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Mobile network operators urge investment in smart tech

Mobile network operators association the GSMA has called on policymakers to “harness the potential of mobile connectivity and smart technology” to achieve net zero by 2050.

Research released by the GSMA and the Carbon Trust to coincide with COP26 has suggested that ...

United Living enters 5G space with GBC acquisition

Construction group United Living has announced plans to expand into the telecoms sector with a focus on 5G having acquired telecoms infrastructure business Great British Communications (GBC).

GBC is a specialist provider of procurement, build and repair services to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nokia launches 5G routing silicon

Nokia has announced the launch of its fifth generation IP routing silicon which it claims will set new benchmarks for IP network security and energy efficiency.

The Finnish telecoms giant’s new FP5 will enable service providers to “efficiently scale network capacity ...


Ericsson & Qualcomm complete first-ever CBRS OTA 5G call

Ericsson has teamed up with US giant Qualcomm Technologies to complete what the duo claim is the first over-the-air (OTA) 5G New Radio (NR) call on the CBRS (Citizen Broadband Radio Service) spectrum.

CBRS covers the shared spectrum from 3.55 MHz to 3.7 MHz in the ...

Qualcomm launches first-ever 5G AI drone

Qualcomm has announced the launch of what it claims is the world’s first autonomous drone platform with both 5G and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities.

The Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Platform is a reference drone that contains computing at low power with AI, 5G ...

Telekom to build 5G campus network

Deutsche Telekom has announced plans to build a 5G campus network at the Future Factory Hub in Berlin.

The German telecoms giant is working with Osram Licht to wirelessly connect machines in a real production environment at the research campus being built in the ...

Hytera launches PMR virtual showroom

Professional mobile radio (PMR) provider Hytera has created a new virtual showroom with critical voice, video and data communication solutions highlighted.

According to the company, the Hytera Virtual Showroom and website will provide “a more user-friendly digital ...

Vodafone study claims 5G could add £6.3bn manufacturing boost

The adoption of 5G could add more than £6bn annually to the value of the UK manufacturing industry by 2030 according to a new study by Vodafone and WPI Economics.

The study claims that “5G could help factories make better decisions and maximise productivity by ...

Glasgow University demonstrates 5G robotic arm teleoperation

A research group from the University of Glasgow has successfully demonstrated what it claims is the country’s first teleoperation of a robotic arm over 5G.

The group, led by Professor Muhammed Imran, claims that the teleoperation could support several sectors ...

Telefonica creates Spanish AI consortium

Telecoms giant Telefonica has announced the creation of what it claims will be Europe's largest artificial intelligence (AI) consortium focused on the industrial sector.

The IndesIA consortium has been formed by O2 owner Telefonica and Microsoft alongside four other ...

New co-chair for UK5G Manufacturing Working Group

The UK5G Manufacturing Working Group has appointed u-blox head of technology Sylvia Lu as its new co-chair.

UK5G is a national innovation network which claims it is "dedicated to the promotion of research, collaboration and the industrial application of 5G in the UK". ...

5G 'RuralDorset' testbed adds Qualcomm mmWave tech

Qualcomm Technologies has agreed a deal with the DCMS (Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport) to supply the RuralDorset 5G testbed with high-frequency, 5G mmWave modules.

The agreement announced today by the minister for digital Infrastructure, Matt Warman, ...

Toyota breaks ground at 175-acre ‘smart city’ in Japan

Automotive giant Toyota has begun work on building what it is calling “the city of the future” powered by robots and artificial intelligence (AI) on a 175-acre site in Japan.

The “Woven City”, which will be built at a site at the base of Mount Fuji, will house up to ...


Wi-Fi 6 impresses in Industry 4.0 trial’s first phase

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has completed its phase one trial of Wi-Fi 6 infrastructure and services at the Mettis Aerospace factory in the UK.

Speeds of 700 Mbps using 80 MHz channels were achieved during the trial and low latency applications, like video ...




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 ...

Study highlights costs of business-critical mobility failures

A study conducted by VDC Research on behalf of SOTI, an enterprise mobility management solution provider, has highlighted the increasingly business-critical nature of mobile devices and the applications they support.

It states that even one dropped connection or ...

Pennine's polyaryletherketone roll-out

Pennine Radio has provided a Motorola MOTOTRBO Capacity Plus system at polyaryletherketone products manufacturer Victrex’s main plant in Thornton Cleveleys, in Lancashire. The system is integrated with the vendor’s own IP-based control room solution, TRBOnet.


Outdoor WiFi access point launched

Cambium Networks has launched what it calls an “advanced enterprise class outdoor WiFi access point for enterprise and industrial campuses.”

The cloud-managed product – which is known as the cnPilot e700 – provides Gigabit throughput, and 802.11ac Wave 2 connectivity ...
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