London ‘Tech City’ Cluster Gets Double-Speed 4G Networks Courtesy of EE
Back in April we were told that London’s highest concentration of tech companies in the East – dubbed Tech City by the UK government – would be getting high speed mobile connectivity. Well, it turns out Carrier EE (the only with with a 4G network right now) is delivering, partnering with the Tech City Investment Organisation, and is switching on a network of “double-speed” 4G hotspots. However, there is more. EE opening up its network APIs to application developers in the area and will be providing business and mentoring support for Tech City start-ups.
Olaf Swantee, CEO at EE, says its 4G network has now surpassed New York City for mobile data speeds. Joanna Shields, CEO Tech City and UK Business Ambassador for Digital Industries, noted that this switch on will help startups “build, test, and develop the digital products and services of the future.”
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