December 6, 2023
LBC Podcast Update: What Does Mobile Connectivity Mean For Local Authorities?
The Live Better Connected podcast series welcomes the Local Government Association’s (LGA) Digital Champion, Cllr Mark Hawthorne to discuss how mobile is essential to local authorities across the country.
December 4, 2023
2024 Forecast: Predictions And Outlook For The Mobile Industry For A New Year
As 2023 draws to a close we have asked several leading industry figures to offer their predictions and outlook for 2024. Read more here.
November 20, 2023
Immersive Learning in Primary Schools: Unlocking New Experiences with 5G Mobile Technology
The latest Live Better Connected podcast episode explores mobile connectivity in education welcoming Cadoxton Primary School Teacher, Hannah Cogbill-Davies.
November 16, 2023
UK Government To Provide £36 Million 5G Connectivity Boost for Public Services, Transport and Creative Industries
Ten regions spanning from Glasgow to the West Midlands in the UK are set to benefit from a £36 million fund aimed at expediting innovation driven by 5G technology.
November 15, 2023
Virgin Media O2 Launches ‘Crafty Lager 7726’ To Banish Scam-barressment And Get People Talking About Fraud
To coincide with International Fraud Awareness Week (12 – 18 November), Virgin Media O2 has teamed up with actor and documentary maker, Ross Kemp, to launch Crafty Lager 7726 – a new limited-edition fraud-fighting beer created to get the nation talking about scams.
November 8, 2023
Ofcom Sets Out Design for mmWave Spectrum Auction
Ofcom is has officially set out the design of the auction for awarding licences for millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum.
November 6, 2023
Could You Go 24 Hours Without Mobile Connectivity?
To showcase how we use mobile connectivity we challenged Iain Morris, news editor at industry publication Light Reading, to see if he could get through 24 hours without mobile connectivity.
November 3, 2023
GUEST BLOG: Bad Wi-Fi And Smombie Envy: Iain Morris of LightReading Tries A Day Without A Mobile
Mobile UK challenged Iain Morris, of LightReading, to spend 24 hours without a SIM in his phone. Read here how he got along.
October 31, 2023
Mobile UK Welcomes Updated Guidance From the NCSC Ensuring Best Practice To Build Effectiveness And Trust When Using SMS and Telephone Messaging
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has updated its guidance designed to ensure that organisation's SMS and telephone messages are effective and trustworthy.
October 27, 2023
Mobile UK responds to Ofcom’s updated Net Neutrality guidance
26 October 2023: Mobile UK, the trade association for the UK’s four mobile network operators welcomes the updated Ofcom guidance on net neutrality, published today, but urges further action to assure equal access for all.
October 25, 2023
EE Brings 4G Mobile Coverage Boost To Rural Communities Across Northern Ireland
Residents and businesses across Northern Ireland are set to benefit from improved 4G mobile coverage following a series of network upgrades from EE.
October 23, 2023
Gareth Elliott Joins The Infrastructure Podcast To Discuss How We Live Better Connected.
Our Director of Policy and Communications, Gareth Elliott, features in The Infrastructure Podcast with Antony Oliver, where he discusses how and why we live better when we are connected.
October 20, 2023
GUEST BLOG: Dedicated Telecoms Unit Works With Industry To Attract And Accelerate Digital Infrastructure Investment In Glasgow
Guest blog by Anne McLister, Head of Digital Economy, Glasgow City Council #LocalDigitalIndex (Replicated with permission from Tech UK)
October 19, 2023
Mobile Infrastructure Forum Launched to Support Delivery of World-Class Mobile Infrastructure Throughout the UK
The Mobile Infrastructure Forum (‘MIF’) launches today, bringing together the interests of four key shared mobile infrastructure organisations in the UK (Cellnex UK, Cornerstone, MBNL and Wireless Infrastructure Group).
October 18, 2023
National Infrastructure Assessment 2 Mirrors Mobile UK’s Call for Digital Champions To Assist 5G Deployment
The National Infrastructure Commission launched its second National Infrastructure Assessment mirroring calls by Mobile UK for the Government to establish and provide funding for digital champions across the country.
October 17, 2023
Mobile Industry Join Meeting With The London Mayor And Metropolitan Police Commission To Discuss Mobile Phone Theft
The mobile industry, the Mayor of London and Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Servic meets to discuss mobile phone theft across the capital.
October 16, 2023
Good Things Foundation Launches Get Online Week
This week (16th Oct – 22nd October), UK Charity the Good Things Foundation launchedsits annual digital inclusion campaign, Get Online Week.
October 11, 2023
How Mobile Technology Has Helped Big Issue Vendors Bounce Back Since The Covid-19 Pandemic.
In the fifth episode of the Live Better Connected podcast, Mobile UK welcomes the well-known social enterprise, the Big Issue Group.
September 25, 2023
EE Annnounces Its 3G Switch Off Timeline
EE has confirmed that its nationwide 3G switch off will begin in January 2024 and aims to complete it by March.