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The UK mobile network operator Vodafone has announced that it will be launching broadband and TV services in spring 2015. Vodafone shares jumped up by more than 5.5% after the announcement, which included the news that its full year core earnings forecast was between £11.6bn and £11.9 b ... 

Vodafone To Launch TV And Broadband Services

Ofcom has handed Three, the UK’s fastest growing network, with a £250,000 fine over its inadequate handling of customer complaints. The investigation into Three forms part of the UK communications regulator’s wider monitoring and enforcement programme designed to ensure that communication pro ... 

Ofcom Hand Out £250k Fine To Three

PayPal has teamed up with BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin to enable retailers to receive payments in the digital currency BitCoin via PayPal’s payment hub. Although PayPal stopped short of integrating BitCoin into its payment processing or digital wallet services, the move is the first baby step the on ... 

PayPal Partnership Enables BitCoin Payments

Phones 4u, the long established UK mobile phone retailer, put itself into administration over the weekend, after Vodafone and EE decide not to renew their contracts. Although these contracts do not expire until next year – February and October respectively – the company decided to bring in the admi ... 

Phones 4u Collapses Into Administration as Vodafone and EE Hang Up

Children as young as five are to be taught how to code in British schools as part of the UK government’s new national curriculum. With a computer in nearly every British household and tablets and smartphones readily at their disposal, children are now completely surrounded by technology, and the go ... 

BBC Launches Kids Coding Lessons As Computer Programming Enters National Curriculum

14% Growth in UK Online Sales


22-Aug-2014  17:01

The IMRG’s (Interactive Media in Retail Group) most recent figures reveal that UK online sales have shown an annual growth of 14% as of July. This is welcome news coming after a disappointing end to the half year, which resulted in a 5% decrease between May and June. It is estimated that £8.1 ... 

14% Growth in UK Online Sales

Telecoms regulator Ofcom has published new research on the quality of mobile calls by UK network providers. The publication is part of a plan to help support initiatives which are designed to improve coverage across the country. It’s also intended to help consumers choose a mobile service which sui ... 

Ofcom Publish Mobile Call Quality Data

According to Gartner, Inc., IT leaders now have an unprecedented opportunity to help shape the working environment of a company due to the rise in the ‘business consumer’. Whilst once business and consumer technologies tended to be separate, these days people tend to take work home with them and co ... 

The Rise of the Business Consumer Means IT Must Adapt

A report produced by the Federation of Small Business (FSB) says that the UK government need to have a major rethink on the country’s broadband target, calling it "not fit for purpose”. The report found that 94% of small business owners believe a stable internet connection to be vital to the succes ... 

Major Rethink Needed on UK Broadband, FSB Say

US mobile network FreedomPop has signed a deal with Dutch telecoms carrier KPN to bring free calling and texting to Europe, launching initially in Belgium. If all goes well with the test case, it’s thought that the company will expand the service into the UK, Germany, France and Spain. The LA-based ... 

Free Mobile Calling Service to Expand into UK

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