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September 2022 Volume 29 Issue 3 @Land_Mobile




04 Editor’s le er 06 Who, what, where CityFibre announces new management appointment; Bethlem Royal first hospital in the UK to deploy 5G; Ofcom appoints new head of spectrum; SFL supplies radio tech to major supermarket chain; new head for Internet Service Providers’ Association

08 News BT deploys 5G at major UK sites; Sepura acquired by private equity group; UK and South Korea collaborate on O-RAN world first

10 The big interview Philip Mason talks to BAI’s chief commercial officer, Paul Osborne, about the work being carried out with Sunderland Council to provide the city with ‘smart’ infrastructure

14 Sound of the crowd Post the recent Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, Land Mobile investigates challenges and potential solutions when deploying communications technology at major events

18 Rise above Following a summer of airport disruption, James Atkinson explores some of the comms tech being used to – hopefully – keep things running smoothly

22 Zero trust Cyber security for business is becoming more important than ever. Land Mobile talks to two experts in the field about current threat level and best practice

26 Products Cradlepoint’s Netcloud Exchange product makes network security a priority

28 Event report The Critical Communications World 2022 conference was one of the most wide-ranging in the history of the event

34 60 seconds with... Freshwave CEO, Simon Frumkin

Editor: Philip Mason Commercial manager: Natalie Song Sales manager: Jessica Szuts-Naranjo Sales executive: Freddie Slendebroek Circulation manager: Paul Creber Graphic designer: Jamie Hodgskin

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