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O2 pushing for faster 4G rollout

O2, along with other UK mobile operators, is in discussions with regulators about how to clear the 800MHz airwaves sooner than scheduled to enable it launch its own 4G service.

September 17, 2012 by

London police get hands on fingerprint scanners

The Metropolitan Police Service is giving mobile fingerprint scanners to its officers, to use on those suspected of or wanted for criminal offences.The Met said on Wednesday that it was deploying 350 of the 'MobileID' devices in the boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark, Newham, Westminster, Lewisham, Tower Hamlets, Brent, Croydon, Islington, Camden, Hackney and Haringey.

May 24, 2012 by

Giffgaff grapples with network outage

Phone operator Giffgaff's network suffered an outage on Friday and at the time of writing the company had restored data, but not voice capability, to customers.GiffGaff, a mobile virtual network operator that piggyback's on O2's network, first acknowledged the problems at 10:18am in a post on its forum.

March 16, 2012 by

O2 fixes mobile broadband number leaks

O2 has fixed a bug in the way it handles mobile broadband traffic that saw its customers unwittingly exposing their mobile phone numbers to website owners.The operator apologised for the apparent glitch on Wednesday, saying it had been caused by technical changes made during routine maintenance.

January 26, 2012 by

O2 adds iPhone 4S leasing options

Mobile network operator O2 has launched a leasing scheme designed to target consumers and small businesses that want to use the latest Apple iPhone but without commiting to a long-term contract.The company announced the 'O2 Lease' scheme, which is available to business and consumers, on Saturday.

December 12, 2011 by

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