Ultimately, consumers and businesses want more data. 5G is the fifth generation of mobile internet connectivity. Faster download and upload speeds, more stable connections and wider coverage is promised. Radio spectrum is supposed to be improved enabling more devices to access the mobile internet simultaneously.

Datacentre skills shortage

A skills shortage is still rampant in the tech industry. Datacentres are no exception. At the Datacloud Europe Congress in Monaco it was claimed that operators will continue to struggle to plug talent gap if they focus on finding candidates with years of experience. Instead, aptitude for the type of work should be assessed.

Climate Change Datacentre

Climate change is on the radar. Since David Attenborough’s climate change documentary, I have been more conscious as to how to reduce my carbon footprint. This rise in climate change activism means consumers are less likely to support companies which do not operate in a sustainable way.

Artificial Intelligence Preparation

The Mayor of London, has stressed that the next UK Prime Minister needs to prioritise investment in artificial intelligence for the UK. According to Khan, preparation needs to occur for AI’s impact at both the national and local level.

Controversial Copyright Directive

This seeks to address the tech companies who earn huge amounts of money without recognising the journalists and creative thinkers whose work is on the website. Furthermore, democracy would be protected alongside a diverse media landscape. Therefore, every media user would benefit.

UK Broadband Speeds

UK households are switching to faster broadband services. As a result, they are receiving faster and more reliable internet services. Telecoms industry regulator Ofcom has released research demonstrating the average broadband speeds have increased by 20% since the beginning of 2017.

Wait...how long can it take for a cyber-security incident to be detected

Have you had a security breach resulting in business disruption or data loss due to cyber-attack in the past 24 months? More than half of European firms admit to this, so you’re not the only one. However, UK firms are the most targeted…

conflicting blockchain research

Blockchain is an emerging technology which has permeated every layer of an organisation. Everybody is talking about it, trying to implement it or are worried if their business have not deployed it. What does blockchain research indicate?

Explainable AI

I have been focused on promoting emerging technologies in all UK businesses. Technology, such as Artificial Intelligence, is not just for academics and web giants like Google or Amazon.

What about copper network turn off?

Contrary to what you would first think, the process of the switch-off of the copper network has not started. However, Openreach, the national broadband network infrastructure builder, has begun to explore how, and when the copper broadband delivery network can be shut down.