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UK: Ofcom to investigate Vodafone, BT on data

 |  October 2, 2018

UK’s telecoms regulator Ofcom said it would separately investigate if Vodafone Plc and the country’s biggest mobile operator EE had provided accurate information in response to requests for 3G and 4G mobile coverage predictions, Yahoo reported.

Ofcom said it needs communications firms to provide accurate information because mobile coverage data is used to develop coverage maps and applications which can help consumers make informed decisions on which mobile provider to choose.

The regulator added it was aiming to gather evidence by the end of December.

EE, Britain’s biggest mobile operator, said it had already updated its 3G coverage map in line with the feedback from Ofcom, and noted its 2G and 4G networks were far larger overall.

“We apologise for any confusion this may have caused, and we continue to work to give our customers the most accurate view of the coverage available to them,” a spokesperson said.

Full Content: Yahoo

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