A new vehicle-to-everything road safety system, which has had input from Vodafone and Nokia, has begun trials in the UK's West Midlands region with the aim of cutting fatalities and carbon emissions.
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EE has announced that 17 more of its stores in the West Midlands will offer in-store phone repairs. Its own research showed 60% throw their phones away before attempting to fix them.
Vodafone has been selected as the 5G provider for Midlands Future Mobility, a consortium that's testing autonomous vehicle technologies on roads in the West Midland in Birmingham and Coventry.
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.
The UK's West Midlands region has been selected as the first area which participate in the Government's 5G Testbed pilot scheme. The region will use the tech to develop several important sectors.