• Three stops selling 3G mobile phones

    7 days ago - By TechRadar

    Three is to stop selling 3G-only devices for the first time in its 15 year history, becoming the first UK operator to move its entire device portfolio to 4G. The CK Hutchison-owned operator entered the UK market in 2003, becoming the fifth major network. It was the world's first 3G-only mobile operator having won spectrum in the infamous 2000 spectrum auction. While O2, One2One, Orange and Vodafone were still focusing on 2G devices and struggling to find investment for 3G networks given the cripplingly large sums paid out for their spectrum licences and a lack of use cases, Three had no...
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  • Three announces it will no longer sell 3G-only handsets

    Three announces it will no longer sell 3G-only handsets

    7 days ago - By Mobile News CWP

    Current 3G customers will still be able to use their devices.
    Three has announced that it will become the first UK operator to no longer be selling 3G mobile phones.
    The network launched in 2003 with a 3G only service and has 10 million customers.
    Customers that are currently using a 3G device, will still be able to use their devices as the operator is only halting the sale of 3G handsets rather than ditching the airwaves.
    Dave Dyson, CEO at Three UK, said: “Our customers are at the heart of everything we do as a business and we are therefore continually striving to provide the best...
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