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  • CW member BT launches free Wi-Fi controls giving families greater management of screen time

    BT is giving families greater control over screen time for free with its latest update, Wi-Fi Controls. The new feature available on the Smart Hub 2 gives parents the power to pause the internet at home and control up to 15 devices.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW member GSMA Reveals First Details for MWC Barcelona 2020

    CEOs from Companies Including Airbus, Nokia, Novartis, NTT Docomo, Orange, Telefónica and Viacom, Speaking in MWC Keynote Programme.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 6 min Read
  • CW welcomes new SIG Champions

    Special Interest Group (SIG) Champions are the backbone of the CW community. With the support of the CW team, they take each of our SIG events from concept to delivery, working together to create an agenda, engage speakers and chair each event as it happens.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW Member NTT Data Looking for Start-Ups

    NTT Data, a company at #50 in the Fortune Global 500 who invests $3.6Bn in R&D annually, is seeking start-ups with solutions across seven domains listed below. Apply today for the opportunity to pitch your business to all its relevant business units and group companies.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW member BT launches smart cycling trial

    Moving to greener forms of transport is one of the key challenges in addressing today’s environmental concerns.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • The present, the future & the challenges of AR/VR

    On Tuesday 17th September, CW ran a Future Devices & Technologies SIG event on the topic of immersive technologies from the perspectives of design, business outcomes, monetisation opportunities and killer use-cases which was kindly sponsored by NTT Data and hosted at their NTT Data Innovation Lab in London.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW Technology & Engineering Conference Review

    On 26 September 2019 over 150 senior engineers and researchers assembled for the CW Technology & Engineering Conference to dive into the application of Massive MIMO, Satellites and other new technologies that are transforming the networks, now and in the future.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • CW member Trimble and Qualcomm Establish Alliance to Produce High-Accuracy Positioning Solutions for Connected Vehicles

    Companies Aim to Provide Sub Lane-Level Accuracy to Automotive OEMs and Tier 1 Suppliers.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW member GSMA Partnership Programme Expands to Create the Largest IoT Community in Asia Pacific

    32 Operators in 16 Countries Creating Innovative IoT Solutions; APAC IoT market to Reach 11 billion Connections by 2025.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW member GSMA Study Reports Mobile Industry Steps Up Commitment to Delivering Sustainable Development Goals

    New ‘Mobile Industry Impact Report’ Points to Increased Impact Across All 17 SDGs.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW member GSMA Launches Inclusive Tech Lab

    GSMA Tech Lab, to Develop and Drive Inclusive Technologies, in Collaboration with Industry Stakeholders and Supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Water industry must harness power of data

    British Water is offering CW members a 20% discount to Data: Now & Beyond, a conference for the water industry in Leeds on 9 October, in order to bring the technology and water communities together.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW member CGI's global delivery centers of excellence in India appraised at CMMI® Level 5 in Version 2.0 for application development services

    BANGALORE, India, Sept. 19, 2019 - CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announced that its India global delivery centers of excellence have been assessed at Level 5, version 2.0, of the CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model Integration for application development services.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW becomes accredited CPD provider

    First event to offer points is the CW Technology & Engineering Conference on 26 September.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW member BT launches counter drone solution

    BT today announced the launch of a new counter drone solution that will help organisations protect themselves from threats to privacy, security and safety by intruding drones.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW's Scale-up Fortnight

    Join us for our Scale-up Fortnight mini-series between the 8th to the 15th October which will be focusing on the ‘behind-the-scenes’ of start-ups and scale-ups!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Could your company tap into the potential of the Xiongan New Area?

    CW is running a delegation to the Xiongan New Area, located in Hebei, in October 2019. The trip includes pre-arranged business meetings with relevant companies looking to purchase or invest in UK technology and the opportunity to exhibit at the huge China International Digital Economy Expo.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • The long history of communications regulation

    This guest blog has been contributed by spectrum expert, Simon Pike who will be speaking at our upcoming joint Small Cells & Radio Technologies SIG event on the 21 October 2019.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • What is the impact of 5G on carriers?

