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While devices receive the lion's share of attention, they are nothing without the infrastructure that provides backhaul and the capacity needed to serve ever-growing numbers of users

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EE’s 5G launch transforms UK from “laggard to leader”

EE has announced the launch of what it’s calling the UK’s first 5G services for businesses. The portfolio of products includes a network - which is anticipated to go live at the end of this month - alongside six new 5G smartphones and devices.

The network will see an ...

National Audit Office: ESN forecast to cost £3.1bn more than planned

The National Audit Office (NAO) has published a new report on the work to deliver the Emergency Services Network (ESN), in which it notes that “implementing ESN is now expected to cost £3.1 billion more than forecast in 2015, and the revised forecast costs are highly uncertain”. ...

Huawei launches "AI-native" database solution

Chinese manufacturer Huawei has launched its AI-native database GaussDB, alongside distributed storage solution FusionStorage 8.0. The aim of the launch, according to the company, is to "redefine data infrastructure through a data and intelligence" strategy.

According ...

Vodafone UK’s commercial 5G service to go live in July

Vodafone UK has announced that its commercial 5G network will go live for both consumers and business customers in seven cities in the UK on 3 July. The company will also offer 5G roaming in the UK, Germany, Italy and Spain over the summer.

The seven cities are: ...

Innserve opts for Panasonic TOUGHBOOK tablets

Innserve, a company specialising in the supply, installation and maintenance of beer and soft drinks dispense systems is rolling out Panasonic TOUGHBOOK L1 Android tablets to its 400 technicians across the UK.

The company chose the devices due to their rugged and ...

In-Depth

Distributors in focus

Simon Creasey hears from two-way radio distributors regarding their current priorities and concerns, such as unified communications, e-commerce, Brexit and PoC

Times are tough for the nation’s two-way radio distributors. The market has never been more competitive ...

Using satellites for IoT

Philip Mason talks to the co-founder of Hiber, Coen Janssen, whose company is using satellite technology to enable IoT connectivity in the remotest areas of the planet

As regular readers of Land Mobile will know, there are an ever-increasing number of use-cases being ...

Brexit's implications

With the pre-Brexit political wrangling continuing to roll on, Philip Mason talks to some major players in the communications technology industry about the expected impact if and when the UK eventually leaves the EU

This article is being written on the first day back ...

How to procure cyber security

In a world awash with email-based phishing attempts and fake calls from “your IT team”, the need for good cyber security continues to grow. But what does it involve? Sam Fenwick has the details

Cyber security (or, rather, the lack of it) is often in the news these ...

Machine learning in telecoms

Machine learning has a lot to offer telecoms networks, but what are the implications and areas that operators and vendors will need to address if it is to realise its potential? By Sam Fenwick

There are a huge number of possible use-cases for machine learning and AI ...

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