mobile networks

Ericsson acquires Cradlepoint for $1.1 billion
5G

Ericsson acquires Cradlepoint for $1.1 billion

The WAN 4G and 5G solutions provider is expected to maintain its current employees and continue to operate in its Idaho HQ
18 Sep 2020
What is 6G and how far are we from rollout?
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Network & Internet

What is 6G and how far are we from rollout?

Everything you need to know about 6G mobile connectivity
18 Sep 2020
UK to ban Huawei from 5G networks 'within weeks'
Huawei shop
5G

UK to ban Huawei from 5G networks 'within weeks'

The NCSC is expected to recommend restricting Huawei equipment in the nation's 5G infrastructure
6 Jul 2020
Vodafone to deliver the UK’s first 'standalone 5G' network
Vodafone 5G review
5G

Vodafone to deliver the UK’s first 'standalone 5G' network

The announcement coincides with the first anniversary of the launch of 5G in the UK
3 Jul 2020
UK trails behind Italy and Poland in mobile data affordability
mobile networks

UK trails behind Italy and Poland in mobile data affordability

The UK ranked 12th in Europe with 1GB of data costing £1.12 on average
5 May 2020
O2 and Virgin Media in talks to merge
mobile networks

O2 and Virgin Media in talks to merge

Firms look to create a formidable opposition to BT's dominance in the sector
4 May 2020
Virgin Media outage leaves thousands without internet
mobile networks

Virgin Media outage leaves thousands without internet

The operator is advising customers to reboot their systems while it investigates the root cause of the downtime
28 Apr 2020
Telecoms firms embed 'StayHome' messages into mobiles
mobile networks

Telecoms firms embed 'StayHome' messages into mobiles

Users around the world are seeing the advice at the top of their smartphone display, but not in the UK
25 Mar 2020
UK government failed to act on its own alert messaging advice
mobile networks

UK government failed to act on its own alert messaging advice

Mobile operators relied upon to push out coronavirus lockdown text messages
24 Mar 2020
Birmingham crowned the fastest UK city for 4G download speeds
mobile networks

Birmingham crowned the fastest UK city for 4G download speeds

While Birmingham also recorded the highest speed hike over 2019, London came in at a middling 9th place
9 Mar 2020
O2 commits to ‘net zero’ emissions by 2025
mobile networks

O2 commits to ‘net zero’ emissions by 2025

The plan involves removing carbon emissions from its network and supply chain emissions by 30%
3 Mar 2020
Why TfL's 4G plans must be stopped in their tracks
mobile networks

Why TfL's 4G plans must be stopped in their tracks

If continuously refreshing your Twitter feed dozens of feet underground isn’t the future, then what is?
19 Feb 2020
Verizon opens lab in London to drive 5G innovation
mobile networks

Verizon opens lab in London to drive 5G innovation

The facility is Verizon’s first outside the United States
11 Feb 2020
A breakdown in communications
mobile networks

A breakdown in communications

Why is it still a struggle for the emergency services to find those they need to help?
19 Jan 2020
EE joins TfL trial of 4G on the Underground
mobile networks

EE joins TfL trial of 4G on the Underground

EE joins O2 in trial to offer mobile services on part of the Jubilee Line in London from March 2020
23 Dec 2019
Ericsson shells out $1bn to settle bribery charge
mobile networks

Ericsson shells out $1bn to settle bribery charge

Swedish telecoms giant's subsidiary admits bribery in massive US DoJ case spanning five countries
9 Dec 2019
Tests show UK's 5G network is 450% faster than 4G
5G

Tests show UK's 5G network is 450% faster than 4G

Increase seen as consistent with other countries, although upload speeds vary considerably
20 Nov 2019
Three users angry over slow response to outage
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mobile networks

Three users angry over slow response to outage

The network provider says it's suffering from "intermittent service" on Twitter
17 Oct 2019