Usage of mobile phones does not result in an increased risk of brain cancer, according to the largest study ever into the issue. Scientists in Denmark investigated data on more than 358,000 mobile users over 18 years, and found no link between long-term use of mobile phones and tumours of the brain or central nervous system.
Australian carrier Telstra has upped its game in the machine to machine (M2M) space, introducing a web-based self-service platform, allowing organisations to manage M2M products themselves.
In February of this year Keith Nurcombe took the helm of Telefónica UK’s first foray into the field of medicine as head of O2 Health. He joined the telecoms industry after 18 years in the health sector, saying that he was attracted to the role by the idea of helping a mobile brand move into the health market and make health services a key operator offering.