Transport

Getting people from A to B in the modern era, be it via bus, taxi, train or metro, will increasingly involve wireless technology due to the combined push for automation and on-board infotainment. At the same time, the need to keep staff updated with information on traffic, incidents and new tasks, means that two-way comms are here to stay 

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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 ...

Highways England upgrades its critical communications with Sepura

Highways England has invested in Sepura’s SC20 TETRA radios for its front-line traffic officers. In total, it has purchased over 700 SC20 radios to support operations.

Highways England is the government company charged with operating, maintaining and improving ...

Digitised public highway coming to Sheffield

Sheffield City Council will have a digitised public highway network in place by spring, with thousands of individual sensors communicating wirelessly across the city.

Lead contractor Amey will use Connexin’s CityOS platform to integrate, view, manage and respond to ...

Nokia & SoftBank complete ‘world-first’ 5G connected car test

​Nokia and SoftBank have completed tests demonstrating that non-standalone 5G technology can be used to operate connected cars.

Non-standalone 5G uses existing LTE radio and packet core infrastructure as a basis, with 5G-NR radio layers on top. This allows for ...

Rail connectivity progress stalls

The National Infrastructure Commission has warned that progress on mobile connectivity on rail has stalled since the government accepted the findings of its 2016 Connected Future report.

In its new report on the progress of its recommendations – Connected Future: ...

In-Depth

True potential of smart cities

There is a fine balance between reducing congestion in inner cities and towns and delivering effective transportation systems to support local businesses and city dwellers.

Smart cities are gaining traction, with worldwide spending on connected city initiatives ...

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 ...

Transatel's Jacques Bonifay

Transatel’s Jacques Bonifay talks to Sam Fenwick about connected cars, IoT, MVNOs, eSIMs, France’s approach to 5G and the benefits of making it easier for customers to switch network providers

Jacques Bonifay wears a lot of hats – while he is the CEO of Transatel ...

Mobile working versus potholes

In Dorset, mobile working technology is making it easier for councils to keep their roads in good condition. Land Mobile has the details

Potholes seem to be never far from the news these days – and it’s not surprising, given their number. According to Confused.com, in ...

How to buy vehicle LTE routers

In-vehicle LTE routers support a range of connectivity services in the field, but there are many types, so what factors should you consider when you are looking to buy? James Atkinson reports

The advent of cellular 4G LTE networks has transformed in-vehicle mobile ...

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