The UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has issued new regulations pertaining to the price of calling non-geographic numbers.
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.
Vodafone place a £1 billion investment in its UK network and services this year and look to rollout new technologies.
The UK Telecommunications industry under intense scrutiny in face of the BT and EE proposed convergence
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.
O2’s 4G network now covers 369 towns and cities with 48.2% indoor population coverage and over 59% outdoor population coverage.
The way that customers call non geographic numbers is changing due to new Ofcom regulations. The services that consumers receive when calling non geographic numbers beginning 050,08,09,116 and 118 has been reviewed by Ofcom and they have implemented a number of significant changes to take effect from the 26th June 2015.