Connectivity for communities and public sector workers

Outdoor small cell

Powerful partnerships bring outdoor small cell pilot to the City of London 

Freshwave is upgrading existing infrastructure in the Square Mile to make it capable of delivering multi-operator 4G and 5G connectivity at street level using dark fibre and small cells.

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City of London

Enabling smarter towns and cities and connected office-based public sector workers

Connected communities

Hyperconnected towns and cities are the future. We work with local authorities, the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and all four mobile network operators to provide the assured connectivity that will enable smart cities.

From air pollution monitoring programmes to civic drones, every digital innovation programme relies on a layer of digital connectivity, as do the citizens they serve.

Connected public sector workers

We assure the indoor connectivity of many critical central government buildings, helping office-based employees work the way they need to.

From enabling the functionality in newer smart-tech led offices, to supporting the digitisation of historical buildings turned workspace.

Providing assured connectivity where it matters most

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I’m pleased to see us making good progress to improve the digital connectivity within Sutton. This will be a huge boost to residents, particularly those living, working or visiting the so called ‘not-spots’ and will also be a very welcome improvement to our infrastructure for local businesses

This new deal will activate a 5G infrastructure pilot to all mobile networks this year which will make the City even more accessible and better connected for visitors, workers and residents. It is helping to drive forward momentum in the Square Mile’s recovery from the pandemic and will boost the City’s attractiveness for talent.

I’m proud that we were the first borough to see outdoor small cells deployed using the open access model. Any kind of new approach like these needs a lot of close collaboration and Freshwave were with us every step of the way on this journey. I’m pleased that the people and businesses of Croydon are already benefitting from improved connectivity and it will continue to provide value for them well into the future.

We’re entering a new phase in the digital age, and providing connectivity to those who need it most is a top priority.

See Ofcom’s Connected Nations 2021 report here.

45%

Fewer than ½ of councillors say their local authority has a digital infrastructure strategy in place.

6%

6% of the world’s population don't have mobile connectivity.

67%

67% of companies experience some sort of indoor mobile connectivity problems on a daily basis.

Insights & innovation

Constantly innovating

Read our latest news and insights. Discover how changing connectivity demands from businesses and communities are driving how we, and the wider telecoms ecosystem, evolve, test and launch new services to market.

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City of London

Powerful partnerships bring outdoor small cell pilot to the City of London 

Freshwave is upgrading existing infrastructure in the Square Mile to make it capable of delivering multi-operator 4G and 5G connectivity at street level using dark fibre and small cells.

Malmaison & Hotel du Vin

Connecting Malmaison and Hotel du Vin guests and employees

Assured Wi-Fi where people live, work and play.

Verdant Leisure

Working as trusted partners to deliver mobile private network firsts in Scotland and beyond

Vodafone shared its 4G spectrum with Freshwave to help offer high-speed broadband in areas without 4G connectivity, as well as to promote efficient use of its spectrum.

Workspace

Connecting Workspace’s flexible office portfolio

Customers in 20+ Workspace Group sites enjoy multi-operator mobile connectivity, while Freshwave markets their central London rooftop estate to all mobile network operators.

Next-generation infrastructure for connected and smart cities 
St Pancras and HS1 Ltd

Working as part of a consortium to deliver cutting-edge technology

A 5G mobile private network transports rail maintenance into the future.

22 Bishopsgate

Connecting the City of London’s tallest skyscraper

Smart buildings need the right network with the right commercial model.

Transform how your customers live, work and play.

Learn more about outdoor connectivity

Learn more about indoor connectivity