Network function virtualisation is widely considered to be the biggest game changer in the telecoms industry. Service providers are embracing NFV to enable speed and agillity, and roll out new communications services. However, before adopting NFV it is important that operators have a methodical plan in place.
Of all the trends that come and go in telecoms, 5G has remained a constant theme over the past few years. There has been a perpetual stream of theories from telecommunications providers about what its deployment will enable, the challenges the industry will face, and when exactly 5G networks will be rolled out.
UK comms systems provider, Cobham Wireless, has commissioned an online survey from YouGov which canvassed the opinions of train commuters that use train routes throughout the UK, with half of their journeys lasting longer than 30 minutes.
Despite the daily commute becoming a prime mobile shopping time, more than half of UK train passengers say the mobile service they get on train is not good enough – and stops them using their devices.
Cobham Wireless, providers of mobile communications systems, reports that 52% of passengers are prevented from shopping and working some of the time during their commute, potentially stopping them from being able to check emails, stay in touch with clients and colleagues or access files remotely.
UK rail users are dissatisfied with train WiFi services, according to a survey conducted by YouGov for Cobham Wireless . Of the 2,000 polled, 51% preferred to connect to the Internet via their mobile provider, compared to just 36% who favoured the public WiFi option. Concerns about the security of WiFi networks on trains, and resentment about having to share personal information to access the WiFi were the top concerns.
Cobham Wireless, providers of mobile communications systems, reports that commuters are frustrated with the state of mobile signal reception on train journeys up and down the UK. Results of a national online survey indicate that 52 per cent of passengers are prevented from working some of the time during their commute, potentially stopping them from being able to check emails, stay in touch with clients and colleagues or access files remotely.
More than half of rail passengers would rather go online via mobile broadband instead of a public Wi-Fi network, a new survey has found.
According to research by Cobham Wireless, 51 per cent favour connecting to the internet via their mobile provider, whereas just 36 per cent prefer to use a public Wi-Fi network.