Rural homes and offices in part of Cumbria will be able to use EE’s 4G mobile network as an alternative to fixed-line broadband from next month.
EE is expanding its rural broadband trial in the northern part of the Lake District to cover more than 100 square miles, where it’ll offer ‘superfast’ broadband speeds to over 2,000 residents and businesses for the first time.
A $1 billion rescue and an £8 million tariff
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We started last week with a change of plan from BlackBerry. No, it’s not selling itself to Fairfax Financial. Instead it’s aiming to raise $1 billion from investors. Cynics might suggest there wasn’t enough interest for a takeover.
EE has announced a series of exceptionally large mobile data bundles for businesses including broadcasters and other media organisations.
It’s created a series of 4G data tariffs that can be shared and have no fixed-term contract or expiry date, with bundle sizes from 50 terabytes to 1 petabyte (1 million GB).
Mobile technology company Qualcomm Incorporated, which leads the market for smartphone processors, has announced a record year in its financial results.
The full-year figures show revenue up 30% from last year to $24.87 billion (£15.6 billion), while net income was up 12% to $6.85 billion.
Smart card specialist Oberthur Technologies has announced a new product called MultiSIM, which uses a single card to deliver the standard mini-SIM, micro-SIM and nano-SIM designs.
It has a detachable body enabling the card to maintain a ‘thin’ nano-SIM form factor that’s compliant with ETSI standards while remaining thicker for the other two formats.