High-speed internet connectivity has become an essential utility for much of the world's population. In this 16-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at what makes the industry largely recession-proof, the obstacles 5G's roll-out must overcome and how reductions in satellite costs have boosted space-borne projects and services' popularity.
In this week's Computer Weekly we ask why the UK gov-ernment is spending $500m on a bankrupt satellite technolo-gy company. After a European court quashes the EU-US data sharing agreement, we examine the implications for a UK-EU data protection deal after Brexit. And how have small cloud suppliers coped in the pandemic? Read the issue now.