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Telesat taking to UK skies with Lightspeed satellites

Communications regulator Ofcom has received an application from Canadian satellite communications company Telesat for an Earth Station Network Licence to deploy their Lightspeed satellite constellation over the UK.

According to Telesat, its Low Earth Orbit (LEO) ...

VM02 teams with Telford Council to create full fibre network

Telford and Wrekin Council has announced a partnership with Virgin Media O2 Business to develop a fibre network spanning 200 buildings across towns in the Shropshire region.

The partnership programme will see VMO2 deliver a multimillion-pound boost to connectivity ...

Ofcom appoints new spectrum lead

Communications regulator Ofcom has made a new appointment to manage what it described as “the lifeblood of the UK’s wireless industry”.

After former appointment Dan Lloyd was unable to take up the position as director of Ofcom’s Spectrum Group due to family reasons, ...

South Korea to create AI ‘disaster response platform’

The Seoul Metropolitan Government has announced plans to use artificial intelligence and big data to build a digital platform to support on-site response in so-called ‘disaster scenarios’.

SMG said it will initially seek to create the ‘Seoul 119 Big Data Centre’ to ...

Ofcom to open mmWave spectrum

Regulator Ofcom has announced plans to open the millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum to mobile technology and 5G services across the 26 GHz and 40 GHz spectrum bands.

According to Ofcom, the use of mmWave spectrum could deliver “significant benefits by enabling large ...

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5G business case: CW testbed

The CW 5G accelerator in Cambridge develops both technological and business applications in relation to the 5G standard.

In the time since its initial announcement over half a decade ago, 5G has been pitched, both to consumers and to business, as representing a total ...

Lone worker solutions

Simon Creasey speaks to solution developers about the ongoing evolution of ‘lone worker’ technology to help protect those working in the local government space.

Over the past 18 months, huge swathes of the UK population have in essence become what might be referred to ...

No one left behind

Philip Mason talks to chair of The Scotland 5G Centre Julie Snell about the organisation’s mission to enable broadband across the country, including its most remote communities

As readers of Land Mobile will be aware, the increasing use of broadband for business ...

Joined up two-way radio

GlobalView Systems was founded in 2002. Initally a BNWAS (Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System) specialist, the company has consistently helped push data to the right person at the right time.

In this video interview, Matt Wright, CEO of GlobalView Systems, walks us ...

True potential of smart cities

There is a fine balance between reducing congestion in inner cities and towns and delivering effective transportation systems to support local businesses and city dwellers.

Smart cities are gaining traction, with worldwide spending on connected city initiatives ...

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