Chinese telecoms manufacturer Huawei Technologies has been awarded a four-year contract to upgrade the Orange and T-Mobile networks operated by Everything Everywhere.
The work will improve reception, expand HD voice calling and will also prepare for a move to 4G LTE technology.
Nutshell Mobile, the virtual mobile network launched in the UK last March by industry veterans Gareth Jones and Gordon Webber, is reported to have ceased trading.
The company, which used the Three UK network, offered 'pay monthly' contracts to customers who were unable to pass credit checks for other networks.
Vodafone UK and fund-raising website JustGiving have launched a free text donation service called JustTextGiving by Vodafone.
There are no set-up or running costs for participating charities and no network charges for people making donations. Any of Britain's 184,000 charities can apply for a unique 6-character code that'll enable them to receive SMS donations of up to £10.
Millward Brown Optimor, part of the WPP group, has just published the 2011 edition of its BrandZ report. It's the sixth annual edition of the report, which details the world's "Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands".
It notes that the world’s best brands appear to have recovered from the recession at a faster rate than their competitors. The combined value of the Top 100 brands this year is calculated at $2.4 trillion, more than Great Britain's GDP.