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Satellite connectivity is a crucial enabler of location-based services such as GPS and sometimes the only way remote locations can talk to the outside world or obtain broadband-like internet speeds 

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Sunderland sets goal to be UK’s leading smart city

Sunderland City Council has teamed up with BAI Communications in a bid to achieve its ambitious goal to become “the UK’s most advanced smart city”.

BAI, which earlier this month announced a £1bn communications partnership with Transport for London, has said it will ...

VMO2 teams with Samsung on 5G trials

Virgin Media O2 has announced plans to trial Samsung’s 4G and 5G telecoms equipment on its live mobile network.

During the trials, the two companies have said they will set out to demonstrate the capability and performance of 4G and 5G and assess the interoperability ...

Nokia rolls out extended ruggedized range

Finnish telecoms giant Nokia has announced the expansion of its industrial portfolio of ruggedized devices to incorporate a 5G standalone (SA) smartphone, field-routers and a 5G millimeter wave (mmW) hotspot device.

Nokia claims that the range will “allow more ...

Notts County Council to create world’s first 5G forest

Nottinghamshire County Council has announced plans to invest in robot dogs, internet-controlled drones and a wireless upgrade at Sherwood Forest which it claims will make it the world's first 5G-connected forest.

The £10m trial, part-funded by the government's Rural ...

Broadband Forum pledges to merge 5G and fixed broadband

Major telecoms companies including BT, Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom and Verizon have pledged their support to develop a new ‘Open Broadband’ standard which will see the convergence of 5G and fixed broadband.

According to the group, the goal of the new Broadband Forum ...

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Digital home-learning tools

Vaughan O’Grady talks to Amazon and Lenovo about the future for education following the recent, massive uptake of digital home-learning tools.

A glance at recent headlines shows what could be seen as a frantic dash by governments and technology companies to deliver ...

Cloud-based business tools

Simon Creasey investigates the ongoing evolution of cloud-based business tools as we head into a new era of remote working

One of the most oft-cited concepts during the COVID-19 pandemic has been the ‘acceleration of pre-existing trends’, particularly taking place in ...

BT’s 5G university challenge

Philip Mason talks to BT’s principal technology partner, David Wrout, about the UK’s first dedicated 5G network at the campus of Warwick University

One of the themes of the latest issue of Land Mobile is the way in which ‘work’ is likely to be carried out in a ...

Cold climate comms

Philip Mason talks to Intelsat about the challenges of providing communications to the McMurdo research station, located in one of the remotest and most inhospitable regions on Earth

Being a largely UK-focused title, Land Mobile generally concentrates on what might be ...

Satellites for business

More operators, improved technology, lower costs and more flexible options are making satellite solutions a more appealing choice for businesses, reports James Atkinson

Satellites have been delivering services to enterprises for more than 50 years now, providing ...

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