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Wi-Fi 6 is here! So now what will you be testing?

02 July, 2019 by Mark Mullins

Earlier this year, the IEEE released its 802.11ax Enhancements for High Efficiency Wireless (HEW) LAN standard, known commonly as Wi-Fi 6.

5G market to reach US$700bn by 2030

18 June, 2019

IDTechEx Research suggested the 5G rollout will accelerate the growth of the telecommunications, automotive, manufacturing and entertainment industries.

Operators fear 5G will increase energy costs

05 March, 2019

Telecommunication operators are optimistic about the future services 5G will enable, but over 90% also fear it will result in much higher energy costs, according to new research.

pureLiFi to demonstrate consumer-ready Gigabit LiFi

13 February, 2019

pureLiFi has announced it will present the first Gigabit LiFi components in a commercial device at Mobile World Congress (MWC) later this month.

GE MDS Orbit Platform

05 February, 2019

The GE MDS Orbit industrial wireless router platform is designed to offer the security, reliability, performance and wireless flexibility required for next-generation industrial networks.

Emergency lights create smart building network

09 January, 2019

Buildings may soon be able to monitor themselves, report problems autonomously and even talk to smartphones with the rollout of an IoT solution known as EMIoT.

Technology to improve data transfer in 5G networks

11 December, 2018

The technology aims to allow cellular communication nodes in 5G systems to partition bandwidth more efficiently to improve end-to-end data transmission rates.

Li-Fi technology presented to the President of China

12 November, 2018

Scottish technology company pureLiFi recently presented its Li-Fi technology as a symbol of UK innovation at China's International Import Expo (CIIE).

The growth of Li-Fi

09 October, 2018

Growing market interest and the development of a new global standard mean Li-Fi technology is one step closer to becoming commercialised.

5G to fast-track smart cities

03 October, 2018

The fifth-generation wireless network is expected to fast-track the smart city, but there is still more to be done to prepare for 5G in the smart city space.

Conquering Wi-Fi connectivity issues

14 March, 2017 by Amit Rao, Director – APAC Channels

With more businesses, public spaces and educational institutions offering Wi-Fi, understanding how to troubleshoot Wi-Fi network issues is crucial. There is an expectation for Wi-Fi networks to work seamlessly. When they don’t, it can be frustrating both for users and for network engineers.

The mother of invention

16 January, 2017

Daniel Saffioti, CIO of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, had been told for years his property in Haywards Bay, NSW (south of Wollongong), was not eligible for NBN access, despite the fact that a fibre (FTTP) pillar was installed directly opposite his home. When his neighbours started getting NBN access via FTTN, he took matters into his own hands.

The future of wireless charging

28 November, 2016

We could soon overcome the issues with charging smart devices, according to new research from University of Washington (UW), Duke University (DU) and the Intellectual Ventures' Invention Science Fund (ISF).

FieldVision HD video communication platform

21 September, 2016

With safety and speed of resolution in mind, field engineers across the globe can now solve customer issues with a clear connection back to the office via FieldVision HD, a video communication platform for maintenance and inspection personnel from Neox.

Securing wireless networks in the IoT era

20 September, 2016 by Ilan Rubin, Managing Director

Organisations must make strategic changes to effectively secure wired and wireless LANs while supporting business applications for use on mobile and desktop devices alike. This means taking a 'mobile-first' mentality.

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