It is all well and good having advanced Android phones with support for 4G LTE technology, but those in the UK (which has a population in excess of 60 million people and in Europe has a standard of living second only to Luxembourg) have been limited to just one 4G operator.
Samsung Galaxy Music arrives to the UK via O2, free with contract
Last week we learned that the Samsung Galaxy Music was coming to the UK through O2 in November. As expected, the 3-inch smartphone has now arrived. Best of all, the Galaxy Music is free on contract or just £109.99 off-contract for "pay as you go" users.
The new Google flagship handset was unveiled earlier today, although we knew almost everything there was to know about it for weeks now, and it will soon hit various retailers around the world, carriers included.
Samsung Galaxy Music confirmed for a November release with O2 UK
O2 has just released a Mobile Point of Sale service in partnership with Visa and Global Payments. The basic idea is to allow vendors and retailers to easily accept plastic payments from debit and credit cards on their Android tablets and smartphones.
Jelly Bean heading to O2’s Galaxy S3, Vodafone to push the update out Monday
When it comes to that buttery smooth Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S3, those in the UK fare better than American folks who may not get the update until 2013. Three has jump started the race to bring Android 4.1 to Galaxy S3 owners in the UK, where the update has been pushed out for a couple of days. Now, more carriers have announced when customers can expect to frantically check their phone for signs of jelly.
HTC Desire X up for sale in UK – get it on O2 and you receive free Beats headphones
HTC’s latest mid-range budget offering, the Desire X, didn't exactly look like a phone to make the crowds very excited, so it didn’t come as a big surprise when the weeks passed and we didn’t hear a thing about its release. However, exciting things are finally happening to the Desire X, at least in the UK.
Vodafone is now stocking the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. This news comes just days after the handset was initially released in the UK. The additional UK carriers will be releasing the device in the next couple weeks, along with EE's 4G network.
EE 4G service starts October 30th, 4G LTE available nationwide in the UK by summer 2013
EE has officially announced it will launch its 4G service in the UK on October 30th in ten lucky cities. What does that mean for the rest of the UK carriers? Telecommunications watchdog Ofcom has now confirmed that 4G services will reach the other carries starting around the spring and summer of 2013.