Broadband news from June 2014

Broadband news from June 2014

  • Vodafone 4G coming to another 1m people - could you be one of them?

    Superfast mobile internet will reach almost a million more Vodafone customers across Berkshire, Hampshire and Dorset this summer. Could your town soon be part of the 4G mobile uprising? More »

  • DinnerTime app dishes up quality time at the dinner table

    Sick of competing with the endless interruptions from a multitude of gadgets that’ve been brought to the dinner table by your family? This new app could be the solution… More »

  • British Airways in talks to launch sky-high Wi-Fi

    On a plane? Soon you’ll be able to connect to Facebook to tell people you’re on a plane. Yes, in-flight may be coming to British Airways planes in the… More »

  • Apple to remove headphone jack from future iPhones?

    Will the standard headphone jack be pulled from iPhones? Rumours abound that Apple’s planning to use the Lightning jack for headphones in the future - but how true are… More »

  • EE considers withdrawal from Carphone Warehouse and Phones4U

    Britain’s biggest mobile operator, EE, is reviewing its consumer retail strategy which could result in its withdrawal from using third party retailers. More »

  • David Cameron calls for more mobile coverage in the countryside

    According to reports, the Prime Minister’s asked for mobile networks to boost coverage in rural areas. What’s the problem, and what’s stopping networks from getting it done? More »

  • The titanium smartphone that costs as much as a car

    The Vertu Signature Touch sports a titanium finish, a crystal sapphire screen and more bells and whistles than a troupe of morris dancers. Here’s everything we know about this… More »

  • Amazon will reveal its 3D ‘holographic’ smartphone on 18 June

    After months of rumours and speculation, it looks like Amazon’s finally ready to show off its new smartphone. A 3D display and tilt control have been suggested, but what… More »

  • No landline, no line rental - new broadband service lands in London

    UK Broadband has announced Relish - a new broadband service that uses 4G to deliver speeds upwards of 30Mb. broadbandchoices went to see if it’s worth salivating over… More »

  • You can now get BT TV in multiple rooms - but you’ll need BT Infinity

    If you’ve got BT TV and want to be able to watch it in more than one room, now you can, as long as you’ve got BT Infinity and… More »

  • Healthcare and the connected home: Apple reveals its vision for iOS 8

    More openness, interface improvements, a focus on healthcare and support for the connected home - Apple’s revealed its vision for the next version of its iPhone operating system. Should… More »

  • You have two weeks to protect your web devices from cybercrime wave

    The National Crime Agency has warned web users they have under 14 days to protect themselves from viruses blamed for millions of pounds of online fraud worldwide. More »

  • Leaked images reveal Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

    Who said bigger is better? Images leaked online are alleged to show the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini - a more compact version of Samsung’s flagship smartphone. But what do… More »

  • Samsung reveals the world’s first ever Tizen mobile phone

    Move over Android? The first smartphone to use Samsung’s own Tizen operating system has been unveiled. Is it something you should be excited about? We take a look at… More »

  • BT Sport to serve up pre-Wimbledon grass court tennis

    Broadcaster’s deal with Lawn Tennis Association secures the TV rights to screen several live tennis tournaments, including Queen’s, this summer. More »