News - subcat

UK telcos spend fortune on R&D
Published in Network
Monday, 25 November 2019 09:58

UK telcos spend fortune on R&D


UK's fastest-growing sector

The telecoms industry is the UK’s fastest-growing sector when it comes to spending on R&D, the latest ONS data has revealed.

5G proving 450 percent faster
Published in Network
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 11:04

5G proving 450 percent faster

 
At least for downloads

Speed testing giant Ookla has shown that the early 5G mobile networks are more than 450 percent faster than older ones – at least on downloads.

Tesla sets up factory in Germany
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 14 November 2019 11:03

Tesla sets up factory in Germany


Snubs UK because of Brexit

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said the electric car maker is going to build a new vehicle factory, “Gigafactory 4” in Berlin.

Johnson will allow Huawei to flog 5G gear in UK
Published in Network


Post-Brexit we will need everything on the cheap

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to grant China’s Huawei access to the UK’s future 5G telecoms network, the Sunday Times reported.

Boffins abandon Blighty
Published in News
Thursday, 17 October 2019 10:38

Boffins abandon Blighty

 

Research projects suffer

Hopes that the UK would become a worldwide technological powerhouse after Brexit got rid of its Polish plumbers have been dashed after figures show that research projects are plummetting, as Blighty's brightest brains move out and research funding has fallen by nearly a third since 2015.

UK government makes a self-driving car error
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 17 October 2019 10:25

UK government makes a self-driving car error

 

Targeted money in the wrong place

The UK Government has been throwing money at driverless cars but has allocated it to the wrong place.

Political shenanigans won't stop 5G
Published in AI
Monday, 23 September 2019 21:09

Political shenanigans won't stop 5G


Huawei in Big Push

In an interview in Shenzen with Guo Ping, chairman of Huawei, it became evident very quickly that despite political obstacles promoted by the USA, the firm is very much on track to put in place its 5G infrastructure this year and next.

UK has too many VoIP Providers
Published in Network
Monday, 22 July 2019 11:40

UK has too many VoIP Providers


Choice is not always a good thing warns Amvia

The rapid increase in the number of VoIP providers in the UK has given businesses around the country a wealth of extra choice – but this isn’t necessarily a good thing says one outfit.

UK government porn filter is a privacy nightmare
Published in News


“Vague, imprecise and largely a ‘tick box’ exercise” growls watchdog

Porn restrictions that are set to come into effect in the UK next month are a “privacy timebomb”, a new report has warned.

Three will offer 5G in August
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 10 June 2019 11:49

Three will offer 5G in August


$2.55 billion 5G infrastructure investment i

UK mobile operator Three will  launch its first new-generation 5G broadband service in London in August and would roll out mobile and broadband across 25 towns and cities before the end of the year.