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EE to provide 95% landmass 4G coverage by 2020

As part of a new strategy, EE has set itself the objective of expanding the geographical reach of its 4G network in the UK from the 60 per cent seen today to 95 per cent by 2020. This would increase the proportion of the UK’s population covered by the network from 95 per cent to 99.8 per cent. As ...

Cobham SATCOM now shipping world's first dual mode BGAN/LTE M2M terminal

?Cobham SATCOM has started shipping its new EXPLORER 540 BGAN M2M terminal, which it claims is the “world’s first” M2M communication terminal designed to operate on both Inmarsat BGAN (Broadband Global Area Network) and LTE/3G/2G cellular networks. The terminal has received Inmarsat Class 2 Type ...



DeWalt and Global Mobile Communications release rugged Android smartphone

DeWalt and Global Mobile Communications have developed the DEWALT MD501 Android smartphone for day-to-day use within the construction industry. It has a IP68 rating (the device is waterproof, dustproof and weatherproof) and dual micro SIMs (to allow differentiated business/personal use. It also has ...


MWC: The race to 5G

5G was a major topic at this year’s Mobile World Congress. While many hope to cash in by being first to market, we’re still a way away from widespread adoption. Sam Fenwick reports









Getac launches S410 semi-rugged laptop

?Getac has launched a semi-rugged laptop, the S410, which has the footprint of a business notebook, but with the features of a fully-rugged device, such as hot-swappable batteries.

OwnFone releases Footprint lone worker tracking device

OwnFone, a London-based manufacturer of pre-programmed specialised mobile devices, has just launched its ‘Footprint’ GPS tracking device that enables wearers to be located at all times and to communicate over mobile networks.


CMA calls for EC to block O2/Three merger or force mobile network sell-off

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has called on the European Commission to either block the proposed merger between O2 and Three or require the combined company to sell off one of its mobile networks to ensure that the UK market is still served by four mobile network operators (MNOs).




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