Vodafone UK finally supports eSIMs in smartphones on its Pay Monthly plans. Promisingly, Vodafone says eSIMs will be provisioned using Vodafone’s accompanying online interface to load your eSIM on to your phone in just a few minutes rather than waiting days for a physical SIM card, or QR code to arrive in the post.
O2 has announced new flexible business tariffs for SMB customers, designed to suit their ever changing company needs. The new O2 Business tariffs include automatic data rollover and the option to increase or decrease their data allowances, giving them flexibility over their monthly usage.
Ericsson, Qualcomm and U.S. Cellular have successfully achieved the first extended range 5G NR millimeter Wave (mmWave) data call in the U.S. on a commercial network.
Ericsson is advancing 5G core network security for communications service providers (CSPs) through the launch of the cloud native Ericsson Packet Core Firewall. Core network security is a key factor in CSPs’ forward business planning as they pursue innovative new business opportunities powered by 5G and emerging technologies.
Apple today announced the Apple Watch Series 6 and introduced Family Setup in watchOS 7, bringing the communication, health, fitness, and safety features of Apple Watch to kids and older family members of the household who do not have an iPhone.
Apple today unveiled Apple Watch Series 6, bringing a Blood Oxygen feature that offers users even more insight into their overall wellness. Watch Series 6 has a similar square design and always-on screen to its predecessor and comes in two sizes and a range of materials and colours. It has a 20% faster S6 processor and a screen that’s 2.5 times brighter when outside and not actively being used.
Alchimie has partnered with Huawei to bring its factual VOD channels to millions of Huawei Video consumers. This will be achieved through the integration of its TVplayer GO! app into Huawei Video, the pre-loaded entertainment app on all new and existing Huawei smartphone and tablet devices.
Cello has launched their brand new range of smart, Android TVs, developed in partnership with Google. The Bishop Auckland based electronics firm, and last remaining LED TV manufacturer in the UK, worked closely with Google to develop an exclusive range of smart TVs, which come with Google Assistant, Chromecast and Google Play Store all built in to one device, straight out of the box.
Vodafone and Disney have collaborated to create a premium kids smart watch planned to launch in time for Christmas. It will feature hardware designed by the Vodafone smart tech team and a software experience from world class designers at Vodafone and Disney.
Canada is indicating it might not compensate major telecom providers if the federal government bans Huawei equipment from 5G networks, setting up a potential fight over a bill that could hit C$1bn. Canada, under pressure from the United States to ban Huawei gear on security grounds, is studying whether to allow the firm into the country’s next-generation 5G networks.