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3UK announce a new MiFi with a screen

by Ben Smith 10th June 2010
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3UK have announced a new MiFi unit to be available from the 2nd July at the same price and on the same tariffs as before. The new device (a Huawei E585) adds a number of refinements intended to address criticisms of the original – most notably an OLED screen with text displaying status information and […]

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iPhone to come to 3UK (probably)

by Ben Smith 2nd November 2009

In an exclusive announcement to TechRadar (which, bizarrely, has not been followed with much detail), Kevin Russell CEO of 3UK has announced that 3 will also be carrying the iPhone in the UK in 2010. Speaking at at a recent event he said: “The reason we haven’t stocked many smartphones is we were [prioritising building […]

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Battle of the MiFis… Round 1

by Ben Smith 15th September 2009

I took a quick look at the Novatel MiFi 2352 ‘mobile hotspot’ last week, which is avaiable SIM-free now or expected on Vodafone soon. Today, 3UK have announced their offering – available online on Thursday 17th and in stores the next day – last night… The Huwei E5830.  It’s available for £69 with a rolling […]

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3UK Confirm Android and INQ Mini 'in weeks'

by Ben Smith 15th September 2009

This evening at the blogger-launch of the new MiFi ‘mobile hotspot’ device, David Kerrigan – Head of Internet Services – confirmed that an Android device would be launched ‘in weeks’ as part of 3UK‘s Christmas line-up.  They were reluctant, he said, to launch any handset until it was mature and stable enough for a mass-market.  […]

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