I am quite sure that just about all of us have experienced this before – you walk into a building, and have pretty decent network coverage on your smartphone, only to discover later on that in certain areas of the building, the network coverage magically drops to zero. Zilch. Nada. That can prove to be rather frustrating at times, especially if you tend to walk around during a conversation. Is there a way to remedy such a situation? Well, the UK government has arrived at an agreement with local operators to solve these network coverage woes, where the likes of EE, O2, Three and Vodafone will invest a whopping minimum figure of £5 billion in order to improve mobile infrastructure by 2017. The end result? To provide 90% of the UK with voice as well as text coverage.
Earlier this month, we did learn of how Microsoft managed to score a win over its bitter rival, Sony, in the realm of console sales figures with the Xbox One actually overtaking the PS4 for the particular month of November. However, in the big scheme of things, Sony does not have that much to worry about since the Japanese firm has successfully moved more than 16 million PS4 consoles ever since it was released.