Telecoms networks and broadband communications

  • May 31, 2019 31 May'19

    Slowing smart meter roll-out puts 2020 deadline at risk

    The smart meter installation rate is slowing, and with 18 months until the December 2020 deadline, achieving the Smart Meter Programme’s aims now looks very unlikely

  • May 30, 2019 30 May'19

    EE launches consumer 5G, but experts say no rush to upgrade

    EE launched the UK’s first official 5G network this week, but with limited availability and 4G networks improving all the time, industry watchers say there is no big impetus for users to upgrade yet

  • May 30, 2019 30 May'19

    Red flags missed during ESN planning process, Home Office admits

    The PAC’s latest evidence-gathering session for its inquiry into the delayed and over-budget Emergency Services Network has laid bare a number of crucial errors made over the past few years, and found the Home Office missed a number of warning signs

  • May 30, 2019 30 May'19

    4G networks reach near ubiquity in APAC

    Although coverage of 4G services in Asia-Pacific, particularly in India, is almost ubiquitous, telcos in the region still have some catching-up to do