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December 10, 2018  11:32 AM

Airwave goodbye, hello ESN

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
4G, Mobile

The government recently announced plans that – despite facing delays and setbacks – a new Emergency Services Network (ESN) will be phased in from the beginning of 2019. It will replace the...

December 2, 2015  3:08 PM

Will satellite help us escape the dreaded blackspots?

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
4G, Broadband, Internet access, ViaSat, Wi-Fi

A guest blog by Neil Fraser, communications and information provider and leader at ViaSat UK

In March's budget, George Osborne restated the government's drive to push...

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September 20, 2013  11:38 AM

4G isn’t making me shun my Wi-Fi… yet

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
3G, 4G, Android, Devicescape, EE, Wi-Fi, Wireless

Mobile operators may be arch enemies most of the time, but if there is one thing that brings them together onto the same side it is the threat of Wi-Fi.

When a user chooses to leap onto a wireless...

September 9, 2013  4:21 PM

We will win in the 4G operator wars

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
4G, EE, Ofcom, Vodafone, YouGov

I was both surprised and impressed when I opened my email this morning. EE was shouting from the rooftops - through text form of course - that it had...

July 11, 2013  2:52 PM

The 4G Wars – turns out nobody cares…

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
4G, Broadband, consumer, Ofcom, YouGov

The operators argued until they were blue in the face, Ofcom kept us waiting and waiting, and EE put all of its  investment squarely behind the technology - but it seems the person on the street couldn't give two hoots about 4G.

July 3, 2013  10:50 AM

BT – the next OTT provider thanks to 4G

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
4G, BT, OTT, Wi-Fi

April 18, 2013  11:05 AM

Ofcom’s job is not to make money for the government

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
4G, Labour, Ofcom

Rumour has it this week that the National Audit Office (NAO) is going to be investigating the 4G spectrum auction. Why? Well, for not bringing in enough cash to the Treasury.

Before the bidding process had...

April 9, 2013  12:20 PM

EE – neither stands for enterprise 4G

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
4G, Business, EE, Enterprise, O2, SMB

Last month I had an interesting chat with the general manager of O2's enterprise division in the UK. He claimed O2 hadn't lost a single corporate customer to EE, despite...

February 19, 2013  11:47 AM

4G has not had customers running to EE’s door

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
4G, EE, results

I have been eagerly awaiting the first set of results from EE after it came to market with 4G offerings. No, it is not just because I need to get out more, but because all our contacts at the firm have been so tight lipped about the number of users paying up for 4G contracts....

January 23, 2013  12:08 PM

Remember, the journey to fast 4G is a slow one

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
4G, auction, Bidding, Ofcom, spectrum

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