Government updates its 5G strategy

The next steps of the government's ambitious 5G technology plans have been announced.

Free Wi-Fi launched at north Cumbria’s hospitals

Free public Wi-Fi has been made available to all patients and visitors at North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Free public Wi-Fi for Chester city centre

Cheshire West and Chester Council are to assist in the funding of a new, free public Wi-Fi network for Chester city centre.

Urgent plan required for ‘deplorable’ mobile services

The NIC has written to Ofcom after finding that large portions of the country may not be getting the most basic mobile network services.

1.1 million UK properties cannot get ‘decent’ broadband

Around one million homes and offices still cannot get a decent broadband connection though coverage is improving, a new report shows.

Council adapts digital services

Oxford City Council has improved its website, making it easier for residents to allocate the information they are looking for quickly.

Oxfordshire hits superfast broadband target early

Over 95 per cent of Oxfordshire premises are now able to get superfast broadband, says the BBfO partnership.

AI to create more jobs than it will eliminate in 2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is to create 2.3 million jobs in 2020, while eliminating 1.8 million, Gartner says.

Croydon’s future as a smart city outlined

The London Borough of Croydon is to outline Croydon’s future as a smart city at cabinet soon.

Future cars to spot potholes and send info to Highways England

Cars of the future could be programmed to spot potholes and transmit the information to Highways England, the government body has said.

Extra protection online for children

The government has proposed a new statutory power to ensure children’s data in the UK is given an extra level of protection.

Nine in 10 UK businesses to invest in AI by 2020

More than eight in every 10 executives are to invest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) over the coming years, a new study has found.

Manchester to adopt digital action plan

An innovative crowdsourced action plan aims to help Greater Manchester reach its ambition of becoming a world-leading city region by 2020.

NHS Digital £1.4m delayed discharge funding open

To help reduce delayed discharges, NHS Digital has announced £1.4 million funding for local authorities and their NHS partners.

Rotherham to save 300 days on budget setting due to analytics

A council has saved the equivalent of over 300 person days on its budget setting by implementing a Financial Workforce Planning Solution.

SMEs encouraged towards health and social care marketplace

The government is encouraging technology-based SMEs to supply to the public sector via a new marketplace for health and social care providers.


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While 3D printing is becoming more widely used in general engineering the use of 3D printing in the medical and allied sectors such as dentistry has only just begun.