Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Could a post-Brexit skills shortage scupper the UK's 5G efforts?

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Friday 20 July 18

Despite a decided uptick in funding for 5G and full fibre fixed line initiatives from the UK government, key barriers are still to be overcome if the UK is to succeed in its roll out of next generation networks

The UK is pressing ahead with plans to get a commercial 5G offering in the market by 2019, and the UK government is investing huge sums in an attempt to safeguard the country's digital economy post Brexit. The UK government certainly seems to have grasped the transformative potential of 5G and is keen to ensure that the country leads from the front as Europe looks to rollout fifth generation mobile networks…

The UK is pressing ahead with plans to get a commercial 5G offering in the market by 2019, and the UK government is investing huge sums in an attempt to safeguard the country's digital economy post Brexit. The UK government certainly seems to have grasped the transformative potential of 5G and is keen to ensure that the country leads from the front as Europe looks to rollout fifth generation mobile networks…

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