UK 4G smartphone owners could  be entitled to £480 million payout

Around 29 million Britons could be entitled to a payout after being overcharged for their smartphones, if a landmark claim by consumer watchdog Which? is successful. According to Which?, consumers could be owed a collective £482.5 million in damages from multi-billion-dollar tech giant Qualcomm. Which? believes Qualcomm has breached UK competition law by taking advantage…

BT’s EE upgrades more than 500 rural areas to 4G

More than 500 areas across the countryside will be upgraded to 4G, providing relief to those living in rural communities who have suffered from poor mobile phone and data coverage. EE's expanded coverage will include Great Britain’s 15 national parks, where the demand for bandwidth surges in the summer due to the high number of…

TIER partners with Northvolt for ‘greener’ e-scooter batteries

European micro-mobility company TIER has announced a partnership with battery company Northvolt to improve the environmental impact of batteries used for the company’s electric vehicles. A first pilot project will see 5000 TIER scooters equipped with batteries from the Swedish manufacturer. The mining of raw materials for batteries and battery manufacturing processes account for the…