CES 2011 VIDEO – Picochip lead the femtocell revolution in Las Vegas

Gerald Lynch CES 2011, CES 2011, Mobile phones, Tech Digest news 5 Comments

Tired of receiving a rubbish reception on your mobile phone? Sick of important calls cutting out midway during conversations? Picochip, a Bath-based semiconductor company, may well have the answer to your problems in the shape of femtocells, small cellular base…

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Glasgow tube stations get O2 phone reception today

Duncan Geere Transport 4 Comments


That nice gentleman up there has probably just fainted with delight, after discovering that today he’s able to use his O2 mobile on the tube in Glasgow. We’ve known about it for a while, but today, O2 has brought phone reception to the five busiest platforms on the Glasgow subway – Buchanan Street, St Enoch, Partick, Hillhead and Govan.

The move is just a trial, but if it goes well, then you can bet your bottom dollar, or pound, that it’ll show up in London, and any other subway systems around Britain. Get ready to ask loud people to shut up underground, as well as on buses and trains.

Are you in Glasgow and on O2? What’s the service like – perfect? Or a bit patchy? Let us know in the comments.

O2 Press release (via O2UKOfficial Twitter)

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