EE has released data about its customers' 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.
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'll unveil pricing for its 5G products.
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's competence.
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.
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.
Manchester city centre has now got its first smart bus shelters. They will provide commuters with free device charging and free Wi-Fi access. They are designed to lure car drivers to public transport.
Microsoft is sending out emails to Windows Insiders in the UK, inviting them to sign up for the chance to attend launch parties for the Lumia 950 and 950 XL in London and Manchester on December 2.