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It’s December, one of the busiest shopping periods of the year. For retailers like us, it’s a month of enticing window displays, amazing value offers and a good dash of advertising. You might have seen us on TV over the last month or so.

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The future of our network.

A while back we gave you an overview of everything 4G; we touched on High Speed Packet Access Plus (HSPA+) as well as, LG and LTE. As we continue to roll out our HSPA+ network we’re seeing more and more questions from you guys so we thought we’d let you know Read More.


Three.co.uk has changed.

You know that feeling when your cupboards are full to bursting? You’ve got piles of clothes, coats, scarves, slightly-too-small trousers you bought in the sales, old cardigans you haven’t worn since Christmas ten years ago and the most amazing winter boots – but can’t for the life of you find them?

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#ThreePairs Twitter competition.

‘Tis season to be jolly, or so they say, so we thought we’d spread some Christmas cheer with an interactive game over on our Twitter account.

Over the course of 2 hours, we’ll be giving you the chance to win one of 12 flagship smartphones from 2011, fully kitted out with a Three Pay As You Go SIM loaded with £15 credit and all-you-can-eat data. Santa’s got nothing on us!

Taking part is easy. First things first, you need to make sure you’ve got Wednesday 7th December firmly marked in your diary. We can’t tell you what time the competition will be kicking off, so our advice is to keep an eye on @ThreeUK between the hours of 10am and 4pm. We’ll tweet competition updates and let you know when it’s officially begun.

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Spectrum update.

You might have seen or heard about mobile phone spectrum in the news recently. It’s a topic that’s been brought into focus by the planned 4G spectrum auction due to take place next year, and it’s a subject that’s really important to us.

Why? Well, put simply, radio spectrum is the lifeblood of a mobile network. It’s the radiowaves that carry your mobile calls, send your texts and connect you to the internet, and as a result, the spectrum up for sale at next year’s auction will be hugely important  in shaping the quality and type of services mobile networks will offer in the future.

Here’s a quick potted history of how spectrum has been distributed in the UK to date.

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