Technology

Wireless comms technology is constantly evolving – here at Land Mobile we cover everything from traditional analogue radio to 5G research and development

Expertise and innovation

(Advertorial) Sam Fenwick asks Daniel Scotney at Motorola Solutions what is the best solution for business customers who need critical communications for their mobile workers

Making it easy

(Advertorial) Airsys has been busy over the past few months, making sure that its overall offering addresses all the needs of its partners, while eliminating or reducing many of their day-to-day issues.


Galileo: a fix on the future

Advanced navigation satellites will support a mass of new and improved applications on land, sea and in the air. Richard Lambley reports

Go on Wi-SUN

Philip Mason talks to president of the Wi-SUN Alliance Phil Beecher about large-scale, ‘outdoor’ IoT, and the importance of open standards.

Feeding the world with IoT

Mass adoption of IoT in agriculture has yet to take off, but trials show the technology works, so now it is a case of spreading awareness, as James Atkinson reports.

Small cells, big ideas

Philip Mason looks at how small cells can be used in combination with the urban environment to make cities safer and more appealing, while also helping to bring civic history to life through augmented reality.

Keeping the wheels turning

(Advertorial) Whether your requirement is for wide area communications or in-building lone worker protection, TASSTA has you covered

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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.

Digital underground

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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
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