Dreamlab app helps scientists speed up Corona-AI research

Vodafone UK has announced that thousands of smartphone users who have downloaded the DreamLab app have helped Imperial College London to complete Phase 1 of its Corona-AI research project in only six months. Imperial College London’s Corona-AI research project has been delivered with the help of DreamLab, an app developed by the Vodafone Foundation, originally…

Giffgaff top performing ‘lockdown’ mobile network

According to business consultancy Yonder, Giffgaff was the top-performing mobile network, followed by Tesco Mobile, for meeting customer needs during lockdown. Giffgaff was named by Yonder as the fourth-best performing business across all sectors under lockdown, behind Netflix, Amazon and Amazon Prime. Tesco Mobile followed closely in fifth and O2 was eighth out of 65…

EE leads in 5G deployment, claims Root Metrics

RootMetrics has released its first full UK report into 5G network performance, showing EE leading the 5G deployment race, but with notable wins for Three and Vodafone. While the pandemic and lockdown have knocked the telecoms industry sideways, operators have not let up in progressing 5G rollouts. Based on the scientific testing, EE has built…

Skyports to transport medical supplies using drones

Drone delivery service provider Skyports has collaborated with Vodafone and digital consultants Deloitte to transport medical supplies and samples for the NHS in Scotland using drones. The live flights will take place later this year. The Skyports-led project was selected following a drive to find space-enabled technology and services that can support the NHS response to coronavirus in…