Opportunities and Threats. The downside of Faster Connectivity

Alongside more efficient network services must come increased vigilance, education, and higher levels of security systems.

The UK Chancellor’s investment plans for the country’s digital infrastructure and fibre networks set out in this week’s Autumn Statement is good news for those involved in the development of smart cities but should also come with a warning believe some members of the community.

With Britain having so many poorly supported areas for digital services, Colin Tankard, managing director of data security company, Digital Pathways, commented that it is good we are investing in faster networks but added that “we do need to ensure that the entire country has high speed services, either over a fibre link, or, the airways via 5G”.

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