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

O2's 5G service goes live

?O2 has launched its 5G network in the UK, with a range of new tariffs including an unlimited data plan. The 5G network is live in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, Slough and Leeds, improving capacity and reliability in key places.

Impact of 2G switch-off highlighted in UK SPF report

Despite the mobile’s industry’s current focus on 5G, the need for 2G services is likely to continue into the 2030s, given the extent to which they are relied upon by the elderly, rural users and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications, according to a report by Real Wireless; which was produced for ...



Hull opts for a smart city 'operating system'

Hull City Council will use Connexin’s CityOS platform to integrate, view, manage and respond to information from a range of council services, sensors and systems, using a single intelligent dashboard.

Small Cell Forum appoints new chair

?The Small Cell Forum (SCF) has appointed Dr. Prabhakar Chitrapu as its new chair, replacing AT&T’s David Orloff. Chitrapu leads AT&T’s Converged Access & Device Technology organisation and brings high-level technical and strategic leadership experience to the role.




Vodafone becomes the first UK MNO to share 4G spectrum for rural use

Vodafone is sharing some of its 4G spectrum with StrattoOpencell (part of the Digital Colony UK Infrastructure Platform – soon to be The Freshwave Group) to offer high-speed mobile broadband in remote areas without fibre connectivity, as part of a three-year agreement between the two companies.




Tiago Rodrigues becomes WBA CEO

Tiago Rodrigues has today (26 September) become CEO of the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) replacing CEO Shrikant Shenwai, one of the WBA’s founders and who will continue to work closely with WBA and the wireless industry.?






Ranplan appoints new CSO and commercial operations director

Ranplan Group AB has appointed Jon Ullmark, a specialist in the field of IoT and automation, as its chief strategy officer (a new position), effective from 1 September. Earlier this week, Ranplan also announced that it has recruited Anthony Sutton to the newly created role of commercial operations ...

Chatterbox bought by CSE Global

Chatterbox has been acquired by CSE Global, an international systems integrator with offices in more than 20 countries, and has been rebranded as CSE Chatterbox.



6G targets summarised in white paper

The 6G Flagship research programme at the University of Oulu, Finland, has published what it claims to be the world’s the first 6G White Paper – “Key Drivers and Research Challenges for 6G Ubiquitous Wireless Intelligence”, which is based on the output from a workshop at the first 6G Wireless ...

Everbridge and RiskBand partner up on worker safety wearables

Everbridge, a critical event management and enterprise safety software applications company, has formed a partnership with RiskBand, a provider of wearable, live-monitored professional safety devices, as part of Everbridge’s strategy to cater to the safety needs of employees who may not always have ...
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