WBA claims ‘world’s first’

14 June 2019

Mettis Aerospace’s 27-acre West Midlands facility

Mettis Aerospace’s 27-acre West Midlands facility

 

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has announced what it claims to be the world’s first Wi-Fi 6 industrial enterprise and IoT trial, as part of its ongoing Wi-Fi program.

Mettis Aerospace, a designer and manufacturer of precision-forged, machined and sub-assembled components, primarily for the aerospace and defence industry, will work with WBA members to test several use cases on a Wi-Fi 6 network at its 27-acre West Midlands (UK) facility.

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GetSAT and SatixFy collaborate to deliver advanced MCPC system

14 June 2019

SatixFy, a provider of baseband modem and antenna chips, products and solutions and GetSAT, the manufacturer of innovative satellite terminals for aerial, maritime and land-based applications, are together offering an advanced MCPC system for what they claim is more highly efficient network optimisation to improve ground-satellite link conditions and data throughput.

The collaboration will enable SatixFy platforms to operate and manage GetSAT micronised antenna and modem products.

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Belden router now backed with Verizon 4G/LTE technology

14 June 2019

Belden, provider of signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, says its Magnum DX940e Industrial Cellular Router is now backed with Verizon certified 4G/LTE technology. 

This compact device from the company’s GarrettCom brand uses the technology to offer “the most reliable connections” over wireless networks in energy facilities and adheres to NERC CIP industry standards by delivering stricter security protocols and extended flexibility. 

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HERE Technologies, Shields and Infosys team up

21 May 2019

HERE Technologies, Shields and Infosys are collaborating on a powerful and cost-effective way to perform 5G network design and deployment.

The new solution, demonstrated at MWC 2019 in Barcelona, is designed to help enterprises including mobile network operators (MNOs) save both time and money when performing 5G radio frequency planning. The companies estimate that it would enable enterprises to reduce the time to identify real estate acquisition for 5G small cells as well as cut the cost of RF design by more than 40 per cent.

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