Google Instant (see yesterday’s post) has really turned the world upside down and even prompted some people to ask, ‘is SEO dead’. Nic was a founding member of the BBC News Website, leading international coverage as World Editor (1997–2001). As Head of Product Development he led digital teams, developing websites, mobile, and interactive TV applications for all BBC Journalism sites. What we will do with the extra bandwidth is still unclear but it’s expected to serve as the foundation for other hot trends, from self-driving cars to the Internet of Things. Improved reliability across 5G networks will be a pre-requisite for applications such as remote surgical operations, autonomous military drones, or the maintenance of critical business systems. Fifth generation wireless technologies are still a few years away but the first commercial trials get underway this year.
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