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While LTE still lacks many of the mission-critical features present in technologies like TETRA, many organisations increasingly rely on it. 5G is also on the horizon, and while it promises much some question what it will deliver

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Commercial 5G goes live in Switzerland

Ericsson and Swisscom claim to have switched on the first large-scale commercial 5G network in Europe that supports commercially available smartphones.

The network went live on 17 April, after Swisscom’s secured a commercial 5G licence. As all the component parts were ...

O2 to offer NHS voice and data deal

Mobile network operator O2 has launched its ‘health tariff,’ which it describes as a “unique connectivity package” exclusively for health organisations.

According to the company, the offer is aimed at helping NHS stakeholders meet the organisation’s goal of being ...

Major Midlands train station’s 5G first

Birmingham New Street has become the first train station in the UK to test 5G, with technology provided by Vodafone as part of a city-wide trial.

According to the company, the roll-out took place on the New Street concourse. Users have included members of the public, ...

CommScope completes its acquisition of Arris

CommScope has completed its acquisition of Arris International plc, the owner of Ruckus Networks. The deal was announced on 8 November and was valued at around $7.4 billion.

On the wireless side, the synergy between the two companies arises from the trend towards ...

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5G and autonomous vehicles

Philip Mason talks to key members of the AutoAir 5G consortium about its recently launched autonomous vehicle testbed at Millbrook proving ground

Back in March of last year, Land Mobile reported on the results of a competition run by the Department for Digital, ...

MWC 2019 in review

5G again dominated the headlines at MWC Barcelona for good reason – the race between the big vendors to be first has given way to the race to be best. Sam Fenwick has the details

With 5G networks in the early stages of roll-out (with the possible exception of South ...

Hytera's bodycams

(Advertorial) See everything, miss nothing

Modern bodycams are smaller, lighter and increasingly sophisticated in the type of features they now support including; full HD video quality, infrared, night vision, integration with wearable equipment and even the ability ...

Lights, radio, action!

Philip Mason investigates how radio communications technology is being used in the creation and dissemination of entertainment content

In the field of radio technology, one phrase which gets bandied around an awful lot is ‘mission critical’, primarily in relation to ...

EMM: trends and challenges

As the shift to mobile continues, managing devices – as well as their applications and the data that flows through them – is becoming increasingly important. Sam Fenwick looks at some of the issues around EMM and mobile security, and how to procure the right EMM solution

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