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Keep up-to-date with the latest industry news on developments within radio technology and wireless communications. Updated daily, our news section covers policy and regulation, product developments, contract awards, project deployments, research, and appointments for those with an interest in the provision of wireless communications in a mission-critical or business-critical environment.

Brocade to acquire Ruckus Wireless for £840 million

Brocade and Ruckus Wireless have announced today (4 April) that Brocade has agreed to acquire Ruckus Wireless. The acquisition is expected to complement Brocade’s enterprise networking portfolio and strengthen Brocade’s presence in the service provider space due to Ruckus’ strong presence in the ...


Huawei to target UK with LTE train control system

Huawei is planning to present a Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) solution over Long Term Evolution (LTE) to the UK railway market after the technology was successfully validated during interoperability testing in France, which was performed in cooperation with Siemens.

Huawei's ...

Experimental 5G waveform achieves sentience, demands rights

In a potential setback to the next generation of connected mobile devices, researchers at the Apfi Loor laboratory have reported that a candidate waveform for 5G, “Triangle” has become conscious.

Triangle has complained that the researchers’ chosen method of signal modulation makes it ...

Ofcom to make Openreach more independent, falls short of ordering sell-off

Ofcom has today (25 February) announced that it will reform BTs governance of Openreach, the BT subsidiary that owns and managed the UK’s fixed line physical infrastructure, such as the copper network. It will produce detailed proposals later this year, aimed at increasing Openreach’s ...

ESN/ESMCP: Ericsson to partner with Motorola Solutions

Ericsson will support Motorola Solutions in the latter’s role as the prime contractor for Lot 2 in the delivery of the Home Office's Emergency Services Network (ESN) in the UK. Lot 2 covers the user services that will allow the UK’s emergency services to fully benefit from the Emergency Services ...

Simoco to showcase Pulse portfolio at IWCE

Simoco Group will demonstrate its new Pulse portfolio of products at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) at the Las Vegas Convention Center on 23 to 24 March, 2016.

Pulse products enable organisations such as utilities and public service operators to manage and control ...

Real Wireless CTO reveals plans for European Commission report

The CTO of Real Wireless, the independent research and analysis company, has revealed further details surrounding its work with the European Commission on future 5G scenarios after it launched a short primer on 18 February outlining the actions needed in 2016 for 5G and the IoT.

The ...

Ericsson, Orange and Intel successfully complete EC-GSM-IoT trial

Ericsson, Orange and Intel have completed one of the first live trials of EC-GSM-IoT technology, which enables new capabilities of existing cellular networks for LPWA (Low Power Wide Area) IoT applications. EC-GSM-IoT (formerly EC-EGPRS) can be activated through new software deployed over a very ...

Motorola Solutions completes Airwave acquisition

Motorola Solutions has today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Airwave, the operator of the UK’s TETRA public safety network and that Airwave will drop its legal action against the Home Office.

he acquisition took place on a debt-free basis with Motorola Solutions making ...

Nquiringminds launches TDX data platform and a secure IoT device hub

Nquiringminds (NQminds), a UK-based IoT developer, is launching two products at Mobile World Congress: NQUIRE TDX – Trusted Data Exchange, a data platform designed for integrating, analysing and securely sharing complex data sets; and INTERLINQ – a secure IoT Hub hardware device (shown right).

IoT survey: UK businesses expect to reap rewards in 2016

A research report from Webroot, a cyber security specialist, and IO, a data centre organisation has shed light onto the extent to which UK businesses are looking to the Internet of Things (IoT) as a way of improving their competitiveness.

According to the survey, 44 per cent of ...

Sierra Wireless launches Smart SIM and Connectivity service

Sierra Wireless has added the Smart SIM and Connectivity service to its IoT portfolio.

The Smart SIM technology and connectivity service aims to develop global IoT applications through an integrated device-to-cloud solution, including hardware, managed connectivity, and cloud services ...

ip.access partners with CCS for LTE small cell development

ip.access, a small cell product and solution provider, has announced it will develop a ew outdoor LTE small cell with integrated wireless backhaul with CCS (Cambridge Communication Systems) and unveil it at Mobile World Congress.

p.access and CCS have developed an integrated outdoor unit ...

Network optimisation: a case of quality assurance

With much of the demand for fast, reliable and high bandwidth wireless connectivity coming from homes and businesses, testing is crucial to optimising wireless networks in buildings, explains Jordan Schilbach.

The use of mobile broadband data services has increased rapidly with the ...


Cost of a typical data breach estimated at £1.2 million

A new Risk:Value report from NTT Com Security has revealed that most business decision makers in the UK anticipate that to recover from a data breach would cost upwards of £1.2 million on average for their organisation.

The global information security and risk management company found ...

ip.access launches Viper small cell platform

ip.access, an independent small cell product and solution provider, has launched Viper – a small cell technology platform targeted at enterprise users.

Viper allows in-building cellular infrastructure to be deployed “as easily as Wi-Fi,” states the company. It is a virtualised, ...

GSMA releases new IoT security guidelines

The GSM has today announced the release of its security guidelines for the Internet of Things (IoT). These have been developed in consultation with the mobile industry to offer IoT service providers and the IoT ecosystem practical advice on tackling common cyber security threats, as well as data ...

Icom releases IC-F5122DD data modem for business radio sector

Icom has introduced a new series of data modem radios designed to allow businesses and other organisations to send data and information over a radio network.

Icom's new data transceiver allows point-to-point and point-to-multipoint communication. One radio can communicate with another ...

Martin and Co estate agents use StaySafe Business app

StaySafe Business, the lone working personal protection company, will have its StaySafe Business app used by agents at Martin and Co, the letting and property management franchise.

The app will allow Martin nd Co Leeds City & Leeds North to monitor their employees’ safety and GPS ...



Simoco Group launches Pulse portfolio for SCADA

Simoco Group has launched its Pulse portfolio of products designed for organisations such as utilities and public service operators to manage and control smart grids and networks across large operational areas.

According to the mobile radio manufacturer, Pulse allows SCADA (supervisory ...

Motorola camera hacked by researchers at Context Information Security

Researchers at Context Information Security, independent advisors and managed service providers of information security, have succeeded in hacking a Motorola Focus 73 outdoor security camera.

The company gained access to the home network’s Wi-Fi password, obtaining full control of the ...
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