The Scottish government has been urged to make improving digital infrastructure a priority to help boost the number of business startups in rural areas.
The government has launched a competition, named “Testbeds and Trials,” to scour the nation for ideas that will bring its ambition of 5G powerhouse closer.
Which” and OpenSignal have revealed the UK’s best and worst cities for 4G coverage and London finds itself far down the ranks.
With the reliance upon cloud based applications and the cost benefits of VoIP calls, continuous, fast connectivity has become an essential business requirement. Yet the divergence in cost, coverage and quality of service in different areas continues to challenge the evolution of a long term comms strategy.
British mobile network Vodafone claims the UK's businesses “are in danger of missing out on the digital revolution and falling behind” as 41 per cent of senior decision makers said there are no plans to introduce 4G into their companies.
With 1 January 2015 marking 30 years since Michael Harrison made the world’s first mobile phone call, it’s fair to say that he and the 1980s’ world population would scarcely have believed how dependent we would become on the communication tool.
A '4G' future where employees from four generations will work together for the first time in history is welcomed, but businesses will experience further skills shortages unless they start planning for the changes now, according to CIPD's latest research.
Technology and e-commerce already play a major role in shaping British shopping habits, but next year the impact is set to be even greater. The UK is slowly moving out of recession and the signs of recovery are everywhere. From August through September, online sales surged 13 per cent in the highest growth rate ever recorded for this period, supported by a 20 per cent year-on-year increase.
EE launched the UK’s first 4G mobile network in October last year. Vodafone and O2 joined the fray last month. Here’s what super-fast mobile internet speeds can do for your business.