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5G’s Roll-Out in the UK: A Case of Too Little, Too Soon?

5G has arrived – or has it? The new services are surprisingly limited in geographic coverage, performance and features, observes Nick Sacke, focusing on broadband-only applications. The massive Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity application of the services has been delayed to...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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‘Tools of the Trade’: Hints and Tips for Working in Risk Management

What’s it really like to work in the field of risk management? In conjunction with the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), Risk Xtra is beginning a new series of articles running under the banner ‘Tools of the Trade’ in which we ask practising professionals to...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019
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Cost of Government’s new Emergency Services Network set to escalate by £3.1 billion

The all-new communications system being put in place for the Emergency Services will now cost just shy of 50% more than originally expected and is “unlikely” to be ready to be delivered by the target date of 2022. According to the National Audit Office’s (NAO)...
Posted On 10 May 2019
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UK cyber security leaders move to state perceived Huawei 5G risks “can be managed”

UK cyber security chiefs at the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have apparently stated that any potential risk posed by involving technology concern Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s solutions in forthcoming UK telecoms projects “can be managed”. The...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019
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5G and the Evolution of Mobile Networks

Just like the preceding 4G LTE and WiMAX networks, fifth generation networks are expected to greatly increase available bandwidth, with improved end-to-end performance providing a better end user experience, writes Adrian Taylor. In the most basic of terms, 4G LTE was the...
Posted On 05 Feb 2019
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New collaborations underpin ongoing development at The Emergency Services Show 2016

The 2016 Emergency Services Show proved to be the biggest in the event’s ten-year history and provided a fascinating insight into the UK’s fast-evolving Emergency Services industry. The move to the larger Hall 5 at the NEC in Birmingham enabled the organisers to offer more...
Posted On 30 Sep 2016
The first contract to provide a replacement communications system for the Emergency Services has been awarded to Kellogg Brown & Root
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Kellogg Brown & Root awarded first contract for new Emergency Services communications network

The first contract to provide a replacement communications system for the Emergency Services has been awarded to Kellogg Brown & Root Limited (KBR), the Home Office has announced. KBR successfully bid for Lot 1 and will now become the delivery partner for the Emergency...
Posted On 27 Aug 2015