Aberdeen is set to become a forerunner for digital transformation in Scotland with the announcement of a new Gigabit-capable full fibre broadband network under the Vodafone and CityFibre Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) programme. The Vodafone and CityFibre partnership will mean that Aberdeen becomes Scotland’s first city in which nearly every home and business will have access to gigabit-speed broadband.
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Vodafone UK has achieved an industry first with the successful trial of a new 4G mini mobile mast in the small village of Porthcurno on the southern Cornish coast. The mini mast is now providing customers with 4G mobile data speeds of more than 200 megabits per second (Mbps)...
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The Association For Driving Licence Verification (ADLV.co.uk ) is to work closely with the DVLA on the implementation of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) for the ADD service. By helping to explain the GDPR rules for its members’ fleet customers...
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EE today announced it will offer HomePod, Apple's wireless speaker for the home that delivers an incredible music listening experience on Friday 9 February. Customers are able to order HomePod from today with delivery starting on Friday 9 February.
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Amazon today announced plans to open a new fulfilment centre in Rugby and begin recruitment for 400 new permanent jobs. Amazon is increasing the size of its UK fulfilment centre network to meet increasing customer demand, expand selection and enable SMEs selling on Amazon Marketplace.
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A new £40 million Institute of Coding that will teach people digital skills such as cybersecurity and artificial intelligence is to be set up in the UK. The venture will be launched by a consortium of more than 60 universities, industry experts and businesses, including Microsoft, in a bid to tackle the country’s digital skills gap.
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Apple HomePod, the long-awaited wireless speaker from Apple, arrives in stores beginning Friday, February 9 and is available to order online this Friday, January 26 in the US, UK and Australia. Using just your voice, HomePod is easy and fun to use, and works together with an Apple Music subscription.
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Amazon announced that Echo Spot, the newest addition to the Echo family, is now available in the UK. Echo Spot delivers everything you love about Alexa with a smaller design and the added convenience of a circular screen so that Alexa can show you things...
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Start-up company, Intellibox looks set to change the way we sell our phones. A pioneering new way to instantly exchange your unwanted phones for cash, begun in a few selected locations across the UK has been hailed as a ‘great success’.
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With Valentines Day coming up next month, manufacturers appear to be launching "romantic" colours in time for that special day. Earlier this week LG announced a beautiful Raspberry Rose edition of the LG V30 and Samsung has today announced the launch of the Rose Pink version of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphone in the UK.
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EE today switched on 8 new superfast 4G mobile sites in Galloway and West Dumfries. The new sites provide 4G to large sections of roads that previously had no mobile coverage, including the A702, A713, A716, A747, A746, B793, B7005, and the B7052.
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Uber has confirmed that the company concealed a hack in 2016 that affected 57 million customers and drivers, and paid hackers $100,000 (£75,000) to delete the data.