    This guest blog has been contributed by Brett Chester, VP of Marketing for Sitetracker who are sponsoring CW TEC 2019: '5G, Satellites & Magic MIMO'

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Join CW's senior level delegation to China in October

    CW is offering members a package deal to exhibit at the China International Digital Economy Expo (CIDEE) in Shijiazhuang this October.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW member SSE Enterprise Telecoms joins forces with Synaptec to enable real-time analysis of UK energy networks, paving the way for smart grids and a more sustainable energy supply

    Power line condition monitoring technology – underpinned by SSE Enterprise Telecoms’ fibre network – will give UK electricity providers enhanced operational visibility of their networks.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Three new directors welcomed to CW’s board

    CW (Cambridge Wireless) has today announced the latest additions to its board. From an extensive list of highly qualified candidates, Olu Orugboh, Ann Fisher and James Chapman were co-opted by current directors.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • “If society is to be sustainable, it must transform across the board”

    For the third event in the year-long CW Unplugged: Tech for the Environment programme, CW assembled a plethora of technology and engineering experts to discuss ‘Tech for Fire’.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • All organisations should be great storytellers - new offer for CW members

    As the Fourth Industrial Revolution rapidly changes how people live, work, and communicate, the human currency of storytelling has never been more important nor the tools more varied. CW members can learn about these tools for a discounted rate at an upcoming event run by StoryLab. Its Director, Shreepali Patel, shares her perspective in this guest blog.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW member Three UK and SSE Enterprise Telecoms launch fibre test bed in London’s West End to serve business and the busiest retail street in Europe

    SSE Enterprise Telecoms on track to deliver 50% of the underlying network to help enhance Three UK’s 4G and enable it to rollout the UK’s fastest 5G network in this area.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW launches the ghd Sustainability Challenge

    CW is pleased to present this new opportunity for five start-ups and SMEs to build a collaborative partnership with the R&D team of internationally renowned consumer device designer: ghd. Teams that meet the criteria are encouraged to register their interest!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW and Tuspark formalise partnership and plan joint activities

    17 July 2019 (Cambridge, UK) – TusPark Investment & Management Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the world’s largest innovation ecosystem, has today signed a year-long partnership agreement with CW, the leading international community for companies in the wireless sector. Future joint events under this agreement will offer UK companies the Chinese perspective on specific fields such as AI, healthcare and clean technology, and provide CW members with guidance and a support network when doing business in China.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW partners with Disney’s former VP of Innovation & Creativity on masterclass

    CW members get a 20% discount off this hands-on workshop with code CAMBRIDGEWIRELESS20:

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW encourages members to enter the SMMT Future Mobility Challenge 2019

    CW are pleased to be one of the partners for the upcoming SMMT Future Mobility Challenge which will be taking place on the 17 October 2019.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Top 10 Highlights of CWIC 2019

    Yesterday, 400 technologists dedicated to the digitisation of industry gathered at the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre to discuss the state of technology adoption in vertical markets and what the engineering community could do to further support its roll-out.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • “Environmental sense makes common sense”

    For the second event in the year-long CW Unplugged: Tech for the Environment programme, CW assembled a plethora of technology and agriculture experts to discuss ‘Tech for Earth’.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • CW signs agreement with China Electronics Chamber of Commerce

    On 11 June, Simon Mead, CEO of CW (Cambridge Wireless), and LiHui Peng, Secretary General of the China Electronics Chamber of Commerce (CECC), marked the start of closer collaboration between the technology and electronics sectors of our two nations.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • When wireless meets wellies - CWIC 2019

    Digital livestock production, smart plants and 24/7 indoor salad production are some of the ways the digital revolution is driving rapid growth in the agri-tech sector. Start-ups 30MHz, Breedr and LettUs Grow are part of a new breed of technology companies aiming to improve productivity and sustainability in agriculture, but they will be quick to stress at CWIC 2019 that domain knowledge has been essential for success. They are presenting in the Agriculture track of the conference, hosted by Agri-Tech East and Allia Serious Impact.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Are you missing out on the best graduate talent?

