Archive for June 8th, 2010

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O2 upgrades network in London


Nokia Siemens Networks has completed network analysis, optimisation and upgrades to O2’s base stations across London.

Working with O2, Nokia Siemens Networks monitored and analysed the data and signalling behaviour of different smart devices connected to the mobile network. The methodology provided information on the impact of these devices on different network elements.

The information, combined with traffic growth forecasts, was used to establish a capacity improvement project, upgrading only the network elements and modules identified as bottlenecks for current and future performance within O2’s London network.

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Mobile Tech Addicts Podcast 74: The One Without The Mayonnaise

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Gareth, Matt, James and Andy have the iPhone 4 to talk about tonight and they are extremely excited. They also manage a little bit of chat about the Dell Streak, Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro and some network advise.

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gulars: Reggae Richardson, Disco Davis, Garage Gareth and Acoustical Andy

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Silver BlackBerry Curve 8520 on Orange

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I just spotted this as ‘coming soon’ over on the Orange website. While the BlackBerry Curve 8520 maybe a low end device compared to the BlackBerry Bold we must not forget that for under £150 on PAYG and then only £5 per month for the BlackBerry Internet Service the Curve 8520 is a real bargain.

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Vodafone to offer iPhone 4

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Vodafone UK will launch iPhone 4, the thinnest smartphone in the world with the highest resolution display ever built into a phone, in the UK on June 24. For more information on pricing and tariff plans, please visit For more information on iPhone 4 please visit

Network update from Vodafone UK:

Vodafone UK continues to build and maintain the best possible 3G network, designed to get the most from the latest smartphones, including the iPhone 4. This year alone, Vodafone has been recognised as ‘Best Network’ by Mobile News and Mobile Magazine. Furthermore, an independent survey, commissioned by O2 earlier this year, came to the conclusion that Vodafone’s network is the fastest in the UK for mobile web browsing.
Several recent reports from YouGov praised Vodafone’s network. The research showed that Vodafone UK:

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Orange to stock iPhone 4

iphone4 I’m sure that by now you will have heard all about the iPhone 4 which was announced yesterday at Apple’s WWDC event. It was a mammoth two hour presentation during which Steve Jobs spoke about all the new hardware features of iPhone 4 as well as the new version of the iPhone OS which will now be know as iOS4.

The question that almost everyone has at the moment is when can I buy one and how much will it cost. Well you’ll be able to pre-order from the 15th June and the iPhone 4 will start shipping on the 24th June – not long at all.

In a tweet last night, our friend Conor from Orange confirmed that Orange will indeed have iPhone 4:

Great news folks – Orange UK to launch iPhone 4 on June 24th – not too long to wait!

We hope to have more news throughout today so please stay tuned!


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