End Of An Analogue TV Era: U.K.’s Digital-Terrestrial TV Switchover Is Done — Opening The Door For 4G Mobile Services

After years of planning and step-by-step engineering, the U.K.'s switchover from analogue to digital-terrestrial TV broadcasts has finally been completed -- marking the end of more than 70 years of an

4GEE Handset Prices: iPhone 5 From £180 On Cheapest 4G Tariff, SGSIII From £150; Huawei Ascend P1 Only Free 4G Handset Option

U.K. carrier EE has revealed handset costs for those wanting to get a new phone when signing up for its 4G network. Prices range from free for one handset model on £41+ monthly tariffs, up to £380 f

Pricing For The U.K.’s First 4G/LTE Network Announced: 4GEE Tariffs To Start At £36 For 500MB, Rising To £56 For 8GB

Pricing for the U.K.'s first 4G/LTE network has been revealed. The new 4GEE tariffs start at £36 per month for a plan with a mere 500MB of data, and rise to £56 for an 8GB plan. The 4GEE network, a

U.K. 4G Rollout Takes Another Step Closer As Carriers Join Forces To Speed 800MHz Spectrum Clearance

The rollout of multiple 4G/LTE networks in the U.K. took another step closer today with a joint statement from carriers EE, Telefónica O2, Three and Vodafone saying they formed a jointly controlled c

Looking Beyond 4G: U.K. Uni Secures £35M For 5G R&D Center, Backed By Huawei, Samsung, Telefonica

It's no secret the U.K. has been a 4G laggard, with LTE only now finally starting to get off the ground -- while the first big 4G deployment from a mobile operator won't go live until October 30. But

Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE Added To U.K. Carrier EE’s 4G Handset Launch Line-Up

Customers of U.K. carriers Orange and T-Mobile keen to sign up to the country's first 4G LTE network (launching from EE), which will go live in ten cities on October 30, will need an LTE handset to do

U.K. To Get First 4G Network On October 30; EE’s LTE Will Kick Off In 10 Cities, 16 By Year’s End

The U.K.'s first LTE network -- run by EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) the parent company of the Orange and T-Mobile carriers -- will go live on October 30, EE's CEO Olaf Swantee has confirmed. Th

UK 4G Crunch Talks Between Carriers, Regulators Win Speedier Launch Of LTE Networks

The U.K.'s telecoms regulator Ofcom has announced "significant progress" has been made to speed up the delivery of high speed LTE mobile network. The timetable has been accelerated by as much as five

iPhone 5: How Apple’s LTE Band Choices Are Affecting The Carrier Landscape In Europe

The iPhone 5's partial support for LTE frequencies in Europe means that when the iPhone 5 goes on sale tomorrow, the only Europeans who will be able to use it for 4G speeds are customers of T-Mobile,

UK’s First 4G LTE Service, EE, Will Feature New Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Huawei Devices. Orange, T-Mobile Brands To Gradually Fade Away

Today <a target="_blank" href="http://www.everythingeverywhere.com">Everything Everywhere</a>, the JV between Orange and T-Mobile UK, unveiled some more details about its new 4G network -- the first c

Is Speedy LTE Finally Coming To The UK? Ofcom Sets 4G Auction For Early 2013

It's been a very long time coming, but the UK regulator Ofcom has <a target="_blank" href="http://media.ofcom.org.uk/2012/07/24/ofcom-unveils-plans-for-4g-auction-of-the-airwaves/?utm_source=updates&a

Apple To Cough Up $2.2M Over Misleading Australian iPad 4G Ads

Here in the States, we're usually fine with <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/06/23/congresswoman-proposes-bill-to-cut-down-fauxg-claims/">faux-G being called 4G</a>. T-Mobile does it with its

What’s In A Name? Australia Wants Apple To ‘Change The Name’ Of The iPad Over 4G Incompatibility

Looks like we may see another development today in Apple's ongoing iPad/4G controversy in Australia. The country's Competition and Consumer Commission is meeting with Apple in court again today to try

Verizon’s Data Network Suffering (Another) Nationwide Outage

Just two weeks after Verizon's 4G data network most recently <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/07/verizon-experiencing-widespread-4g-outage-still-scrambling-for-a-fix/">went on the fritz</a

Motorola Finally Comes Through With Xoom LTE Upgrades

Xoom users, rejoice! Despite having to stick it out for a few extra months, the 3G version of Motorola's ambitious 10-incher is finally <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/motorola-xoom-4

Verizon Preps Compaq Mini, The First LTE-Enabled Netbook

Have you been itching some Verizon 4G love in a package that’s just a hair more portable than their also-just-announced HP Pavilion dm1? I know I haven’t, but Verizon has just announced their <a h

Verizon LTE Push Hits Laptops, Tablets, And Networks

You could be forgiven (and are) for skipping over the LTE news of the last six months: the roll-out of the new 4G standard has been spotty and few consumers actually have any idea what it means, or wh

To 4G Or Not To 4G? Consumers Don't Give A Hoot.

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/picture-91.png" />There's been a lot of hype around 4G of late, with talk about how the new network standard provides increased speeds,

HTC ThunderBolt, Google Nexus S 4G And More For Free On Amazon Monday (Update: Maybe not)

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/memorial-day-300x202.jpg" />Memorial Day isn’t usually a gift-giving holiday, but <a href="http://crunchgear.com/tag/amazon">Amazon</

Best Buy Adds 4G To Its Mobile Internet Service

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/bestbuy4g.jpg" />Best Buy is now in the the 4G business. The company has announced that its Best Buy Connect service, which first launc
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