The US will step up efforts to persuade the UK to exclude Huawei from its 5G network as the Government prepares to makes its final decision on the Chinese firm.
Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom has said Britain and the United States remain committed to reaching a free trade deal, despite a dispute over UK plans to tax US tech giants.
Boris Johnson’s ambition to get a full trade deal negotiated with Brussels by the end-of-year deadline is “just not possible”, the EU’s trade commissioner has said.
Boris Johnson said he would not risk Britain’s security when upgrading the nation’s 5G communications network – but said critics of Chinese technology firm Huawei must come up with an “alternative” provider.
The head of MI5 has said he has no reason to think Britain’s intelligence-sharing relationship with the United States will be damaged if the Chinese tech giant Huawei is given access to the UK’s 5G network.
Artificial intelligence, 5G and robotics are expected to be among the biggest talking points when the world’s largest technology show – CES – begins in Las Vegas on Tuesday.
Mobile operator O2 has expanded its 5G network to another 13 towns and cities across the UK.
It has been another busy year in the world of technology, with new innovations arriving during 2019 including 5G, but also political problems such as the ongoing debate around Huawei.
EE has announced the switching-on of 5G in six new UK locations, taking the number of towns and cities with access to the operator’s 5G network to 50.
Three is delaying the rollout of its 5G service for an undisclosed amount of time, the network operator has announced.
EE has announced the expansion of its 5G network to 14 new towns and cities, including Liverpool, Glasgow and Huddersfield for the first time.
Huawei has urged the US government to end its “unjust treatment” of the Chinese tech giant after it was granted an extension to a temporary trade licence in the country.
BT is to offer home visits by technology experts as part of a new phone and internet plan.
O2 said it hopes trials of driverless cars in London could cut the time spent stuck in traffic by a tenth, as the business was a silver lining in a disappointing few months for its Spanish parent.
A decision on whether Huawei should be allowed into the UK’s 5G network infrastructure has been deferred to the next Government.
Belfast Harbour has introduced pioneering new headset technology to enable its engineers to live stream maintenance work with desk-based colleagues.
Three has advised customers suffering from a service outage to turn their phones off and on again, as it continues to try to fix technical difficulties with its network.
O2 has become the latest mobile operator to launch its 5G network, promising faster data speeds in busy areas.
O2 has become the latest mobile operator to launch its 5G network in the UK, starting its introduction of the new high-speed network in six towns and cities.
The introduction of 5G networks will not solve the connectivity issues affecting many rural communities across the UK, new research has claimed.
A decision on whether or not to allow the use of Huawei telecoms equipment in parts of Britain’s new 5G networks is not just technical – but also about behaviour, the Defence Secretary has said.
The new line-up of iPhone 11 handsets has exceeded expectations but a lack of 5G support could limit the Apple products’ appeal and sales, according to one industry analyst.
Samsung has unveiled a new 5G-enabled mid-range smartphone, which the company hopes will enable more people to access 5G.
New smartphones, wearables and smart home gadgets will be unveiled later this week when the IFA technology convention takes place in Berlin.
The fate of Huawei’s involvement in the UK’s 5G network could be decided by the end of the year, Digital Secretary Nicky Morgan has said.
The Government has announced plans to speed up the roll-out of 5G technology and improve mobile phone signals in rural areas as part of efforts to increase innovation across the UK.
Scores of new super masts could be built across the British countryside as part of Government plans to eliminate mobile phone blind spots.
Three is the latest firm to switch on its 5G network, starting with a 5G home broadband service across parts of London.
The founder and chief executive of Huawei has said Britain “won’t say no to us” over the Chinese firm’s involvement in the rollout of 5G mobile internet infrastructure.
Three and Sky Mobile have become the first UK mobile operators to offer Huawei’s 5G smartphone to customers as part of the rollout of their new 5G mobile networks.