Roughly half of Phones 4U's staff are to be laid off, while EE, Vodafone and Dixons Carphone snap up other stores.
Despite customers paying more for fast data, only selling its stake in Verizon stopped the European network from seeing multibillion losses in the past year.
The feature could put smartphones in direct competition with higher-end digital cameras, HTC says.
Australian telcos unveil pricing details for the Samsung Galaxy S5.
HTC and the major telcos have announced pricing plans and availability for the new smartphone.
EE, Vodafone, O2 and Three have teamed up with industry body the GSMA to combat spam texts and are looking to take on nuisance calls too.
UK phone network Ovivo Mobile shut down last night without any prior warning, leaving an estimated 50,000 users without a signal.
Evleaks releases the specs for Google's smartwatch, Amazon's set-top box might be a dongle and HTC's Sense 6.0 UI is leaked out.
Vodafone is the only network that will carry the Samsung Galaxy S5 in gold when the new Android powerhouse launches on 11 April.
The new Black Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S4 is out now -- but at £500 with the S5 just round the corner, it's no bargain.
The first 3,000 people to order the 5.2-inch Z2 from Vodafone get a 32-inch Sony Bravia television thrown in for free.
The Sony Xperia Z2 phone bags a free Bravia television for the first people to pre-order on UK network Vodafone.
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