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3 Skypephone S2 hits shops on 18th August

The brand new 3 Skypephone S2 is looking shit hot. 3 have taken a heck of a lot of feedback from their users and upgraded the device big time. Obviously it’s got the usual Skype goodness included as standard. But they’ve sooped it up. It is, of course, HSDPA. But plug it in to your […]

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Sony Xperia — coming soon to 3

I was mega impressed with the Sony Ericsson Xperia. It’s a piece of gorgeousness. There’s not much in the way of details about the Xperia except to say it’s coming. Toward the end of the year I reckon. I took a look at it along with the Samsung Tocco too. Here’s the video:

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Nokia N96 from 3 arrives in September

Weighing in at 125g with 16GB of memory and HSDPA brilliance, the Nokia N96 arrives on the 3UK network in September. It’ll be available for around £15 per month on mix’n’match. I’ll take two, please. I think I need this one. Here’s the QIK video of it in action:

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3 begs customers to beg for the Apple iPhone

In Australia, it looks like three of the four main mobile operators are getting the iPhone: Optus and Vodafone have got the official nod, and Telstra is rumoured to be announcing a deal soon. Who’s left out? 3. Despite its best efforts to get the device on its inventory, there’s still no deal in the […]

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3 dobs in Vodafone over HSDPA speed claims

When an operator says you can get ‘up to 7.2Mbps’ what sort of speed do you actually expect from your mobile broadband modem? According to the the BBC, 3 has reported Vodafone to the Advertising Standards Authority over the wording of its mobile broadband advertising, contending that ‘up to’ just isn’t good enough. The Beeb […]

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Operators ask to dodge termination fees

The Competition Appeal Tribunal has referred the question of wholesale mobile termination rates – the fee each operator charges another to connect a call on their network – to the Competition Commission after appeals by BT and 3. The appeals come after Ofcom changed the controls on mobile termination rates early last year, which it […]

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Motorola gets back with 3

Motorola is getting some love from 3 once again after spell out in the cold, with the operator reintroducing its handsets to its network for the first time in 18 months. The first device off the block will be the HSDPA-enabled RAZR2 V9, According to the company, 3 has decided to welcome Motorola back into […]