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Free Wi-Fi services offered by the UK’s train operators are going unused by vast numbers of commuters, according to a new study of mobile connectivity on the nation’s rail network conducted by pollster YouGov for mobile communications systems supplier Cobham Wireless.

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Internet of Business

Commuters in the UK continue to be frustrated by the inadequate state of mobile signal reception on trains and remain sceptical of Wi-Fi alternatives, according to a survey.

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Electronics World

Study reveals half of UK train commuters face poor and unreliable mobile connectivity.
A recent survey conducted by YouGov polled over 2,000 consumers across Britain to find their frustrations about the lack of mobile connectivity during their train commutes.

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Electronic Specifier

Provider of mobile communications systems, Cobham Wireless, has reported that commuters are frustrated with the state of mobile signal reception on trin journeys up and down the UK. Results of a national online survey indicate that 52% of passengers are prevented from working some of the time during their commute, potentially stopping them from being able to check emails, stay in touch with clients and colleagues or access files remotely.

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Communications Today

Ericsson AB is suing French smart phone maker Wiko in Germany for what the vendor claims is infringement of patents essential for 2G, 3G and 4G technology, as well as “implementation” patents. As Ericsson sees it, Wiko has been treading on the vendor’s toes, patents-wise for six years. Ericsson says it has tried to establish a fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) license agreement with Wiko since May 2013, without success. Wiko began life in 2011, in Marseille, focusing on the youth market with an iconoclastic, design-led approach.

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Mobile News

Cobham Wireless calls for more investment in mobile phone coverage to improve passenger train journeys.

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Microwave Engineering Europe

Cobham Wireless reports, based on a national survey, that commuters are frustrated with the state of mobile signal reception on train journeys up and down the UK.

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London Loves Business

Study reveals half of UK train commuters face poor and unreliable mobile connectivity.

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Light Reading

The UK’s rail users don’t think much of the mobile broadband connectivity available on their train journeys, but think even less of any WiFi that is offered. That, broadly speaking, is the conclusion reached in a survey conducted by YouGov for Cobham Wireless, which polled more than 2,000 people across Britain.

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ISPreview

A new survey from YouGov, which was commissioned by Cobham Wireless, has revealed that British adults would rather connect to the internet on trains via a 3G or 4G mobile data network (51%) than public WiFi (36%), yet only 33% of passengers felt that the mobile signal was good enough.

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