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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Saturday 21 March 2009
Wheel-clamping companies and car parks will face new limits on the penalties they can charge under government plans to drive rogue operators out of business.
Monday 23 February 2009
Saturday 31 January 2009
Wednesday 03 September 2008
Mobile phone handsets that double as electronic swipe-and-go travelcards, credit cards, and even supermarket loyalty cards, could hit the high street within the next few years.
Sunday 31 August 2008
Thursday 14 August 2008
Vodafone is to add 50 shops to its 350-strong retail network over the coming 12 months, hiring an extra 200-plus staff on top of the 300 already being recruited to improve its face-to-face customer service.
Friday 11 July 2008
Shoppers will flock to 1,250 stores across Britain today in search of the new 3G iPhone, Apple's combined music player, phone and internet browser. Many will be disappointed.
Wednesday 09 July 2008
The next generation iPhone hits the high street this week, but the rush to pre-order on the internet was enough to crash the website and sell out within just a few hours.
Sunday 20 April 2008
The cost of Apple's iPhone handset is being cut to attract new customers.
Friday 14 March 2008
O2 has signed a deal with Napster, the online music site, that gives the mobile operator's subscribers access to 5 million tracks for download to both the phone and PC.
Saturday 08 March 2008
Thursday 28 February 2008
O2 has just four months to avoid contract penalties that would cost it £40m following a warning shot fired across its bows by the telecoms regulator yesterday.
Wednesday 27 February 2008
Mobile phone company O2 was today threatened with regulatory action after it failed to meet a deadline to provide its 3G network to 80% of the UK population.
Tuesday 24 January 2006
Monday 23 January 2006
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests