New research by Onecom has revealed SMEs on average spend £2,052 a year on telecommunication services, an increase of as much as 40% since 2016.
Onecom believes this increase has been largely driven by the need for SMEs to keep pace with new emerging digital services such as cloud, the Internet of Things, advances in fibre communications, and now more recently the roll-out of 5G....Read More
MPs have called for hands-free mobile use to be banned in England and Wales, arguing that it distracts drivers and causes accidents.
The use of a handheld mobile phone while in control of a vehicle was outlawed in 2003 and applies even when stationary. However the use of hands free headsets and speakers is permitted, while many cars boast in-built capabilities.
The Commons Transport Select...Read More
Live in a UK city? You may have noticed a lot more adverts for superfast fibre broadband through your door in the last few months. The flyers promise scarily fast connections for a simple switchover to “full-fibre broadband”. But why is it happening?
The answer is a simple one: telecoms companies are laying out new fibre optic broadband connections across the country that take broadband right...Read More
The UK remains one of the prime targets for telephone scammers seeking to make money out of tricking people into calling back bogus numbers and incurring high charges, according to an international telecoms carrier.
The scale of global telecoms fraud is unknown but 170m fraudulent calls were blocked across the world in 2018 to hundreds of destinations, a report by BICS, a subsidiary of...Read More
A new, digital revolution might be about to hit us. Autonomous cars are driving our way, cities and companies are rapidly ramping up the use of sensors—also called the Internet of Things (IoT) – and virtual and augmented reality are making rapid strides.
But in order to build all of this we’ll need the fifth generation of mobile internet—5G. This generation of wireless networks, which...Read More