London will be among the first places in the world to feature a full 5G mobile connectivity by 2020, working in collaboration with the University of Surrey. According to mayor Boris Johnson, the 5G launch will come in part via the Infrastructure Plan for London, a blueprint that looks at how the city’s connectivity needs will evolve between now and the year 2050.
“London is earning a reputation for being the tech capital of Europe and that is why we need to ensure every Londoner is able to access the very best digital connectivity. Rapidly improving the connectivity of this great city is a key part of the Infrastructure Plan for London,” said Johnson.
Huawei joins board of Europe’s 5G Infrastructure Association
Worldwide information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider Huawei is to become part of the board at the 5G Infrastructure Association in Europe. The announcement came after a general assembly in Bologna in Italy and could represent a major step forward for the rollout of superfast connectivity across Europe and …
Government Invests £5 Million Into 5G Research In Surrey
The UK government will provide £5 million of funding over the next five years to support pioneering research into 5G, focusing on organisations in Surrey and the surrounding areas. Some of the money will be spent on what the University of Surrey calls the world’s first dedicated 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC), still under construction in Guildford and expected to open in …