Wireless & Communications

Nokia and Ooredoo Oman begin 4G and 5G fixed wireless access deployment

Nokia and Ooredoo have today announced the introduction of super-fast and reliable 4G and 5G fixed wireless (FWA) access throughout Oman. Work to deploy the Nokia FastMile 4G FWA solution throughout the country commenced in February 2021. The scope of work will initially see 15,000 homes and businesses connected. In …

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Telecommunications specialist Salumanus launches in the UK market

To support the UK through its transition to fibre at a time of unprecedented demand, leading telecommunications solutions provider, Salumanus, established Salumanus Ltd, a British division based in Manchester. Backed up by long-standing partnerships with telecommunications industry giants, including Orange and T-Mobile, Salumanus offers innovative solutions and technical support for …

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Nokia and Claro Chile deploy private wireless network for Minera Gold Fields

Nokia is partnering with Claro Chile to equip the new Gold Fields Salares Norte mine with a high-performance private wireless network. The solution will support the automation of mining operations by using different applications, such as remote-controlled trucks, excavators, drills and, in the future, drones. Being deployed is a private …

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Digi-Key Electronics Deploys Safe Distancing Solution for All Onsite Employees with Partners Option and GetWireless

Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, announced that it has deployed a robust safe distancing solution for all employees in their product distribution centre (PDC) with more than 2,500 active employee badges online in the first two weeks of the …

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u-blox extends reach of secure LTE-M, NB-IoT module with 400MHz support

u-blox, a provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies and services, has extended its industry leading SARA-R5 LTE-M and NB-IoT communications family with the introduction of a module that supports the 400-450 MHz LTE spectrum bands available in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. The u-blox SARA-R540S can communicate on LTE …

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Renesas Launches RX23W Module with Bluetooth for System Control and Wireless Communication on IoT Devices

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, introduced the RX23W Module with full Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy support for system control and wireless communication on IoT endpoint devices. Featuring the RX23W 32-bit RX MCU supporting fully integrated Bluetooth Low Energy communication, the new RX23W module is equipped …

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Goonhilly, the UK satellite communications innovator and space gateway, selects Mailock encrypted email solution

World renown satellite communications enabler, Goonhilly Earth Station (GES), has selected Beyond Encryption’s (BE), market leading email security system, Mailock, to deliver encrypted, highly secure mail when communicating with its partners. BE is based in Fareham, Hampshire. Goonhilly has a state-of-the-art deep space antenna with associated network and mission operation …

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New GPS/GNSS module gives 1cm, 0.2 degree positioning accuracy in the world’s smallest package

The growth in industrial automation and 5G has led many industries to demand increasingly accurate positioning data. Centimetre level high-precision positioning is needed within unmanned mobile vehicles, bridge/dam/hillside/building structure monitoring, drone aerial photography/logistics/artistic performance, handheld/wearable devices, precision agriculture, shared movement/tracking management and more. To address this need, LOCOSYS Technology Inc, …

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New report highlights willingness of infrastructure industry to digitally transform

The findings of the Infrastructure Client Group (ICG) Digital Benchmarking Report 2020, which provides a snapshot of digital maturity from members of the ICG’s Digital Transformation Task Group (DTTG), show that digital maturity increased by around 20% relative to last year driven particularly by improvements in digital transformation and asset …

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UK manufacturers should be sowing the seeds of digital transformation now to mitigate future risks, says InfinityQS

The UK manufacturing sector is reportedly close to stalling, as the perfect storm of Brexit coinciding with the Covid pandemic continues to disrupt national and international supply chains. According to Jason Chester, Director of Global Channel Programs at InfinityQS, despite the challenging environment, now is the time that industry leaders …

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