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Here’s how much more you’ll pay for your phone bill in the UK this year: Vodafone, O2, Virgin Media, and EE explained

Mobile network operators Vodafone, O2, Tesco, Three, and EE in the UK are set to ramp up their phone bill prices by as much as 10% in April. Vodafone, EE, and Three have all announced the reintroduction of roaming charges in the EU as well, whereas Virgin Mobile and O2 will not be re-introducing them. However,...

Qualcomm, Vodafone, and Thales demonstrate major development in iSIM technology

Qualcomm today demonstrated a working smartphone featuring the next-gen integrated SIM (iSIM) technology in partnership with Vodafone and Thales. The new technology integrates the functionality offered by a physical SIM card to the main processor, which allows for "greater system integration, higher performance, and increased memory capacity." Integrating the SIM with the main processor also frees up...

T-Mobile is blocking some customers from using iCloud Private Relay [Update: T-Mobile statement]

Apple announced its iCloud Plus subscription last year, which has a few additional features beyond the usual cloud storage functionality offered by cheaper iCloud plans. The new subscription includes secure video for home cameras, an email proxy service, and Private Relay — a VPN-like feature supported on iOS 15 that routes all internet traffic in...

[Update: Jio follows suit] Airtel & Vodafone Idea raise prepaid tariffs in India by up to 25%

Calling and mobile data tariffs in India dropped significantly after Reliance Jio entered the telecom sector in 2016. Since then, the three biggest players in the industry -- Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea, and Bharti Airtel -- have tried to one-up each other by offering cheaper plans to attract more subscribers. Although that has been great...

OPPO teams up with Ericsson, Vodafone and Qualcomm to commercialize Europe’s first 5G SA network

While a large portion of the world has yet to experience 5G, it’s already a reality in several countries, including the US, UK, China, Japan, etc. Most existing 5G networks we currently have are built on Non-Standalone Architecture (NSA), which relies on the existing LTE infrastructure to broadcast 5G signals. But to fully realize the...

[Update: Statement] Vodafone UK to reintroduce European roaming for heavy users

Vodafone has become the first UK network to confirm it will be reintroducing roaming charges between Britain and mainland Europe, though only for the most frequent users. Under European Union rules, networks must offer roaming, at no extra charge across all member countries. With the UK’s transition membership of the EU due to expire on...