The U.K.'s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is asking for market feedback on the impact that the merger of U.K. telecommunication businesses of Vodafone and CK Hutchison's Three UK could have on competition in the country.
Vodafone and Three-owner CK Hutchison Holdings (CKHH) have confirmed that they are in discussions about a possible merger of Three UK and Vodafone UK.
Three UK is zero-rating seven websites that offer financial advice and guidance, furthering its support for customers of Three during the cost-of-living crisis.
It's only taken them five years but Three UK is finally offering an eSIM for Apple Watch with a new £7/month plan.
Three says that its 5G network now covers more than 54% of the UK, overtaking EE. Three's 5G network is now available in over 400 locations and across more than 3,000 sites.
Mobile authentication platform tru.ID has announced its cybersecurity solution is integrated in the UK with mobile network operators EE, O2, Three and Vodafone.
Three UK has launched a new package of support for Ukrainian refugees arriving in the UK. As of today (Thursday 10th March), a free 30-day preloaded Pay as You Go SIM card will be made available.
Virgin Media O2 removed charges for data use in Ukraine Friday, covering customers on O2 Pay Monthly, O2 Pay as you Go, Virgin Media O2 Business customers, Virgin Media home phone customers, and giffgaff customers
EE and Three have agreed a deal to provide high-speed mobile coverage across the whole London Underground network for the first time, including in tunnels.
When it comes to mobile carriers keeping promises, they are as reliable as a chocolate kettle. , Despite promising not to in 2019, Three is the latest UK carrier to announce that they will be reintroducing roaming charges for customers.
Three UK has appointed Jonathan Clamp as the new Director of Sales. Jonathan will be responsible for developing and driving Three’s consumer sales strategy in line with the company vision of better connectivity, every day, for every customer. He will lead a sales organisation comprising 311 stores and 2,523 people, with direct end-to-end accountability for Retail and Indirect channels.
Ericsson has launched Startup 5G, a program designed to help communications service providers (CSPs) to capture the consumer potential of 5G. Three Ireland is the first CSP to join the global initiative.
Three UK has appointed Jon Davies as Director of Digital. Jon is responsible for driving a digital focus across Three in the UK and delivering the maximum customer benefit for its investment in new IT infrastructure.
David Hennessy has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). David has been CTO for Three Ireland since 2008 and will now lead a dual role in the Technology and Operations functions across both businesses, responsible for the network and IT systems.
Three UK is launching a gadget giveaway, as its stores reopen from 12 April across England and Wales. The Big Tech Giveaway offers a special gift for new customers, when they choose from a range of the latest phones
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the UK population’s mental health as Samaritans reports that over a fifth of the calls to its helpline have referenced coronavirus in the past year, and Samaritans’ volunteers indicate that the pandemic has affected all callers in some way.
The UK’s second 5G spectrum auction is due to begin today, with Ofcom confirming that EE, O2, Three, and Vodafone are all participating. This is the first phase in the two-phase process, in which the carriers will compete for individual lots of spectrum.
Following the news that EE and BT customers will see a rise of 4.5% on their bills from end of March, Vodafone And Three are to follow suit with price rises of pp To 4.5%.
O2, Three and Vodafone are teaming up to build and share 222 new mobile masts to boost rural coverage across the United Kingdom and deliver the first stage of the Shared Rural Network (SRN).
O2 is providing 40GB free data a month to support home schooling families struggling to connect during lockdown. In partnership with the Department for Education...
Earlier this year, the United Kingdom left the European Union (EU) and entered a transition phase where things more or less stayed the same. From January, the UK enters a new relationship with the EU which could technically see the re-introduction of roaming charges for travellers to the mainland.
Three UK and Internet Matters have launched their latest internet safety advice campaign, ‘My First Device’, as part of their ongoing partnership.
Three UK has reopened its stores across England this week. Throughout December, Three stores will also have extended opening hours to better serve customers when they need it most – adding a massive 2,000 extra trading hours.
Three UK continues the rollout of its 5G network with the launch of its first Ericsson 5G sites which are now live for customers in Manchester, Glasgow and Reading.
