Figures from Strategy Analytics show 340 million devices shipped
Global smartphone shipments reached 340 million units in the first quarter of 2021, a 24% year-on-year increase, according to new figures from Strategy Analytics.
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic caused global smartphone production to drop 11% year-on-year in 2020, reaching 1.25 billion units, according to figures from market research company TrendForce.
UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has published its annual 'Connected Nations' report, analysing the availability of mobile communications and broadband services across the country.
No new equipment to be installed after September 2021
The UK government has published more details of its plans to force the removal of Huawei equipment from any 5G networks operating in the country. This decision was originally announced in January.
Four 5G smartphones from Mini to Pro Max
Apple has introduced its iPhone 12 smartphone range this week, offering 5G connectivity on all four models.