The GSMA has published a response to the UK government’s suggestion that ‘national roaming’ could be mandated to reduce areas of poor mobile phone coverage.
A consultation period was launched on 5th November and ended yesterday.
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.
The dramatic growth in smartphones running the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) platform or other ‘forked’ versions of Android is expected to slow next year, according to a report from ABI Research.
Devices that run forked or AOSP versions of Android don’t have direct access to the Google Play app store, unlike those produced by the Open Handset Alliance.
Podcast - 19th November 2014
Time for another podcast presented by Iain Graham, James Rosewell and Mark Bridge. They begin this week's programme by talking about the latest enterprise-friendly developments from BlackBerry.
Next comes a new survey from Ofcom about the UK's 4G data speeds, followed by news about TalkTalk's MVNO deal with Telefonica, the growth of WiFi in the home and a report from AVG about social media sapping smartphone performance.