#Mobile

First Six UK 5G Cities Named

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Mobile network EE has announced the first six UK cities will to get the ultra-fast 5G mobile networks. EE will expand on its existing trials in 2019 and is set to turn on their 5G network in London, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Belfast, Birmingham and Manchester. The company, owned by...

Google receives a license to deploy its Project Loon balloons over Puerto Rico and parts of the Virgin Islands.

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Google’s internet-beaming balloons are heading to Puerto Rico to provide high-speed mobile coverage after disasters Project Loon uses its unique balloon network at 65k feet to receive signals from mobile networks on the ground and then sends them onto cellphone users. A Peruvian trial last year sent...

Britain’s most successful technology company ARM sold to Japan’s SoftBank for £24bn

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Cambridge-based ARM Holdings, the company behind the massively successful ARM chip, has agreed to be sold to Japanese tech firm SoftBank for £24.3bn after its board said it would recommend the all-cash deal to shareholders ARM are best known for the microchips that Apple uses in its iPhone...