Cities are constantly changing to meet the needs of the local community. Local authorities know that without the correct infrastructure in place, it isn’t possible to have a smart city and an essential part of this is future-proof connectivity infrastructure.
Athonet is opening a fintech 5G lab to help banks, financial institutions, hedge funds and their technology partners learn more about 5G and experience how highly secure 5G technology could be integrated into their business, operations and products.
Delivering a mobile connectivity pilot to help future-proof the City Corporation’s small cell communication infrastructure.
Having signed the first open access agreement with a council back in 2020, we wanted to share what we’ve learned from working with many local authorities since then via this arrangement.
Verdant Leisure guests and owners staying at Erigmore or Thurston Manor Leisure parks can now enjoy improved wireless connectivity on a 4G mobile private network.
Mobile private networks are currently a hot topic in the enterprise space. But while 5G is getting much of the focus, for many businesses a 4G mobile private network provides more than enough capability – and at a lower cost.
To mark International Women’s Day 2022, we caught up with some of the women at Freshwave to get their thoughts.
We continue to be at the forefront of open access agreements, having recently signed one with Sutton Council.
This week is the 15th annual National Apprenticeship Week and we wanted to take the opportunity to introduce some of our fantastic apprentices!
Our managed service is delivering all four mobile network operators to the highest skyscraper in the City of London – 22 Bishopsgate. Our innovative commercial model makes sure both landlord areas and tenants have got network.
It’s good to reflect. And we’ve had quite the journey over the last two years. We’ve grown, kept and won customers and worked hard to take care of each other during a lot of change. Despite huge shifts in customer priorities, we’re still at the forefront of our industry.
We’re proud to be providing multi-operator mobile connectivity as a managed service to 21 of Workspace’s properties. This equates to almost 1.5m sq ft!
Technology never stands still and one of the drivers of change in the towerco sector has been the increasing adoption of 5G. It’s been spurring innovation not only in the products being developed to support it, but also in the commercial models used to introduce it.
We’re delighted to welcome Tom Bennett to the Freshwave team as our new CTO. Tom joins us from EE where he has spent over 10 years, most recently as Director of Partnerships and Innovations.
Our in-house digital twin product is proving very popular for scanning mast sites. The 3D technology brings a host of benefits, both when immediately developing the site, and when potentially returning to do upgrades in the future.
The Fixed Wireless Access Award recognises an organisation who can demonstrate a successful fixed wireless access initiative.
A recent customer deployment of ours would normally have needed a GPS antenna installed on the building’s roof as part of the work. A big job on a skyscraper. But we thought there was a better way.
After a successful roll-out of 4G small cells in Croydon under the UK’s first open access agreement, we’re now working with the council to add even more sites.
What’s even more mobile than a mobile private network? A mobile private network in a suitcase!
We’re excited to share an announcement about one of our recent customer wins, delivering multi-operator connectivity for a state of the art central London venue.
Virgin Media O2, working with Freshwave and CommScope, has become the first mobile network operator to make live calls from its network using a new Neutral Host In-Building mobile specification.
Events of the past year have clearly demonstrated the importance of connectivity. Even before the pandemic, there was more demand for mobile connectivity driven by both consumer and business use.
We’re proud to part of the portfolio of a leading global investment firm called, until now, Digital Colony. But we have exciting news: Digital Colony has now rebranded and is operating as DigitalBridge.
As the march of 5G networks and smart city technology continues, mobile network operators (MNOs) in the UK and around the world are continuing to invest huge amounts of capital in their networks and infrastructure.
Glasgow City Council recently became the first council in Scotland to adopt the open access approach to mobile connectivity and we’re very pleased to be working with them under this model.
Freshwave’s winning deployment is at a popular UK holiday park. It uses shared licensed spectrum and small cells to deliver 4G data speeds via a secure mobile private network to lodges in the park.
Today we’re delighted to announce the acquisition of the managed service division of Airangel, including the rights to use its leading platform across the UK and Europe. Read our media announcement below for the details: Leading UK network service provider Freshwave has acquired the managed service division of UK-headquartered Wi-Fi specialists Airangel. Founded in 2005,
Today, we announce our work installing a premium voice and high-speed data network connecting all four mobile network operators in one of Wales’ newest hospitals. As part of a 24/7 managed service, The Grange University Hospital will benefit from as-needed specialist engineering support and an upgrade path as technology becomes available. Read our media announcement
19% of the people working in the tech industry in the UK are female, according to WIT. This is a statistic we’re passionate about increasing through outreach and awareness. Because as Milbrey Wallin McLaughlin said, “you can’t be what you can’t see”. Since 2018, we’ve been actively working with communities local to us and our
As the UK market leaders in delivering multi-operator networks indoors and outdoors, we’re actively working with all four UK mobile network operators (MNOs) as they explore different approaches towards improving coverage.
This is actually our fifth year as a registered G Cloud supplier, and we’re delighted to have met the requirements for G-Cloud 12. If you’d like to read more about our indoor signal as a service on the Digital Marketplace click here. In a quirk of our brand transition, we’ll still be listed as StrattoOpencell
We’re in the midst of an exciting project with Croydon Council, improving mobile connectivity in the town centre and beyond with digital infrastructure. In a first for a council in the UK, we helped Croydon Council to pioneer an open access model which means all four mobile network operators (MNOs) can easily share the same
Our Chairman, Graham Payne, recently had the pleasure of participating in a panel discussion on 5G at the UK Sustainable Infrastructure Policy & Investment Online Summit.
UK’s first multi-operator digital DAS-based managed mobile connectivity service brings high speed indoor mobile coverage to occupiers of leading development.
Office-based mobile signal issues are causing lost sales, wasting employees’ time and damaging businesses’ reputation.
Backed by Digital Colony, the Freshwave Group combines unique technical telecommunications capability, and commercial savvy from the property sector.
We’re very excited to have achieved another industry first, this time with Vodafone and Ofcom.
Digital Colony today announced further growth of its UK platform through the acquisition of Spyder Facilities Limited, a leading UK wireless infrastructure company with over 5,000 locations available for wireless transmission technologies including the latest 5G rollout.
Digital Colony today announced further growth of its UK platform through the acquisition of iWireless Solutions, a leading small cell service provider that delivers wireless connectivity solutions to some of the largest and highest profile venues in the UK.
Digital Colony today announced that an affiliate has acquired Open Cell Ltd (“Opencell”) and plans to combine the newly acquired business with Stratto Ltd (“Stratto”), a leading provider of premium DAS and small cell networks for indoor mobile coverage in the U.K.