Neowin News Feed for: Birmingham Neowin News Feed for: Birmingham en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 EE saw 5G usage soar between October and December <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>EE has released data about its customers&#039; usage of its 5G network. Between October and December, it saw a 40% increase in traffic month-on-month. It suggests that more people are buying 5G phones. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 02 Feb 2021 15:46:01 +0000 Uber will give Brits a free trip to vaccination centres <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Uber has announced that it&#039;s running a promotion where people can get free rides to vaccination centres between now and February 28. Each code does have a 4,000 limit so be sure to use it quickly. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 18 Jan 2021 16:30:01 +0000 Virgin Media announces gigabit rollout to West Midlands, UK <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Virgin Media has said that its gigabit services are rolling out to 3 million homes across the West Midlands in cities such as Birmingham and Coventry. The firm wants to reach 15 million homes by 2022. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:20:02 +0000 Three will launch the UK's “fastest” 5G network in August <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The mobile carrier, Three, has announced that its 5G network will go online in August in more than 20 towns and cities around the UK. In July, it&#039;ll unveil pricing for its 5G products. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 10 Jun 2019 15:06:01 +0000 These are the first 16 cities in the U.K. where EE will bring 5G connectivity <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The U.K. mobile operator, EE, has announced the first areas that will get 5G next year. The firm is also going to be bringing 5G broadband via the 5G Home router to showcase 5G&#039;s competence. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:04:01 +0000 UK's West Midlands becomes the first region to get 5G pilot scheme <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK&#039;s West Midlands region has been selected as the first area which participate in the Government&#039;s 5G Testbed pilot scheme. The region will use the tech to develop several important sectors. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 04 Sep 2018 12:59:26 +0000 Vodafone to trial 5G this year in seven cities in the UK <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Vodafone has announced that it plans to trial 5G at more than 40 sites in seven cities around the UK. The trial will last from October through to December, ready for a 2020 commercial launch. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:04:01 +0000 EE conducts live demonstration of gigabit 4G in London <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>EE, Qualcomm, and Sony have demoed gigabit 4G in London for the first time. EE says the faster 4G iteration will come to densely populated areas in the future, including Manchester and Birmingham. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 06 Jul 2017 01:24:01 +0000