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iPhone accounts for 10% of US WiFi use

According to Admob Apple’s iPhone accounted for 10% of all WiFi use in the US, this compared to 10-20% for all other WiFi enabled handsets. WiFi use is expected to grow as more phones have both cellular and WiFi radio and more people use WiFi for data access. It’s also cheaper for the MNOs for […]

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UK01 the new kid on the MNO block

So who’s heard of UK01? Probably not many people, but that’s all about to change. UK01 is a new mobile network run by Mapesbury Communications. They are one of the 12 winners of a low power GSM Guard Band license that Ofcom auctioned a few years ago. It’s not been plain sailing, becoming a Mobile […]

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Review: Teleware PMN Rapid Deployment Unit (RDU)

If you’re a true telecoms geek (and lets face it, if you’re reading MIR, you’re well on your way) then you’ve thought, nay dreamed, about having your own private mobile network. Even for the non-techies amongst us (I’ve been told there are some), the allure of not having to pay any money to the Vodafones […]

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UK MNO response to iPhone launch?

Has anyone phoned up their respective operators today to cancel or change their number to a new o2 iPhone 3G? I’m really interested to garner viewpoints on how the other UK operators are reacting to the launch. One reader I talked to — who works for a UK operator — was privately horrified to find […]