Technology

While many of the fundamentals are the same, different sectors can have very different requirements when it comes to wireless communications. With this in mind, we've split our content down into sectors, so that you can quickly find the information that's most relevant to your business or organisation



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.





60 seconds 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 British Sugar and The ...

Bridging the cellular small cell 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 more.

Learning how to make the best of comms technology

The UK government hopes a wider use of technology in education can reduce teacher workloads, increase efficiency, and improve accessibility, inclusion and student outcomes. James Atkinson takes a look at how technology is being used in the sector.


Connecting the dots

Organisations are using a wider variety of devices and applications than ever before. Here's how unified communications can seamlessly connect different mediums


Constructing connectivity

Providing full connectivity to large construction sites has always been a challenge, but now companies want to access broadband data and deploy IoT applications to locate workers and equipment and for health and security monitoring, as Simon Creasey reports

Mobile working apps: an end to paper-based processes?

Mobile working apps, or platforms that enable them, can help field workers by improving accuracy and speeding up processes – but which one is right for you? Vaughan O’Grady examines some of the procurement issues you should consider

60 seconds with Josh Nichols

Josh is a strategic account manager at Brentwood Communications. He joined the company after successfully completing a three-year graduate scheme with a FTSE All Share company. He is a versatile team player who is well matched to the fast-paced environment offered in the communications sector.

Lasting foundations

As we step into a new decade, smart city projects must shift from pilot to full-scale deployment.

Ericsson ready to embrace the 5G era and beyond

Ericsson is helping mobile operators begin the transition to 5G, but it is also working closely with industry to provide private LTE networks. Land Mobile caught up with Javier Garcia Gomez, Ericsson’s chief technology officer for Europe and Latin America, to find out more.

The future of the channel

This year’s FCS Business Radio ’19 presided over a great deal of interesting content and comment, with plenty on PoC and the industry’s current challenges and opportunities

In the market for… rugged smartphones

The cost of cracked screens and the inability to replace batteries are driving demand for rugged smartphones, but selecting the right device isn’t a simple task, as Charlotte Hathway reports.

For the record

Motorola Solutions recently hosted an event on how emergency services are harnessing technology for public safety. Sam Fenwick reports on the main talking points.

Making money

The 2019 Global Mobile Broadband Forum hosted by Huawei in Zurich, Switzerland provided a lot of insight into the current state of 5G roll-out around the world while also showing how individual MNOs are deploying it and the benefits they have seen from doing so. Sam Fenwick has the details.

5G and the security challenge

There are seemingly few limits to 5G’s possibilities, but Alex Farrant, senior researcher at Context Information Security, warns that these, along with the changing cyber security landscape, will pose many questions for service providers, new networks and their users.

To boldly go

Selling abroad, if done right, can allow two-way radio companies to significantly grow and diversify. However, it requires a great deal of thought, as Sam Fenwick discovers

In the market for… lone-worker protection

Companies are under increasing pressure to guarantee the safety of their employees, but if lone-worker solutions are to make a difference, they need to be tailored to workers’ specific requirements, as Simon Creasey discovers
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