Tag: Mobile

NME Festival blog: A music festival in Edinburgh has banned mobile phones

It’s so punters live more in the moment Organisers of a music festival in Scotland have taken the drastic step to ban the use of mobile phones so that people can “actually live in the moment”. Attendees of FLY Open Air Festival, which takes place in Edinburgh between May 18-19, will have to lock away […]

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NME Festival blog: Many fear health concerns over Glastonbury’s 5G mobile network trial

Some are questioning whether they will even attend the festival now because of the trial. A lot of discussions are being had over the announcement that EE will trial a 5G mobile network at this year’s Glastonbury, with many fearing health concerns. The trial will mark the first time the technology, which will offer internet speeds […]

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Festival Insights NEWS: Skiddle finds that over 25% of young people think mobile phones should be banned at gigs

UK: The events and ticketing agent Skiddle has conducted research into young people’s attitudes towards phone usage at gigs. According to its research, over a quarter of young people (27%) think that mobile phones should be banned at live music events because filming and photography is distracting and takes away from the experience. Over 1,200 […]

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READING FESTIVAL NEWS: Volt – Mobile Charging at Reading Festival

Latest update from Reading Festival We’re excited to introduce Volt’s portable charging service for your mobile phone at this year’s festival. Rent, charge and exchange. Find out how it works below. Volt – Mobile Charging at Reading Festival Get your very own portable Volt Charger at Reading Festival. It works with all phones and has […]

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