Vodafone has introduced a 30-day network guarantee that is says "gives you the freedom to experience the strength and quality of our network before you commit." While this signals the company's growing confidence that it is starting to resolve issues around mobile broadband connectivity, geographical outdoor mobile broadband coverage still remains a huge concern.
The RAC Foundation said Ofcom data shows mobile coverage on UK roads is patchy, almost 4,600 miles of roads unable to receive basic 2G signals.
Nokia announced its Here mapping and navigation unit is evaluating the rollout of a cellular network in the Netherlands as part of the businesses' Cooperative Intelligent Transportation System (C-ITS) for connected vehicles.
For a long time, it was all about data, but now mobile voice is firmly back in operators' sights as they seek to retrieve control of what was their former sole domain. Our recent special report on Wi-Fi calling, for example, explored some of the approaches, from dialler-integrated Wi-Fi calling through to downloadable apps such as Three InTouch and Telefonica's TU Go service.
CCS Insight noted that statistics from The Mobile World suggest that the number of LTE subscriptions worldwide surpassed 1 billion in October 2015.
A new study study predicts there will be 350 million 3G/4G mobile broadband connections in the Arab States of the Middle East and North Africa by 2020.
GPRS is today the leading technology in cellular Internet of Things (IoT) devices due to the cost advantages 2G offers, Berg Insight revealed.
Vodafone has extended its partner market agreement with MTS in a move that will see the Vodafone brand used to sell mobile services in Ukraine for the first time.
Ericsson won its first LTE-FDD network deployment deal in Delhi, India, with a four-year equipment supply contract from Bharti Airtel that will be extended to cover four more areas where the operator holds licences.
Ooredoo Qatar awarded a nationwide 3G and LTE small cell deployment contract to Nokia Networks following successful trials of the equipment vendor's infrastructure in the country's capital, Doha.