Arqiva and Sensus help Anglian Water rollout smart meter project

04 June 2018

Sensus says its FlexNet base stations provide the communication links between the utility provider and its metering endpoints.

Sensus' FlexNet base stations provide the comms links between the utility provider and its metering endpoints.

Arqiva and utility technology provider Sensus will build and operate fixed network infrastructure to facilitate the deployment of thousands of new smart water meters for Anglian Water.

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University of Surrey 5GIC provides boost to regional SMEs

04 June 2018

Launched in 2015, the 5GIC is now the largest UK academic research centre dedicated to the development of the next generation of wireless communications.

Launched in 2015, the 5GIC is now the largest UK academic research centre dedicated to the development of the next generation of wireless communications.

The University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) has announced the selection of its first seven SME Technology Partners.

This is the first step in the university’s 5G SME engagement programme which is aimed at widening 5G opportunities to smaller companies. 

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E-band hits Lincoln streets for smart city surveillance network

15 May 2018

Lincoln Council upgraded 300 CCTV cameras to a new wireless high definition 4K UHD system after a £400,000 investment

Lincoln Council upgraded 300 CCTV cameras to a new wireless high definition 4K UHD system after a £400,000 investment

City of Lincoln Council has deployed Siklu’s mmWave (millimetre wave) radios as part of its Vision 2020 smart city project.

Announced last year, Vision 2020 is a three-year plan to improve the city’s infrastructure, roadways and parks, and includes investing in a new transportation hub.

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Government-funded projects pave the way to make UK a 5G leader

09 April 2018

The government has announced the winners of a £25m competition to pave the way for the rollout of 5G technology.

The six testbed projects will receive between £2m and £5m in government grants as part of a total investment of £41m from private sector and other public sector funding.

The winners include 5G RuralFirst which is led by Cisco with the University of Strathclyde as lead partner.

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