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.

Satellite connectivity for business use: voice, data, IoT

More operators, improved technology, lower costs and more flexible options are making satellite solutions a more appealing choice for businesses, reports James Atkinson

Satellites have been delivering services to enterprises for more than 50 years now, providing voice, GPS location, ...

Two-way radio: a tool in the fight against business crime

Two-way radio schemes and their PTT over Cellular equivalents continue to play a vital role in underpinning the security and appeal of most town centres. Sam Fenwick takes a look

While the fierce competition between towns and villages and the keen civic pride that helps make such places ...

What's next for Bluetooth?

Chuck Sabin, senior director, market development at the Bluetooth SIG, discusses its priorities and what’s around the corner for the technology with Sam Fenwick

Chuck Sabin has spent a healthy chunk of his professional career working for the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), having ...

Smart cities, smart buildings

Councils and building managers both have a great deal to gain from embracing the Internet of Things (IoT), as Sam Fenwick finds out

We kick off with a look at one ICT company’s work to bring the benefits of IoT to councils. Wales-based Pinacl Solutions started its work in the IoT and ...

How to buy telematics

The dedicated device versus mobile app debate (one that will be familiar to those in the lone-worker sector) has spread to the world of telematics, as Simon Creasey discovers

Traditionally, ‘black box’ telematics were deployed to tell fleet managers where their vehicles were, whether or ...

In memory of Roger Belcher

?Roger Belcher, technical director at RTT Programmes, one of the most experienced RF design engineers in the radio industry died on 1 August. He had had cancer for some time.

Roger joined the Marconi Group in 1959 as a 16-year-old apprentice and went on to design and develop antennae and ...

The UK two-way industry: strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats

The two-way radio industry has survived and flourished, despite the rise of mobile networks and smartphones. But what are its current challenges and opportunities? Sam Fenwick investigates

The UK’s two-way radio industry is a well-established and vital part of its economy, underpinning ...

Restaurants and gyms: the case for connectivity

Paul Carter, CEO and founder of Global Wireless Solutions (GWS), speaks to Sam Fenwick about consumers’ need for connectivity and its implications for venue owners

Paul Carter founded GWS back in 1996 and, four years later, it began nationwide mobile network benchmark testing in the US. ...

Indoor connectivity: the fourth utility

In-building coverage is increasingly becoming essential to developers, property managers and occupants – but providing it is a complex business, as Simon Creasey discovers

As recently as three years ago it would be unusual for an office occupier to want to speak to the landlord about a ...

Mobile working for councils: pity the potholes

In Dorset, mobile working technology is making it easier for councils to keep their roads in good condition. Land Mobile has the details

Potholes seem to be never far from the news these days – and it’s not surprising, given their number. According to Confused.com, in 2017/18 more than ...

How to buy PMR446 two-way radios

The licence-exempt service PMR446 continues to prove its worth to a wide range of end-users, as Vaughan O’Grady discovers

Radio equipment designed to use PMR446, a licence-exempt service in the UHF radio frequency band available in most of the European Union, has – surprisingly perhaps ...

60 seconds with Premier Communication Electronics' Drustan Durman

Drustan Durman, technical sales administrator at Premier Communication Electronics (PCE), discusses his career in two-way radio customer service

How do you spend your time at work?Sending emails and making calls out to existing and prospective customers. For larger deals that require a ...

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 ...
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