UK Emergency Services Could Switch to 4G for Emergency Broadcasts
The British government is working on plans that would see the emergency services cease broadcasting on reserved frequencies. Instead, emergency broadcasts would switch to 4G networks – the very same networks used by the wider public. This has caused a wave of fear throughout the emergency services, who are sceptical about the reliability of the […]
Eurotunnel Passengers Benefit from 4G Coverage
Operators of the Channel Tunnel, Eurotunnel, have announced that 4G coverage is now possible whilst using their service. The Channel Tunnel is based 100 metres below sea level, so Eurotunnel have worked with the likes of Vodafone and EE to devise a plan which has enabled a 4G signal to be broadcast throughout the tunnel. […]
Cheap 4G Could Be On the Way
The main issue many mobile users had when 4G launched in the UK was that it was just too expensive. This is partly because unlimited 3G tariffs have been around for a long time, proving themselves to be very popular. A typical mobile user may see no reason to upgrade to 4G, especially if the […]
What If We Did Not Have Mobile Phones Anymore?
The thought of a world without mobile phones may sound like heaven to some. A world without constant calls, texts and emails flooding in throughout the day. Similarly, it may seem like a nightmarish situation for the very same reasons. Modern work and play demands that we are constantly connected throughout the day. But what […]
What You Need to Know About Network Congestion
Mobile networks are similar to roads: they help you stay connected to the people and places that matter most. And just like roads, they are subject to congestion. Network congestion occurs when the infrastructure in place cannot cope with the amount of users accessing it. In the motoring world, this results in traffic jams and […]
Can Buildings Cause Poor Signal?
Signal issues can be extremely inconvenient and highly annoying. Poor signal can render some of the more advance features on mobile devices, such as internet connectivity via 3G or 4G relatively useless. This is because mobile devices may be forced to roll all the way back to 2G/GSM networks if they cannot secure any signal […]
Do I Need to Upgrade to the 4G Network?
In the modern day and age, our social and business lives are centred around mobile communication, whether that be through mobile internet, calls, or text messaging. However, there is a downside to the information revolution and that is the need to always be connected. A lack of a solid, reliable signal can render simple […]
Why Good Network Coverage is Essential for Business Users
The world of business has been transformed from what it was a decade ago, with a large amount of work now occurring in the cloud. The cloud is a fantastic concept: files are stored online, allowing access from anywhere in the world. However, this does come with one caveat – you need to be connected […]
LTE Direct: A Revolutionary New Technology
You could be forgiven for thinking that not very much has changed within the world of telecommunications in the past few years. Granted, we are seeing the increasing uptake of 4G broadcasts, with more people switching to the technology. But what if 4G does not appeal to your needs? Improved data speeds are great, but […]