Telecommunications industry

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New mobile puck will allow smartphones to send texts via satellite
Low-cost device launched to solve mobile blackspots with SOS and two-way texting for Android and iPhone

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

24, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Samsung Galaxy S23 launch: 200MP cameras and bigger batteries
Top-end Android phones with improved sustainability announced alongside Galaxy Book 3 laptops

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

01, Feb, 2023 @6:00 PM

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UK consumers: are your broadband and mobile phone bills becoming unaffordable?
We’d like to hear from people in the UK who are finding their telecoms bills increasingly unaffordable and may have to cut down on phone and internet use

Guardian community team

24, Jan, 2023 @11:19 AM

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‘I didn’t know if my mother was alive’: joy and grief as Tigray reconnects to the world
The restoration of communications to the war-torn Ethiopian region after last month’s peace deal has ended two years of extreme and destructive isolation for Tigrayans

Fred Harter

11, Jan, 2023 @7:15 AM

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Apple expands DIY iPhone and Mac repairs to UK and Europe
Online service will offer tools and sell screens, batteries and camera parts for some models released since 2020

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

06, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘I still wince when I think about it’: 10 text messages – and the stories behind them
It’s 30 years since the first SMS landed. Writers, authors and comedians share the txt msgs that changed their life

Emma Sidi, Zoe Williams, Michael Donkor, Tom Lamont, Phil Wang, Tim Dowling, Abigail Radnor, Harriet Gibsone, Zoe Lyons and Coco Khan

03, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Fax for the memories: Ofcom backs death warrant for 80s office staple
Communications watchdog supports removal of fax services from rules governing telecoms provision

Amelia Hill

01, Nov, 2022 @3:27 PM

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Broadband social tariffs can save you up to £200 a year
Few of those eligible for deals aimed at people on benefits use them as they are not well publicised

Laura Whateley

29, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Drones circling over Snowdonia could bring life-saving mobile signal to remote areas
A prototype craft that will fly network telecoms starts trials with north Wales mountain rescue services next year

Steven Morris

27, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Shetland loses telephone and internet services after subsea cable cut
Police declare major incident as islanders warned it could take days for full services to be restored

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

20, Oct, 2022 @2:21 PM

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Ceefax is dead, long live Ceefax! Meet the fans resurrecting the ingenious service
101, 102, 103, 104 … It wasn’t fast, but it was breathtakingly revolutionary, and Ceefax still has its share of devotees, 10 years after it was turned off. They explain how they are keeping the newsfeed alive

Benjie Goodhart

20, Oct, 2022 @10:19 AM

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iPhones calling 911 from owners’ pockets on rollercoasters
New iPhones which can detect car crashes and notify emergency services appear confused by thrill rides

Oliver Holmes and Gloria Oladipo

11, Oct, 2022 @5:23 PM

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