Sector

While many of the fundamentals are the same, different sectors can have very different requirements when it comes to wireless communications. With this in mind, we've split our content down into sectors, so that you can quickly find the information that's most relevant to your business or organisation


Next phase of Square Mile broadband deployment completed

Cambridge Communication Systems has announced the roll-out of what it refers to as “a next-generation” small cell network in London’s Square Mile. The system includes neutral host, self-organising, 5G microwave backhaul provided by CCS Metnet.

APD’s ICCS first to receive ESN accreditation

APD Communications’ integrated command and control system (ICCS) Cortex has been officially certified for use with the Emergency Services Network. It is the first such solution to be accredited by the Network Approval Testing Service, otherwise known as NATS.

Hytera reports 56% YoY increase in revenue for 2017

According to Hytera’s Annual Report, the Chinese company generated CNY 5.4 billion (£600 million) in revenue in 2017, up 56 per cent year-on-year. 2017 was the year that the company completed its acquisition of Sepura Group (including its subsidiaries, Teltronic and PowerTrunk) and Norsat.

Arqiva and O2 to deploy small cells in London Boroughs

Arqiva, a UK communications infrastructure company, and O2 have today (12 April) announced plans to deploy up to 300 small cells across London, one of the biggest outdoor small cell deployments by O2 in the UK to date.

RadioTrade and Panorama Antennas team up

RadioTrade Ltd became an accredited distributor for Panorama Antennas' range of antennas and accessories on 3 April. The distributor will have the most popular items stocked and ready for next day delivery.

Innovative crime investigation tool launched

Information specialist SAS has launched Intelligence and Investigation Management, an analytics-based tool designed to help law enforcement agencies integrate disparate information streams in real time.







All change at Ericsson

Ericsson has made major changes to its executive team, appointing Xavier Dedullen as senior vice president, chief legal officer and head of legal affairs.



Hexagon joins British APCO

Control room specialist Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure has joined BAPCO (the British Association of Public Safety Communications Officials) as a Platinum member.

Public safety comms associations make major event announcement

BAPCO and TCCA have announced that next year's Critical Communications Europe - which is staged on behalf of the latter organisation - will take place in conjunction with the BAPCO Annual Conference & Exhibition. The venue for both will be the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, in March of 2019.

Sepura achieves Airwave approval for its SC21 TETRA hand-portable

Sepura’s SC21 TETRA hand-portable has been approved for use by both Airwave and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) for use on the UK’s Airwave Network, making it the second terminal in Sepura’s SC2 Series to receive network approval (the first was the SC20).

ESN: PAC “extremely concerned” by delays

Meg Hillier, chair of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), has written to Sir Philip Rutnam, the Home Office’s permanent secretary, following the recent PAC hearing on the progress of the Emergency Services Network (ESN) project on 21 February.

Satellite comms tracking plastic drift

The University of Oldenburg is in Germany is using satellite communications technology to study the movement of floating plastic pollution in the North Sea.

02: 5G will mean massive savings

Mobile network operator O2 has warned that the UK will miss out on £6 billion of savings a year if cities don’t prepare for next generation broadband.

UK government announces 5G testbed winners

The British government has marked the first anniversary of its digital strategy by awarding £25 million to six projects around the country, in order to help pave the way for future 5G roll-out. Each testbed will receive between £2 million and £5 million from the fund.


Telematics company continues to expand

Wiltshire-based vehicle telematics company CMS SupaTrak has recruited six new members of staff to support its ongoing development of new products and services for the European market.
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