Radio Systems

Canberra sets limits for 5G spectrum auction

13 August, 2020

Allocation limits of 1 GHz will be set for the auction of 26 GHz spectrum in 2021, to prevent monopolisation by single telcos.


Teltronic TETRA for new Finnish railway locomotives

07 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Teltronic SA Unipersonal

Teltronic will supply EN50155/EN45545-compliant voice-and-data radios, touchscreen consoles and accessories for 60 new VR Group locomotives.


UK 700 MHz, 3.6–3.8 GHz auction details updated

04 August, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Ofcom has published the results of consultations into its 5G spectrum auction rules statement and updated the expected timing for the auction.


Stone Mountain TruDock remote speaker microphone cradle

01 August, 2020 | Supplied by: BluSkye

Stone Mountain TruDock cradles can be used to mount and charge BluSkye Bluetooth remote speaker microphones.


Cambium says 20,000 of its CBRS devices are in use

30 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Cambium Networks Ltd

Cambium Networks has announced that around 20,000 of its Citizens Broadband Radio Service devices are being used by more than 150 service providers in the US.


ARCIA responds to comms reform consultation

29 July, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Australian Radio Communications Industry Association

While generally supportive of the government's radio reform proposals, ARCIA has raised concerns about spectrum, compliance and enforcement issues.


Nokia, Vivo partner for private LTE for Brazilian mine

29 July, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Nokia Solutions and Networks Singapore Pte Ltd

The technology for Vale's Carajás mine will enable the deployment of autonomous drill platforms and trucks, and provide improved mine-wide communications.


Finnish Power operator granted first-of-kind licence

28 July, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Traficom has granted the country's first-ever radio licence for a local mobile network to Fortum's Loviisa Power Plant, in the frequency band 2300–2320 MHz.


Real-time rural water monitoring via satellite

24 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Inmarsat Services Ltd

Inmarsat, Pivotel and Farmbot will provide satellite-enabled IoT water management solutions to farmers across Australia.


Nokia deploys SON software to support its move to 5G

23 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The EdenNet SON software will enable its partner Telstra to boost automation across its mobile network and support its move to 5G.


Optus deploys more generators in north Queensland

20 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Optus Corporate Affairs

Optus has rolled out 33 generators in the Townsville, Cairns, Mackay, Rockhampton and Fraser Coast areas to improve the reliability of key sites.


Nokia claims pathway for easy 4G-to-5G upgrades

16 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Nokia Solutions and Networks Singapore Pte Ltd

A software upgrade can transition 4G/LTE radios to 5G/NR, avoiding the need for tower climbs and streamlining the process of refarming spectrum.


6000 Motorola TETRA pagers for German relief agency

15 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The two-way pagers for the Federal Agency for Technical Relief will ensure fast interaction between first responders when natural disasters strike.


R&S to supply comms for Cape-class patrol boats

14 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Rohde & Schwarz (Australia) Pty Ltd

The equipment will include Rohde & Schwarz's Naval Integrated Communications System with multilayer security and secure V/UHF and HF.


Airbus hybrid tech for China's Jinan Airport

14 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The upgrade to the existing Airbus TETRA system will help simplify the site's operations and provide extended network coverage.


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