Dr Steve Unger

Dr Stephen Unger, Board Member and Group Director, Ofcom

Steve Unger was appointed to the Ofcom Board in April 2015. He is Ofcom’s Group Director, Strategy, International, Technology and Economists. He has been with Ofcom since its inception, and has held a variety of senior roles. He was Acting Chief Executive from January to March 2015.

Before joining Ofcom, Steve worked in industry – for two technology startups, both of whom designed and operated their own communications networks, and as a consultant advising a variety of other companies on the commercial application of new wireless technologies. He has a Physics MA and a PhD in Astrophysics.

My Sessions

Digital telecommunication: 5G mobile network & IoT infrastructure

Ballroom North

The UK Government has recently announced £1 billion to invest in full-fibre broadband and trialling 5G networks via a new Digital Infrastructure Fund. With funding supporting trials of 5G mobile communications the UK local authorities will be able to access £740 million intended to help them trial and roll-out future ultrafast 5G based Mobile Broadband […]

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