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2G may not be switched off in the UK for another decade

The UK Spectrum Policy Forum says any switch off of 2G networks should be carefully planned and might not take place until the 2030s. Mobile operators hope that a ‘sunset’ of 2G will reduce operational costs and free up spectrum for 5G services, however some users and applications are dependent …

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UK government reveals major cybersecurity investment

The UK government has announced a multi-million pound investment project to help protect the country’s businesses from cyberattacks. The £36m scheme will see the government partner with leading tech firms such as ARM as part of the next phase of the Government’s Digital Security by Design initiative, which has also …

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UK consumers would rather ditch Facebook than Huawei

British users are losing faith in many of the most popular apps on the market today over concerns their data is being misused. A study by Open-Xchange found that nearly a third (32 percent) would be happy to stop using products and services developed by Facebook – with a further …

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UK government abandons its porn block plans

The UK government has announced that its controversial plans for a porn block to prevent children from viewing adult content online have been dropped. The porn block was first announced in 2015 and was slated to come into effect last year but it was repeatedly delayed as the government continually …

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Nokia 7.2 and Nokia 6.2 out now in the UK

The mid-range Nokia 7.2 and Nokia 6.2 were announced back in September, and now both are available to buy in the UK. You can grab the higher-end Nokia 7.2 for £249.99 in Cyan Green, Charcoal or Ice, while the Nokia 6.2 retails for £199.99 and is available in Ceramic Black …

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UK users still aren’t reading tech T&Cs

UK technology users are increasingly wary about how their data is gathered and secured online, according to new research. Nearly half (45 percent) of the UK public remains unconvinced that technology developments are being governed well enough, particularly when it comes to the use of personal data. However a new …

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BT returns to the high street as customer service returns to the UK

BT is overhauling its customer service operations by introducing multi-brand high street stores and repatriating all support operations to the UK a year earlier than planned. The company has pushed convergence ever since its £12.5 billion takeover of EE in 2016, introducing a range of combined fixed-mobile products last year. …

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UK workers ‘are sacrificing personal life for work’

British workers are putting themselves at risk of burning out due to an inability to switch off from work. A study from Microsoft has found that a large proportion of employees are finding it hard to switch off from their work routines, with 30 percent saying they regularly sacrifice their …

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