mobile networks

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
16 Apr 2021
O2 and Virgin merger “unlikely” to harm competition, CMA rules
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mergers and acquisitions

O2 and Virgin merger “unlikely” to harm competition, CMA rules

The UK's competiton watchdog has provisionally cleared the £31 billion merger
14 Apr 2021
LINX reports peak data traffic record of over 6Tbps
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Network & Internet

LINX reports peak data traffic record of over 6Tbps

Internet usage continues to surge in wake of last year's mass shift to remote working
12 Apr 2021
Port of Southampton becomes Verizon's first private 5G customer in Europe
Port of Southampton
5G

Port of Southampton becomes Verizon's first private 5G customer in Europe

The deal will support technologies like IoT, real-time analytics, and machine learning across the site
1 Apr 2021
EU needs to invest €300bn in 5G to remain competitive, research group warns
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Infrastructure

EU needs to invest €300bn in 5G to remain competitive, research group warns

The EU currently invests only €16.4 billion (£14bn) per year in mobile networks
25 Mar 2021
UK raises more than £1.3 billion in 5G spectrum auction
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5G

UK raises more than £1.3 billion in 5G spectrum auction

EE and O2 were the biggest spenders with each network buying up £450m of 5G spectrum
17 Mar 2021
Vodafone Spain fined £7 million for repeated GDPR breaches
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Vodafone Spain fined £7 million for repeated GDPR breaches

The firm had either been warned or fined smaller amounts on at least 50 occasions between January 2018 and February 2020
16 Mar 2021
Ofcom to review net neutrality laws following EE complaint
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Policy & legislation

Ofcom to review net neutrality laws following EE complaint

The regulator will review the existing framework, which had fallen under EU legislation prior to Brexit
15 Mar 2021
Government secures £1 billion backing for rural 4G project
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mobile networks

Government secures £1 billion backing for rural 4G project

Work to make the Shared Rural Network a reality will finally commence following years of discussion
15 Mar 2021
Qualcomm unveils world’s first 10 Gigabit 5G modem
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5G

Qualcomm unveils world’s first 10 Gigabit 5G modem

Commercial devices based on the Snapdragon X65 and X62 are expected to launch later this year
9 Feb 2021
The complete guide to changing your phone system provider
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Mobile Phones

The complete guide to changing your phone system provider

Optimise your phone system for better business results
15 Jan 2021
A buyer’s guide for cloud-based phone solutions
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Mobile Phones

A buyer’s guide for cloud-based phone solutions

Finding the right phone system for your modern business
15 Jan 2021
Vodafone offers small businesses a year of free broadband
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Network & Internet

Vodafone offers small businesses a year of free broadband

New research shows the number of small firms wholly reliant on being online has doubled during the pandemic
7 Jan 2021
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
17 Dec 2020
Ericsson’s 5G rollout to create 800 UK jobs
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5G

Ericsson’s 5G rollout to create 800 UK jobs

Network coverage and capacity expected to improve for all four major UK mobile network operators
15 Dec 2020
Nokia to lead the EU's 6G research project
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Network & Internet

Nokia to lead the EU's 6G research project

The Finnish tech giant expects 6G to launch commercially by 2030
8 Dec 2020
Become a digital service provider
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Whitepaper

Become a digital service provider

How to transform your business from network core to edge
2 Dec 2020
5G will reach more than one billion people by end of 2020
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5G

5G will reach more than one billion people by end of 2020

Ericsson expects 5G coverage to reach 15% of the world’s population by the end of the year
30 Nov 2020
Three UK to invest £2bn into IT and infrastructure overhaul
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Network & Internet

Three UK to invest £2bn into IT and infrastructure overhaul

Telecoms provider has also announced new CIO and network director appointments
22 Oct 2020
Nokia and NASA join forces to bring 4G to the moon
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mobile networks

Nokia and NASA join forces to bring 4G to the moon

Cellular service will provide the communications needed for meaningful moon exploration
19 Oct 2020
Apple's iPhone 12 might suffer from 5G coverage issues in the UK
Mobile

Apple's iPhone 12 might suffer from 5G coverage issues in the UK

A reported lack of 700Mhz support could hand Three a major advantage over rival operators
12 Oct 2020
EE extends unlimited data offer for NHS workers
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Mobile

EE extends unlimited data offer for NHS workers

Firm estimates the offer has helped NHS staff save up to £250 per person
1 Oct 2020
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