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WBA and Mettis Aerospace to trial Wi-Fi 6 for industrial use

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) and Mettis Aerospace have announced that they will perform what they describe as the world’s first Wi-Fi 6 Industrial Enterprise and IoT trial. It is the first of a series of trials that will take place around the world.


Commercial 5G goes live in Switzerland

Ericsson and Swisscom claim to have switched on the first large-scale commercial 5G network in Europe that supports commercially available smartphones.

O2 to offer NHS voice and data deal

Mobile network operator O2 has launched its ‘health tariff,’ which it describes as a “unique connectivity package” exclusively for health organisations.

Smart city organisation records landmark year

The Wi-SUN Alliance has announced that it has achieved a number of “major milestones” over the course of the past year, including the launch of its field area networks (FAN) certification programme.



Airbus kits out major motorsport event with TETRA

Airbus provided secure communications for this year's Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix, which took place at the end of March. The technology was rolled out using the Kingdom of Bahrain’s extended TETRA network infrastructure.



CommScope completes its acquisition of Arris

CommScope has completed its acquisition of Arris International plc, the owner of Ruckus Networks. The deal was announced on 8 November and was valued at around $7.4 billion.


Ingenso launches the Opus Partner Network

Ingenso Limited, the creator of the Opus brand of two-way radios, has announced that it is building a limited network of resellers and is therefore seeking to hear from dealers who are interested in providing their clients with cost-effective solutions.


RadioTrade appoints two new directors

RadioTrade has appointed two new directors, Peter Bearryman and Diane Keevil, to enhance the support it provides to its partners and continue to drive growth in the channel.


Small businesses hit hardest over cybercrime in 2018

?Small businesses in the UK bore the brunt of £17 billion worth of cyber attacks in 2018, according to new research from Beaming, the business internet service provider. Almost two thirds of UK companies employing between 10 and 49 people – the equivalent of 130,000 businesses nationwide – fell ...






Ericsson: changes at the top

Ericsson has announced that current senior vice president and head of market area Middle East & Africa, Rafiah Ibrahim, is becoming advisor to company CEO Börje Ekholm. Ibrahim – who has been in her current position since 2017 – will assume her new role at the end of August.

Semtech launches LoRa Cloud Geolocation service

Semtech Corporation has launched its new LoRa Cloud Geolocation service, which is compatible with the LoRaWAN protocol. The company claims that the service can be easily integrated to provide a low-cost and performance-optimised geolocation solution.

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