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Vodafone UK has launched its 5G o ering for consumer
and business customers, at an event taking place in the
heart of the City of London.
Coverage across the network will be provided by
Ericsson, leveraging solutions including its Baseband
6630 and Massive MIMO 6488 products, in order
to enable 5G on the 3.5GHz frequency. The launch
- which took place at restaurant The Sky Garden -
included a ‘virtual demonstration,’ with highlights from
the latest Ericsson ConsumerLab Report, titled 5G
Consumer Potential. The network was switched on
by Formula 1 legend Lewis Hamilton.
5 Copper Horse
David Rogers, CEO of mobile and IoT security company
Copper Horse, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s
Birthday Honours list. He is also the author of the UK’s
Code of Practice for Consumer IoT Security, as developed
by the Secure by Design initiative.
Rogers also chairs the mobile industry’s GSMA Fraud
and Security Group, and sits on the executive board of
the IoT Security Foundation. He teaches part-time at two
universities, lecturing on mobile system security at the
University of Oxford, and as a visiting professor in cyber
security and digital forensics at York St John University.
6 ANT Telecom
Corrugated and paper packaging company Smurfi t
Kappa Group has rolled out ANT Telecom’s lone
worker protection system across all 19 of its UK sites.
The solution is designed to provide SOS and
man-down capabilities in both ‘normal’ and harsh
environments, allowing users to raise an alert via
the pressing of the device’s in-built panic button, or
the activation of its tilt mechanism. According to a
statement, ANT has been working with the company
since 2011, initially providing lone worker devices
across fi ve of its locations.
7 M.R.S. Communications
M.R.S. Communications has provided
a two-way radio system to Harborne
Village business improvement district.
The solution includes a single Mototrbo
SLR5500, a TRBOnet radio dispatch
solution, and 34 SL2600 two-way
Each handset is assigned to a di erent
shop or pub, with caller IDs assigned
in order to “make it easy to see
which BID member is speaking”. The
TRBOnet Enterprise solution also
allows the dispatcher to send texts