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NIC offers a routemap to getting UK’s road and rail networks ready for 5G

Mobile communications infrastructure alongside Britain’s main road and rail lines must be upgraded to facilitate connected vehicles and rail travellers’ use of data-hungry mobile services, says the National Infrastructure Commission.

Andrew Forster
17 March 2017
Mobile network operators are likely to deliver the coverage needed for connected vehicles in urban areas on a commercial basis, says the NIC
Mobile network operators are likely to deliver the coverage needed for connected vehicles in urban areas on a commercial basis, says the NIC

 

The National Infrastructure Commission’s new Connected Future report, commissioned by the Treasury, looks at the infrastructure needs for 5G, the next generation standard of mobile telecommunications . Since 2012, the UK has been implementing 4G (meaning 4th generation mobile communications standard), which delivers faster data speeds and has allowed a massive growth in data rate usage, through things such as video streaming.

The 5G standard is due to be implemented gradually from the...

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