Following the release of the Samsung S8 in April this year, and the release of the Nokia 8 today, and the rumours of the iPhone 8 all over the internet, we thought we'd write a piece on all of the 8's and what we know about them.
You may remember a few weeks ago there was quite a big, and kind of alarming, news story about a malicious ransomeware attack which affected a large percentage of the NHS as well as other organisations.
As you may or may not be aware, the Cellular Solutions family is currently in the throes of the 4th leg of their "Cellular Solutions Cycle to the South of France for Charity" adventure, and this year is the biggest one yet in the way of fundraising and crazy charity shenanigans!
From June the 15th 'Roam like at home' in the EU comes into effect for EU mobile phone users. This means that you can use your mobile tariff's calls and texts allowances like you would in your home country. This is the final step in a process that started over 10 years ago.
Way back in June 2007, whilst on our first O2 sponsored charity bike ride from Shoreham to Guildford and back again, the Managing Director and founder of Cellular Solutions, Damian Mottram, decided it had gone so well we’d do it again.
BT announced their intentions to switch off the current traditional ISDN networks by 2025 and many fixed line carriers speculate that 98% of businesses will have transferred to a VOIP solution by 2021 but what does this all mean?
As the Prime Minster David Cameron promises new mast laws to boost broadband and eliminate rural 'notspots' BT considers you turn on their stance regarding FTTP in a bid to keep their control of Openreach.
Revealed in the 2016 NowSecure Mobile Security Report a quarter of all mobile apps have at least one high-risk security flaw, with business apps three times more likely to leak login credentials than the average app.
Despite having already benefited from substantial network investment in recent years, the resulting dramatic shift in consumer data consumption has prompted Vodafone to announce further major investment.
In their submission to Ofcom for their once a decade digital communications review Vodafone have argued that to combat discrimination and improve investment for consumer benefits BT must be structurally separated from Openreach.
With the latest iteration of the Apple software, iOS9 came a feature designed to boost your Wi-Fi through your mobile connectivity. If unchecked, however, could drain your data or even lead to excessive out of bundle data usage charges.
Following on from the success of their Rural Open Sure Signal (ROSS) programme Vodafone have partnered with specialist advisors Pub in the Hub to help rejuvenate rural pubs using the same groundbreaking technology.
O2 have been rolling out HD (High Definition) Voice for free to all compatible customers alongside the launch of the UK's first intelligent network upgrade; enabling their network to respond instantly to consumer behaviours.
O2 Business announced that Cellular Solutions has won both the Customer and Digital Excellence Awards, being one of only eleven partner's country wide to be awarded both the prestigious awards in their first year of running.
As part of their package of initiatives to help protect UK businesses from Cyber attacks the voucher scheme targeted for small and medium businesses aims to increase their resilience in the digital age.
Whilst small to medium enterprises account for 99% of all UK Businesses shockingly 30% were found by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills to still not have an online presence! Vodafone is hoping to combat this with the launch of a trial series of digital skills workshops in London and Leeds.
Vodafone UK has announced a major network investment across Basingstoke and Swindon, bringing stronger indoor and outdoor coverage and mobile internet services across its 3G and 4G networks. The multi-million pound investment across the town will extend 3G and 4G mobile coverage to more than 98% of Swindon and Basingstoke's population.
In light of the heart-wrenching events that took place in Tunisia on Friday the 26th June, both our channel partners O2 and Vodafone have pledged to reimburse any additional costs incurred by customers whilst contacting friends or family.
Whilst many where basking in the sunshine enjoying their well earned rest from the working week, ten colleagues from cellular solutions completed their 265km charity bike ride by cycling into the historic town of Poitiers.
Starting on 3rd June, eleven colleagues from cellular solutions will embark upon the most ambitious leg of the charity bike ride to the south of France yet attempted. Covering a staggering 260km in three days (which is almost the same as three back to back London to Brighton's) they start in Orleans Thursday, facing a gruelling 70mile first day they finish eventually on Saturday in Poitiers.
Vodafone have announced the roll out of 4G coverage of Pontypridd in South Wales, establishing a landmark 500 communities connected to their superfast mobile broadband. This achievement is announced less than three months after the 400th community in Bridgend was celebrated. With this latest success Vodafone are now estimated to offer 4G to 65% of UK premises.
Last week ten Cellular Solutions staff volunteered to donate a day's labour for the Chestnut Tree House Hospice and what a labour of love it was. The task was to clear the main drainage ditch that runs just outside of the grounds. This work was particularly essential, as the Chestnut Tree House is separate from the mains system and onsite drainage is top priority to prevent flooding.
Priority moments become just that with in this industry first deal allowing O2 subscribers exclusive access to ten top Channel4 series for a full 48 hours before they air to the general public. Shows will include such favourites as Made In Chelsea, Peep Show, Gadget Man and Fresh Meat.
The proposed merger would draw BT from the triple-play market firmly into the Quad play market but questions have been asked however about the impact this would have on service, pricing, consumers and most importantly investment in network infrastructure.