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Pay-as-you-GONE: Help! T Mobile's swiped my phone credit – customers

T Mobile customers are baying for blood after a glitch wiped out their pay-as-you-go mobile credit. Dozens of people took to a message board of EE, the joint venture between Deutsche Telekom and Orange SA which runs T-Mobile, to express their rage after the outage rendered their mobes useless and cut of their access to the …
Jasper Hamill, 17 Jan 2014
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No pr0n, no interference - puritan broadband is go

The FCC has completed tests confirming that deployment of its porn-and-cost-free network won't interfere with incumbent operators, as already established by Ofcom and Czech deployments. The tests were completed during September, and state unequivocally that a deployment of Time Division Duplexing technology won't interfere …
Bill Ray, 13 Oct 2008
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iPhone squares up to Android

Apple is aiming to get off the back foot when it comes to phone features with the forthcoming release of iPhone firmware - hopefully before the Googlephone gets into circulation. Google, along with T-Mobile, made great play of the ability of the G1 - the first handset based on Google's Android platform - to display Street View …
Bill Ray, 7 Oct 2008
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T-Mobile joins data breach elite

T-Mobile has admitted losing 17 million German customer records including names, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth and email addresses. The records of German customers were stolen in 2006 and included secret addresses of politicians, an ex-federal president, celebrities and others likely to be at risk from having their …
John Oates, 6 Oct 2008
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Branson brand floats into mobile broadband

Virgin Media has added wireless broadband to its range of offerings, with a service bearing a remarkable resemblance to T-Mobile's deal, except without the Wi-Fi hotspot access thrown in. This shouldn't be a huge surprise, given that Virgin is only a virtual operator, carried on T-Mobile's network. But should anyone compare …
Bill Ray, 2 Oct 2008
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Handango cashes in on Android

Selling mobile applications can be profitable, but the Android Marketplace is only dealing in freebies at launch - so Handango is offering a more familiar route to market that could be essential for the future of Google's platform. Mobile-phone-super-OS Android should realise its first physical embodiment towards the end of …
Bill Ray, 2 Oct 2008
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3 threatens, T-Mobile shoots on late payments

Customers of UK operator 3 have started receiving text messages recommending they pay bills on time to avoid a late-payment fee - though the company tells us it has never charged anyone for failing to pay on time. The text message was bought to our attention by a reader, who contacted 3 but received confusing answers and …
Bill Ray, 1 Oct 2008
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Vendors launch sticker chart to boost 3G take-up

The GSM Association, trade body to the network operators, has teamed up with 16 companies to launch a new logo which can be affixed to any kit offering 3G connectivity. Mobile Broadband service mark The new service mark is titled "Mobile Broadband", and will be promoted with a $1bn advertising budget put together by the 16 …
Bill Ray, 30 Sep 2008
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Android springs to life next week

T-Mobile has been sending out press invitations to the launch of its Android-powered handset, confirming that all will be revealed on Tuesday next week. The handset was glimpsed last Tuesday, at a Google Developer Day in London where it emerged from the pocket of Google's Mike Jennings, and unsurprisingly bears a remarkable …
Bill Ray, 17 Sep 2008
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US Senate wants answers on soaring text rates

The chair of the Antitrust Subcommittee in the Senate Judiciary Committee has written to the four largest US network operators demanding they explain why the cost of texting has doubled since 2005. Text messages have been a nice little earner for European operators since cross-network connectivity became available, but txt is …
Bill Ray, 10 Sep 2008
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How to stop worrying and enjoy paying for incoming calls

Termination fees - the money paid to a receiving network for connecting a call - are for the chop. The question is what, if anything, will replace them; moreover, will ordinary punters ever even notice they're paying to receive calls? Ofcom recently announced it was going to take a good look at the question of termination fees …
Bill Ray, 5 Sep 2008
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Mobile broadband: What's it for?

In the next few weeks (hint: CTIA is in three weeks) I'm expecting mobile operators to be offered a new tool, which will allow them to work out what on earth their mobile broadband customers are doing. The mystery, however, is not "what is this tool, Guy?" - all will become clear quite quickly. What is mysterious is the answer …
Guy Kewney, 26 Aug 2008
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Googlephone is coming soon

T-Mobile will launch an Android phone this year and with Google allowing developers access to version 0.9, we'll soon see if it has managed the finesse of an iPhone with Nokia-grade functionality. Version 0.9 of Google's platform is now available for download, with a redesigned user interface and some significant improvements …
Bill Ray, 19 Aug 2008

Vodafone jacks up UK prices

Vodafone will jack up its prices next month, it said today. Standard call charges will rise from 15p to 20p per minute for pre-pay customers and contract minutes outside monthly inclusive packages. Calls to non-geographic 0871 numbers will cost 35p per minute from September, compared to 25p currently. Non-geographic 0870 lines …
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Ofcom knocks back spectrum auction

Ofcom has admitted it will not start the auction of three chunks of 2GHz spectrum in October as promised, pushing the date back as litigation from T-Mobile and O2 drags on. The incumbent operators are not saying much in public, but the argument is over how Ofcom wants to sell three sections of spectrum around 2GHz (2010- …
Bill Ray, 14 Aug 2008
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iPhone 3G isn't necessarily

Eager punters cooing over their 3G iPhones are finding the third generation connectivity not quite what they had hoped, and according to some reports Apple's super-phone is failing to meet the requirements of the 3G standard. Apple took a lot of stick when the original iPhone lacked 3G, a decision that forced UK operator O2 to …
Bill Ray, 13 Aug 2008
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No wireless sex please, we're American

When it comes to filtering adult content in the US things are due to get that bit more um, sticky. Two Democrat members of the US congress have sent an open letter to FCC Chair Kevin Martin, supporting the agency's goal of a nationwide wireless service suitable for family viewing and accusing detractors of playing for time. …
Bill Ray, 12 Aug 2008
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Deutsche Telecom sees income dip

Deutsche Telecom is reporting a good first half of 2008, with income dipping only slightly by three per cent to €30.1bn, though that can be "adjusted" into an "organic" increase of 0.3 per cent. This produced an adjusted net profit of €1.4bn. The adjustment is allowed because of fluctuations in exchange rates and changes in …
Bill Ray, 7 Aug 2008

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