A commentary on the rollout of 5g mobile in the UK

Jones, Peter ORCID: 0000-0002-9566-9393 and Comfort, Daphne (2019) A commentary on the rollout of 5g mobile in the UK. Journal of Public Affairs. e1993. ISSN 1472-3891 (In Press)

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Abstract

The first waves of the fifth generation of mobile phone technology, 5G, are breaking on the telecommunication shores of the United Kingdom. The government's ambition is for the United Kingdom to be a global leader in 5G mobile technology, but its widespread commercial deployment faces a number of barriers and challenges. The aims of this commentary paper are to outline the main characteristics and rollout of 5G mobile technology, to explore the forces driving and shaping the 5G market, to examine the perceived barriers to the deployment of 5G networks, and to offer some wider reflections on the rollout of 5G.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 5G; Mobile phone technology; Telecommunications industry; Digital divide; Sustainability
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Business and Technology > Business, Entrepreneurship and Financial Management
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business & Technology
Depositing User: Susan Turner
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2019 10:56
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2019 17:00
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/6975

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