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.

PTT over Cellular: We have lift-off!

Push-to-talk over Cellular (PoC) has arguably come into its own, thanks in part to the maturity of 4G networks and increasing support from the big PMR players. Sam Fenwick reports

It has been impossible to ignore PoC’s rise, due partly to the industry’s marketing machine cranking out an ...

LiFi: past, present and future

Inventor of LiFi Harald Haas talks to Philip Mason about the origins of the solution, and why he believes it will solve the problem of finite RF spectrum in a data-hungry world

As recent readers of Land Mobile will know, the digital communications sector is currently in a state of high ...

Hospitality connectivity in focus

The hospitality industry is ramping up its investment in robust connectivity to give customers the service they expect. But in-building coverage can still pose a challenge. By Kate O’Flaherty

The hospitality industry is under increasing pressure. Hotels are at the heart of this: ...

How to buy two-way radio accessories

The two-way radio community is well supported by a huge range of accessories that help adapt radios for the exact environment in which they will be used, but what do you need to know when procuring them? Simon Creasey investigates

Users of two-way radios face a dizzying array of options ...

60 seconds with APD Communications' Declan Whiting

Declan Whiting, Software engineer at APD Communications, discusses his career to date

How do you spend your time at work?You’ll find me mostly with my head in my PC, implementing and integrating LTE features into Cortex, our ICCS. LTE is going to be a big part of the control room of the ...

Your Digital Edge

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The XT600d Series is ideal for organisations that understand that instant communication is a competitive advantage. Designed to work at the speed of business, ...

Using dynamic spectrum to close the digital divide

Dynamic Spectrum Alliance president Martha Suárez provides an update on the different approaches and projects around the world, highlighting the problems that remain to be solved

The demand for abundant and ultra-fast connectivity is greater than ever before. To ensure there is ...

IoT for agriculture: making a difference

Philip Mason explores some of the ways in which digital communications technology is helping to increase efficiency in the agriculture industry

Last month, Land Mobile ran an interview with the founder and CEO of Hiber, a company which is in the process of deploying a constellation of ...

How to buy in-vehicle LTE routers

In-vehicle LTE routers support a range of connectivity services in the field, but there are many types, so what factors should you consider when you are looking to buy? James Atkinson reports

The advent of cellular 4G LTE networks has transformed in-vehicle mobile connectivity. The ...

60 seconds with Land Mobile's Philip Mason

Philip Mason discusses his time with Land Mobile and Critical Communications Today and his imminent move to MA Exhibitions

How do you spend your time at work?Writing features and news stories, interviewing contacts and attending events. I also edit the BAPCO Journal, a quarterly ...

Designing devices for the warehouse environment

The rigours of the warehouse environment – both physical and mental – are crucial factors when it comes to technology product design in the logistics sector. Philip Mason investigates

Of all the different sectors covered in Land Mobile, there are few which take place in as challenging an ...

SCWS 2019: small cells in focus

The recent Small Cells World Summit shone a spotlight on the challenges and opportunities ahead for a rapidly evolving industry. Sam Fenwick reports

One of the key messages from the Small Cells World Summit, which took place on 21-22 May in London, was the stark difference between the ...

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 ...
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