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March 4, 2019  12:25 PM

MWC 2019: Robots, robots and robots, oh my!

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
5G, Mobile, ROBOTS

All the world loves robots, and when they are robots holding something a human might hold, doing an activity a human might do, and preferably doing it while looking a bit like a human (two legs, arms, a smiley cartoon face,...

February 28, 2019  3:07 PM

MWC 2019: Our planet is dying – is it time to ditch Mobile World Congress?

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Mobile

This year, my flight from London's Stansted Airport to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress, plus two days of hour-and-a-half commutes through horrendous traffic between my...


December 10, 2018  11:32 AM

Airwave goodbye, hello ESN

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
4G, Mobile

The government recently announced plans that – despite facing delays and setbacks – a new Emergency Services Network (ESN) will be phased in from the beginning of 2019. It will replace the...


August 13, 2018  2:30 PM

How churn is breaking the telecoms market – and what service providers can do about it

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Mobile

This is a guest blog post by Brendan O’Rourke, head of design at BriteBill, an Amdocs company.


It’s no secret that today’s customers are more demanding than previous generations. They share their experiences online, they expect...


January 17, 2018  3:19 PM

When it comes to mobile spectrum, it’s time for Three to get over itself

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Mobile

I was hugely pleased today to see that despite the possibility of another legal roadblock in the Court of Appeal, telecoms regulator


May 25, 2017  12:10 PM

At the FA Cup Final, Wembley goes beyond Wi-Fi for mobile coverage

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Mobile, Wi-Fi, Wireless

In this guest blog, Anthony Sutton from Cobham Wireless discusses how venue owners can maximise visitor satisfaction by improving mobile network availability. It’s match day! You’ve managed to get tickets to the biggest sporting event in the...


June 17, 2016  11:14 AM

Total smartphone service: put public Wi-Fi in the mix

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Mobile, Wi-Fi

The recent announcement that UK regulator Ofcom plans to make additional spectrum available for Wi-Fi is great news for consumers, writes DeviceScape's Dave Fraser. Because Wi-Fi...


October 29, 2014  11:18 AM

Why is Huawei hiding behind Honor?

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
China, Honor, Huawei, LTE, smartphone

Let's be clear. I don't think Huawei is some kind of Chinese fifth column. I think it has consistently demonstrated good faith in its dealings outside China, and I'm generally happy to stand by that.

But now something has given me pause for thought.

A new smartphone brand has...


September 22, 2014  3:53 PM

Why I won’t be complaining about bad mobile signal again

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
AT&T, California, Oregon, Seattle, T-Mobile, TomTom, Washington

The western United States is a land of splendid and awe-inspiring isolation. Towering redwood groves, rugged coastal cliffs, soaring eagles, sleeping volcanoes hiding glittering blue lakes within their craters. You can drive for 20, 50, 80 miles or more before seeing a town of any size.


July 28, 2014  3:20 PM

Boris Johnson’s 5G pledge? Don’t make me laugh

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
5G, London, LTE, WiMAX

5G promises lightning-fast mobile speeds. Want to download a full-length movie in under a second? Want to stream ultra-HD TV on the go? Fancy trying out immersive gaming? Augmented reality apps? Oh boy, it's the mobile networking standard for you.

There's only one small problem. Nobody...


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