EE, Three, BT, Vodafone, O2 All Win 4G Spectrum In The UK, But £2.3B In Bids Falls Short Of The £3.5B Expected

Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, has just <a target="_blank" href="http://media.ofcom.org.uk/2013/02/20/ofcom-announces-winners-of-the-4g-mobile-auction/?utm_source=updates&utm_medium=email

U.K.’s First 4G Network Not Overrun With LTE Early Adopters — Just 201k Total 3G & 4G Postpaid Adds In Q4

Being first to 4G may not be quite the advantage EE may have hoped. The U.K.'s first 4G network was up and running at the end of October last year but its Q4 results show the network it picked up only

U.K.’s First 4G Network To Reach 55% Of The Population By Summer, Another 27 Towns & Cities To Be Switched On By June

4GEE, the U.K.'s first -- and still its only -- 4G network, owned by carrier EE, is continuing to grow its coverage footprint. Currently the network reaches less than half (45 per cent) of the U.K.'s

4G Will Make Up Just 10 Percent Of Global Connections in 2017

It looks like just 10 percent of mobile data traffic will be based on 4G networks in 2017, according to Cisco Systems’ annual mobile forecast. It’s significant growth from the extent of today’s

France Won’t Get LTE On The iPhone Before The End Of 2013 As The ARCEP Fails To Make A Decision

It keeps getting worse for French iPhone owners. The agency for telecommunications <a target="_blank" href="http://www.arcep.fr/">ARCEP</a> has just announced that it would meet with the four French t

U.K.’s Smallest Carrier, Three, Says It Won’t Charge More For 4G Than 3G

The U.K.'s smallest mobile network operator, Three, has committed to offering 4G/LTE technology at the same price as 3G -- i.e. with no upgrade fee -- when it's able to add 4G to its network later thi

From 3G To 4G: U.K. Telecoms Regulator Consults On Liberalising All Spectrum Licences In 900 MHz, 1,800 MHz, 2,100 MHz Bands

The fallout from Ofcom's March 2012 decision to allow the company now known as EE to refarm existing 2G spectrum to build a 4G network continues. Now EE's rivals, Vodafone and Three, have asked the U.

U.K.’s First 4G Network Arrives In Nine More Towns — EE Says Network Now Reaches 45% Of U.K. Population 3 Months After Launch

4GEE, the U.K.'s first and still it's only 4G/LTE network just got a little larger. Carrier EE has switched on 4G services in nine more towns, bringing the total number of towns and cities connected t

U.K.’s First 4G Network Adds 20GB Tariff For ‘Super-Users’, Discounts Entry-Level Plan To £31 For Two Months

EE, the company which operates the U.K.'s first to market and currently only 4G/LTE cellular network: 4GEE, has bowed to the inevitable -- announcing it plans to add a beefier tariff to its price-plan

U.K.’s First 4G Network To Expand To 17 More Towns By March 2013; Carrier EE Also Upgrading 3G To Fastest Variant: DC-HSPA

EE, the carrier behind the U.K.'s first 4G network, 4GEE, has announced its rollout will expand to 17 more towns by March 2013. It will also increase the network density in metropolitan areas already

U.K. 4G Auction Process Kicks Off: Applications For 800MHz, 2.6GHz Spectrum Now Being Accepted

The U.K.'s 4G auction process has kicked off, with bidders having until 16:00 GMT today to submit their bids, along with a £100,000 deposit. The window for bidders to submit opened at 10:00 GMT this

U.K. Government Expects 4G Auction To Make Just £3.5B, Big Step Down From 3G’s £22.5B

The U.K. government has already put a price on the sale of 4G spectrum frequencies -- due to kick off in January next year. Chancellor George Osborne is factoring into his policy decisions the sum of

Karma Launches Its $79 4G Mobile Hotspot And Pay-As-You-Go Data Plan That Reward Users For Sharing Their Bandwidth

The founders behind <a target="_blank" href="http://yourkarma.com/">Karma</a> (no, not <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/05/18/facebook-acquires-karma/"><em>that</em> Karma</a>) think that the

U.K.’s First 4G Network, EE, Increases Data Limits By ~60% On Some Mobile Broadband Price-Plans; Still No Unlimited Data Tariffs

The U.K.'s first -- and currently only -- 4G network, run by carrier EE, has announced it is increasing the size of the data caps on some of its mobile broadband tariffs by around 60 percent, while ke

U.K.’s First 4G Network Starts Selling Delayed 12-Month SIM-Only Tariffs Online

EE, the U.K.'s first 4G network carrier, has quietly launched SIM-only plans. The tariffs, which allow people who already own a 4G handset to use EE's network without having to sign up to a two-year c

Looking Beyond 4G: U.K. Telecoms Regulator Prepping Spectrum Release Plan for 5G, Sees “Untapped Opportunity” For Wi-Fi Hotspots

The U.K.'s first 4G network has only just got up and running but telecoms regulator Ofcom is already looking beyond 4G to form a plan for the next generation of mobile network technology -- potentiall

U.K. 4G Auction Rules Finalized: Combined Reserve Of £1.3BN For 800MHz, 2.6GHz Spectrum; 4G Services To Go Live In May/June

The rules for the U.K.'s forthcoming 4G auction have been published by telecoms regulator Ofcom. The reserve price for the two swathes of spectrum going under the hammer (800MHz, 2.6GHz) has been set

U.K.’s First 4G Network, EE, Delays SIM-Only Tariff Launch For Up To Two Weeks

4G carrier EE, the freshly rebranded parent of Orange and T-Mobile in the U.K. which also owns and operates the U.K.'s first (and currently only) 4G/LTE network, has revealed it's behind schedule to l

Making Way For 4G: Europe To Liberalise Another 120MHz Of 3G Spectrum For 4G/LTE Services By Mid-2014

The EC has decided Europe needs more 4G/LTE spectrum to run all the high speed mobile data services citizens in member states will require in the coming years. Today it's announced a plan to refarm 12

UK’s First 4G Network, 4GEE, Goes Live In 11 Cities; 700 Orange, T-Mobile Stores Rebranded; 10,000 Staff Trained To Sell 4G

Today EE, which owns the Orange and T-Mobile carrier brands, has flicked the switch -- turning on 4G services in 11 UK cities. EE has also rebranded more than 700 Orange and T-Mobile stores as EE stor
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