O2 to compensate customers over 3G and 4G data outage

O2 has confirmed it will compensate users affected by the software fault that took the mobile network’s data services offline for 24 hours. The company said its 3G and 4G data networks, which were taken offline by a software issue on Thursday morning, were restored to normal on Friday. Some O2 customers also reported being…

O2 network goes down – millions unable to use 4G mobile data

UK customers have reported not being able to use mobile data to access the internet and other services on the company’s network. It has confirmed engineers are working to fix the issue. We are aware our customers are unable to use data this morning. Our technical teams are working on the issue with high priority.…

O2 gets a “high street exclusive” on Moto 360 in “Light Gold”

O2 has today announced the availability of a "Light Gold" Moto 360 Android Wear watch at its stores. The Moto 360 is one of the most highly acclaimed Android smartwatches - and unlike the Apple Watch features a round screen, just like a real watch. O2 says "The stunning stainless steel with a light gold…

EE and O2 confirmed to be stocking the HTC One M9

Both EE and O2 have confirmed this afternoon that they will be stocking the just announced HTC One M9. The M9 builds upon last year's flagship model from the Chinese phonemaker, boosting the rear camera up to 20MP and added a wide-angle 5MP camera to the front. As you might expect, the Snapdragon 810 is…

Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 coming to O2 in the UK in February

O2 has announced that it will be launching the Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 on its network in February. The new phones are mid-range by Samsung standards, but have slick metal exteriors. Here's how O2 describes the launch: "The A5 handset, available in Midnight Black and Pearl White, has a 5” SuperAMOLED compact screen with…

Three negotiating to buy O2 for £10bn

Its official! The parent company of the Three network, Hutchison Whampoa Limited has entered exclusive negotiations to buy the O2 network from Telefonica for a cool £10bn. So the rumours are true - and the combined companies would create the UK's biggest mobile network - assuming the competition regulators give it the green light. According…

Nexus 9 available from O2 today

O2 has announced that Google's newest tablet, the Nexus 9, is available in its stores from today. The Nexus 9 sports an 8.9" screen, and perhaps most attractively runs a completely clean version of Android as Google envisages it - with no bloatware added by the manufacturers. O2 says that the tablet is available on…

Could BT be buying O2 THIS WEEK?

It looks like BT could be buying itself an early Christmas present, if reports are to be believed that its purchase of O2 is imminent. We heard a few weeks ago that BT was mulling buying back its old mobile arm (BT used to own Cellnet, which became O2), but according to This Is Money,…