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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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WIG raises £220m to accelerate investment into new neutral-host wireless infrastructure


September 2018

The UK’s leading independent wireless infrastructure provider has completed a debt fund raising of £220m to accelerate its investments into neutral-host, 5G-ready wireless infrastructure. Edinburgh-based Wireless Infrastructure Group’s (WIG) new funding package involves three global institutional investors (Met Life, Barings […]

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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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City of Aberdeen paves the way for 5G


September 2017

28 September 2017 City of Aberdeen paves the way for 5G thanks to Wireless Infrastructure Group and O2 Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG) and O2 have partnered to launch the UK’s first fibre-connected small cell network, supporting C-RAN technology for faster […]

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WIG secures investment from 3i Infrastructure plc


April 2016

7 April 2016 WIG secures investment from 3i Infrastructure plc – backing £1 billion investment plan for UK telecoms infrastructure Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG or the Company) today announces a significant investment from 3i Infrastructure plc (3i Infrastructure). 3i Infrastructure’s […]

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