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.

Paging's versatility

(Advertisement feature) Pagers are proving their value in a range of different settings and organisations through adding resilience, speeding up response times, and reducing costs, as demonstrated in this series of articles

Why two channels are better than one A major UK ambulance ...

Radio systems made simple with Hytera

(Advertisement feature) Hytera's DMR two-way radio portfolio offers a solution for the smallest communications network right up to countrywide systems and everything in between

Finding the right two-way radio communications solution might seem like a slightly daunting prospect at first ...

On top of the world

(Advertisement feature) SFL Mobile Radio has helped the Galway Mountain Rescue Team scale new heights in essential communications that can be the difference between life and death.

With a primary response area spanning more than 700 sq miles, including some of Ireland’s most rugged ...

Making it simple

(Advertisement feature) The sheer volume of PMR equipment ordered by today’s resellers means that the process has to be fast, simple, secure and available 24 hours a day. Airsys’s new online store meets all of these requirements

No one works in a vacuum – our expectations for convenience ...

5G: Almost here

This year’s Mobile World Congress allowed the telecoms industry to display all the hard work that has gone on behind the scenes to get us to the point where 5G roll-out is just around the corner. Sam Fenwick reports

Last year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) focused on 5G from a fixed ...

Switching at scale

Over in the US, Alliant Energy recently completed its transition to DMR Tier III. Sam Fenwick hears from those involved in the project about its delivery and their tips for other utilities

Imagine your radio system covers 54,000 square miles and is instrumental to meeting the needs of ...

Intelligent Wi-Fi

Thorsten Freitag, VP EMEA of Mist, talks to Sam Fenwick about how his company’s use of machine learning is making it easier to manage and troubleshoot Wi-Fi networks

Anyone’s experience of using Wi-Fi knows that service at large venues can be patchy and a host of different things could ...

All together now

Philip Mason takes a trip to Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service to discover how its new, fully digital comms-enabled mobile command unit is helping to unify response to major incidents

UK emergency services are currently going through unprecedented levels of change, driven on the ...

In the market for... mobile data terminals

Mobile data terminals can greatly improve the efficiency of vehicle-based operations. But, asks Vaughan O’Grady, do you need high-performance software and hardware – or can a modest outlay serve your needs just as well?

Mobile data terminals (MDTs) – computerised devices whose screens ...

A digital approach for better coverage

Ingo Flomer, coverage product director at Cobham Wireless, discusses the benefits of using digital DAS to provide coverage in large venues and outdoor areas

Efficiently distributing network capacity resources to their customers is arguably the most important factor influencing the level ...

Exhibition Wi-Fi: Best in show

Providing visitors with good connectivity in exhibition venues with Wi-Fi is not easy. Sam Fenwick gathers some tips on how to improve performance.

When you go to any exhibition hall, visitors and exhibitors increasingly expect good connectivity. It directly benefits event organisers by ...

Digital underground

Philip Mason digs into the communications technology currently being used by mining companies to maximise profits and keep their workers safe.

While perhaps not regarded as ‘mission critical’ in the same way as more public-facing sectors such as community safety or air travel, mining ...

The big interview: cutting out cable

Jaime Fink, CTO and co-founder of Mimosa Networks, speaks to Sam Fenwick about the growing fixed wireless access market and the pitfalls of trying to use complex user equipment to allow self-installation.

Last year saw fixed wireless access (FWA) move firmly into the spotlight, with many ...

Spectrum: learning to share

Spectrum’s growing scarcity has led to increased interest in both database-managed services and the use of unlicensed spectrum. Sam Fenwick looks at the current state of play

Spectrum is like land in the world of real estate: everyone wants it, but nobody can make more of it. There is ...

Freedom from vendor lock-in

(Advertisement feature) Over the past five years, TASSTA and its partners have worked hard to allow users to expand their radio systems’ range of features and enable them to look beyond a single hardware vendor

If you’re constantly looking to get the most from an (often significant) ...

Big roles for small cells

Small cells have many applications, such as enabling 5G, powering DAS systems and providing location-based services, as Sam Fenwick reports

Small cells may be less familiar to the typical person on the street than their Wi-Fi access point counterparts, but vendors expect them to play a ...

IoT’s big impact

Neal Forse, CEO and co-founder of WND UK, talks to Sam Fenwick about his company’s Sigfox network roll-out and how an IoT project has resulted in big savings for a housing association

Like any good manager, Neil Forse, the CEO and co-founder of Wireless Network Developments (UK) [WND ...

Two-way radio adds value in hospitality

The hospitality sector has simple radio requirements – but emerging, innovative applications are helping firms to compete. Kate O’Flaherty has the details

Websites such as TripAdvisor are putting pressure on the hospitality industry to offer an unrivalled customer experience. This is ...

Wireless in healthcare: self-help 2.0

At a time of massive pressure for the NHS, Philip Mason looks at cutting-edge digital comms solutions enabling patients to monitor their own health conditions

The UK National Health Service is currently buckling under greater demand than it seems to be able to cope with.This was ...

In the market for... two-way radio

Two-way radio systems have been around a long time, but there are still plenty of pitfalls for the unwary when purchasing new equipment, as James Atkinson reveals

Two-way mobile radio systems are an expensive and often business-critical investment, so it pays to think carefully before ...

Looking back at 2017: So long and thanks for all the tech

As another year draws to an end, Sam Fenwick hears from figures across the wireless comms industry about the trends they have seen in 2017 and their predictions for 2018

Trying to look back on a year can be difficult, as our industry is one of incremental changes and is no respecter of ...

Modest little heroes

Brian Back, Radio Data Networks’ founder and managing director, talks to Sam Fenwick about the water industry’s use of wireless sensors for real-time command and control

Speaking to Brian Back, the founder of Radio Data Networks – a radio telemetry/mission-critical IoT provider – and ...

First port of call

Philip Mason looks at how the inventive use of digital communications technology is helping to solve age-old problems within the port and maritime environment

Ports are some of the most demanding environments to kit out when it comes to digital communications.There are a variety of ...

A helping hand for retailers

While retailers have been preparing for the Christmas rush, several companies have been coming up with a number of ways to make their lives easier, as Sam Fenwick discovers

One of the most popular entry points for retailers as far as two-way radio is concerned is PMR446, given that it ...

In the market for... lone-worker devices

Lone-worker devices and systems can play a key role when it comes to keeping employees safe out of hours. But when it comes to their procurement, there is a great deal to consider, as Simon Creasey discovers

Few communication sectors have as little margin for error than lone working. ...
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