EE is named in some news reports as a potential alternative acquisition
BT has responded to news reports about its possible acquisition of the O2 mobile network from Telefónica UK.
The speculation was first published on a website in Spain, with suggestions that Telefonica could receive a 20% share of BT as part of the multi-million pound deal.
UK communications regulator Ofcom has confirmed its plans to make more radio spectrum available for mobile broadband services.
Following a recent consultation it now aims to release part of the 700MHz frequency band to mobile network operators.
Wireless charging specialist Powermat Technologies has appointed Thorsten Heins as its new Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board.
Mr Heins was CEO and President of BlackBerry before leaving the company when it reorganised a year ago.
Ofcom’s board has chosen Steve Unger as its interim Chief Executive from the end of this year.
He’ll be in the role until the UK communications regulator makes a permanent appointment in the New Year.
UK mobile operator EE says it switched on its 4G service in the Channel Tunnel two months ago and has now provided 4G service to more than 25,000 EE customers.
Since September, 282GB of 4G data has been carried on EE’s network from the tunnel. Average download speeds are 13.5Mbps, with peak speeds of 57Mbps delivered.