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November was another busy month in the world of cyber security with lots of data hacks being reported as well as many internet users taking advantage of the biggest online shopping event of the year, Black Friday. Here’s the latest from November: Marriot Hotels Hacked Marriott International Hotels revealed that they had been a victim… [MORE]

The West Midlands has been chosen to be the UK’s first test area of the high-speed mobile internet, 5G ahead of a national roll out. The 5G internet connection is expected to revolutionise healthcare and public transport, and areas including Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton will receive up to £75m worth of public investment to develop… [MORE]

The Section 124S of the Communications Act 2003 is coming into force on 1 October 2018, and we will be required to give our customers the ability to limit the cost of their bill and we will have to notify our customers when that limit is likely to be reached. The new legislation requires that… [MORE]

Ofcom has released their latest Communications Market Report and the results are really quite interesting. The report, which was published on 2nd August, details how communication services have changed over the past decade. The comprehensive study found that most people in the UK are completely and utterly dependent on their digital devices and require constant… [MORE]

Social media giant, Facebook will be expected to pay (literally) for their big data mistake this year. The UK’s data protection watchdog, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has slapped the social website bosses with a £500,000 fine – the maximum a company is allowed to be fined! The ICO said that Facebook had failed to ensure… [MORE]

On 11th & 12th May 2018, the Eurolink team had a great time attending The Arboricultural Association Show at Westonbirt Arboretum. The Arb Show is a great event that celebrates the science of trees with cool tree surgery demonstrations, food and drink stalls and even a tree climbing competition! This was our second year attending… [MORE]

We’re still blissfully hoping for a month with no cyber security news – perhaps a dream of the future? Alas, March passed with lots of security issues, including: Youngsters lack cyber-security awareness According to a report by the BBC, 52% of 18-25 year-olds, the so-called tech savvy generation, are using the same password for lots… [MORE]

Mobile networks are investigating a 4G network flaw that has been allowing hackers to make fake calls and send fake messages. The flaw has been enabling hackers to hijack a phone number and make fake calls to banks and family members with a number of the caller’s choosing which could in turn end up with… [MORE]

The telecoms regulator Ofcom has now capped the amount of mobile spectrum a company can own to 37 per cent. This news comes ahead of the auction of mobile spectrum later this year. The regulator will be selling licences to use 190MHz of spectrum in two frequency bands; this will increase the airwaves available for… [MORE]

On 15th June 2017, the EU Roaming Regulation changes will be coming into effect. A reminder of the changes: EU Roaming is currently regulated by EU/Ofcom through a ‘Transitional Regime’ that was launched in April 2016. This regime will now be replaced with ‘Roam Like At Home’ (RLH) regime from 15th June. The RLH regime… [MORE]

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