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.
Spectrum is too valuable to be given away. However; a more sophisticated array of operations obligations and commitments could encourage more capital to be invested in improving mobile networks and services, and making them cheaper, rather than simply siphoning off as much money as possible from operators in auction proceeds for governments to spend on other programmes outside telecommunications.
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.
Hutchison Whampoa and VimpelCom confirmed this week that they are in exploratory talks to merge their respective Italian mobile units in a joint venture, marking the latest effort by the Hong Kong-based company to expand its European operations.
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.
UK-based supermarket giant Tesco plans to sell off its mobile unit in an effort to cut debt, with TalkTalk and fellow Tesco Mobile shareholder O2 UK cited as two potential buyers.
Hutchison Whampoa plans to sell a 33 per cent stake in the combined business of O2 UK and Three UK to five institutional investors for a total of up to £3.1 billion (€4.2 billion/$4.8 billion) in order to raise additional funding for the acquisition of O2 from Telefónica.
O2 UK has acquired all shares in UK mobile payments venture Weve, confirming reports from Monday that founding partners EE and Vodafone UK planned to exit the venture.