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 02 December 2010
Imperial Tobacco plans to appeal against a ruling by the High Court yesterday which upheld the Government's plan to ban vending machines in order to stop children buying cigarettes.
Wednesday 13 October 2010
O2 today launches an assault on the £1.4bn international calling market, as it seeks to double its market share by targeting those calling abroad from calling card companies, land lines and rival operators.
Thursday 19 August 2010
Police have shut down a global iPhone scam that was costing the mobile operator O2 over £1m a month.
Saturday 12 June 2010
Friday 11 June 2010
The O2 has become the first UK operator to ditch its tariffs offering customers unlimited mobile broadband, with senior management saying the model is "broken".
Wednesday 09 June 2010
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) yesterday upheld laws forcing mobile operators to cut roaming charges in the face of a legal challenge from Vodafone, O2, T-Mobile and Orange. The regulations, first passed by the European Commission in 2007, cap call charges at 49 euro cents (41p) per minute for making a call and 24 euro cents per minute for receiving one while travelling abroad, with further reductions due in 2011.
Wednesday 12 May 2010
Orange and T-Mobile are to continue operating both brands in the UK after agreeing to merge, and yesterday revealed the parent company will be called "Everything Everywhere" in what the chief executive labelled "a statement of ambition".
Tuesday 13 April 2010
Sunday 04 April 2010
Friday 26 February 2010
Mobile phone giant O2 attracted just over a million new customers to its network last year, and proclaimed that the “age of mobile internet has arrived”.
Thursday 25 February 2010
Sunday 14 February 2010
Friday 05 February 2010
Sunday 24 January 2010
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
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Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
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