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Does the end of Google Glass mean the end of wearables? I don't think so

Friday, January 16th 2015

Google did a brave thing. Just one week after CES and at a time when the industry is beside itself with excitement over the possibilities of wearables, they have announced they are withdrawing their...

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Government urged to take responsibility for improving internet access

Thursday, January 15th 2015

Speaking to Cable.co.uk, commercial director Roger Matthews said it was up to central and local government departments to provide laptops and tablets so people can access the internet in public...

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Parenting - not parental controls - will ensure smartphone safety

Tuesday, January 13th 2015

Erin Nelson, communications director of Location Labs, told Cable.co.uk: “It’s a Pandora’s box. A smartphone is a wonderful thing that can give you access to everything, and it can be a...

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5G broadband to serve '50 billion connected devices' by 2020 - Ericsson

Monday, January 12th 2015

Speaking to Cable.co.uk at International CES, Ramneek Bali, a technical solutions manager at the company said it would be a 5G network that enables the developments championed at the show – from...

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Mobile video streaming could replace traditional pay-TV

Friday, January 9th 2015

Speaking to Cable.co.uk at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, chief product officer Chris Carey said content companies are finally able to offer services directly to consumers...

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Mobile translation app gives voice to those ‘afraid to speak a language’

Thursday, January 8th 2015

Lexifone’s machine-based interpreter can translate calls into 16 different languages on a pay-as-you-go basis. Speaking to Cable.co.uk at the show, Patrick Tata of Lexifone said the ability to...

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Rural group doubts claim of jobs boost from superfast broadband

Thursday, January 8th 2015

The report by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) predicts that increased connectivity, such as superfast broadband and improved mobile coverage, will contribute to a 6%...

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The 10 tech trends for 2015

Tuesday, January 6th 2015

It’s that time of year when you can be guaranteed two things with complete confidence: anyone in tune with technology will be inundated by news from CES, and that self-styled ‘thought-leaders’...

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‘Common sense’ approach needed to eradicate mobile not-spots

Tuesday, December 30th 2014

Andrew Miller, chair of the commons science and technology committee, said there needed to be more “clarity of thinking” between mobile operators and planning officials up and down the country to...

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Access, skills and investment vital for telecoms future - analysts

Monday, December 29th 2014

Anna Coast and Bob Franklin, from UK-based consultancy Telcoconsulting, said the areas are overwhelming issues that should be high on the 2015 telecoms industry agenda. Ms Coast and Mr Franklin,...

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