Interconnecting at the Edge

The explosive growth of internet-connected devices, along with new applications that require real-time computing power, are forcing businesses to rethink the ways they manage and transport data. As businesses continue to turn digital, they’re moving their computing from centralised data centres to a hybrid infrastructure at the edge. At its basic level, this means moving computation and data storage closer to the devices where it’s being gathered, rather than relying on a central location that can be thousands of miles away.

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5G in 2020: Still just a private party

To hear the major mobile carriers talk about it, 5G is here. They’ve deployed it, it works, and it’s ready to start changing the world just about right away, with ultra-fast connectivity, low latency and a dramatically improved ability to handle huge numbers of different connections at once.

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Small UK Firms Invited to Setup Own Local Wireless Networks

Ofcom has today begun inviting applications for their new Shared Spectrum Licences, which enables small businesses to create their own local wireless networks in radio spectrum bands (ranging from 1.8GHz to 26GHz) that could previously only be used by national mobile and broadband providers.

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