Christmas smartphone surge may lead to ‘data crunch’

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With almost two hundred thousand people expected to buy smartphones this Christmas, the 3G networks are preparing for a ‘data crunch’ where mobile internet demand may overtake availability.

As new research reveals 92% of people in the UK consider internet as completely necessary to their lives, what other options are available for those wanting a fast connection over Christmas?

Naunton Dickins is the UK Managing Director of The Cloud, Europe’s leading wireless network operator. Rachel Dalton spoke to him about what they are doing to overcome these issues…