Mark Windle of OpenCloud writes:
In 2014, operators focussed on rolling out LTE, but some have lost sight of the bigger picture. 2015 will see traditional telecoms services delivered over multiple access technologies, of which LTE is just a part. As next year fast approaches, our predictions take a step back and look at how the industry will adapt to the changing landscape.
Acer has officially launched a new 4G LTE-capable tablet that also offers dual-SIM capability and the ability to make voice calls.
It’s called the Iconia Talk S and is the company’s first 4G tablet.
EE has started introducing ‘micro network’ technology that can provide mobile coverage to remote areas.
However, unlike rival services - such as Vodafone’s Open Sure Signal - the EE rural micro network solution doesn’t require a broadband connection. Instead, it links to the main network wirelessly.
Mobile phones are now used at home more than anywhere else
A new report reveals that 95% of people in the UK say they “wouldn’t struggle” without a landline at home.
In addition, more than half of all respondents said they used their mobile phones more at home than anywhere else.
A new survey from testing services company P3 communications has ranked EE as the ‘best in test’, noting that it offered the best national data performance.
Three was ranked second overall but had the best voice performance in the test.