Growing demand for mobile data connectivity has prompted device makers and networks to kick their speeds up a notch, especially with rich content like video conferencing and video streaming. However, even with increased bandwidth, there is still the problem of latency, which is mostly due to the lag in connectivity between the cell sites — radio towers that communicate with mobile devices — and the data centers that actually process and deliver the content. In the UK, mobile carrier Vodafone is experimenting with hosting small data centers directly at the cell sites, in a project done in collaboration with the…
A screenshot taken of a Vodafone Germany staff promotion points to a September launch for the Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact.
The OnePoll study found that nine in ten people believe that the government was listening to their phone conversations.
From July to December, Vodafone will bundle a six-month Netflix subscription when you sign up to one of its Red 4G plans. Customers of Vodafone also have the option of entertainment packs including Sky Sports and Spotify.
A report from a public inquiry conducted by the Australian Communications Media Authority in 2011 estimated that collectively Australian consumers spent $1.5 billion more than they have to each year because they choose the wrong mobile plan.
In a new promotion, Vodafone is giving away a free 32-inch Sony TV to the first 3000 people who pre-order the Sony Xperia Z2.
Verizon has confirmed that an $130 billion agreement has been reached to buy back Vodafone’s 45 percent share of Big Red. Read on to learn more!
This week in India, we have 8 new smartphone announcements, some network carrier news, and the sales and market share results from Q1 2013.
This week on the Weekly News Roundup India, we have a few new smartphones, including the LG Optimus G Pro, being released, some app updates, and the introduction of the much-needed national roaming plans.
On today’s Weekly News Roundup – india, we take a look at two new smartphones from Micromax, a revamped quad-core Samsung Galaxy Grand, the official arrival of the Nexus 4 and Vertu Ti, a teaser of the Notion Ink Adam 2, and a new discounted international roaming plan by Vodafone.