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IT Pro News In Review: Businesses cancel cyber policies, EE milestone, Costa Rica Conti attack
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IT Pro News In Review: Businesses cancel cyber policies, EE milestone, Costa Rica Conti attack

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
13 May 2022
Meta partners with AMD on 4G/5G infrastructure project
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5G

Meta partners with AMD on 4G/5G infrastructure project

AMD is to develop multiple radio units (RUs) for Meta’s Evenstar global internet programme
13 May 2022
EE becomes first UK mobile operator to achieve significant 5G milestone
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5G

EE becomes first UK mobile operator to achieve significant 5G milestone

The mobile operator also announced improved 5G services in 20 popular UK holiday destinations that are expected to experience high summer footfall
10 May 2022
LTE vs 5G: What's the difference?
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Network & Internet

LTE vs 5G: What's the difference?

Assessing the latest networking technologies and their role in business
22 Apr 2022
IT Pro News in Review: Vulnerable Lenovo laptops, record EE 5G speeds, Okta ends LAPSUS$ probe
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IT Pro News in Review: Vulnerable Lenovo laptops, record EE 5G speeds, Okta ends LAPSUS$ probe

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
22 Apr 2022
EE reaches new aggregated 5G speed milestone
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EE reaches new aggregated 5G speed milestone

The 2.2Gbps data speeds were achieved using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X65 5G Modem-RF System
20 Apr 2022
Businesses in these 12 areas can now access Vodafone's 5G network
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5G

Businesses in these 12 areas can now access Vodafone's 5G network

Vodafone’s 5G rollout has intensified as businesses are asked to migrate their services to 4G and 5G ahead of the 3G shutdown scheduled for 2023
12 Apr 2022
Ericsson’s Russia exit will stifle 5G rollout
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Ericsson’s Russia exit will stifle 5G rollout

The move is expected to be a "huge blow" for the Swedish telecom
11 Apr 2022
Wi-Fi vs 5G: Is it time your business ditches broadband?
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Network & Internet

Wi-Fi vs 5G: Is it time your business ditches broadband?

5G adoption is picking up and promises to solve networking woes for businesses on the move, but is it a Wi-Fi killer?
31 Mar 2022
Virgin Media O2 partners with VMware to speed up 5G rollout
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5G

Virgin Media O2 partners with VMware to speed up 5G rollout

The UK operator has committed to deploying 5G services to 50% of the UK's population in 2023
29 Mar 2022
What is 5G and how far are we from rollout?
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Mobile

What is 5G and how far are we from rollout?

4G's successor promises 1ms latency and multi-Gbit/sec bandwidth, but can it deliver?
25 Mar 2022
IT Pro 20/20: Is it time to ditch broadband?
IT Pro 20/20: Is it time to ditch broadband?
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IT Pro 20/20: Is it time to ditch broadband?

5G adoption is picking up and promises to solve every networking woe faced by businesses on the move... but is it a Wi-Fi killer?
24 Mar 2022
UK government initiative will fund disruptive telecoms tech
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UK government initiative will fund disruptive telecoms tech

The UK Telecoms Innovation Network Competition will provide up to £10 million of funding to research and develop technologies such as Open RAN
22 Mar 2022
The decades-old vision of “pervasive computing” is blueprinting today’s smart cities
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The decades-old vision of “pervasive computing” is blueprinting today’s smart cities

As first alluded to in 1988, cities are becoming invisibly intelligent spaces, often entirely unbeknownst to us
22 Mar 2022
NTT taps Schneider Electric for private 5G trials
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NTT taps Schneider Electric for private 5G trials

Schneider’s Smart Factory in Lexington will serve as NTT's P5G test site
17 Mar 2022
Vodafone and Ericsson complete UK's first 5G network slicing trial
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Vodafone and Ericsson complete UK's first 5G network slicing trial

Network slicing allows businesses and app developers to carve out a ‘slice’ of the network suited to specific use cases
15 Mar 2022
5G gap widens between fastest and slowest US states
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5G gap widens between fastest and slowest US states

Speeds increased as much as 62% over last year's figures, but little has been done to improve the 5G divide
10 Mar 2022
Apple unveils M1 Ultra, Mac Studio, 5G iPhone SE and a new iPad Air
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Apple unveils M1 Ultra, Mac Studio, 5G iPhone SE and a new iPad Air

The tech giant unveiled a host of new hardware during its “Peek Performance” event on 8 March
9 Mar 2022
UK’s largest port to deploy 5G and IoT tech
Felixstowe port in Suffolk, England
5G

UK’s largest port to deploy 5G and IoT tech

Felixstowe Port will use 5G-enabled Internet of Things (IoT) sensors to predict maintenance of the port’s quay cranes
4 Mar 2022
UK and Japan cooperate to reduce reliance on Nokia, Ericsson for 5G infrastructure
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Network & Internet

UK and Japan cooperate to reduce reliance on Nokia, Ericsson for 5G infrastructure

The two countries are hoping to reduce the global over-reliance on a small number of suppliers to build and maintain networks
4 Mar 2022
Nokia wins Indosat contract to expand 5G across Indonesia
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Nokia wins Indosat contract to expand 5G across Indonesia

The deal will bring next-gen communication technology to customers across a 1.4 million square kilometre area
4 Mar 2022
View from the airport: Networking at MWC 2022
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Network & Internet

View from the airport: Networking at MWC 2022

From Wi-Fi 7 chips to tech boycotts, MWC’s return to Barcelona was like no other
4 Mar 2022
AT&T and IBM co-develop AI, 5G, and hybrid cloud simulation center
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AT&T and IBM co-develop AI, 5G, and hybrid cloud simulation center

The joint offering will enable enterprises test out varied network, cloud, and edge computing technologies
1 Mar 2022