Digital radio

Digital radio technologies such as DMR provide users with a wealth of features, in addition to reliable push-to-talk and one-to-many communication. Digital radio systems are increasingly being integrated with organisations' IT systems, allowing alerts and alarms to be sent out to staff over a wide area

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Co-Op trials body-worn cameras in Scottish stores

The Scottish Midland Co-operative Society (Scotmid Co-Op) has begun trialling the use of body-worn video cameras (BWV) across what it described as three “high risk stores” in Scotland.

The co-operative, which has more than 185 Scotmid supermarkets and Lakes & Dales ...

Nokia to create 5G network gold mine

Europe’s largest gold mine is set to become host to a new standalone (SA) 5G private network deployed by Nokia and Telia.

Nokia has announced it will deploy the 5G SA network for Agnico Eagle Finland at the Kittilä mine which is situated around 900km north of ...

New world record for LoRa comms

A team of European scientists have set a new distance world record for long range (LoRa) communications technology by transmitting a message more than 730,360km to the Moon and back.

The team of CA Muller Radio Astronomy Station's Jan van Muijlwijk and Tammo Jan ...

Notts County Council to create world’s first 5G forest

Nottinghamshire County Council has announced plans to invest in robot dogs, internet-controlled drones and a wireless upgrade at Sherwood Forest which it claims will make it the world's first 5G-connected forest.

The £10m trial, part-funded by the government's Rural ...

New digital radios rolled out on Blackpool transport

TES Communication Solutions has announced it is supplying Blackpool's buses and trams with a digital radio upgrade which it claims will give drivers and controllers faster communications.

Blackpool Transport Services said the upgrade from analogue radios to a digital ...

In-Depth

Lone worker solutions

Simon Creasey speaks to solution developers about the ongoing evolution of ‘lone worker’ technology to help protect those working in the local government space.

Over the past 18 months, huge swathes of the UK population have in essence become what might be referred to ...

Jason Johur Big Interview

Philip Mason talks to Ericsson strategy and market development director Jason Johur about the opportunities created by mission-critical organisations’ increasing use of broadband

The Big Interview section across the past couple of issues of Land Mobile has ...

Supply chain wireless tech

The impact of the pandemic and Brexit has caused considerable disruption to delivery of goods in the UK, prompting some transport and logistics businesses to accelerate investment in wireless technology

The UK transport and logistics (T&L) sector has experienced a ...

Next Generation 999 evolution

As the ‘Next Generation 999’ concept is becoming increasingly important to the public safety call-handling conversation Philip Mason speaks to some of the major players facilitating the use of broadband data to contact the emergency services.

Public safety ...

Cloud-based business tools

Simon Creasey investigates the ongoing evolution of cloud-based business tools as we head into a new era of remote working

One of the most oft-cited concepts during the COVID-19 pandemic has been the ‘acceleration of pre-existing trends’, particularly taking place in ...

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