April 12, 2021
Busting misconceptions about 5G and health
Our #5GCheckTheFacts campaign aims to offer clear insight, bust the myths, and offer the facts and scientific insight to answer common misconceptions about 5G.
April 6, 2021
What is the difference between 4G and 5G?
According to research conducted by Mobile UK many people have yet to fully understand what 5G can or will be able to do or indeed how it differs from current 4G technologies.
April 1, 2021
Mobile UK submits its response to the consultation on the Electronic Communications Code
The Code is not yet working as intended limiting the rate at which code agreements are currently being struck and threatening ambitions to support rollout and to deliver on the Government’s policy objectives.
March 28, 2021
#5GCheckTheFacts gathers pace
Over the last eight weeks, Mobile UK’s latest information campaign, ‘#5GCheckTheFacts’ has been working to help inform, educate and busts the myths surrounding the next generation mobile network, 5G.
March 21, 2021
5G set to revolutionise the manufacturing industry
With higher speeds, reduced latency and the ability to connect multiple devices and sensors the rollout of 5G is set to revolutionise the manufacturing industry, enabling factories to improve productivity, performances and significantly lower costs.
March 15, 2021
#5GCheckTheFacts: How will 5G improve the creative industries?
The introduction of 5G has the potential to transform how businesses in the creative industries operate and how they interact with their target audiences.
March 11, 2021
Government gets green light on £500 million support package to boost rural mobile coverage via the Shared Rural Network
The government has published its transparency notice for the Shared Rural Network programme meaning it can now proceed with the grant agreement with the MNOs to significantly reduce ‘total not-spots’.
March 10, 2021
Wales – Revised Code of Best Practice Published
The Code of Best Practice on Mobile Phone Network Development for Wales has been updated replacing the exiting document which dates from 2003.
March 10, 2021
West Midlands pioneers UK’s first 5G connected tram
West Midlands 5G (WM5G) has developed the UK’s very first 5G-connected tram as part of a regional transport trial in partnership with West Midlands Metro, Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), GoMedia and Icomera.
March 8, 2021
How 5G could play a fundamental role in helping rural life
5G is expected to play a part in creating viable solutions, alongside existing technologies to improve rural connectivity. With improved connectivity, comes greater opportunity. All rural firms - from the farm to the manufacturer - could have new tools to help them boost their business.
March 7, 2021
Infralink: New nationwide toolkit for Scotland launched to help facilitate faster mobile deployment and connectivity
Infralink project launches in Scotland to help identify suitable sites for telecoms equipment and facilitate the efficient agreement of commercial terms.
March 5, 2021
Mobile industry puts in place a package of measures to combat fraud and cyber crime
The mobile industry has put in place several measures over the last year to tackle increasingly sophisticated fraudsters I order to protect and strengthen consumer safety online.
March 1, 2021
5G will transform the future of the home and workplace
The rollout of 5G will not only provide better digitally connected homes, but will also provide new tools to help employees in the workplace.
February 24, 2021
UPDATE: All four nations of the United Kingdom are set to benefit from a major investment via the Shared Rural Network.
All four operators have now announced plans to expand 4G coverage as part of the Shared Rural Network initiative to extend coverage in rural areas across the UK.
February 23, 2021
First Phase of the Shared Rural Network to bring £187 million boost to rural businesses
The first phase of the new Shared Rural Network could boost rural business turnover by £187.7 million, with the lion’s share of revenue gains going to businesses in rural Scotland and the struggling hospitality sector.
February 22, 2021
5G will play a fundamental role in helping the UK achieve Net Zero by 2050
While mobile connectivity plays a major role already in protecting and maintaining our environment, 5G is laying down the foundations to further enhance capabilities and help the UK to achieve its climate goals.
February 15, 2021
How 5G can enhance the UK’s emergency services and healthcare provision
Due to the speed in which information can be sent across the network, its reliability and capacity to simultaneously connect many more devices, 5G will significantly enhance healthcare provision.
February 10, 2021
New information packs highlight 5G benefits for local authorities and provide insight on health concerns.
As part of Mobile UK’s latest #5GCheckTheFacts campaign, the trade body provides insight into the benefits of 5G, while providing useful materials to help dispel the misinformation about the technology’s impact on health.
February 9, 2021
Mobile Operators Extend Educational Assistance by Zero-Rating Oak National Academy Website
Mobile operators have zero rated educational website Oak National Academy to help learning in lockdown and provide access to 10,000 lesson without charges for data.