Arqiva and CityFibre partner for UK’s largest pilot of 5G-ready small cell infrastructure

05 December 2018

The firms have created a new 15km high density fibre network which is multi-operator capable.

The firms have created a new 15km high density fibre network which is multi-operator capable.

Arqiva and CityFibre are working together on what’s claimed to be the UK’s largest pilot of wholesale, 5G-ready small cell infrastructure.

As part of a multimillion pound pilot project, the partners have created an all new 15km high density fibre network in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

This consists of a fibre ring with more than 90 cabinets to enable the sharing of the infrastructure.

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O2 launches trial to boost London network ahead of 5G

05 December 2018

The operator is using Nokia’s technology to enhance connectivity and lay 5G foundations across the capital.

The operator is using Nokia’s technology to enhance connectivity and lay 5G foundations across the capital.

O2 is piloting Massive MIMO technology in London’s Kings Cross and Marble Arch. 

The operator says the tests are aimed at enhancing connectivity for customers, and to pave the way for the future deployment of 5G across the capital.

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Pangea and Buddy in UK power bid

05 December 2018

Pangea says its system is installed in a few hours with a ‘Fitbit’ device that clips onto a surface in the building. This then communicates with Buddy Platform via Pangea’s cellular IoT connectivity.

Pangea says its system is installed in a few hours with a ‘Fitbit’ device that clips onto a surface in the building. This then communicates with Buddy Platform via Pangea’s cellular IoT connectivity.

IoT specialists Pangea and Buddy Platform are teaming up in a bid to transform the way energy is used in buildings in the UK and beyond. UK-based Pangea provides global IoT connectivity, systems, and actionable analytics.

Users can remotely monitor, analyse, and control their networked devices via the company’s portal.

 

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HE networks “more challenging” to manage

29 November 2018

Which of the following devices do you own and use on campus?

The study found that compared to two years ago, there is now a “significant” number of new IoT devices used on campus networks.

Which of the following devices do you own and use on campus?

The study found that compared to two years ago, there is now a “significant” number of new IoT devices used on campus networks.

Networks at higher education institutions are increasing in complexity which makes them more vulnerable to attack, according to new research by Infoblox.

For its Defending Networks at HigherLearning Institutions – Heroes Needed report, the managed network services provider surveyed 678 students, staff, and IT professionals from HE institutions in the US, UK and Germany.

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