March 26, 2020
Guest Blog: As COVID-19 changes demand, the mobile networks rise to the challenge
Julian McGougan. Executive Director Telecoms, Spectrum and Satellite at Tech UK talks about how new working practices have underscored the capability of the mobile networks to keep the UK connected.
March 19, 2020
How mobile operators are dealing with COVID19 and keeping the UK connected
The mobile industry is hard to ensure the UK remains connected and is putting in place measures to support customers. Mobile UK has set up a public information page outlining actions being taken and contact information for each mobile operator.
March 18, 2020
Ofcom announces how it will assess Shared Rural Network coverage obligations
Following the agreement between the industry and the Government to build the Shared Rural Network Ofcom has now published the methodology it will use to measure mobile companies’ compliance with the coverage commitments made.
March 12, 2020
ICNIRP Releases Updated Guidelines
The International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) has released its updated guidance for the protection of humans and exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (EMF) including 5G.
March 11, 2020
Budget Response: Shared Rural Network central to ‘Getting it Done.’
The industry welcomes the Government’s matched investment in the industry led Shared Rural Network to extend significantly rural coverage countrywide.
March 10, 2020
Budget 2020: Putting in place the foundations for world-class connectivity
Mobile UK is once again calling on the Chancellor to consider how to best use the budget to create the right financial foundations to enable the rapid roll-out of mobile networks.
March 9, 2020
Shared Rural Network Agreement Gets The Go-Ahead As Secretary of States Signs Agreement With Mobile Operators
Mobile UK’s four members, EE, O2, Three and Vodafone, sign an unprecedented agreement with the Secretary of State for the DCMS to significantly extend rural coverage via the Shared Rural Network.
March 9, 2020
Mobile UK responds to Ofcom's Consultation on the Implementation of the European EEC
Mobile UK submitts its response to Ofcom’s consultation on its proposals to implement the new European Electronic Communications Code.
February 26, 2020
Calls for a Mobile Action Plan for Northern Ireland taken to the Minister
Mobile UK took its case for speedy reform via a Mobile Action Plan for Northern Ireland direct to the Minister for Infrastructure, Nichola Mallon MLA.
February 21, 2020
Ofcom: 5G Spectrum Measurement Well Within Guideline Levels
Ofcom publishes results from its latest spectrum measurement programme measuring EMF emissions from equipment used to transmit 5G mobile signals.
February 20, 2020
The Government announces new £65m package to unlock the potential of 5G
The Digital Secretary announces new £65 million package to unlock the potential of 5G. The new package seeks to benefit rural areas by funding a series of government-funded trials to help them adapt to and seize the potential of 5G technology.
February 13, 2020
Mobile UK welcomes The Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP on his appointment to Secretary of State for the DCMS
Mobile UK welcomes the Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP as he takes up his new role as Secretary of State for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
February 6, 2020
A Plan of Action for Trackside Access to Improve Rail Connectivity is Required
Mobile UK welcomes a new report published by the National Infrastructure Commission called Connected Future: Getting back on track calling on the Government to develop a plan of action for mobile connectivity across the UK’s transport networks.
February 6, 2020
District Councils Network – Mobile UK outlines the central role of local government in mobile connectivity
Mobile UK is once again sponsoring the District Council Network’s Annual Conference and in doing so is demonstrating the central role of local government in building mobile Britain.
January 29, 2020
Mobile UK calls for a Mobile Action Plan for Northern Ireland
Speaking at the Ofcom and NI LGA ‘Improving Connectivity:Our 5G future’ summit to discuss mobile connectivity Mobile UK called for aMobile Action Plan for Northern Ireland.
January 28, 2020
Mobile UK Statement on Huawei
Hamish MacLeod, Director at Mobile UK, comments on the Government's announcement regarding Huawei
December 23, 2019
Mobile operators connect London's Underground with full 4G connectivity
The four main mobile operators have signed an agreement with TfL to pilot full 4G connectivity for the first time on parts of London’s Underground.
December 16, 2019
Baroness Morgan’s first item of business must be honouring the commitment to the Shared Rural Network
Welcoming the reappointment of The Rt Hon Baroness Morgan as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Mobile UK calls on her first order of business to honour the Prime Minister’s pledge to commit to the Shared Rural Network within the first 100 days of a majority government.
December 13, 2019
The Government Must Deliver on its Commitment to Progress the Shared Rural Network within 100 Days
The Prime Minister pledged his Government's committment to progress the Shared Rural Network within its first 100 days. The industry stands ready to work in partnership with the Government to deliver the SRN.
November 27, 2019
Mobile UK joins GMCA to discuss accelerating the rolloutof 5G across Greater Manchester at its GM 5G Special Conference
With 5G deployment active across the United Kingdom Mobile UK welcomed an invitation from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to join a special conference with crucial local authorities to discuss accelerating the rollout of 5G across Greater Manchester.