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Wireless Infrastructure Group partners with Midlands Future Mobility and Highways England to extend the testbed for connected and autonomous vehicles, in a new project to include rural and highway environments


November 2018

Midlands Future Mobility has been awarded a new £11 million programme to evaluate connected and autonomous vehicles which will include Highways England. It further establishes Coventry, Warwickshire and the West Midlands as the heart of connected and autonomous vehicles research […]

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WIG partners with O2 to deliver driverless vehicles trials in the West Midlands


November 2018

O2 has signed a collaboration agreement with Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG) to develop what is expected to be Europe’s largest fibre connected small cell network, to support trials of driverless vehicles in the West Midlands. Due to be launched in […]

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WIG to acquire Arqiva’s Indoor Networks business


October 2018

UK, London 25/10/2018: Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG) has signed an agreement with communications infrastructure provider Arqiva, to purchase its entire portfolio of Indoor Networks. The acquisition comprises 42 networks across the UK, covering busy locations such as Canary Wharf, Luton […]

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WIG supports autonomous vehicle communications record using 5G


September 2018

Researchers in WMG at the University of Warwick have set a new 5G communications speed record to a “Level 4” low speed autonomous vehicle in the pioneer 28 GHz millimetre wave band. They hit 2.867 gigabits per second in over-the-air […]

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Wireless Infrastructure Group welcomes DCMS Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review (FTIR)


July 2018

Today, DCMS published the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review (FTIR), setting out the Government’s national, long-term strategy to support world-class digital connectivity in the UK. Commenting on the FTIR, Scott Coates, CEO of Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG), said: WIG supports the […]

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Midlands Future Mobility in the driving seat to transform the environment for connected vehicles


June 2018

Midlands Future Mobility will use over 50 miles of Coventry and Birmingham roads to establish the Midlands as a world class UK centre for the development, and evaluation of, connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) and related technologies and services. Midlands […]

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WIG enables 4G mobile services at Anfield


May 2018

Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG) has announced the activation of 4G mobile services across Anfield Stadium.   The new stadium-wide network was designed and deployed by WIG working with O2 and Vodafone in the first phase of deployment. The service is available to […]

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WIG appoints telecoms veteran to Non-Exec Director as company prepares bid to partner TfL


April 2018

Wireless Infrastructure Group appoints Kip Meek as Non-Executive Director Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG) announced today (16th April 2018) the appointment of Kip Meek as a Non-Executive Director. Kip has over two decades of experience in the UK telecoms sector and recently […]

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Highlands ‘mobile not spots’ targeted by WIG, O2 and Scottish Water


April 2018

Ahead of the Convention of the Highlands and Islands (CoHI) today (12th March) Wireless Infrastructure Group is pleased to announce that the rural Highland communities of Milton, Kildary and surrounding areas are to benefit from better mobile coverage and improved internet […]

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Transforming delivery of indoor and outdoor wireless connectivity in Spain


March 2018

Axión and Wireless Infrastructure Group, two of the largest independent wireless infrastructure operators in Spain and UK respectively, have joined forces to transform the way wireless connectivity is delivered in busy venues and city streets in Spain and Portugal. With […]

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