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UK govt report criticises 4G coverage, calls for 5G action

Wednesday 14 December 2016 | 14:02 CET | News
Asked in March to determine what the UK needs to become a world leader in 5G deployment, the National Infrastructure Commission has concluded that the government now has to play an active role to ensure that basic services are made 5G ready as soon as possible. This could be achieved by the creation of a strong digital champion backed by a dedicated cabinet minister. The government and Ofcom must also ensure that essential outdoor mobile services, such as basic talk, text and data, are available wherever people live, work and travel. The Commission noted that the UK is the 54th in the world

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Countries: United Kingdom
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