Mobile

Amazon and Samsung among 'least green' tech firms - but do we care?

Thursday, October 19th 2017

Greenpeace ranked 17 of the world’s leading consumer electronics firms on what they are doing to address their environmental impacts. Amazon sits at the bottom of the list alongside Chinese...

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Broadband firms will keep investing in networks but need 'better regulation'

Monday, October 16th 2017

But they say better regulation is needed to help overcome the obstacles that stand in the way of better broadband infrastructure. The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) last week warned...

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UK risks 'falling behind' without broadband investment, says report

Friday, October 13th 2017

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) says the current state of the UK’s infrastructure could hold it back unless “urgent action is taken” to increase capacity and futureproof the...

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Three launches free digital skills workshops in Scotland

Thursday, October 12th 2017

As part of the its new initiative, Three is hosting free training sessions with schools, local groups and small businesses with the aim of reaching “more of the community than ever...

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EE uses balloon mast to provide 4G coverage at Welsh cycling event

Wednesday, October 11th 2017

The Helikite air mast was used to broadcast a 360-degree live stream over 4G and provide free wi-fi to riders and spectators at the Red Bull Foxhunt event near Machynlleth on the edge of the...

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Ofcom gives thumbs up to European in-flight broadband network

Tuesday, October 10th 2017

Ofcom today licensed satellite firm Inmarsat to use UK masts as part of its European Aviation Network (EAN), which will deliver seamless wi-fi on board European aircraft. EAN is the first...

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Welsh Government publishes plan to improve mobile connectivity

Thursday, October 5th 2017

The plan follows a meeting between skills and science minister Julie James, telecoms regulator Ofcom and mobile operators earlier this year. It sets out nine key areas in which the Welsh...

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New report predicts 90% of the UK could have 5G by 2026

Wednesday, October 4th 2017

Within the next decade mobile broadband could reach ‘ultrafast’ speeds of up to 50Mbps. Despite the good news researchers at the School predict that due to the “exponentially increasing...

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Ford's 'smart benches' offer free phone charging and wi-fi in London

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017

The benches are being installed by car manufacturer Ford in partnership with Strawberry Energy, a start-up specialising in solar-powered street furniture. As well as offering pedestrians a place...

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BT says sorry after topping Ofcom's broadband complaints league

Wednesday, September 27th 2017

New data from Ofcom also shows BT at the top of the list for mobile complaints for the first time, while only two firms generate more landline gripes. A spokesperson said: “We apologise to...

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