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Mobile


September 22, 2014  3:53 PM

Why I won’t be complaining about bad mobile signal again

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
AT&T, California, Oregon, Seattle, T-Mobile, TomTom, Washington

The western United States is a land of splendid and awe-inspiring isolation. Towering redwood groves, rugged coastal cliffs, soaring eagles, sleeping volcanoes hiding glittering blue lakes within their craters. You can drive for 20, 50, 80 miles or more before seeing a town of any size.

July 28, 2014  3:20 PM

Boris Johnson’s 5G pledge? Don’t make me laugh

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
5G, London, LTE, WiMAX

5G promises lightning-fast mobile speeds. Want to download a full-length movie in under a second? Want to stream ultra-HD TV on the go? Fancy trying out immersive gaming? Augmented reality apps? Oh boy, it's the mobile networking standard for you.

There's only one small problem. Nobody...


July 10, 2014  12:15 PM

It’s easy for Three to be generous: they don’t have many customers

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
European Union, Mobile, Three, Vodafone

As millions of people set to fly off on holiday in the next six to eight weeks, we've been writing a lot about roaming charges lately.

And with internet access such a vital component of all of our...


February 13, 2014  1:17 PM

Huawei may be one of the few winners of the NSA revelations

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
China, Edward Snowden, GCHQ, Huawei, Network, NSA, Security


January 8, 2014  12:13 PM

The BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard could be the symbol of a triumphant return

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
BlackBerry, BlackBerry z10, keyboard, QWERTY


January 6, 2014  11:22 AM

What we missed in the festive season

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
BlackBerry, Broadband, nokia

Happy New Year all!

So after a blissful two weeks off, I have returned to my desk as many of you have with emails up to my eyeballs and a few stories that have made those eyes water as the networking and telecoms industries ignored the Christmas break and carried on...


October 24, 2013  12:01 PM

Shedding some light on Shenzhen

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
China, Huawei, Shenzhen


October 7, 2013  1:43 PM

BlackBerry screams ‘BUY ME!’ as the buzzards circle

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
BlackBerry, BlackBerry z10, Google, Microsoft, samsung

I cannot keep count of the amount of times in the past few weeks I have had the same conversation with friends, colleagues and even my partner.

Person I am familiar with: What is the phone you have now?

Me: A...


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 13, 2013  3:20 PM

Doth Huawei protest too much?

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
China, Huawei, Stockholm


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