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3i Infrastructure's major WIG investment

3i Infrastructure plc has announced plans to increase its investment in the Wireless Infrastructure Group to the tune of £186 million. The transaction will see 3i become WIG’s sole institutional shareholder, having acquired the entire stake of current investor Barings.

Ultrafast broadband pilot arrives in Bath

Openreach has completed the latest roll-out of its Gfast broadband technology, in Bath. The company claims that the solution is capable of providing download speeds of up to 330Mbps, which is seven times the national average.

JVCKENWOOD to acquire Radio Activity in 2018

JVCKENWOOD Corporation is planning to acquire all the shares issued by Italy-based Radio Activity S.r.l, a developer and seller of digital radio relay systems (that are compliant with DMR standards), in January 2018.

Finnish authorities prepare for emergency services LTE

Finnish public safety communications prioritisation has been tested on a commercial 4G network in anticipation of the eventual incorporation of broadband technology into the country’s emergency services operations.

Airbus rolls-out LTE/TETRA app

Airbus has deployed smartphones equipped with its Tactilon Agnet app to organisers and staff at December’s Fortune Global Forum, which took place in Guangzhou, China.

BAPCO event celebrates 25th year

Registration has opened for the annual BAPCO Conference and Exhibition 2018, which will take place on 20th and 21st March at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. The event - which organisers describe as the centrepiece of the UK public safety communications sector - is now in its 25th year.

RugGear creates new upper management position

Rugged mobile device manufacturer RugGear has recruited Oliver Schulte as its new CEO. According to the company, the creation of the new position marks its ambition to operate in the global market.





Airbus praises app developers

Airbus has recognised what it calls “trailblazing” developers of public safety applications, designed for use with its LTE/TETRA hybrid handheld device, the Tactilon Dabat.








Ericsson predicts massive 5G use

Technology giant Ericsson has predicted that there will be one billion 5G subscriptions by the 2023, with the standard covering more than 20 per cent of the global population in that time



DSA makes Euro spectrum plea

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has called for legislators to safeguard what it calls “important provisions” on the sharing and management of spectrum within the draft European Electronic Communications Code (EECC).

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