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Swedish industry contributes to 5G evolution

Industrial companies are keenly looking forward to Ericsson’s launch of 5G services later this year, and have played their part in shaping the technology. The telecoms giant has worked closely with major companies in its Swedish homeland, including SKF, Boliden and Volvo Cars, and is targeting 5G services at manufacturers that want to implement Industry […]

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Is there life left in 4G mobile networks?

The switch from 3G to 4G was a big transformation for operators, but the next stage will be different. As Lester Thomas, chief systems architect at Vodafone, puts it: “4G’s technical term is LTE – long term evolution – so 4G was always designed to be something that would evolve.” While 5G trials are ongoing […]

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CityFibre consumer broadband collaboration hits Peterborough

Full-fibre broadband network builder CityFibre is returning to Peterborough in Cambridgeshire – one of the first cities it ever addressed under its Gigabit City programme – to enable its internet service provider (ISP) partner Vodafone to launch residential fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) services in the city. Until recently, only ISPs serving business and public sector customers were […]

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How Turkish mobile operators are helping the vast Syrian refugee population to help themselves

Turkey is home to the largest refugee population in the world, with 3.4 million Syrians – including 1.5 million Syrian children – according to Unicef. Meeting the immense humanitarian needs of this vast population requires the Turkish government, which shoulders most of the financial burden, UN agencies, charities and commercial businesses – particularly telecoms companies – […]