Tech news tagged ‘mobile’

Mobile phone mapping matches census accuracy

International research, including a team from the University of Southampton, has shown population maps based on anonymous mobile phone call records can be as accurate as those based on traditional censuses.

The findings indicate that mobile records are detailed, reliable and flexible enough to help infrastructure and emergency planners, says…

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5G comms receives government funding for regional growth

Surrey University has announced a successful bid for £5m of government funding for its 5G comms research, specifically its 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC), centring on mobile broadband.

The funding will be made available over five years and is based on the 5GIC being seen as “a key driver for economic…

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How smart is the city?

Here’s an interesting one. How Smart is a city, in terms of the mobile comms and technologies available? And how would you measure it, exactly.

Well, university experts are helping to build a metric for ranking mobile-connected smart cities - Sheffield University has been working with GSMA, the association…

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