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Arqiva selected by Panasonic for inflight Wi-Fi

Arqiva, a communications infrastructure and media services company, has been selected by Panasonic Avionics Corporation to provide its hosting, connectivity and teleport uplink services through Telesat’s new high throughput satellite (HTS) Telstar 12 VANTAGE.


ETSI publishes Harmonised Standards for new EU Radio Equipment Directive

The new Radio Equipment Directive (RED) came into force in Europe on 13 June, having been published in May 2014. ETSI is developing and publishing Harmonised European Standards to support the directive and these are the preferred means for manufacturers to comply with the regulation. Equipment that ...

Full speed ahead for West Scotland ferry operator’s Wi-Fi network rollout

Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac), a ferry operator serving Scotland’s western seaboard and the Hebrides, has announced that almost half of its 200-mile long network is now live with free public access Wi-Fi, with the remainder to be completed in early July. In total, 88 vessels and land-based ...

Vodafone and Ericsson bring briefcase sized base stations to London

Vodafone UK and Ericsson have introduced new mini base stations, which are housed in briefcase-sized radio to boost reception and help reduce road congestion. The small size of the radio units eliminates the need to deploy large cranes when installing mobile network cell sites, as engineers can ...


Maxxwave launches AmbiIoT: a UK mission-critical IoT network

Maxxwave has announced that it has launched a UK mission critical IoT network: AmbiIoT. Powered by the Ambitalk radio network, it offers coverage of much of the UK, with a range of up to 40 miles available from each transmitter site. Maxxwave claims that Ambitalk is the UK's largest PAMR radio ...


Tait's UnifyVoice app installed on Sonim rugged cellphones

Sonim Technologies, a mobile phone manufacturer, and Tait Communications, a critical land mobile radio (LMR) communications systems manufacturer, have partnered to provide Tait's UnifyVoice application on Sonim's rugged cellphones.

Hytera releases DMR DS-6310 Simulcast

The DS-6310 Simulcast, a new DMR solution from Hytera for suppliers, local public transport networks and municipalities aims to modernise existing analogue single-frequency radio systems.

Comms365 strengthens IoT offering with two new senior appointments

Comms365 has announced the appointments of Nick Sacke as head of IoT and Products, and Situl Shah as head of Business Development as part of its Leadership Team. The appointments will support its move to provide end-to-end IoT solutions for its strategic partners and the B2B market


ESMCP: National Parks England and the Home Office sign Joint Accord

National Parks England and the Home Office have signed a joint accord that aims to support the rollout of the Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) in National Parks, protect the Parks' special qualities by minimising any adverse environmental impacts from the programme and ...




CCW 2016: Airbus DS introduces new LTE application and cell system

Airbus Defence and Space has introduced two new LTE products at Critical Communications World with the launch of its Tactilon Agnet, a group communication application over LTE, and the unveiling of a new Tactilon Cell that can provide LTE services where there is no fixed infrastructure available.



Link Microtek adds HXI’s millimetre-wave components to its portfolio

Link Microtek, the Basingstoke-based supplier of RF and microwave components and subsystems, has expanded its portfolio of products with a range of millimetre-wave components for both military and commercial applications, following the signing of an exclusive representation agreement with HXI of ...


EE targets 1Gbps for on-train broadband

EE has said that it is in discussions to provide the UK's railways with a network capable of providing passengers with 1Gbps download speeds using LTE backhaul.

Celtic FC now benefiting from Hytera XPT multisite system

Scottish Premier League Champions, Celtic FC, has installed the first Hytera XPT multisite solution (XPT standing for Extended Pseudo Trunk) – a scalable, single-site digital trunking system, which is being used across the business teams at both Celtic Park and the Lennoxtown Academy Training ...

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