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.

Land Mobile: The early years

Looking at the first few issues of Land Mobile, founding editor Richard Lambley discusses how different the wireless comms industry was back in those days

Twenty-five years? Really, that doesn’t sound so very long. Yet 1993 was in many ways a watershed year in communications, and Land ...

Telecoms in the 1990s and 2000s

Richard Lambley speaks to Sam Fenwick about the telecommunication industry’s earlier years and some of the highlights from his time as editor of Land Mobile

While his insight piece does an excellent job of capturing the state of the wireless communications industry when Land Mobile was ...

How to buy drones

Drones and UAVs are becoming increasingly popular, while also hitting the headlines often for the wrong reasons. Simon Creasey presents the factors companies need to consider when looking to use and procure them

In December last year, the airspace surrounding Gatwick Airport was closed ...

Wireless comms predictions for 2019

With 2018 now in the rearview mirror and with 2019 still (relatively) newborn, Land Mobile has rounded up some of the industry’s predictions for the year ahead

While much of this issue has focused on the past, over these two pages we’ll turn to the future. As has become an industry ...

True partnership, real success

(Advertorial) Motorola Solutions looks back on the year of its 90th anniversary and looks ahead to an interesting and challenging 2019.

2018: a milestone yearThis year we celebrated Motorola Solutions’ 90th anniversary! So much has happened since we began life in 1928 as a startup ...

Mobile working: what you need to know

Workforces can now fill in forms and share them using mobile devices, which can eliminate the potential for error and improve effectiveness in the field. But, as Vaughan O’Grady finds out, the transition to cloud-supported mobile form apps requires careful planning

Here’s a problem that ...

Eyes on the prize

Two years on from his first appearance in Land Mobile's Big Interview section, the Wi-Fi Alliance’s Edgar Figueroa speaks to Sam Fenwick about his organisation’s recent work and the push for spectrum for licence-exempt use in 6GHz

Readers with a good memory may recall that I first ...

Classroom critical

Wireless communications technology has an increasingly large role to play in education – both in terms of safeguarding pupils and students, while also enhancing the teaching experience, as Sam Fenwick discovers

One of Barack Obama’s favourite sayings about having children is that it is ...

Take me to the river

Philip Mason looks at two innovative European projects which use 5G and IoT technology to improve efficiency in ports and on the water

One of the key 5G use-cases – at least if the pre-roll-out hype is to be believed – is the role that the technology is anticipated to play in the ...

Value-added facts

Land Mobile reports from the Federation of Communication Services’ annual event, which took place in November in Droitwich

The theme of this year’s FCS annual event was ‘providing customer value’, something which was apparent throughout the course of the day. It was split into two ...

Do you know a control room hero?

(Advertorial) Nominations are now open for Control Room Awards 2019

Welcome to the APD Control Room Awards 2019This event recognises the vital work of control room employees across the critical and emergency services. We’re looking for nominations about people who have gone above and ...

Dependable alerting

(Advertorial) With its Triple Resilience alerting concept based on two-way paging, the PageOne network is enjoying an upsurge in usage. Chief Executive Chris Jones answers questions from Richard Lambley

Chris Jones (CJ): PageOne is now the only wide-area paging operator in the UK, after ...

Cyber security: Assessing the evolving threat landscape

What are the major threats in wireless cyber security today and how can they be overcome? By Kate O’Flaherty

In an age of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks, security awareness among businesses is growing. Indeed, the sheer scale of the WannaCry ransomware that hit the NHS and ...

Lost in transition

Iain Ivory speaks to Sam Fenwick about the issues surrounding the transition from PMR to mission-critical broadband

One of the best people to speak with, on the sidelines of critical communications events, to get a feel for what’s really going on is Iain Ivory. Founder and partner of ...

Dealer focus: how to win multinational contracts

It is not easy going after massive companies when you are a small dealer. Simon Creasey has some tips

One of the most challenging and complex types of customer that two-way radio dealers or resellers have to deal with are large multinational companies. They are demanding, they have ...

Special operations

Philip Mason reports on two potentially game-changing products – including a Molar Mic for the US military – that use the structure of the face to facilitate wireless communication

At Land Mobile magazine, we pride ourselves in covering exactly the right kind of cutting-edge wireless ...

In the market for… lone worker protection

The need to protect employees from all walks of life when they are working alone has given rise to a variety of products and systems that can be tailored to their needs. Sam Fenwick reports

Employers have a duty of care to their employees. That extends to when they are working on their ...

90 years of heritage

(Advertorial) Motorola Solutions is celebrating its 90 year anniversary this year. See how decades of innovation has transformed a start-up in Chicago into a world leader in communications.

Serving more than 100,000 public safety and commercial organisations in over 100 countries, ...

Do you want to grow your business?

(Advertorial) At Airsys, we have made it our priority to fully understand the needs, wants and demands of our partners. We understand that the communications industry is continually evolving and we must be ready to face the challenges to reap the rewards together.

Over the last few ...

Connecting the fireground

(Advertorial) Richard Russell, Business Development Tait EMEA, speaks about some of the challenges fire rescue services face with legacy communications and discusses potential solutions

Fire rescue services have a growing emphasis on limited budgets, resulting in a need to achieve ...


The information super-fairway

Sam Fenwick delves into the use of Wi-Fi at the Ryder Cup and hears from John Dundas about the communications used at the European Championships in Glasgow

In prehistoric times, we placed our hands on cave walls and blew pigment on them to say ‘we were here’. In today’s modern ...

London Bridge Station Redevelopment: 2013 - 2018

(Advertorial) London Bridge Station was first opened in December 1836 and is the capital’s oldest as well as one of Britain’s busiest railway stations. Back in 1836 the station was a simple building providing a booking hall, company offices and only two platforms.

During the 1850s and ...

Low power, wide area, slow adoption

The LPWA IoT market is proving slower to take off than predicted. James Atkinson looks at some of the factors holding back mass adoption

The low-power wide-area (LPWA) Internet of Things (IoT) market is still in its infancy in terms of actually realising the large-volume deployments ...

The truth will out

Philip Mason explores how vehicle telematics are being used to prevent fraud, and even bring dangerously negligent drivers to justice

As readers of Land Mobile magazine will know, the use of telematics is now more or less ubiquitous on the part of those in the business of fleet ...
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