Vodafone opens UK’s first edge innovation lab at Manchester’s MediaCity

Vodafone has opened an Edge Innovation Lab in MediaCity, Salford, in what is a first of its kind in the UK. The lab will support the development of Manchester and the surrounding region into a Northern digital powerhouse.

The Edge Innovation Lab at HOST, the Home of Skills & Technology, will offer the opportunity for companies, academics, software developers and public sector organisations to see and test the possibilities of the next generation in network technology –...

5G Open Innovation Lab adds e& and 14 start-ups to ecosystem

5G Edge

The 5G Open Innovation Lab has added multinational telecoms company e& to its ecosystem of innovators along with 14 other start-up firms.

The Lab is a global ecosystem of enterprises, start-ups, and industry partners collaborating to build and innovate on new technologies using edge computing and 5G.

E& Group operates in sixteen countries across Africa and the Middle East where it provides services to more than 150 million users every day.

The new...