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Brookfield backs Wireless Infrastructure Group in £575m transaction

Brookfield backs Wireless Infrastructure Group in £575m transaction Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG) today announces that Brookfield Infrastructure and its institutional partners (Brookfield) have become its sole financial sponsor following Brookfield’s acquisition of the entire stake of 3i Infrastructure plc (3i). The transaction creates a platform to explore more strategic infrastructure combinations with mobile operators together …

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O2 and Wireless Infrastructure Group partner to deliver enhanced connectivity indoors and in busy public spaces

O2 and Wireless Infrastructure Group partner to deliver enhanced connectivity indoors and in busy public spaces O2 customers can now take advantage of enhanced mobile connectivity in public spaces such as stadiums, shopping centres, hotels and conference centres as a result of a multi-million pound network collaboration between O2 and Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG). Sports …

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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

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 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 …

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

WIG partners with O2 to deliver driverless vehicles trials in the West Midlands 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 2020, the …

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WIG to acquire Arqiva’s Indoor Networks business

WIG to acquire Arqiva’s Indoor Networks business 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 Airport, Excel Centre and several shopping centres including Bluewater, …

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WIG supports autonomous vehicle communications record using 5G

WIG supports autonomous vehicle communications record using 5G 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 transmissions! Bob Slorach, CTO of UK based Wireless …

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

WIG raises £220m to accelerate investment into new neutral-host wireless infrastructure 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 and Vantage) together with …

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

Wireless Infrastructure Group welcomes DCMS Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review (FTIR) 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 encouragement given by DCMS for …

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

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

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