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London getting Europe’s largest Wi-FI network for Olympics

Mobile network O2 is to provide free wi-fi access across the London boroughs of Chelsea, Westminster and Kensington as part of a roll out that aims to become Europe’s largest free wi-fi zone. The wi-fi network will be provided through base stations attached to street equipment such as phone boxes …

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O2 begins 4G trial in London

The UK’s second largest mobile operator O2 is set to begin a trial of 4G high-speed mobile internet services in London. The Telefnica owned telco will be testing out the 4G technology known as LTE (long term evolution) which theoretically allows data speeds of up to 150Mb/s.The trial will run …

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We Sing UK Hits gets O2 arena gig

Nordic Games has collaborated with The O2 arena to get We Sing UK Hits in front of music lovers. The Wii karaoke game will be promoted at the British Music Experience – an interactive museum celebrating the culture and history of popular UK music – via its website, trailers, competitions, …

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There will be no iPhone 5 tonight

Those hoping to pick up a brand new, redesigned iPhone tomorrow look set for a disappointment. Less than three hours ahead of Apple’s official San Francisco iPhone event, TNW claims to have word on precisely what the company has planned. And as has been previously rumoured, the site claims that …

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Latest Windows Phone 7 update rollout begins

Microsoft has begun rolling out Windows Phone updates to the new 7.5 ‘Mango’ version in a process that isn’t expected to be complete until the end of October. Introduced back in May, the new features of Mango include improved social networking integration and the ability to translate text from the …

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Xperia Play coming to O2 in June

O2 has announced it will begin stocking the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play at the start of June. The PlayStation-certified phone was originally due for release on April 1st, but the mobile phone provider delayed it after discovering a number software bugs. It turns out these will be fully resolved very …

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Orange goes alone on Xperia Play

Sony Ericsson’s long-awaited Xperia Play finally launches in the UK tomorrow – but only one of the four major mobile operators will be stocking it. This morning Vodafone confirmed that stock problems meant that it would not be able to offer the handset as planned tomorrow morning. O2 had confirmed …

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O2 delays Xperia Play launch

UK mobile phones provider O2 has announced that it will not be stocking Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play from April 1st as planned. In a blog post, O2’s head of testing Stuart Hibberd blamed the decision on software bugs and SE’s inability to resolve lingering concerns in time for the official …

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Orange and T-Mobile confirm iPad 2 support

The first UK mobile networks have confirmed their intentions to stock the iPad 2. Everything Everywhere – or Orange and T-Mobile as most of us will know them – told TechRadar that its stores will be stocking the new tablet as soon as it arrives in the UK later this …

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O2 nabs white Xperia Play exclusivity

UK mobile firm operator O2 has revealed that it has obtained the exclusive rights to sell the white version of Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play – the first ever PlayStation Certified mobile device. The confirmation came via O2’s Twitter feed. Until now the existence of a white SKU was unknown to …

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