    In a highly competitive technology skills environment, student work placements offer a low-risk recruitment strategy for firms looking to access the best junior engineering talent coming through university. This summer, CW is partnering with Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) and the UK Electronic Skills Foundation (UKESF) to encourage more organisations within our technology community to consider taking on one or more work placement students.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • Digital technologies helping keep the nation powered

    Book your place at CWIC 2019

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • Delivering Effective IoT Safe City Solutions

    This guest blog has been contributed by CW Member & CW International Conference sponsor: Plextek. It has been written by Nick Koiza, Head of Security Business.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Rural Connected Communities Project launches with CW-led UK5G running 5 UK workshops

    DCMS, working with UK5G, is running consultation in June 2019 to help define the new Rural Connected Communities (RCC) project. You are encouraged to attend one of five UK-wide workshops listed below.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CWIC 2019 Blog: One month to go, agenda is finalised

    This week the CW International Conference Committee have been delighted to announce eight new speakers to the CW International Conference line-up:

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Technology is core to an efficient, sustainable agri-business

    This guest blog has been contributed by Andrew Pockson, Divisional Marketing Manager for Anglia who are gold sponsors of CWIC 2019's Agriculture track.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW community supports two ventures revolutionising air quality management

    CW assembled a plethora of technology and air quality monitoring experts for its first event in the 2019 CW Unplugged “Tech for the Environment” programme, “Tech for Air”.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • Understanding IoT Business Models or “Who killed my Unicorn?”

    This guest blog has been contributed by Nick Hunn, CTO of WiFore Consulting and the leader of CW's upcoming Training Seminar "Understanding the IoT for your business". Places are still available for his session in Cambridge on 29 May.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 16 min Read
  • Digital Sector Strategy for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough delivered to Business Board

    Cambridge Wireless (CW) and Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) have delivered the first ever Digital Sector Strategy to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) Business Board. Content from this document has already been adopted into the new Local Industrial Strategy, and recommendations are starting to be progressed.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CWIC 2019 Blog - April - Early bird pricing ends 30 April

    With two days left before tickets to the CW International Conference reach full price (£150/members, £450/non-members), CW is pleased to announce additional speakers, sponsors and exhibitors who will help make your decision to buy "Early Bird" easy.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CWIC 2019: The evolving enterprise journey

    The telecommunications industry has aspirations to become the platform on which all industries can base their operations, similar to the way in which the IT industry has become the platform for all non-performance critical enterprise applications over recent years.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW helping deliver the £2.4 million UK / South Korean 5G challenge

    CW, the lead partner in the UK5G Innovation Network, is helping to manage a new UK / South Korea 5G competition launched today by Digital Minister Margot James.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Passive Antennas: “The Report of my Death was an Exaggeration!”

    This guest blog was contributed by network infrastructure solutions specialist, Commscope. Its author, Colin Bryce, is their Director of Mobile Network Engineering and will be speaking at CW’s “5G wide area coverage: macro-cells – the why and the how” on 9 May.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • CW supports the IET Innovation Awards 2019

    The IET have launched this year's Innovation Awards competition, the annual opportunity for the technology and engineering community to recognise its best achievements. CW are delighted to be supporting it once again!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CWIC 2019: Agri-Food Looks Outwards to Embrace the Digital Revolution

    Agri-food is one of the last sectors of the economy to become fully digitised despite exhaustive requirements from regulators, retailers and others in the value chain for data. This creates a major opportunity for non-traditional players to support the industry, as will be shown at the CW International Conference on 26 June.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CWIC 2019 Blog – April – New Speakers Added to Line-Up

    While today is April Fools’ Day, CW’s International Conference committee have not been messing around when it comes to lining up cutting-edge businesses to lead Digitising Industry on 26 June.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Is technology killing democracy?

    On 28 March, the CW community was joined by John Naughton (Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge) and Carl Miller (Research Director, CASM, Demos) to debate the hypothesis that technology was killing democracy – and if it was, what was to be done?

