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  • The UK innovators creating a 5G future

    Three UK companies working on the cutting edge of technology are bringing the game changing potential of 5G out of the theoretical and into the real world.

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  • One month to go until the CW International Conference

    The CW International Conference: Wireless in Digital and Circular Economies is a must attend event for business leaders in the wireless sector. On 9 November the industry will gather at the entertaining venue of IWM Duxford to discuss the nature of sustainability in telecommunications from three perspectives: financial, socioeconomic and environmental.

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  • Further speakers join the CWIC 2021 agenda

    The CW International Conference (CWIC) on 9 November is an annual opportunity for business leaders in the wireless community to come together to discuss important issues. This year the theme of the conference is “Wireless in Digital and Circular Economies” and the talks will focus on the sustainability of the industry from a financial, socioeconomic and environmental perspective.

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  • New speakers announced for CWIC 2021

    The CW International Conference: Wireless in Digital and Circular Economies is returning face-to-face at the spacious IWM Duxford on 9 November, and online. Join hundreds of wireless industry business leaders to discuss the sustainability of our networks from £75 (in-person at IWM Duxford) or £25 (watch talks online).

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  • Who are CW’s longest standing members?

    Since our founding in 2008, CW’s membership has grown and we are constantly seeing new members join our active community of engineers, technologists and digital transformers. We celebrate these new members in our monthly newsletters and on socials, but what of our more loyal members?

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  • What is Industrial IoT?

    This month saw the rebirth of the CW Industrial IoT SIG with an introductory session to the concept, use and technologies of Industrial IoT.

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  • First speakers announced for the CW International Conference

    The CW community will be welcoming OneWeb, Intelsat, aql and more at CWIC 2021: Wireless in Digital and Circular Economies.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • The UX choice for AI-human interaction

    In September 2021, the CW User Experience SIG hosted a fascinating session exploring the nuances of human reactions to artificial intelligence agents featuring Iulia Ionescu, a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader at the University of Arts London, and two members of the BBC R&D team – Tristan Ferne and Libby Miller.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW name the three next companies to enter their 5G testbed

    The first companies into the CW 5G testbed - Camnexus, Extend Robotics and Ubisense – gained solid R&D results from the twelve week accelerator programme, ranging from new feature enablement to the discovery of significant cost savings.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW part of new "super cluster" in Oxford - Cambridge Arc

    Nine high profile business clusters – including CW – have agreed to work together, as a ‘Super Cluster’, across the Oxford to Cambridge Arc, to explore ways to connect the high-tech businesses and unlock the ‘latent potential’ between the networks.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW TEC 2021 - Day 2 Takeaways

    The second day of CW TEC: Engineering 5G Private Networks featured presentations on security and early deployment lessons from Spirent, Pelion, QinetiQ, AttoCore, Cambridge Consultants and the University of Bristol. Here are some of the key takeaways.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW TEC 2021 – Day 1 Takeaways

    The CW Technology & Engineering Conference is about exploring future trends from an engineer’s point of view. It aims to move past the marketing messages and learn more about the “how” of an emerging technology field. The first day at CW TEC 2021: Engineering 5G Private Networks looked at radio network planning, Open RAN and network architecture for private networks.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • CW International Conference 2021 Launches

    Themed “Wireless in digital and circular economy”, this year the conference will return in a hybrid format on Tuesday 9 November.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • The CW Technology & Innovation Awards Return

    This celebration of innovation and excellence in the wireless technology community is back! Nominations are open until Friday 10th September.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Technology start-ups hail significant impact of new 5G testbed

    Over a three-month accelerator programme on the CW (Cambridge Wireless)-led 5G private network, testbed participants Ubisense, Extend Robotics and Camnexus discovered cost and performance advantages from 5G that will boost their competitiveness and enable them to disrupt their respective markets.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW Annual Review for 2020/21

    CW is a not-for-profit organisation that is owned by its members, with a governing board elected by the membership. As with all companies across the world, CW has had an exciting time over the past twelve months. In our annual report, we present our achievements to our community along with a financial summary. You can read the full document in the attachment, or quickly review the highlights below.