Three UK will be extending the opening hours of 109 of its retail stores in England today (Wednesday 4 November) to help meet a surge in demand and support
Three UK is transforming its network and IT infrastructure to ensure better connectivity. This forms part of a £2bn+ investment to significantly transform Three’s network.
Three UK is currently suffering a mobile network across the UK leaving thousands of customers unable to access the internet or make phone calls.
As part of the partnership between Three UK and Chelsea FC, Three is offering fans the chance to become its latest signing by offering a new Chelsea FC tariff from today.
Three Ireland has switched on its 5G network in Ireland, deploying around 315 base stations, giving a total coverage of around 35% of the Irish population. Around 500 more are expected to be deployed by the end of 2020, with Three having invested around €100 million in the rollout over the last year
Three UK has awarded a multi-million backhaul contract to CityFibre, to connect an additional 1,300 key mobile masts across 59 towns and cities. Full Fibre backhaul is an essential part of delivering a great mobile experience, so partnering with CityFibre is part of Three’s strategy to deliver the UK’s fastest 5G network thanks to its leading 5G spectrum portfolio.
ACI Worldwide is extending its partnership with Three UK to combat eCommerce fraud, which has increased during the Covid-19 pandemic.
As part of the partnership between Three UK and Chelsea FC, is the launch of the world’s first-ever AR kit launch.
Three UK has unveiled details of its 'Connect The Game' campaign, which will kick off the brand’s partnership with Chelsea when it begins on 1st July.
Three UK will be reopening more than 250 stores across England on 15 June, introducing new social distancing and operational measures to protect staff and customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The General Court of the European Union has annulled a European Commission ruling blocking a merger between O2 and Three on competition grounds, following an appeal from the latter.
Three UK has launched zero-rating on NHS video consultations provided by Attend Anywhere, so that customers can attend virtual outpatient appointments without eating into their data allowance.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned a "misleading" advertisement campaign from Three UK. The ad campaign ‘if it’s not Three, it’s not real 5G’, has been banned following complaints from BT and Vodafone, five members of the public and an independent telecoms consultant.
Three UK today announced that Dave Dyson has informed the company of his intention to step down from his role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for personal reasons. Dave will be succeeded by Robert Finnegan, who is currently CEO of Three Ireland.
Three UK is finally launching their 5G mobile network by the end of the month, the company announced today.
Three UK launched its 5G service in London earlier today, promptly causing EE to file a complaint with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) claiming that its slogan, "If it's not Three, it's not real 5G", is misleading. EE is seeking a ban on the ads because they clearly imply that alternative networks' 5G are inferior by comparison.
Three UK has launched its 5G service today, available in London as a home broadband service. The company says that its single 5G plan will shake up the broadband market with customers able to cancel their landline and instantly access fibre-like, ultrafast speeds compared to what the average UK customer currently obtains using traditional, fixed broadband services.
Three is giving customers all the freedom they need to use 5G whenever and however they wish without worrying about any hidden or extra costs as the company announced that all new and existing customers will have access to 5G with no speed caps and at no extra cost on all contract, SIM only and PAYG mobile plans.
Three UK and Nokia have launched the world’s first 5G-ready fully integrated cloud core network, in preparation for the company's rollout of 5G.
Three has announced it will launch its 5G network in August, but it will only be available in London as a home broadband service. Three 5G home broadband customers will be able to plug a hub into the wall to immediately become connected, without lengthy engineer wait times or a long-term contract.
Xiaomi will begin selling its smartphones in the UK partnering with Three UK to sell its phones in the country, marking the second European market that Xiaomi will be operating in. The news came as the firm announced its IPO on the Hong Kong stock exchange seeking to raise at least $10bn
Microsoft on Tuesday announced the general availability of Microsoft Teams, the company's new chat-based workspace in Office 365. The new tool for team collaboration is now available to Office 365 business customers.
BlackBerry will hold a press conference Tuesday in Seoul, South Korea, launching its first Android smartphone, the BlackBerry Priv.
3 Hong Kong, the mobile division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings hasÃ‚Â announced the launch of Numbers Master, which is capable of loading the most mobile numbers yet onto one Hong Kong SIM.