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • The Future Of Automotive Sensor Technology

    Today’s autonomous vehicles rely on a wide variety of sensors to provide the spatial awareness necessary to navigate autonomously without intervention from the driver - and innovative radar technology compliments this plethora of sensors, forming the next evolutionary step in the advance to develop and deploy autonomous vehicles into our daily lives.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • WIPO reports a massive surge in artificial intelligence (AI) patents

    It is not a secret that AI is increasingly important for developments in technology and business.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW Board Elections 2019

    Spring time means elections for CW. As you are probably aware, Cambridge Wireless Ltd is effectively owned by its Members who elect the governing Board responsible for the organisations' strategic direction. Each spring we carry out an election process for any board positions that are expiring.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CWIC 2019 Blog – March – First Speakers Announced

    The CW International Conference committee have been hard at work over the past month honing the track themes and reaching out to a range of fantastic speakers from both the technology sector and vertical markets.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW to support Cambridge BioTech Week, a showcase of Cambridge's innovation

    The city of Cambridge, a global hub for research and healthcare innovation, is to host Cambridge BioTech Week from 24-28 June 2019. The week will feature a series of events dedicated to celebrating, showcasing and accelerating the biotechnology and health technology work taking place in and around Cambridge.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CWIC 2019: Can digitisation deliver the improvements you expect?

    This blog is contributed by Andy Rhodes, CWIC committee member and Operations Director at 42 Technology,

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Just who do you think you are? Identity, anonymity and misbehaviour online

    The first event in the engineering trust programme was held on Thursday 7 February in the Bradfield Centre and was led by James Chapman, Laura James, Paul Morris and Tim Phipps.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • How are you Digitising Industry to exceed customer expectations?

    This blog is contributed by Derek Long, Chair of the CW International Conference Committee and Head of Telecoms & Mobile, Wireless & Digital Services at Cambridge Consultants.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW announces Bahir Dar Digital Infrastructure Initiative

    CW is collaborating with Regional State Government, Bahir Dar University and local delivery partners to deploy world-class connectivity infrastructure in a rapidly growing city in Ethiopia.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW launch the 2019 International Conference

    CW have today announced the return of their popular annual conference with a call for speakers and a time-limited release of early-bird tickets.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • 2018 - A Year of CW

    With 2018 coming to a close within the next few weeks, we are taking a look back at all that CW has accomplished during the year that Prince Harry married Meghan Markle and England came 4th in the Fifa World Cup.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 8 min Read
  • Rachel Kerr announced as new CW Head of Events

    Rachel Kerr, well known to many in the CW Community as an exceptionally organised and driven Event Manager, has been promoted to Head of Events.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Call for local business to influence the region's digital future

    Are you part of a technology company? Are you working in a company being transformed by technology? Are you passionate about the future of our region?

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Simon Mead Starts as CW CEO

    Thursday 1 November marks Simon's first day as CEO. He was announced as Robert Driver's successor in September following a thorough recruitment process by the CW board. He comes to CW straight from the University of Essex where he ran the Eastern Enterprise Hub, delivering mentor-driven networking programmes to support SMEs and social enterprises.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Learnings on AI in Diagnostic Imaging

    A rising shortfall of trained diagnostic imagers in the NHS, combined with an increased reliability and abundance of commoditised AI algorithms, and changes in regulation to encourage innovation in the field of medtech - for example France announcing the creation of a health data hub - makes now the perfect time for computer scientists to be applying image recognition and artificial intelligence technologies to the healthcare sector.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • Lessons Learned at CW TEC 2018. Guest Blog Written by Stephen Unger

    In this blog, Stephen Unger (former CTO at Ofcom and Chair of the CW TEC 2018 Steering Committee) outlines his impressions of "The Inevitable Automation of Next Generation Networks".

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Online Poster Display: Radio Technology for 5G - Making It Work

    Twenty four posters were on display at the joint Radio Technology and Academic & Industry SIG event on 18 September. A selection are available here for those in the CW community who couldn't make the event. Please get in touch with CW if you would like introductions to anyone involved in these projects!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Radio technology for 5G - making it work. Guest blog written by Roger Green.

    On 18th September CW held a well-received joint Radio Technology and Academic Industry SIG event. Here, University of Bristol PhD student Roger Green, discusses his experience.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Winners of Discovering Start-Ups 2018 Announced

    On Monday 17 September 2018, CW assembled the cream of the technology start-up and investor community at the CMS London HQ for an intense afternoon of pitching and networking.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW (Cambridge Wireless) names Simon Mead as new CEO

    CAMBRIDGE (UK) – 13/09/2018 – CW (Cambridge Wireless), the technology membership organisation, today announce that Simon Mead will take over as Chief Executive Officer on 1 November following the exit of current leader, Bob Driver.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read

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