When it comes to mobile carriers keeping promises, they are as reliable as a chocolate kettle. , Despite promising not to in 2019, Three is the latest UK carrier to announce that they will be reintroducing roaming charges for customers.
Three UK has appointed Jonathan Clamp as the new Director of Sales. Jonathan will be responsible for developing and driving Three’s consumer sales strategy in line with the company vision of better connectivity, every day, for every customer. He will lead a sales organisation comprising 311 stores and 2,523 people, with direct end-to-end accountability for Retail and Indirect channels.
Ericsson has launched Startup 5G, a program designed to help communications service providers (CSPs) to capture the consumer potential of 5G. Three Ireland is the first CSP to join the global initiative.
Three UK has appointed Jon Davies as Director of Digital. Jon is responsible for driving a digital focus across Three in the UK and delivering the maximum customer benefit for its investment in new IT infrastructure.
David Hennessy has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). David has been CTO for Three Ireland since 2008 and will now lead a dual role in the Technology and Operations functions across both businesses, responsible for the network and IT systems.
Three UK is launching a gadget giveaway, as its stores reopen from 12 April across England and Wales. The Big Tech Giveaway offers a special gift for new customers, when they choose from a range of the latest phones
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the UK population’s mental health as Samaritans reports that over a fifth of the calls to its helpline have referenced coronavirus in the past year, and Samaritans’ volunteers indicate that the pandemic has affected all callers in some way.
The UK’s second 5G spectrum auction is due to begin today, with Ofcom confirming that EE, O2, Three, and Vodafone are all participating. This is the first phase in the two-phase process, in which the carriers will compete for individual lots of spectrum.