Confusion and contradiction: The state of mobile network testing in the UK

In April this year a report in an industry publication suggested Ofcom was planning to purchase ‘over-the-counter’ handsets and use them to execute its own UK-wide walk and drive mobile data testing programme. According to the correspondent contacted by Ofcom, the planned testing would look at “whether UK networks have achieved consistency” - but not go so far as to test for “quality of service”.

Mobile ISP Cricket prevented encrypted emails

Digital security and privacy firm, Golden Frog, found they were unable to send encrypted messages for a period of time over Cricket's network and said that it damages the idea of net neutrality.