Cellhire grows its online market share through strategic acquisition

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Cellhire PLC has acquired a key competitor in the online space as it aggressively gears up to increase its UK market share. The acquisition brings the 0044 and Dataroam brands and their Managing Director, Angus MacLeod, under the Cellhire umbrella. Angus will join Cellhire as Head of Online Business Development for Cellhire UK. Cellhire has …

EU Roaming Charge Decision – Six things you need to know

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The EU has, after seven years of lobbying, finally set a date for the abolition of data roaming within the 28-country bloc, meaning that bills should fall accordingly. But don’t go thinking it’s going to be straightforward. Here are six key things you need to know about the end of data roaming. It’s not over …

Public Wifi – Free, but at what price personal security?

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With an ever growing number of users accessing free public wifi in coffee shops, bars and restaurants a BBC investigation has shown how easy it is to establish a bogus wifi network and attract unsuspecting users to use it. In a trial lasting just a few hours the number of users logging into what they …

Mobile roaming charges – Avoiding the Roaming Rip-Off

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Despite new roaming offerings from national networks thousands of Brits are leaving themselves exposed to expensive international roaming charges. Here’s how to avoid the roaming rip-off. How to avoid data roaming charges In 2017, roaming charges in Europe are set to be scrapped, in a move that will be good news for frequent travellers or …

Planning a spring cruise – here’s how to stay in touch at sea

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If you’re planning a leisurely cruise around the Mediterranean or even further afield, such as The Caribbean, then take care when using your mobile phone on board to call or send photos back home to family and friends. Cruise liners now actively promote their own network services available on board for making calls, or using …

EU Commission Halts Plans to Scrap Mobile Roaming Charges

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Plans to ban mobile phone and mobile data roaming charges and have been dropped by EU regulators, whilst also proposing net neutrality rules allowing privileged access. EU regulators called for an “intermediate step” that would enable networks to charge a premium to use mobiles abroad. Whilst updated net neutrality rules would bar discrimination for accessing …

Top searched-for holiday destinations

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Internet search giant Google has announced the top searched-for holiday destination by UK travellers this year is…Paris. Famous for world-renowned cuisine, architectural icons, chic boutiques and priceless art – not to mention it’s incredibly easy to get to from the UK – it’s no surprise that the iconic French capital has topped the list. USA …