Terminal 5 of London Heathrow airport is being rebranded by Samsung for the next two weeks.
From today, Samsung has arranged to brand the terminal as ‘Terminal Samsung Galaxy S5’.
UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has agreed to make radio spectrum available for transport operators to offer faster broadband connections to passengers on aircraft, boats, railway trains and coaches.
Each vehicle could receive a data connection of around 50Mbit/sec, providing more than 10Mbps via WiFi to an individual passenger.
Podcast - 20th November 2013
This week's headline-grabbing product launch is the Motorola Moto G, which promises a decent Android smartphone at a very attractive price.
We also discuss new rules about mobile phones on planes, a new campaign to ban hands-free calls in cars, falling SMS revenue, mobile wallets and BlackBerry's $1 million investment.
The European Aviation Safety Agency is planning to publish guidance that’ll allow airlines to permit the use of personal electronic devices in ‘Flight Mode’ during taxiing, take-off and landing as well as throughout commercial flights.
This will cover tablets, smartphones, eBook readers and mp3 players as well as laptops, although heavier devices will need to be stowed safely during take-off and landing.
Podcast - 6th November 2013
It looks like BlackBerry is safe for the moment... but not with the takeover many had expected.
Meanwhile Google launches the Nexus 5, Nortel's patents are sent into battle, EE promises ever-faster 4G, the FAA allows electronic devices to be used throughout flights and we celebrate a record quarter for smartphone shipments.