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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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Schüler to take Virgin Media into £31bn tie-up with O2

Virgin Media and 02 have announced Lutz Schüler as chief executive of a newly merged company anticipated to become the UK’s largest mobile network. 

The merger, which will create a £31bn mobile network and broadband joint venture, was agreed in principle last year by ...

Verizon wins first 5G contract for UK freeport

American carrier Verizon Communications has won its first industrial 5G deal in Europe securing a deal with Associated British Ports (ABP) to supply an upgraded wireless system at one of the UK's new freeports. 

Verizon will build and run a next-generation private ...

Welsh government developing 5G-led tech cluster in Ebbw Vale

The Welsh Government has announced the next phase of its £100m Tech Valleys programme which will see the development of a 5G ‘technology cluster’ in Ebbw Vale.

The new project within the Tech Valleys programme, entitled 5G Wales Unlocked, will see a technology ...

ARM introduces first new chip architecture in a decade

British technology giant ARM has launched ARMv9, its first new chip in a decade, offering "enhanced 5G processing, machine learning and augmented reality capabilities."

According to the company, the new Armv9 architecture will “form the leading edge of the next 300 ...

Companies launch first east African commercial 5G service

Nokia has collaborated with African telecoms company Safaricom to provide the first 5G commercial services in Kenya.

The first such service in east Africa will use 5G Single Radio Access Network (SRAN) technology and 5G FastMile gateways to enable ultra-fast Fixed ...

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5G's rollercoaster year

Simon Creasey investigates some of the key developments that have taken place in 4G and 5G over the past 12 months, and the subsequent implications for UK business

The past year has been somewhat of a rollercoaster for 5G in the UK, with a variety of important ...

ESN: Lessons learned?

Philip Mason talks to the former head of PITO’s communications security team, Brian Murgatroyd, about the parallels between the roll-out of Airwave and ESN

I first developed an interest in public safety communications in late 2016, having found myself suddenly thrust ...

PTT smartphones public safety

Co-Founder of The Public Safety Network Jason Karp discusses how PushToTalk-capable smartphones may impact the future of public safety communications.

With the introduction of FirstNet PTT, the first commercial push-to-talk service built on mission-critical standards, ...

How to use Android Dispatcher

GlobalView Systems helps its customers deliver the right message, to the right person, at the right time to aid decision making.

Matthew Johnston, research and development manager at GlobalView Systems, talks through the unique features of the Android Dispatcher. ...

The next steps for 5G

MWC 2020 may have been cancelled, but vendors still unveiled plenty of new products and solutions. Here, Land Mobile picks out a few of the announcements made by some of the major cellular infrastructure vendors.

Unsurprisingly, the vast majority of new product and ...

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