O2's 4G network trial in London has achieved download speeds of up to 150Mbps and low latency rates using the 2.6GHz range of spectrum, the company has said.
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The mobile operator has begun the first live trial of an LTE network in a major UK city, in the hopes of readying itself for when the 4G spectrum auction rolls around
London is poised to receive its first dose of 4G speeds, as the first commercial trial of 4G is set to go live today.
The company has set up a trial of free Wi-Fi hotspots, using 26 payphone boxes in busy areas of central London to provide streetside connections open to anyone to use on any device
A jury member who chatted on Facebook to a defendant in an ongoing drugs trial has pleaded guilty to charges of contempt of court.The juror, Joanna Fraill, told the High Court in London on Tuesday that she had made initial contact with the defendant, Jamie Sewart, over the internet, The Guardian reported.
Android shopping app goes on trial at London store...
The ISP has announced plans to trial hybrid fibre-coaxial connections that are 240 times faster than the average home broadband speed in the UK
BT Openzone and London Underground are to trial Wi-Fi in a Tube station, in a six-month trial beginning on 1 November.The trial will take place in the ticket hall area and Northern and Bakerloo line platforms at Charing Cross station.
The company will charge ISPs an annual fee of up to £255 per customer for access to its new fibre-to-the-home technology
Highams Park in north-east London will be the first existing residential area to benefit from BT's fibre-to-the-home pilot
Gary McKinnon, the hacker accused of accessing nearly 100 US government computers from his home in North London, has had his latest judicial appeal against extradition denied in the High Court this morning.In what is almost certainly his final chance to fend off the American attempts to put him on trial in the US, two judges have heard arguments that McKinnon's Asperger's Syndrome make it too dangerous to allow him to be tried in the US, and that proper consideration hasn't been taken of this.
Workers at London City Airport will be forced to participate in a trial of the government's biometrics ID cards, despite government assurances that the scheme would not be compulsory
Hassan Abu-Jihaad was a sailor who allegedly leaked a Navy document to a suspected terror group in London. He's currently on trial in federal court in Connecticut for disclosing national-defense information and his trial is slated for Feb.
Passengers on the London Underground may start using mobile handsets in place of travel cards.
Reports suggest that a Nokia handset will be used as a substitute for the Oyster travel card in upcoming trials
Four-week trial in London will begin for body-scanning and close-circuit TV technologies designed to reduce terror risk.
500 vehicles to test 'tag and beacon' tech in the New Year
Two alleged members of the DrinkorDie warez network are standing trial in London, accused of involvement in a multi-million-pound fraud
In a trial being held this weekend, U.K. voters for the first time will cast their ballots online. Voters in Sopwell and Verulam, two electoral wards in St. Albans, are taking part in the experiment during local elections. They will be able to vote online over the weekend even though the actual local election won't be held until May 2. In an attempt to prevent malpractice, every Sopwell and Verulam voter has been issued a unique "voter identification number" and will enter a personal identification number when placing their vote. The trial is an attempt to test ways of voting electronically. Public participation in the electoral process is perceived to be declining, and advocates believe Internet voting could encourage more people to take part in the democratic process. The St. Alban's project is funded by the Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions, with the involvement of Oracle and British Telecommunications. ZDNet U.K.'s Graeme Wearden reported from London. To read the full story, visit ZDNet U.K.
British Telecommunications said Wednesday that its cut-price broadband product will carry a monthly fee of $39 (27 pounds) per month. The BT Broadband service will give customers a high-speed Web connection but will not offer any of the additional services normally offered by Internet service providers. The service will go on sale in the fall after a summer trial period. Customers will also have to buy an ADSL modem, which will cost about $116. BT also said it has agreed to content deals with several organizations including Clara.net, UKonline, MSN, Yahoo and Google. At $39 a month BT Broadband will be about $4 per month cheaper than broadband products from ISPs Freeserve and BTopenworld. However, it will still be more expensive than the high-speed Internet products that are available from some ISPs. For example, Pipex is charging around $34 per month for its broadband package. ZDNet U.K.'s Graeme Wearden reported from London. To read the full story, visit ZDNet U.K.
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