Vodafone has been selected by Asda as the new network for its Asda Mobile MVNO. In a five-year exclusive deal, Asda Mobile customers will benefit from Vodafone’s 4G and 5G coverage, unlimited mobile data plans, Wi-Fi calling and other benefits, such as family discounts.
Huawei today hosted the Huawei Seamless AI Life New Products Global Launch event, where the company announced six new products during today’s keynote: HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro, HUAWEI FreeLace Pro, HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro, HUAWEI WATCH FIT, HUAWEI MateBook X and HUAWEI MateBook 14.
The newly-launched Samsung Galaxy Watch3 4G and Galaxy Watch Active2 4G are now available to purchase from O2 in-store. The new devices are available on O2 custom plans meaning that customers can spread the cost of the devices up to 36 months and purchase alongside an Airtime Plan.
StradVision will utilise BlackBerry's QNX Software Development Platform within a number of next generation Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Vehicles (AV) from South Korean automakers.
Orange has launched nationwide 5G in Spain. Ericsson 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) and Core products and solutions are powering Orange Spain's 5G services in Madrid and Barcelona, the nation's two largest cities. Ericsson's initial 5G deployments in Madrid and Barcelona will be followed by other locations under a four-year partnership to help Orange Spain develop its 5G offering across Spain.
Three UK has awarded a multi-million backhaul contract to CityFibre, to connect an additional 1,300 key mobile masts across 59 towns and cities. Full Fibre backhaul is an essential part of delivering a great mobile experience, so partnering with CityFibre is part of Three’s strategy to deliver the UK’s fastest 5G network thanks to its leading 5G spectrum portfolio.
EE has launched a new range of 5G Business Plans, allowing customers Unlimited Data and a range of unique Smart Benefits. Exclusive to EE only, business handset customers also cover Lifetime Guarantee and Free Next Day Replacement for their device at no extra cost, and the option to upgrade to a new device when they want during their contract.
Vodafone UK is currently experiencing an outage across the United Kingdom today, leaving thousands of customers unable to access 4G internet or make calls. Particular hotspots appear to include London and the south of England, as well as Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow.
French telecom operator Bouygues Telecom is to dismantle 3,000 Huawei-made mobile antennas in France’s highly populated areas by 2028, the latest blow to the Chinese tech giant which is the target of countries labelling its 5G equipment as a potential national security threat.