RootMetrics’ Kevin Hasley discusses company research, which shows that cities like London, Cardiff and Birmingham have comparatively low mobile network performance.
Improved mobile connectivity, enabled by 5G, will take retailers and commercial businesses’ understanding of how customers shop to entirely new levels, a landmark new report from mobile operator O2 has concluded.
Unlocking the “digital potential” of Britain’s rural businesses by increasing connectivity and removing constraints around ecommerce could add up to £26.4bn to the rural economy annually, a new study has found.
While chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Budget reiterated previous digital investments, he also committed additional funding to boost initiatives around artificial intelligence, 5G and full-fibre broadband.
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.
Information communications technology is now an essential utility in today’s ever increasingly digital world, so the announced Digital Economy Bill earlier this year was well-received.
While it isn’t a solution to the UK’s broadband woes, the president of the European commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, has set out plans that could at least make it easier to do business on the go.