Three UK
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.
David Hennessy
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.
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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.
Three UK
Three UK has opened the application process for its 2021 graduate intake, which will kick off in September. The programme will see 31 graduates join the company across five different business areas: technology, commercial, business, finance and HR.
Matt Ward
Three UK has appointed Matt Ward as Head of MVNO. In this role, Matt will be responsible for driving the strategy and commercial performance of its MVNO business in the UK.
Three Ireland
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
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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.
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Amdocs is partnering with Three UK as the prime Systems Integrator (SI), in a multi-year managed services deal, to build an Omni Channel digital business system to grow its B2B services in the United Kingdom.
Call Centre
While all mobile operators in the UK have been forced to close their stores due to the current lockdown here in the UK, Three UK has went one step further and announced they have also closed their call centres.
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.
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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 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.
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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.
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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
LG has emerged as the clear winner in this year’s Red Dot Awards for design excellence. LG’s impressive 32 honors include two Best of the Best awards and 30 Red Dot Awards.