Category: Wi-Fi

How Huawei used the UK to become a global giant

A sketch on the back of a napkin captured the moment when the global telecoms market opened up to Huawei.
Ben Verwaayen, the former chief executive of BT, drew the sketch to illustrate how he wanted to transform the UK’s telecoms network, changing it f…

Compensation for GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile, Lycamobile and Sky Mobile after O2 goes down

O2’s network crash saw over 32 million angry customers left without internet access for nearly 24 hours.
Mobile network[1] users reported experiencing problems with the data services shortly after 5.30am yesterday.
Only in the early hours this morning,…

Anger, confusion and mixed messages as O2 network remains crashed 'till Friday'

MILLIONS of British customers have been left confused and angry after being unable to use their smartphones after a software issue brought the O2 network to a standstill.Users of the network, which is used by 32 million UK customers have bombarded the …

Why millions of Brits' mobile phones were knackered on Thursday: An expired Ericsson software certificate

Swede Jesus!
Ericsson says an expired software certificate was responsible for the outage that left tens of millions in the UK[1] unable to call or text from their mobile phones on Thursday.
The Swedish equipment maker, which manufactures much of the b…

O2 issues statement revealing when UK-wide outage will be sorted

O2 has finally revealed when it aims to have today’s UK-wide outage sorted.
The issues have now been going on for seven hours – and user aren’t happy about it.
The network revealed the reason for the issues earlier today (Thursday).
And it now looks li…