The shift to 5G will be crucial to maintain London’s growing reputation as the tech capital of Europe, according to Boris Johnson, and it could earn the title of being the world’s first major 5G network. However, details are slim at this point, but the mayor has confirmed the University of Surrey will be collaborating on the project.
If you’re wondering why it’s not Vodafone, EE, or another mobile network, it’s because the university is home to the UK’s 5G Innovation Center; plus
Cameron’s talk of 5G in March this year was premature, and it’s the same story this time around, so don’t go marking the date in your 10-year diaries just yet. It’s also worth noting the mayor doesn’t state whether the
We should be excited about 5G though, as when it does arrive, it will have a considerably larger capacity so more devices could be connected to it, and vastly improved speeds. Just don’t hold your breath.
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