EE pledged to end bill shock for subscribers travelling in mainland Europe with the launch of new roaming tariffs it said enables users to enjoy unlimited calls and texts, and a large data allowance for £4 (€5.68/$6.24) per day.
In May, a selection of quarterly results from some of Europe's largest operators indicated that the tide might be turning in the region's mobile sector. Now, as results for the April-June period start to emerge, the omens still look good as some operators report a return to revenue growth for the first time in some years.
EE hailed a return to operating revenue growth in the second quarter of 2015, although growth in the UK-based operator's fixed business lifted the overall revenue trend as mobile service revenue continued to slide.
Apple Pay is widely expected to arrive in the UK on July 14 according to information from a number of retailers, reported 9to5Mac.
Ofcom on Friday imposed a fine of €1 million (€1.4 million/$1.5 million) on EE for misleading customers who made complaints about the company's mobile and fixed voice and data services.
UK regulator Ofcom's new CEO firmly rapped the telecoms industry on its knuckles, saying operators must provide better services to their customers in future.
The UK's competition watchdog agreed to a request by BT to fast track an investigation into the effects of its planned £12.5 billion (€17 billion/$19 billion) acquisition of mobile operator EE, in a move that cuts the process by around 25 days.
Vodafone UK's alternative approach to the sale of LTE services finally appears to be showing signs of success, according to a new research report from CCS Insight.
Ofcom may award frequencies in the 2.3 GHz and 3.4 GHz bands in two stages rather than via a single auction process to accommodate potential changes to the UK mobile market.
EE is claiming a European first after it surpassed 10 million 4G customers on its network, adding that total 4G traffic has overtaken 3G traffic for the first time thanks to increased network coverage, particularly in rural areas.