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  • CW Techsters’ 5G Bootcamp: a Complete Knockout

    Earlier this week, thirteen young people looking to pursue a career in the technology sector embarked on the first ever CW Techsters 5G Bootcamp.

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  • As CW TEC 2021 early bird ends, check out the event’s great agenda

    The CW Technology & Engineering Conference 2021: Engineering 5G Private Networks ends early bird on Monday 7 June. With a speaker line-up of engineering heavyweights, why wouldn’t you register now?

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • The CW Non-Terrestrial Networks SIG launches its first events

    The new CW Non-Terrestrial Networks SIG is launching! With two online events in the calendar for this summer, the Champions are all set to get you up to speed with satellite communications.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • The Content Production & Delivery SIG brings state-of-the-art volumetric video to the CW community

    The upcoming session “Volumetric Video – A Study in Depth” will present a comprehensive picture of the cutting-edge technology behind the creation, processing, transmission and display of volumetric video content.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW launches new series of member networking events

    Today CW announces a new addition to its membership package: a series of member networking events.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW AI SIG launches conversation-stimulating event series

    "Intelligent Conversations in AI" will premiere with its first event, led by Michal Gabrielczyk of Cambridge Consultants, on Thursday 20 May.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Tracks and first speakers announced for the CW Technology and Engineering Conference 2021

    This year's CW Technology and Engineering Conference (CW TEC) will be an online experience featuring four tracks split over two days (7 & 8 July 2021). Members can register for free while early bird lasts, and now the first speakers are announced there's no excuse not to get your foot in the door!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW and Huawei team up to create the digital leaders of tomorrow

    A new programme to help students realise their tech industry ambitions to become the innovators of the future has been launched in the UK.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • International Women’s Day 2021 – Celebrating CW's Women SIG Champions

    The CW SIG Champions are the bedrock of the amazing events which you know and love.  They are all experts in their field and ensure event topics are timely, the speakers incisive and the conversation lively. On International Women’s Day, CW is celebrating the women within that community of successful professionals. They have kindly shared their wisdom and insight on the technology sector and what has helped them progress their careers.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 8 min Read
  • International Women’s Day – The Technology Sector in 2040, According to CW’s SIG Champions

    As part of CW’s recognition of International Women’s Day, we reached out to the women in our SIG Champion network and asked them what they thought the technology sector would look like by 2040. SIG Champions are the bedrock of CW’s activities, and each are experts in their specific fields. Their insights make for an interesting quick read!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • The First Cohort Enters CW’s 5G Private Testbed

    After huge levels of interest, Camnexus, Extend Robotics and Ubisense have been selected as the first cohort of innovative companies to trial their pioneering applications on CW’s 5G Private Network.  Following today’s official testbed opening ceremony, this diverse group will be trialling applications ranging from industrial IoT and location services to robotics and medtech on cutting-edge wireless technology.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Webinar Wrap-Up: Digital Transformation - The What, Where and Why

    A bite-sized summary of CW's Future Devices & Technologies SIG Champions' insights on digital transformation. A recording of their recent virtual fireside chat is also available!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • New 'AI FESTIVAL' unveils impressive line-up of inspiring speakers

    Supported by a host of East Anglian based businesses and universities, this virtual event is exploring the possibilities for applied ‘Artificial Intelligence’

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Call for innovators to develop cutting-edge, 5G-enabled solutions

    CW and Huawei launch the first private 5G testbed in Cambridge Science Park for innovation

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW Edge Week addresses emerging tech trends and the re-imagined human experience

    CW’s leading tech conferences go digital creating the CW Edge Week, an interactive networking and exhibition experience

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW launches new consortium to help companies scale and move from Product to Product-as-a-Service (PaaS)

    CW Cambridge Wireless creates a consortium of members to accelerate and successfully scale the transformation of product companies to digital services: Product as a Service (PaaS).

