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5G RuralFirst testbed rolls out Li-Fi broadband to Orkney Islands

Friday 23 August 2019 | 09:56 CET | News
The 5G RuralFirst testbed in the Orkney Islands has deployed Li-Fi technology to connect residents of Graemsay to wireless broadband services, reports Computer Weekly.

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