Base stations/repeaters

Choosing the right base station(s) for your radio network requires careful thought if you're going to get all the functionality you need - especially if you're tempted to use handsets from another manufacturer

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EE switches on 4G on the London Underground

EE is now offering 4G mobile coverage in tube stations and tunnels on the eastern half of the Jubilee Line as part of a Transport for London (TfL) pilot.

The service went live yesterday and, as previously announced, the pilot covers the platforms and tunnels between ...

Huawei installs 5G network in Wuhan’s Huoshenshan hospital

Huawei deployed a 5G network in the new hospital in Wuhan that was built to manage the coronavirus.

Huoshenshan hospital was built in the city in ten days to accommodate a rapid rise in infections, and Huawei installed its 5G network. That included the completion of ...

Ofcom finalises rules for mobile airwaves auction

Ofcom has confirmed how airwaves to support the rollout of 5G will be released.

The regulator held a consultation on its proposal at the end of last year, and has today confirmed the rules for how the auction will work. This will increase the total amount of airwaves ...

O2 makes new environmental commitments

O2 has shared details on how it will remove carbon emissions, wherever possible, across its business by 2025. It says this will give customers “a mobile network where calls, texts and data are powered by cleaner, greener energy”.

The company says it already uses ...

Nokia launches end-to-end 4G and 5G New Radio slicing

Nokia has announced the launch of new end-to-end slicing network functionality for 4G and 5G New Radio (NR). It says it is the first vendor to offer this capability.

The slicing capability can be deployed via a software upgrade into existing LTE and 5G non-standalone ...

In-Depth

The next steps for 5G

MWC 2020 may have been cancelled, but vendors still unveiled plenty of new products and solutions. Here, Land Mobile picks out a few of the announcements made by some of the major cellular infrastructure vendors.

Unsurprisingly, the vast majority of new product and ...

5G indoor coverage

Corning’s Michelle Engarto discusses cellular indoor coverage solutions and how the company is preparing for the 5G revolution.

Michelle Engarto, VP, wireless product management at Corning Optical Communications, is responsible for its wireless portfolio, which ...

60 secs with Thomas Brewster

Thomas joined Transport for London (TfL) on its graduate programme in 2012 after initially taking a Project Analyst role at Associated British Foods (ABF). At ABF, he assisted a delivery team with the implementation of a new warehousing Enterprise Resource Planning System for ...

Bridging the coverage divide

The newly launched Freshwave Group plans to solve indoor and outdoor cellular coverage issues by bringing together building owners, tenants, municipalities and mobile operators using new collaborative commercial models. James Atkinson talks to Simon Frumkin, CEO, to find out ...

Someone still loves radio

Land Mobile recently visited Push-To-Talk Systems to hear about how it went about rolling out a digital public access mobile radio (PAMR) network – Push-To-Talk Max – across London, the Home Counties, Hampshire and Dorset, and upgrading to Capacity Max.

“[We started] ...

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