Rural internet speed gets £5bn boost

In the last three years, gigabit internet connection has increased tenfold

Rural Cornwall gets £36m Wi-Fi boost

It is part of a wider £5bn project to boost connectivity in the UK

New laws connecting the countryside to 4G and 5G tech

The regulations will mean old masts can be upgraded and new ones will not have to be built

BT expands tech tool for green business

The platform is made to help organisations hit net zero

New £4m funding accelerating 5G rollout

The technology is considered an essential part of the vision for ‘smart’ cities

‘Sending an SMS is better for the environment’

A new report questions the green credentials of 5G, highlighting the ways we use energy in the mobile world

‘Tech sector emissions to cut by 40% by 2030’

That’s the suggestion of a new report that claims technology advances could enable 8.5Gt of carbon savings by the end of the decade

Vodafone and Ericsson almost halve 5G energy consumption

The companies held a successful trial showing a 43% reduction in daily average consumption for the network

Nokia and Telefónica work to make 5G systems greener than all existing networks

The firms say 5G is ‘a natively greener technology’ and allows more data bits to be transmitted per kilowatt of energy than any previous type of wireless technology

Revolutionary smart substation trial to spearhead Net Zero

Smart electricity substations that speak to each other using the 5G network ‘could hold one of the keys to enabling the Net Zero revolution’