Archive for April 23rd, 2013

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Virgin Media offer up a Galaxy S4 deal


Virgin Media has announced that its TiVo and Broadband customers will be able to get their hands on the Samsung Galaxy S4 from just £31* per month when it hits stores this Saturday.

Virgin Media TV broadband or home phone customers who choose the Samsung Galaxy S4 will get £5 off their monthly mobile tariff, inclusive insurance worth £7.99 per month and unlimited calls and texts to other Virgin Media mobiles.

Graeme Oxby, Executive Director of Mobile & Home Phone at Virgin Media said: “We’ve had record levels of interest in the Samsung Galaxy S4 so we’re delighted to offer our customers exclusive treats they can’t get elsewhere, including a fiver off their monthly bill and inclusive insurance. The Samsung Galaxy S4 will go straight to the top of the battle of the smart phones; making the inclusive insurance with next day replacement the obvious choice for Virgin Media customers.”

The Samsung Galaxy S4 will be the slimmest, fastest and most powerful member of the Samsung Galaxy family. It will offer never seen before features including Samsung Smart Pause and Samsung Smart Scroll which allow users to intuitively control their phone with their eyes and for entertainment fanatics, the Samsung Galaxy S4 offers a stunning 441ppi 5-inch screen and will even double up as an infrared remote control.

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ACER launches the S6 Display Series


Acer today unveiled the latest addition to its monitor family: the S6 series. Following the path marked out by the S5 series, the new displays combine a design that will appeal even the most fashionable users with excellent performance and cutting-edge technologies. What’s more, these displays support MHL technology, to enjoy photos or videos from your mobile devices on a large screen.

With the S6 monitor series you can display all the multimedia stored on your smartphone or tablet in few easy steps. Simply connect your mobile device to the monitor with the MHL cable, automatically synchronise audio and video and you are done: you are ready to watch streaming video, pictures or play games. And the icing on the cake is that you charge your device at the same time.

On the S6 display a great enjoyment of your multimedia is guaranteed. The Zero Frame design increases the available space, so that you can see more and do more, while the Full HD resolution, awesome contrast ratio and fast response time let you enjoy the smoothest reproduction of even the fastest action packed movies.

What’s more, you can share an unmatched entertainment experience with your friends. Thanks to IPS panels the S6 monitors display consistent and accurate colour from a 178° wide viewing angle, and together with the tilt adjustment you can find the best position for comfortable viewing with your friends or family.

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EE Results for the First Quarter to 31 March – Press Release


Key Highlights:

· Strong demand for superfast 4G services: 4G customer base reaches 318k after just five months of trading, firmly on track to meet target of more than one million 4G customers by the end of 2013; over 1,600 medium and large companies using 4G; network rollout to reach 70% UK population by year end

· Secured UK’s best spectrum portfolio for superfast 4G data services: acquired 2x5MHz of 800MHz and 2x35MHz of 2.6GHz spectrum for £589m; now hold industry-leading 36% share of UK mobile spectrum, an unrivalled foundation for the future

· Steady underlying service revenue performance: service revenue excluding regulatory Mobile Termination Rate (MTR) and roaming cuts of -0.4% (Q4 2012: +1.5%) year-on-year (yoy) following macroeconomic/competitive pressures; including regulatory impact -5.4% yoy (Q4 2012: -3.9%)

· Attracting high value customers: postpaid mobile net adds of 166k (Q1 2012: 151k) (excluding MVNOs and M2M), the best Q1 postpaid net adds performance since the creation of the company; 53% (Q1 2012: 49%) of mobile customers now on postpaid plans that deliver five times higher Average Revenue Per Customer (ARPU) than prepaid; in-line with industry shift toward postpaid and reflecting post-Christmas seasonality, prepaid customers decreased by -571k (Q1 2012: -494k)


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