Author Archives: O2

About O2

O2 is the commercial brand of Telefónica UK Limited and is a leading communications company with over 23 million customers. O2 runs 2G and 3G networks and was the first to trial 4G/LTE, reaching speeds of over 100Mpbs, as well as owning half of Tesco Mobile. It also operates O2 Wifi, O2 Health, O2 Unify and O2 Media

O2 Goes Live with 5G in Belfast

Belfast residents can use O2’s 5G network from today, as the first 6 launch locations are switched on across the UK  O2 launches 5G on its revolutionary ‘custom plans’, with unlimited data, and no 5G premium  Exclusive partnership with MelodyVR and Oculus from Facebook gives music fans intimate access to gigs and musicians through cutting … more »

O2 switches on 5G with unlimited data, flexible plans and no premium

O2 launches 5G on its revolutionary Custom Plans, with unlimited data, and no 5G premium  Network rollout begins across the UK today in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, Slough and Leeds, reaching a total of 20 towns and cities in 2019   Exclusive partnership with MelodyVR and Oculus from Facebook gives music fans intimate access to gigs … more »

When will USB-C come to the iPhone?

If you’ve had an iPhone since iPhone 5, you’ll be familiar with Apple’s lightning connector. It’s been used for iPhones, iPads, iPod Touch’s and other accessories. But ever since Apple replaced their lightning connector with a USB-C connector in their iPad Pro 2018 (3rd Gen) models, rumours suggest they may be moving to USB-C for … more »

How to Tell if Your iPhone Is Waterproof

There are two main reasons people ask whether their phone is waterproof. Either they’re worried about dropping their phone in the bath or down the toilet, or they already have. So whether your phone has already taken a dunking, or you just want to be “in the know” just in case it happens in the future, … more »

iPhone Wireless Charging: What We Know So Far

If you feel like you carry around too many cables, good news – they may soon be a thing of the past. You can now use a stand or mat that can charge your iPhone wirelessly. Sounds good? Here’s how it all works. What is wireless charging? Wireless charging may seem like the latest thing, … more »

How iPhone 5G will transform the way you watch content online

Online streaming has become the go-to medium for live and video entertainment. Super-charged 5G mobile connectivity is about to be rolled out across the UK, but what does that mean for your iPhone and the things you watch on it? Our O2 Gurus have broken down the nuances of 5G and how it will revolutionise … more »

O2 Telefónica UK protects the right to paper statements for over 33 million customers

Keep Me Posted campaign awards ‘Good Practice’ Mark of Distinction to O2  (Telefónica UK) Consumers who receive statements via post are more likely to be able to know how healthy their account is (75 per cent vs 48 per cent for those who received electronically) O2 have been awarded a “Good Practice” Mark of Distinction … more »

Creating a network that works for everybody

Karl Liriano, Head of Network Evolution It’s that time of year again. When Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard are taken over by Countryfile Live. An event created to celebrate the best of British countryside, it’s full of British favourites. From showjumping and dog shows to yoga with the National Trust and a wildlife zone for … more »