interview with mobile handset maker LG at Mobile World Congress and they were less than complementary about the current state of the 4G network in the UK. According to LG’s UK Product Manager Shaun Musgrave the company’s latest flagship 4G handsets won’t be coming to the UK...
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Orange to launch their first 4G phone, the Lumo, but not in the UK

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February 26, 2013
Orange to launch their first 4G phone, the Lumo, but not in the UK

Orange – part of EE – is to launch a home grown 4G phone the Orange Lumo but it’s unlikely to see the light of day in the UK The new 4G phone is still some way off. Orange have said it will be available in select markets from H1 2013 – ie they’re...
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Ofcom spreads the 4G love

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February 21, 2013
Ofcom spreads the 4G love

The 4G auction is finally over and the results are in, and as expected there’s no surprises. Well apart from the surprise the Government got when it opened the envelopes and discovered this time the mobile operators had decided to bid low – very low compared to the £22.5 billion 3G bun fight. The...
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4G services dropping in price worldwide

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February 13, 2013
4G services dropping in price worldwide

4G operators are reducing their prices and increasing data allowances to attract more users to the benefits of 4G. A new study by ABI Research shows that 73% of countries have reduced the price of their 4G services by an average of 30% in the last six months. The good news is world wide...
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4G smartphone subscribers to hit 6.3 million by 2015

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February 12, 2013
4G smartphone subscribers to hit 6.3 million by 2015

UK smartphone penetration is up to 43% and is predicted to hit 75% by 2016 according to new research by analysts Portio Research. Unfortunately Portio were unable to predict the number of 4G devices but estimates from other surveys point to around 10% of the smartphone market will be 4G so we’re at around...
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More than 100 Million 4G LTE Mobile devices were shipped in 2012

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January 11, 2013
More than 100 Million 4G LTE Mobile devices were shipped in 2012

Analysts ABI Research have estimated around 103 Million 4G LTE mobile devices were shipped in 2012 We may have only just got 4G but the rest of the World has been using 4G for quite sometime and it’s all down to Apple and Samsung. According to ABI Apple’s iPhone 5 and Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones...
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EE 4G launch devices

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October 31, 2012
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On launch EE will offer a range of devices from mobile phones to Wifi and 4G dongles. The first devices to be launched on the network will include; Samsung Galaxy SIII LTE – The best-selling SIII has a LTE 4G version that includes a 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED display. With 4G and the...
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