Though 5G could cut the number of miners who die at work each year, automation presents a problem for mining companies facing social pressures around the world.
The need for high performance in customer-facing digital systems is prompting organisations to move data processing closer to the edge.
5G will account for 21% of all mobile internet connections by 2025, the trade body predicts, as operators plough over 80% of their capital investment in 5G infrastructure.
The west has typically pioneered global technical standards, but China is aiming to dominate the next wave of emerging technologies.
The Korean electronics giant is a minor player in telecoms equipment, but hopes 5G contracts will help grow its market share.
Big Tech is tightening its grip on IoT, and the EU is poised to step in. But will this create a more innovative and competitive market?
Both patients and practitioners have been satisfied with the experience of telehealth during lockdown. Now, investors are piling in
A 'significant share' of the EU's €150bn digital recovery budget is earmarked for 5G but operators will need to invest too.
Operators see Open RAN as a driver of 5G adoption, but the open networking movement is still in its infancy.
The car horn may soon be a thing of the past, writes guest author Calil Queiroz, regulatory engineer at Access Partnership.
The pandemic has prompted calls for increased policy action and investment in universal internet access, with UN goals expected to be missed by 'a wide margin'.