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

ESN looking to quickly switch to open standards

During an update on the Emergency Services Network (ESN) at the BAPCO Satellite Series event in Edinburgh, Richard Hewlett, head of technology and the head of live services, ESMCP (Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme), revealed that the programme is considering dropping the ...

Khan sets out plan to make London the world’s smartest city

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has today (11 June) published his vision to make London the world’s smartest city and launched a city-wide initiative to use the capital’s tech talent to tackle some of its challenges – including poor air quality, urban design and digital connectivity.

EE to roll out London 5G trial

EE has announced the October switch-on of what it claims will be the UK’s first live 5G trial network, situated at London’s Tech City.


New broadband for Merseyside giants

Wireless Infrastructure Group has deployed a new 4G network at Anfield Stadium, home of Liverpool Football Club. The stadium-wide solution was rolled out in collaboration with O2 and Vodafone, with plans to incorporate other service providers at a later date.



Sporting analytics specialist ups its game

Sports intelligence company STATS has launched a player tracking system incorporating what it calls a “revolutionary 50-Hz sampling frequency” to provide real time on-pitch performance metrics.

Nokia's command and control innovation

Nokia has launched Advanced Command Centre, a control room solution designed to facilitate public safety organisations’ increasing use of broadband data.

Gatwick rolls out monster IT network

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has updated Gatwick Airport’s IT infrastructure, a move intended to both futureproof the system and make it more tolerant to disruption.

First London City premises connects to Openreach FTTP

BT Openreach's Fibre First programme has connected to its first office building in the City of London, 21 Whitefriars Street. According to the Corporation of London, 12,000 more buildings will be given access to the fibre-to-the-premises service across the course of this year.

Barnacle and Aeris to make life easier for traffic wardens with IoT

Aeris is providing Barnacle Parking Enforcement with an IoT connectivity solution for the latter's Barnacles - bright light-weight yellow devices that can be used by parking officers to immobilise vehicles by covering their windshields, as a more efficient alternative to the heavy metal boots that ...


Vehicle 'instant diagnostics' tool launched

Telematics supplier Kinesis has launched a vehicle safety check app providing electronic updates in real time to fleet management systems. The solution, which runs on both Apple and Android devices, is also designed to enable staff to record vehicle defects using their device's digital camera.

ICCAs: This year’s winners

The International Critical Communications Awards took place in Berlin on 15 May and were co-located for the first time with Critical Communications World.


Banking sector voices data security concerns

Industry consultant Turner Little has reported that data security is currently the highest priority for the banking sector. Other key aims include to ‘implement a digital transformation plan,’ taking into account technology such as AI, augmented reality, biometrics and use of the cloud.


Pervacio’s Midlands move

Mobile device specialist Pervacio has opened a new technology hub in Birmingham, having moved from Coventry.

Siyata Mobile wins landmark customer

Siyata Mobile has received its first purchase order from the hospitality industry for its mobile PTT over cellular-enabled UR7 rugged ‘clamshell’ smartphone.

Colt Technology partners with Google

Connectivity specialist Colt Technology Services has announced its support for Google Cloud Partner Interconnect, a service enabling users to engage with the Google Cloud platform from any location.

UK AI industry to receive huge boost

The British government has launched a £1 billion collaboration between the public and private sectors to develop the country’s AI industry. The deal was announced this week by business secretary Greg Clark and digital secretary Matt Hancock.



States of Jersey deploys Pronto

States of Jersey Police has signed a three-year contract with Motorola Solutions in order to deploy the latter’s Pronto platform. The move is part of the force’s new mobile working initiative ‘SMARTpolice’.
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