WhatsApp is constantly updating its messaging app with new features and enhancements. Since the service added a voice calling feature, there has been rumours that the messaging service would add call back and voicemail features.
Microsoft today posted a $3.1bn (Ã‚Â£2.4bn) profit for the three months to June. That was far better than the $3.2bn loss for the same period last year
New EU rules on privacy and electronic communications are to be proposed by the European Commission in 2017. However, companies from Tech and Telecom industries are calling for the repeal of the e-Privacy regime.
According to a CBC News investigation, a specialized BlackBerry unit - Public Safety Operations team - has for years helped intercept user data to help in hundreds of police investigations in dozens of countries.
QNX, a subsidiary of BlackBerry, today announced that Servomex Group, a world leader in gas analysis technology, has chosen the QNX Neutrino Realtime OS to power its next generation of gas analyzers.
Micromax, TranServ and Visa, today announced a strategic partnership to offer a mobile payment solution for its customers in India.
BlackBerry has announced that the BlackBerry Priv has won the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016. Red Dot awarded Priv the Product Design award for high design quality.
Amazon has today announced that a new fulfilment centre in Manchester will open in the autumn, creating 1,000 new permanent jobs over three years.
Three UK and Three Italy have successfully collaborated with Shine Technologies on implementing ShineÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ad blocking technologies in their networks.
Amazon has today announced that it will open a one million sq ft fulfilment centre in Coalville, Leicestershire, which will create 500 new permanent jobs over three years.
A major security vulnerability has been discovered which could potentially leave hundreds of thousands of devices, apps and services vulnerable to attacks.
Hutchison Whampoa, the owner of Three, has promised to freeze prices for five years and sell off portions of its mobile spectrum holdings as it looks to push through its Ã‚Â£10.25 billion acquisition of O2.
Commercial cloud annualized revenue run rate exceeds $9.4 billion; Windows 10 active on over 200 million devices.
Samsung announced today that it will showcase at CES 2016 its new Creative Lab (C-Lab) projects Ã¢â‚¬â€œ WELT Ã¢â‚¬â€œ a smart wearable healthcare belt, rink Ã¢â‚¬â€œ a hand-motion controller for mobile VR devices and TipTalk.
MobileIron and Good Technology today announced that they have settled all outstanding litigation between them. The settlement includes a narrow, non-material license agreement between Good and MobileIron and a mutual dismissal of claims.
Samsung announced today that Samsung Pay now supports eligible Chase Visa credit, debit and Liquid cards, as well as debit and credit offerings from MasterCard issuers.
TalkTalk is offering all its customers a free upgrade to compensate for the recent cyber attack, in which thousands of people's personal data was leaked online.
SAP today announced a new capability designed to provide organizations with insight to better manage and optimize their total workforce of permanent and external workers.
Google's Project Zero researched the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and discovered and reported 11 high-impact security issues as a result.
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation under the EU Merger Regulation to assess whether the proposed acquisition of TelefÃƒÂ³nica UK by Hutchison would harm competition.
German Telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom has announced that it has started to offer BlackBerry's BES 12 as enterprise mobility management application for its business customers.
In conjunction with Samsung, Barnes & Noble introduced the new 9.6-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab E NOOK.
Sandeep Chennakeshu has been at BlackBerry since August of last year as an employee, but before that he started analysing BlackBerry in September 2013.
Microsoft is announcing new solutions spanning containers, security, infrastructure and the Internet of Things (IoT) that enable organizations of all sizes to transform their business.
Apple has scheduled its Q4 2015 earnings call for Tuesday, October 27. The call is set to take place 2 PM PT/5 PM ET, and audio from the call will be streamed on Apple's website.
Microsoft today announced that it will change the reporting of its financial results to reflect the company's strategy and ambitions.
SAP today announced that its planned SAP Fiori 2.0 user experience (UX) design concept won a Red Dot in the Interaction Category at the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015.
Three UK recruited comedian Rufus Hound to write a letter for unhappy Vodafone customers wanting find an alternative network after Vodafone's latest price hike.