Tag Archives: Signal

Vodafone unveils festival Booster Brolly

Vodafone Booster Brolly Festival season is well and truly upon us, and as anyone who has ever been to one knows, the festival presents some unique challenges. Not just the likely rain and mud,.. more
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Ofcom touts white space solution for rural broadband

Ofcom has been talking about how so-called white space technology can be used to extend the reach of mobile broadband to out of the way rural not-spots. White spaces are the.. more
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Apple brings out iOS update to fix signal bars

Apple has released an update to its iPhone operating system which fixes the incorrectly displaying signal strength bars. iOS 4.0.1 rejigs the formula that Apple’s smartphone employs to calculate and display.. more
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BBC improves its HD signal quality

Last August the BBC introduced now encoders for the BBC HD channel. This was noticed because, despite what the BBC said, viewers could see that the quality of the picture had gone down and so a campaign began. This campaign seemed to be getting nowhere.. more
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Freeview HD signal upgrades show national variations

Digital UK and Freeview have updated their databases showing signal strengths for the Freeview service around the UK, highlighting many regional variations, some of which are quite surprising, with the Freeview HD signal having to run on lower power levels in some areas. Currently it.. more
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BBC2 switched off in the West Country

The digital switchover was supposed to herald a better television service, including more channels, provided that the viewer was prepared and had obtained the equipment necessary to receive digital television. However sometimes the best plans do not quite work out, and the switchover in the.. more
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Wi-Fi annoys hippies

Glastonbury in the West Country is well known for the world famous music festival and the new age travellers who have made it their home. Therefore, the local authority thought it would be brilliant idea to spend £35,000 on a wide area Wi-Fi system to.. more
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Swansea first place in Wales to switchover

After waiting for a while, viewers in Wales have finally been told how and when the digital switchover will take place. The first area to have the new digital signal switched on will be Swansea, and it is going to take place during August 2009... more
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