Mobile operators expressed their disappointment after regulator Ofcom pushed through a five-fold increase in the fees for existing phone spectrum bands yesterday in a move that will net the Treasury a windfall of almost £250m a year.
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Thursday 08 March 2012
Passenger trains could be run by the organisation responsible for cleaning up after Britain's nuclear-power industry.
Tuesday 07 February 2012
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Friday 03 February 2012
Vodafone, Orange and T-Mobile took five years to tell customers their voicemails had been hacked by the NOTW, they admitted to the Leveson Inquiry yesterday.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
Mobile users’ phone numbers are being leaked to every website they visit because of a security glitch, it has been claimed.
Sunday 08 January 2012
The shortlist for the next chairman of Network Rail has been drawn up.
Saturday 17 December 2011
National Grid has lost its $40m a year (£26m a year) contract to run the Long Island electricity system in New York state after 13 years, amid an investigation into overcharging for its American services.
Wednesday 14 December 2011
The embattled outdoor specialist Blacks Leisure yesterday confirmed the sportswear giant Sports Direct, led by Mike Ashley, and other parties had approached it about a potential takeover.
Tuesday 06 December 2011
Tui Travel's chief executive, Peter Long, yesterday defended the use of a controversial advertisement that highlighted the problems of rival Thomas Cook.
Wednesday 22 June 2011
The head of the mobile phone network Three warned that auctioning off Britain's radio frequency spectrum could destabilise "fragile" competition in the UK and potentially see his company drop out of the market altogether.
Monday 30 May 2011
Pay-as-you-go mobile phone users are set to be hit in the wallet as the UK's largest operators pull their subsidies on handsets in response to a regulatory change that came into force last month.
Friday 27 May 2011
Orange has been named as the worst-performing network for mobile broadband in the UK in a study commissioned by the telecoms watchdog.
Friday 20 May 2011
Three mobile phone operators have appealed against Ofcom's order that they must cut mobile termination rates so that customers pay less to call users on other networks.
Wednesday 18 May 2011
Vodafone, the mobile phone giant, has boasted it has become the "strongest-growing" operator in the UK, but woes at its businesses in Southern Europe and Ireland forced it to take an impairment charge of more than £6bn.
Wednesday 26 January 2011
The mobile operator O2 will today launch an ambitious drive to install Wi-Fi hotspots across the UK, bringing it into conflict with broadband rivals BSkyB and BT.
Thursday 16 December 2010
The mobile phone company Three has broken from the received industry wisdom and launched a package offering smartphone users unlimited internet browsing. It hopes to attract people who want to use mobile data without fear of the service being "throttled" by the operator or incurring charges if they go over a limit.
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