Vodafone has launched a pilot of ‘Connected Education’ – a suite of digital services for teachers and pupils – at Bridge of Allan Primary School in Stirling, Scotland. Connected Education incorporates tablets for teachers and children, mobile Wi-Fi connectivity, advanced-grade security and specialist training to help teachers gain digital skills.
Three UK continues the rollout of its 5G network with the launch of its first Ericsson 5G sites which are now live for customers in Manchester, Glasgow and Reading.
Virgin Media Business has signed a major public sector contract with Falkirk Council that will see it improve connectivity in schools and support digital learning.
Smartphone users across Scotland are being urged to download NHS Scotland’s new contact tracing app - Protect Scotland - to help suppress the spread of COVID-19. Supported by a dedicated Protect Scotland website, the app is an extra tool complementing existing person-to-person contact tracing.
EE has completed the build of its 500th new site for the Emergency Services Network (ESN), located in Glencoe Scotland.
O2 is launching a pilot trial of a fully connected COVID-19 testing clinic-on-wheels, supported by O2’s 5G mobile network, which is designed to provide remote testing and tracking of care home residents and workers in Glasgow
Vodafone has teamed up with Skyports and Deloitte to transport medical supplies for NHS Scotland using drones.
BT’s main Glasgow office is set for a multi-million-pound refurbishment as the city was today revealed as a key location in the company’s future plans.
O2 will use virtual queuing technology and new store design to safely open its shops in Scotland and Wales to customers and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aberdeen is set to become a forerunner for digital transformation in Scotland with the announcement of a new Gigabit-capable full fibre broadband network under the Vodafone and CityFibre Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) programme. The Vodafone and CityFibre partnership will mean that Aberdeen becomes Scotland’s first city in which nearly every home and business will have access to gigabit-speed broadband.
Amazon today launched Prime Now in Scotland, offering one-hour delivery on more than 15,000 popular items, to Prime members in selected postcodes in Glasgow.