In-Depth

Land Mobile's in-depth features focus on the use of wireless communications within vertical markets (often in the form of on-site case studies), interviews with senior industry figures, insight pieces looking at topical issues and articles with tips on procuring wireless devices and services.

Two-way radio distributors in focus

Simon Creasey hears from two-way radio distributors regarding their current priorities and concerns, such as unified communications, e-commerce, Brexit and PoC

Times are tough for the nation’s two-way radio distributors. The market has never been more competitive and distributors have ...

Hiber's push for global IoT connectivity

Philip Mason talks to the co-founder of Hiber, Coen Janssen, whose company is using satellite technology to enable IoT connectivity in the remotest areas of the planet

As regular readers of Land Mobile will know, there are an ever-increasing number of use-cases being developed around ...

What does Brexit mean for the UK's two-way radio industry?

With the pre-Brexit political wrangling continuing to roll on, Philip Mason talks to some major players in the communications technology industry about the expected impact if and when the UK eventually leaves the EU

This article is being written on the first day back after the Easter ...

How to procure cyber security

In a world awash with email-based phishing attempts and fake calls from “your IT team”, the need for good cyber security continues to grow. But what does it involve? Sam Fenwick has the details

Cyber security (or, rather, the lack of it) is often in the news these days and for good ...

Machine learning in telecoms

Machine learning has a lot to offer telecoms networks, but what are the implications and areas that operators and vendors will need to address if it is to realise its potential? By Sam Fenwick

There are a huge number of possible use-cases for machine learning and AI in the telecoms ...

60 seconds with Radio Links Communications' Bill Pugh

Bill Pugh, senior consultant engineer at Radio Links Communications, discusses his career in the two-way radio industry

How do you spend most of your time at work?Mainly finding and designing ways to allow manufacturers’ equipment to perform in a way that our customers would like them ...

Two way radio: more than just voice

Two-way radio’s data bandwidth may be small, necessitating a precise and lean approach, but there is a huge amount that can be done with it, as Sam Fenwick discovers

In some respects, two-way radio is its own worst enemy. I say this as it’s all too easy to be seduced by the intuitive, ...

New app means bad news for online stalkers

Philip Mason tells the story of a recently developed app enabling victims of ‘virtual’ harassment to upload evidence straight to the police

As anyone who has kept an eye on the news in the past few years will know, there has been a massive recent increase in cases of the law being broken ...

Private networks vs network slicing

Private mobile broadband networks that leverage shared and licence-exempt spectrum have big appeal for firms that handle sensitive data, but where will the spectrum come from, and could the fledgling industry be crushed once 5G network slicing comes into its own? Sam Fenwick reports

If ...

Public safety broadband: on the cusp of something great

Philip Mason and Sam Fenwick cover the key talking points from the BAPCO/Critical Communications Europe event, which addressed a range of topics around public safety and the migration to broadband

As might be expected, much of the emphasis in the BAPCO part of the Coventry 2019 ...

The future of messaging apps

Elisabetta Zaccaria, chairman of Secure Chorus, discusses the importance of reaching agreed interoperability standards in secure messaging apps for enterprise users and how selecting the right approach to cryptography is critical in addressing user requirements

Messaging apps currently ...

The big interview: the cash must flow

Chris Rivera, Syniverse’s CTO, talks to Sam Fenwick about mobile roaming and billing in the age of 5G and IoT

Globalisation is a bit like Marmite – some love it, others hate it. While both Brexit and the election of President Trump can both be seen as a reaction against it, large (and ...

Welcome to the TALKABOUT family

(Advertorial) At the park with kids, on the beach with friends or a keen adventurer enjoying a day out, TALKABOUT walkie-talkies from Motorola Solutions are a great way to keep in touch.

With Easy Pairing and 16 licence-free channels, these walkie-talkies are the ultimate gadget for your ...

How to procure two-way radio

Following on from last month’s Business Radio 101 feature, Sam Fenwick takes a deep dive into the factors that need to be considered when procuring two-way radio systems and terminals

In our last issue, we looked at some of the basic aspects of buying and using two-way radio systems. In ...

Differentiation strategies for resellers

What are the strategies two-way radio resellers and dealerships can use to win business and differentiate themselves from the competition? Sam Fenwick investigates

The work of resellers is critical to the health of the two-way radio industry. Just as a tree cannot survive without its ...

5G and autonomous vehicles: a visit to the UK's new testbed

Philip Mason talks to key members of the AutoAir 5G consortium about its recently launched autonomous vehicle testbed at Millbrook proving ground

Back in March of last year, Land Mobile reported on the results of a competition run by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, ...

GeoSpock: making extreme data easy

Steve Marsh, founder and CTO of GeoSpock, talks to Sam Fenwick about how extreme-scale data platforms can be used to allow humans and AI to make sense of smart city sensors and improve our society

February’s big interview briefly discussed the lessons we can learn from biology and apply ...

MWC Barcelona 2019: the quality question

5G again dominated the headlines at MWC Barcelona for good reason – the race between the big vendors to be first has given way to the race to be best. Sam Fenwick has the details

With 5G networks in the early stages of roll-out (with the possible exception of South Korea), user equipment ...

Smart cities: people first, technology second

The recent Westminster eForum smart cities conference emphasised societal outcomes over obsession with tech, reports Philip Mason

Smart cities are likely to become an increasingly relevant topic over the coming years, not just in magazines such as Land Mobile, but also across the wider, ...

60 seconds with Radiocoms' Andy Johnson

Andy Johnson, senior project manager at Radiocoms, discusses his career in the two-way radio industry

How do you spend most of your time at work?The great thing about Radiocoms is the variety, in terms of both clients and technology. Most of my time is spent analysing requirements and ...

Hytera bodycams: record, review, react

(Advertorial) See everything, miss nothing

Modern bodycams are smaller, lighter and increasingly sophisticated in the type of features they now support including; full HD video quality, infrared, night vision, integration with wearable equipment and even the ability to stream live ...

Business radio: the beginner's guide

If you have yet to use two-way radios and are looking for something to help you get started, Sam Fenwick's revised and updated guide is a good place to start

Many organisations use two-way radios for quick, simple and reliable communications between their employees. But why continue to ...


Connexin: from medicine to smart cities

Philip Mason talks to Connexin founder and CEO Furqan Alamgir about the future of the Internet of Things (IoT), and his belief that the technology industry itself might just be the element holding up a widespread roll-out of IoT

In January, Land Mobile reported on a series of awards ...

Enterprise Mobility Management: trends and challenges

As the shift to mobile continues, managing devices – as well as their applications and the data that flows through them – is becoming increasingly important. Sam Fenwick looks at some of the issues around EMM and mobile security, and how to procure the right EMM solution

Enterprise ...
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