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UK 5G can thrive in a post-Huawei world
We are already starting to see further commitment from the UK Government in recognising that leading-edge technologies exist in-country – technologies such as millimetre wave that could form the backbone of the UK’s 5G strategy.
Funding boost for UK tech innovators to seize opportunities of 5G technology
The next wave of government-funded research and development projects aiming to put Britain at the forefront of 5G technology have been announced.
Government Names UK 5G Create Pilots for £30m Investment
A group of local healthcare bodies, the University of Liverpool, BluWireless, Broadway Partners will build a 5G network designed to benefit local NHS, social care services and other public bodies in a post-Covid-19 world.
Interview with Henry Nurser – Chief Business Development Officer of Blu Wireless
We caught up with Henry Nurser to hear his views on emerging trends in network technology.
Blu Wireless makes available 60GHz mmWave evaluation kit
Blu Wireless has brought together its own extensive knowledge and expertise from the silicon right up to the systems level - in the form of an easy to set up 60GHz mmWave communications link - using field proven technology.
How will 5G transform transport?
Blu Wireless’s chief marketing officer Mark Barrett explains: “Everyone wants to use wifi on the trains, but there’s not enough capacity..."
Blu Wireless appoints Alan Jones as new Chief Executive Officer
Bristol-based technology company, Blu Wireless, have today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Alan Jones as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, to lead the company in an exciting commercial growth phase effective since early February.
TechSPARK’s Top 50-21 innovators
TechSpark are celebrating the individuals who have had a rippling impact on our community – not just in economic terms, in the ways they facilitate collaboration and personal growth throughout the region too.
School Bus Wi-Fi, A Turning Point in Transportation Technology
In the United Kingdom, FirstGroup and Blu Wireless launched a project in February on the South Western Railway, to boost connectivity on trains through 5G technology.
How 5G Is Keeping Liverpool Healthy
The project focuses on the use of 5G for health and social care, treating both elements as a single entity on the basis that getting social care right will mean less health care.
Simon Holmes and Mark Barrett take a look at the benefits that 5G technology will bring to both passengers and TOCs.
Huawei Vs Ericsson: Naming Names
Many companies are building real 5G systems, read more in the article.
O2 to provide 5G network for CAV testing in the UK
O2 will enable 5G connectivity to Millbrook testing facilities from June 2019, using its 2.3 GHz and 3.4 GHz spectrum in advance of the first phase of its 5G rollout in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London later this year.
Liverpool 5G Health and Social Care pilot extended for a year
The additional funding takes the total funding to £4.9m for 11 organisations from Liverpool’s hospitals, council, universities and technology SMEs creating new 5G supported health technologies.
Bad Science' Mast Protests Will Hold Back 5G
For 5G to deliver its promise it needs to be everywhere.
MWC19 – Barcelona Welcomes in the Era of 5G
Prior to MWC, Sivers and Blu Wireless announced a demonstration achieving 1 Gbps over a 700 m link at 60 GHz.
Bristol companies wow in Barcelona
The show brings together the entire mobile and wireless industry around the world, and are a great showcase for companies such as Blu Wireless Technology, Zeetta Networks and KETS Quantum Security working with global partners.
5G roll out to begin on South Western Railway
FirstGroup has announced that its Rail Division will be the exclusive supplier of Blu Wireless’s 5G communications for ontrain connectivity.
Bristol tech for high speed 5G links to cars
Blu Wireless Technology in Bristol is part of the £4.1m AutoAir project led by Airspan Networks along with DenseAir, 5GIC, Quortus and Realwireless, as well as Arm and McLaren.
FirstGroup taps Blu Wireless to offer 5G Wi-Fi on UK trains
The two companies have developed an economically viable end-to-end 5G solution in collaboration with Network Rail, the Department for Transport and the Department for Culture Media and Sport.
Welcome to Silicon Gorge - not part of London
Bristol — nicknamed "Silicon Gorge" because of its historic ties to semi- conductors — is one of a number of cities whose digital sectors are gathering momentum.
First trains with 5G will be in the south west as operator pioneers next generation network
South Western Railway is working jointly with Network Rail and us to improve on board wi-fi by up to 100 times.
MP Margot James hears how 5G tech is transforming care in Liverpool
Minister for digital and culture Margot James visited Liverpool to see how 5G technology is helping to improve the delivery of health and social care.
UK’s First Independent 5G test bed for CAVs goes live
The Airspan led 5G for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) consortium, AutoAir, has announced final deployment of a Hyper-Dense small cell network of 89 base stations .
Minister Praises 5G Tech Pilot Scheme
Margot James, Minister for Digital and Culture singled out praise for Europe’s first dedicated 5G health and social care pilot.
AutoAir 5G testbed launched to test CAVs
The UK’s AutoAir project has just hit a major milestone, having launched a 5G test network at Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire.
Testing 5G At Millbrook
Trials are due to start in February, heavy snow will challenge the 60 GHz backhaul as much as it challenges the sports cars on the test track.
Blu Wireless launches second generation high speed wireless tech
The HYDRA 2.X family of designs will be used by chip makers who want to provide speeds of 10Gbit/s to over 100Gbit/s.
Bristol to get 5G wireless in 2019
Bristol is to be one of the first UK cities to get 5G wireless next year as EE rolls out the technology.
Blu Wireless shows its 5G tech in gigabit link
Blu Wireless Technology (BWT) has demonstrated its gigabit wireless technology in a network across Bristol.
Blu Wireless Technology announces the HYDRA 2.X family of System IP for 802.11ay mmWave applications
The HYDRA 2.X family of System IP can be configured to reach throughputs ranging from 10Gbps to over 100Gbps and supports many of the new proposed features of the 802.11ay standard – including channel bonding and MIMO.
Sivers IMA And Blu Wireless Technology Showcased Market-Ready Pre-11ay System At TIP Summit And Broadband World Forum
In a full reference system combining Sivers IMA’s high performing RF module and Blu Wireless’s baseband chip, have been able to show outstanding system capabilities including many pre-11ay standard features as well as full 14 GHz of bandwidth (57-71 GHz).