The UK government is considering whether to end Wi-Fi services on trains.
Vodafone to use 5G Standalone and network slicing to broadcast UK Coronation
The operator says this will be the UK’s first broadcast on a standalone 5G network.
UK government sets 5G rollout target
The UK has set out a target of covering all populated areas with standalone 5G by 2030.
UK to auction new mmWave spectrum for faster 5G
British regulator Ofcom announced they will auction a total of 6 GHz in the 26 GHz and 40 GHz bands to improve mobile connectivity in the UK.
Vodafone UK trials standalone 5G
Vodafone is trialling the network with “select customers” in seven locations across the country.
Rakuten and NEC launch commercial Open RAN site on Virgin Media O2’s network
The deployment will take place in the Northamptonshire region.
BT to deploy a 5G private network at the port of Tyne
Broadband provider BT has announced it will build a private network at the north-eastern port of Tyne in Britain.
Three UK says its 5G network covers 54% of the population
The mobile operator says it is now the UK’s biggest 5G network.
EE and Qualcomm achieve 5G spectrum aggregation
British mobile operator EE says it is the first European network to combine seven spectrum carriers and achieve speeds up to 2.2 Gbps.
5G overtakes 3G on Three’s UK network
The British network operator says that usage of its 5G network has increased by 385% since 2020.