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While LTE still lacks many of the mission-critical features present in technologies like TETRA, many organisations increasingly rely on it. 5G is also on the horizon, and while it promises much some question what it will deliver

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635 new 5G cities created

The annual State of 5G report has reported that 5G cities have come online at a rate of nearly two per day globally over the past year, with the addition of 635 new 5G cities in the past 12 months.

The latest data from Viavi Solutions revealed that the number of ...

Government announces new ‘Open RAN principles’

The UK government has announced a new set of Open RAN (radio access network) guidelines which it claims will attract new telecoms suppliers to the 5G supply chain and ensure access to Open RAN across the UK.

The guidelines have been created to support the development ...

EE teams with Qualcomm to set seven carrier record

BT-owned EE has teamed with Qualcomm Technologies to become the first European network to successfully aggregate a 5G signal using seven different spectrum carriers.

According to BT, the innovation means “a major boost in 5G network capacity” using a total of 170 MHz ...

Lebara makes a splash with British Swimming partnership

British Swimming has announced the expansion of its partnership with its first-ever telecommunications partner Lebara.

Lebara, which specialises in pay-as-you-go and contract-based mobile SIM cards, will support the national governing body of swimming, water polo and ...

T-Mobile hits US roads with BMW in first 5G-connected car

German automobile manufacturer BMW has teamed up with T-Mobile to launch the first 5G-connected cars available in the United States.

As part of the collaboration, all future BMW iX and i4 models will feature unlimited voice calling and unlimited 5G data on T-Mobile’s ...

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Healthcare comms new world

The use of wireless communications in the healthcare sector is proliferating in many different areas, including an ever-expanding range of wearable devices, however, it is deep body implant sensor technology that really represents the cutting edge.

There are many ...

Powering through

Philip Mason talks to Sepura chief technology officer Peter Hudson about the struggles of the past two years, as well as the future of TETRA in an increasingly broadband-centric era.

Towards the middle of last year, Land Mobile ran an article exploring the impact of ...

Lone worker solutions

Simon Creasey speaks to solution developers about the ongoing evolution of ‘lone worker’ technology to help protect those working in the local government space.

Over the past 18 months, huge swathes of the UK population have in essence become what might be referred to ...

Supply chain wireless tech

The impact of the pandemic and Brexit has caused considerable disruption to delivery of goods in the UK, prompting some transport and logistics businesses to accelerate investment in wireless technology

The UK transport and logistics (T&L) sector has experienced a ...

Next Generation 999 evolution

As the ‘Next Generation 999’ concept is becoming increasingly important to the public safety call-handling conversation Philip Mason speaks to some of the major players facilitating the use of broadband data to contact the emergency services.

Public safety ...

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