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Orange updates Scottish and Irish infrastructure

France Telecom announced today they’ve just completed the upgrade to both their networks in Scotland and Northern Ireland. This means both 3G and what they’re calling 3G+, but what we’re calling HSPA coverage has now reach a new high in the UK for Orange. They now boast, in their words, they can ‘offer over 94% […]

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Saucy texts to land Scots in prison?

It looks like saucy text messages could land the Scottish in a whole lot of trouble. According to Out-law.com, the country’s new Sexual Offences Bill could see those convicted of sending an “unsolicited text message to someone else which a court finds was designed to give the sender sexual gratification or to humiliate, distress or […]

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Scots MPs spend £50,000 on better mobile reception

The home of the Scottish parliament, the Holyrood building, is planning to spend up to £50,000 to boost indoor mobile phone reception, according to the The Scotsman. The paper says Scots MPs have been uphappy with reception since the building opened several years ago. The parliament uses Vodafone as its network supplier, but apparently its […]