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Vodafone needs to play catch-up, but the landscape may already have changed

Posted on by Mark Sheard

The following is a guest post by Mark Sheard, Managing Director of TC2 UK. You’d think Vodafone would be sitting pretty in its home market of the UK. They’re still seen as the standard provider for business users. They have … Continue reading


UK mobile consolidation: What does it mean for you?

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The following is a guest post by Mark Sheard, Managing Director of TC2 UK. As of 5th February 2015, BT has apparently agreed to a £12.5bn deal with Orange and Deutsche Telekom to sell their UK joint venture “EE” mobile … Continue reading


Funding for in-building mobile coverage is as big a part of an RFP as any other

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The following is a guest post by TC2 UK managing director Mark Sheard. Complaints about mobile coverage are not just a matter of big maps with colors. Coverage problems can happen within local areas, parts of cities, or individual buildings. … Continue reading


Getting set for Groundhog Day: The impact of 5G on planning and finances

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The following is a guest post by Mark Sheard, Managing Director of TC2 UK. Now that 4G is becoming widespread, are you ready for 5G? If that seems far-fetched, keep in mind the amount of money that your enterprise spends … Continue reading


More for your Euro: The rise of daily smartphone roaming plans

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The following is a guest post by Mark Sheard, Managing Director of TC2 UK. For some time in European mobile deals, the availability of smartphone daily roaming plans for mobile data services was a novel and often cost-effective differentiator for … Continue reading


Deutsche Telekom, stuck with the U.S., may make a U.K. retreat

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The following is a guest post by TC2’s Mark Sheard, who is based in London. Deutsche Telekom had important plans for the funds it was expecting to receive from the sale of T-Mobile USA to AT&T, and ripples from the … Continue reading


Wireless unlimited data? You don’t want it anyway

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The following is a guest post by TC2’s Mark Sheard, who is based in London. There was a time when unlimited monthly data was the plan to have. If you can get “all you can eat” for a low fixed … Continue reading


Soaring demand for devices and apps requires a savvy management response

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Until recently, companies buying wireless devices and plans for employees based purchasing decisions on price, coverage and (maybe) key contract terms. In contrast, corporations procuring wireline services have historically paid a lot of attention to differences in capability and features. … Continue reading