Articles by Mark Barrett

  • 5G for security industry comes of age

    21st July 2021 by Mark Barrett

    5G for security industry comes of age

    This article first appeared on IFSEC Global. Digital transformation has changed the face of perimeter security and defence, with the traditional physical perimeter being replaced by a network of endpoints that can often be moved....

  • 5G as a Game-Changer for Defence Critical Systems

    11th May 2021 by Mark Barrett

    5G as a Game-Changer for Defence Critical Systems

    This article first appeared as an interview with the European Security Defence Magazine. April 2021, page 61 For current defence network systems, carrying more than voice and simple datagrams to and from the tactical network...

  • The license-exempt spectrum: An opportunity for 3GPP – PART 1

    18th November 2020 by Mark Barrett

    The license-exempt spectrum: An opportunity for 3GPP – PART 1

    Our CMO Mark Barrett discusses the future and benefits of licence-exempt technology in the mmWave spectrum, and how it will enable better connectivity by complementing 3GPP. In this first part we discuss how the unlicensed...

  • Opening up UK 5G networks with millimetre wave

    15th October 2020 by Mark Barrett

    Opening up UK 5G networks with millimetre wave

    A radical programme is opening up new ways to roll out 5G mobile networks in the UK, all the way from the radio front end through to the core network. The Open RAN (O-RAN) Alliance is...

  • Constant Connectivity

    11th June 2019 by Mark Barrett

    Constant Connectivity

    By Simon Holmes, Head of Digital Communications at First Group and Mark Barrett, CMO at Blu Wireless Published in Railway Strategies, Issue 155. Reliable and uninterrupted connectivity is essential to people’s personal and professional lives. However,...

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