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Three Launches 4G Network and SIM Only Deals

Posted by John East on the 30th January 2014 | Topics: News

Network provider Three has become the final player in the UK's mobile market to make 4G coverage available to customers, although it has done so with relatively little fanfare.



Vodafone Cuts Cost of SIM Only Deals in 2014 Sale

Posted by John East on the 30th January 2014 | Topics: News

Vodafone began its January sale a little early this year, offering customers the chance to pick up cheap SIM only deals at the tail end of December 2013, as it followed other companies in kick starting the price cuts before Christmas.



Online Error Sees T-Mobile Give Away SIM Only Deals

Posted by John East on the 11th December 2013 | Topics: News

Digital Spy reports that an issue with T-Mobile's online store last month meant that a number of customers were able to secure a 12 month SIM only contract free of charge, with the standard £8 monthly payment discounted to zero, as a result of a glitch.



SIM Only Network Provider Enters Handset Market

Posted by John East on the 11th December 2013 | Topics: News

GiffGaff has announced that it will no longer be solely about SIM only deals, this month, it will also be selling smartphones as part of fixed term contracts, according to TechRadar.



Thomas Cook Customers Get Sim Cards to Reduce Roaming Charges

Posted by John East on the 3rd October 2013 | Topics: News

The UK may have experienced one of its sunniest summers for years, but millions of Brits have jetted off to foreign lands over the summer, to spend some time away from their usual haunts.



Vodafone Joins 4G Party With SIM Only Offers

Posted by Gill Sanders on the 27th September 2013 | Topics: News

Vodafone has become the third UK network provider to offer 4G network connectivity and a range of SIM only deals supporting this standard.



O2 Ends the 4G Monopoly

Posted by John East on the 13th September 2013 | Topics: News

O2 joining EE with a 4G service available to domestic customers signals the end of a monopolised marketplace for the high speed service.



Mobile by Sainsbury's Sim Only Offers

Posted by John East on the 13th September 2013 | Topics: News

When Sainsbury's was rumoured to be working on its own mobile network service, it wasn't a huge surprise for those with their ears to the ground when Mobile by Sainsbury's launched a few weeks ago.



4G Uptake Boosted by Ad Campaign

Posted by Clare Andrews on the 30th August 2013 | Topics: News

Mobile retailer Phones4U has revealed that a quarter of all new customers are now choosing to harness a 4G-ready service offered by EE, according to Mobile News.



Sim Card Security Vulnerabilities Revealed

Posted by Clare Andrews on the 30th August 2013 | Topics: News

SIM cards power billions of mobile devices across the world, allowing network providers to identify customers irrespective of the device they are using.