July 8, 2020
Chancellor must expedite mobile-friendly policy reforms to underpin economic recovery
Mobile UK has suggested a package of measures to help mobile operators to deploy new next-generation networks underpinning the nation’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery.
July 2, 2020
Half a million frontline NHS workers benefit from coronavirus telecoms deal
Half-a-million NHS frontline staff in England have benefited from mobile and fixed broadband offers to stay connected at work during the coronavirus outbreak.
July 2, 2020
Take Five to Stop Fraud: The role of business in helping protect the nation against financial fraud
Fraud is big business, and poses a major threat to the UK economy. Stop, Challenge and Protect - Follow The Take Five campaign.
July 1, 2020
Dutch court rejects attempt to stop 5G rollout over health concerns
On 25th May 2020, the court of Justice in the Netherlands rejected a suit brought by a group seeking to halt Holland's 5G telecommunications network rollout over possible health concerns.
June 24, 2020
Mobile UK provides input into the Scottish Government’s Planning Advice questionnaire
Mobile UK provides input iton the Scottish Government’s request for information to inform the Planning Advice Note 62 (PAN62).
June 24, 2020
SRN Update: Programme Milestones
Programme milestones information for the Shared Rural Network has now been updated. Please click here to read more.
June 17, 2020
GSMA - Questions about 5G? How does it work and what are the guidelines that ensure it is safe?
Have questions about 5G and exposure guidelines? Watch this useful video by GSMA to find out more.
June 14, 2020
Mobile UK outlines infrastructure reforms required to assist COVID-19 recovery in submission to the ICE
Mobile UK welcomes ICE's approach to looking forward and beyond the pandemic for the nation’s infrastructure. It is important that measures are taken now to ensure that reforms required to assist the recovery are implemented and not delayed.
June 11, 2020
Data charges removed for websites supporting victims of crime
Access to websites supporting some of the most vulnerable victims of crime will be free of charge during the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to a new deal agreed between the industry and the Government.
June 2, 2020
Planning reform critical to post COVID-19 recovery – Explainer video
Mobile UK has produced an explainer video that outlines urgently needed reforms to the planning system to help the economy rebound after COVID-19 and how they can benefit the environment and reduce the impact of mobile infrastructure.
June 1, 2020
Statement: Senseless attacks on mobile infrastructure risks lives
Mobile infrastructure and the connectivity it provides is critical to the nation. The industry remains committed to to keeping the UK connected, but attacks on mobile infrastructure put this at risk.
May 28, 2020
Mobile UK responds to DCMS Select Committee’s report into the impact of COVID-19
Mobile UK welcomes the DCMS Select Committee’s desire to look beyond COVID-19 to assess its impact on the industry and to consider what measures must be taken to support the UK’s economic recovery.
May 4, 2020
Mobile UK sets out future policy priorities in its response to the Scottish National Planning Framework
Mobile UK responds to the Scottish Government's National Planning Framework Call for Evidence calling for a greater priority on digital infrastructure.
May 1, 2020
ICNIRP Statement: COVID-19 and 5G
ICNIRP publishes a statement on false claims that exposure to EMFs generated by 5G can cause COVID-19.
April 22, 2020
Industries unite to tackle SMS fraudsters exploiting COVID-19 text alerts
The UK mobile, banking and finance industries along with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have joined forces to prevent fraudsters sending scam text messages that seek to exploit the Covid-19 crisis.
April 21, 2020
Statement on the impact of COVID-19 on the Shared Rural Network
An update on the Shared Rural Network and the impact of COVID-19
April 20, 2020
BLOG: Policy Must Now Pivot Towards Digital Infrastructure
Hamish MacLeod, Director at Mobile UK, looks at the policy reforms still required to ensure we can bounce back post COVID-19.
April 17, 2020
Ofcom publishes latest 5G measurement results
Ofcom has published the latest results from our spectrum measurement programme, including six additional 5G mobile sites.
April 10, 2020
Industry And Government Joint Statement On Telecommunications Sector Support To The NHS
Mobile operators and telecommunications companies pledge to support the NHS by providing the connectivity it needs during COVID-19.