Wi-Fi

With internet access increasingly seen as a human right, Wi-Fi continues to have an important role to play. Like LTE it is evolving, to better meet users' requirements and is moving towards being a managed service at the enterprise-level

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WBA and Mettis Aerospace to trial Wi-Fi 6 for industrial use

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) and Mettis Aerospace have announced that they will perform what they describe as the world’s first Wi-Fi 6 Industrial Enterprise and IoT trial. It is the first of a series of trials that will take place around the world.

Mettis is ...

Smart city organisation records landmark year

The Wi-SUN Alliance has announced that it has achieved a number of “major milestones” over the course of the past year, including the launch of its field area networks (FAN) certification programme.

According to a statement, global membership - which includes service ...

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 ...

Small businesses hit hardest over cybercrime in 2018

​Small businesses in the UK bore the brunt of £17 billion worth of cyber attacks in 2018, according to new research from Beaming, the business internet service provider. Almost two thirds of UK companies employing between 10 and 49 people – the equivalent of 130,000 businesses ...

Ruckus collaborates with student connectivity specialist

Ruckus Networks has announced a strategic partnership with Glide, a company which it describes as a “leading provider of managed internet services for students.”

According to the company, the partnership will help connect students across the UK via “tailor made ...

In-Depth

How to buy drones

Drones and UAVs are becoming increasingly popular, while also hitting the headlines often for the wrong reasons. Simon Creasey presents the factors companies need to consider when looking to use and procure them

In December last year, the airspace surrounding Gatwick ...

Mobile working and the cloud

Workforces can now fill in forms and share them using mobile devices, which can eliminate the potential for error and improve effectiveness in the field. But, as Vaughan O’Grady finds out, the transition to cloud-supported mobile form apps requires careful planning

Wi-Fi Alliance update

Two years on from his first appearance in Land Mobile's Big Interview section, the Wi-Fi Alliance’s Edgar Figueroa speaks to Sam Fenwick about his organisation’s recent work and the push for spectrum for licence-exempt use in 6GHz

Readers with a good memory may ...

Classroom critical

Wireless communications technology has an increasingly large role to play in education – both in terms of safeguarding pupils and students, while also enhancing the teaching experience, as Sam Fenwick discovers

One of Barack Obama’s favourite sayings about having ...

Cyber threats

What are the major threats in wireless cyber security today and how can they be overcome? By Kate O’Flaherty

In an age of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks, security awareness among businesses is growing. Indeed, the sheer scale of the WannaCry ransomware that ...

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