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Ofcom publishes its latest UK mobile network complaints data

Ofcom has published its eighth quarterly report that show the level of complaints for telephone, broadband and pay TV services, covering the three months until the end of 2012.

The proportion of complaints about fixed-line phone, broadband, ‘pay as you go’ mobile phone and pay TV services decreased, although there was a slight increase in the proportion of ‘pay monthly’ mobile phone complaints.

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Can Pac-Man teach maths?

Podcast - 29th March 2013

Can mobile devices be used for game-based learning as part of the school curriculum?

This discussion was recorded in Barcelona during Mobile World Congress 2013 as part of Heroes of the Mobile Fringe. The panel was moderated by Russell Buckley with contributions from Vincent Hoogsteder of Distimo, Volker Hirsch of BlackBerry and Alina Vandenberghe of Pearson.

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North Korea cuts 3G mobile web access for foreign visitors

Groups that organize trips to North Korea say the country is no longer offering mobile Internet to foreign visitors, just weeks after it unveiled a new 3G service that promised an unprecedented look into the notoriously closed state.

The apparently uncensored Internet service was introduced last month, setting off a flurry of Instagram photos and Twitter posts.

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BlackBerry results show subscriber numbers down but profit up

BlackBerry has reported results for the final quarter of its financial year, which ended on 2nd March 2013.

Revenue for Q4 was down 36% year-on-year to $2.7 billion (£1.8 billion), although quarterly income reached $98 million; a dramatic change from the $125 million loss announced for Q4 2012.

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EE says its 4G service now covers half the UK population

EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) has switched on 4G coverage in 13 more towns and cities, which means that 50% of the UK population now has 4G coverage.

A total of 50 towns and cities currently have EE’s 4G service.

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