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On Tuesday, the eagerly anticipated AutoAir Testbed came to fruition at Millbrook Proving Ground, demonstrating the work of Blu Wireless and its consortium partners, led by Airspan. The government-funded 5G Testbed has successfully shown the feasibility of achieving super-fast connectivity of up to 1Gbps between vehicles travelling at high speeds. This is not only a […]

On-board train connectivity is a constant problem for commuters. Within the current UK infrastructure, many resort to working from their phones or hot-spotting themselves in order to work on their laptops. However, even by using this stopgap, it doesn’t take long for commuters to fall foul of patchy internet access, disrupting their output away from […]

James Pascoe has played an integral role in powering High-Speed Transport connectivity. An Embedded Software Engineer, James has 20 years of experience in the industry and is an expert in his discipline. While developing crucial pieces of software which drive the real-world applications of Blu Wireless’s technology, he also manages a team of five people […]

By Mark Barrett The way we consume video is changing, driven by the growing popularity of streaming and OTT services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. By 2022, video will account for 82% of IP traffic, according to Cisco. High definition is out and ultra-high definition is in. With this, comes a big shift in […]

Many Internet Service Providers are concerned with the immediate viability and payback of 5G. Several negative perceptions of the technology, including that it is both complex and expensive to deploy, reign in the industry. However, unlicensed mmWave Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) technology is an option which could provide a cost-effective, stable and fibre-level alternative to […]

by Henry Nurser From Virtual Reality to autonomous vehicles to telemedicine, there has been a lot of noise around 5G’s transformative capacity in 2018. In October, Forbes even predicted that a 5G Tsunami was incoming in 2019 and that “waves of 5G announcements” would be made. While this is true, and many companies who have […]

2018 has truly been the year of connected cars. Car brands, mobile operators and equipment manufacturers are all teaming up to develop their own solutions. Only last month, Kia and Hyundai announced plans to launch their own connected vehicle services with Vodafone. And this won’t stop anytime soon – the market is set to be […]

In OECD countries, Health and Social Care spending accounts for 21% of GDP – or $7,800 per capita. While this level of spending is significant, increased budgets may seem like the most logical step to take in order to improve service levels. Often, as the OECD states, this is a dangerous assumption to make. The […]

By Ray McConnell Thanks to recent innovations in unlicensed Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) technology, the UK is in a unique position to benefit from 5G Enhanced Mobile Broadband (eMBB). Historically, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have been discouraged from delivering full Fibre To The Premises (FTTP) due to the expense of the ‘last mile’ connection. This […]