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Huawei sponsors CW Edge Week in support of the Cambridge tech hub

    Huawei, the global technology leader has supported the Cambridge Wireless International Conference (‘CWIC’) forming the CW Edge Week as the Platinum Sponsor. Huawei said it could use its global reach to help boost the growing Cambridge tech hub as part of its ongoing commitment to the UK.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW Technology and Innovation Awards 2020: Winners Announced

    Winners of the CW Technology and Innovation Awards announced!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Call for tech businesses in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and beyond

    Join the virtual audience and watch the UK-German Innovation Challenge Pitching Premiere

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • How to Use VR for Remote Collaboration During Covid-19

    With so many of us working in decentralised teams, Virtual Reality can be a great tool for making remote team work more efficient.

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  • New tech event series to help regional businesses drive digital transformation

    CW (Cambridge Wireless) and Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) launch a new series of events introducing 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Digital Twin technologies to business leaders in the region

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Supporting Women Entrepreneurs in the New Digital Economy

    The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and CW (Cambridge Wireless) present an exclusive webinar with speakers from Facebook, World Bank, UN Global Compact and Qualcomm, looking at how women entrepreneurs in low and middle income countries can be supported, through digital technology.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW Partners with DIT East of England and Germany

    UK-German Innovation Challenge: Pitch your tech innovation to German corporates. Calling all tech businesses in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) in the East of England!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW partners with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women to help women entrepreneurs combat the effects of COVID-19

    The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women launches a new programme of professional support to combat the effects of COVID-19 on women business owners in low and middle income countries.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW invites members to share their news with its community

    Calling all members of the CW community! Would you like to share your news with CW’s network? One of your CW membership benefits is the opportunity to push your story out across our 1000 strong community. Read on to learn more.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Take Advantage of CW’s Connectivity Service for Members

    CW has an active community of over 1000 technology-centric organisations, ranging from silicon design to network operators, and software giants to broadcasters. Over a third of these are Members and CW's role is to help these ambitious organisations to network with clients, suppliers and partners, to learn from peers and to grow their business.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW & Members in initiative to develop Covid-19 Early Warning system for front line medical staff

    Early warning system could be rolled out across health care sector, academia and industry partnership.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • CW Launches Member-Led Webinar Series with Call for Content

    With many businesses now operating solely online, CW will be delivering webinars to our members and the wider technology community over the coming months.  Our Spring training sessions have already been converted to webinars and we’re talking to SIG Champions about updating previously planned face-to-face events into online series. 

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • A note from CW's CEO on coronavirus

    On Friday, following the PM's press briefing, CW made the decision to postpone, cancel or convert to webinar the majority of events until Monday 8 June at the earliest (the government's stick in the sand for "turning the tide"). In lieu of this decision, I wanted to keep you up to date with all the other support options that CW can offer you and your business over the coming months.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW Board Elections 2020 – Become a Director on the CW Board

    It’s election time again for CW! We are an organisation that is effectively owned by our Members and each year you have the opportunity to join the governing Board responsible for CW’s strategic direction.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • How CW is approaching Coronavirus

    As an event organiser, CW has a responsibility to safeguard the health of its community. While the risk of infection from Coronavirus in the UK is currently low, the situation is developing rapidly and actions implemented now have the opportunity to reduce the impact of the virus further down the line. To this end, today we have released the CW Coronavirus Policy which details the actions that we are taking to minimise the risk of the virus to our community.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW Members (that would have been) at MWC 2020

    MWC is fast approaching. It’s the largest mobile event in the world, bringing together well over 2,000 companies to showcase the latest innovations and hot industry topics. GSMA are expecting well over 100,000 attendees to fill the halls and >1M business meetings to take place over the course of the week. For businesses looking to make their mark in the mobile sector, this is an event not to be missed!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • CW Launches Community Survey with Annual Report

    Please take this opportunity to share your thoughts on what you would like CW to do more of, and what we need to improve!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Latest edition of the CW Journal is available online

    Issue 9 of the CW Journal: 5G Safety: An Epidemiological Approach is now available to read online.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW goes to China

    In October 2019 CW’s CEO Simon Mead and Senior Business Development & Operations Manager Patricia Chan travelled to China on a visit kindly organised by the China Electronics Chamber of Commerce (CECC) and Tuspark. 

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 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 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
  • 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
  • Wi-Fi Device Testing

    RN Electronics are now UKAS accredited to test dual-band Wi-Fi devices to EN 301 893

    added by RN Electronics 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: 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
  • 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

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