Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica, Orange and KPN reveal Q1 earnings; Ericsson lands Italian virtualization job.
Included in the plan is what the UK government claims is the world's first "Centre for Data Ethics," which will cost £9 million ($12.5 million) and set out to address the ethical challenges posed by the adoption of AI.
Telefónica's UK division, O2, has announced that by the end of 2018 it hopes to have connected more than 1,000 sites to the new 4G spectrum it acquired in the most recent auction. O2 bought an additional 40MHz of 2.3GHz spectrum in Ofcom's spectrum auction, which concluded earlier this month.
— Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, Light Reading