75% Will Pay More For 5G
A recent global survey has found that 75pc of end-user organisations asked would be willing to pay more for 5G mobile connectivity. According to Gartner, organisations in the telecommunications industry are the most willing to pay more for next-generation mobile network capabilities. Sylvain Fabre, research director at Gartner organisations in the manufacturing, says that other […]Read More
What Does “Fibre Fast” Mean?
“Fibre-fast” is a popular term across the fixed-line industry. Openreach and BT announced their deployment of Gigabit capable FTTP (Fibre-To-The-Premises) technology has been installed in millions of UK homes. The below map provides some insight into the Openreach role-out across East London. See the key for information. Since the fibre-fast project began in February 2018, engineers […]Read More
3m People Without Broadband
The digital divide has narrowed considerably since the coronavirus breakout, but there are still 1.5m (5.3%) homes considered to be offline, according to Ofcom. It’s 2022! For many people, lockdown will leave a lasting legacy of improved online access and better digital understanding. But for a significant minority of adults and children, it’s only served to […]Read More
Top 9 IoT Trends For 2023
4 weeks today, we break up after an incredible 2022. However, there are many challenges persisting into 2023. The current economic position requires enterprise to have a [new] focus on operational efficiencies – a key area for IoT. Here are my Top 9 IoT trends to look out for in the next year: 1. Mobile LPWA uptake […]Read More
Outsmarted? Which Smart Home solution will dominate?
Whether you want your toast to be just the right temperature when you roll out of bed or need to turn up the thermostat without exposing your toes to the cold. Smart homes are opening a new realm of possibilities for homeowners, in regard to both convenience and security. Smart homes and home automation are […]Read More
Go. Mobile. Now.
Do not wait for the PSTN switch-off. Take the opportunity. Go mobile. Now. Openreach is ceasing its traditional copper service in 2025. That’s less than 26 months away! DYK: Enterprises of all sizes require “last mile” connectivity to be online all the time. What would you do if your business was offline? There are hundreds of examples where […]Read More
High Risk IoT Devices: VoIP and IPCCTV
You all know what CCTV cameras do, and what VoIP and video conferencing systems are, but did you know they are now considered part of an IoT network? According to Foresight Technologies (FT) [in America], IP cameras and VoIP phones are Top 5 riskiest devices to be connected on your LAN. TOP 5!? That’s not […]Read More
How Do You Sell IoT and Mobile Data?
I’m confident you all know Mobile Data revenues will increase significantly in the years ahead… But, do you know the factors driving this growth? It’s all about NOW NOW NOW – no – nothing to do with NOW TV or NOW Broadband, but it does have everything to do with cellular coverage, download speeds and […]Read More
Apple-y Never After – Will Apple’s Next Move Leave Networks with Cold Feet?
Don’t worry I’ll be keeping the Apple puns to a minimum. Let’s dive right in and get to the core of this story. eSIMs aren’t exactly a new thing, in fact, when Lenovo launched the recent Motorola Razr 5G it was eSIM only, but did anyone notice or care? Not particularly. Although, you could argue […]Read More
Crossed Wires – What you Need to Know About the Vodafone and Three Merger
Three become (Vodaf)One Unless you’ve been living under a rock, or have exceptionally bad signal wherever you are, you’ve probably heard about the planned merger of two telecom giants, Vodafone and Three. But what does this mean for the current UK market, and will these two giants in turn become one unstoppable goliath? If this […]Read More