5G

Council apologises for 'oversight' on processing 5G mast planning applications

28/05/2020

Sheffield City Council has apologised after failing to process planning applications for three 5G masts in time.

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30/03/2020

Keiron Salt explains how digital solutions, underpinned by a 5G network, can help deliver better healthcare services while reducing the strain on the NHS.

Where are your services on the Smart City journey?

26/03/2020

With technology moving into the next era of 5G and AI, The MJ and BT recently conducted a survey into the extent that local authorities are using shared services to develop their Smart Cities and Places. Michael Burton reports

Retro-fitting councils around the 21st century

09/01/2020

The MJ and BT recently conducted a survey of local authority directors to find out how they believe 5G will affect their organisations. The conclusions formed part of the discussion at a round table debate on how the new technology will impact local public services. Martin Ford reports.

Prepare for the 5G revolution

11/10/2019

Local authorities are aware 5G is imminent and could have a dramatic effect on their frontline services according to a survey by The MJ and BT.

Councils ‘best placed’ to understand digital needs of local areas

18/09/2019

The Local Government Association says councils have a central role to play in making sure people in rural areas have access to the fastest broadband services.

Full-fibre and 5G could boost council revenue by £10,000

13/09/2019

Investing in full-fibre and 5G could increase a local authority’s revenue intake by £10,000, new research suggests.

Whitehall consults on plans to simplify planning rules for 5G roll-out

27/08/2019

The Government has launched a consultation on proposals to simplify planning rules for mobile infrastructure to support the roll-out of 5G across the country.

Ending exclusivity agreements

01/07/2019

Paul Ceely explains how council street furniture can be opened up to accelerate the roll-out of 5G.

Funding awarded to test 5G technology

12/03/2018

The winners of grants to develop communications technology have been announced in the latest stage of the government's drive to make the UK 'a world leader in 5G'.

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