Tag Archives: Andrew Conway

Private Networks must be demystified for UK businesses to reap the rewards

From healthcare to hospitality, wind farms to warehouses, education to manufacturing, private networks are delivering the fast, secure, and efficient connectivity that organisations need. In practice, private networks in their various guises have been around for several years. The difference now is that, enabled by advances in technology, they offer much richer experiences. While technology […]

Digital infrastructure is at the heart of global recovery | A conversation with Sue Monahan, CEO of the Small Cell Forum

Following the Small Cell World Summit 2021 in May, Andrew Conway, who also sits on the Small Cell Forum (SCF) Board, sat down with Sue Monahan, to get her perspective on the small cell deployments globally. In the discussion below, Sue (who has been at the helm of the SCF since 2014) highlights how digital […]

Next generation connectivity in a post-COVID world

Around the world, people are increasingly coming to terms with the necessity of connectivity for home, work, and on public services, such as transport, in terms of efficiency, safety, and security. We certainly expect the public and private services that we use to adjust usage patterns and changing circumstances in real time, especially in the […]

Enabling 5G business models – neutral hosts come of age

5G has ‘crossed the chasm’ – so how can neutral hosts enable businesses to move from proof of concept to deployment at scale? Out of the starting blocks The next generation of mobile technology is upon us, with 5G becoming readily available around the world and significant activity in standards, trials, and deployment. In the […]

Small Cell Forum announces new board, representing evolving mix of deployers and diversifying small cell eco-system

Source: Small Cell Forum SCF agrees on a new board and sets an agenda focussed on neutral host requirements and small cell Open RAN specifications Small Cell Forum (SCF) is pleased to announce its board for the year ahead including new member, BAI Communications, who bring their extensive neutral hosting experience to the Forum. Neutral […]

5G Realised: Andrew Conway on how connectivity is the key to smart transport

I recently had the pleasure of presenting at the 5G Realised conference on 5G innovation in smart transport. Other speakers across the two-day event included the Minister for Digital Infrastructure, Matt Warman MP, and Chief Digital Officer at the Mayor of London’s office, Theo Blackwell MBE. Attendees explored the real-life applications of 5G and the […]

5G small cells – a step closer?

Headlines about 5G are never very far away and, behind the hype, several organisations are steadily working on making the deployment of this new technology much easier. Last week’s announcement from the European Commission about adopting Implementing Regulation to pave the way for high capacity 5G network infrastructure made interesting reading. The thrust of the […]

Expert View: How the Neutral Host model can solve the UK’s rail connectivity conundrum

Predicting the future is a tough business. And when it comes to fast moving technology, plotting a path is getting even harder. But in times of change, having a clear goal becomes all the more important. In this spirit, the UK’s communications regulator, Ofcom, has set out a vision for what data connectivity will be required […]

Four takeaways from techUK’s Future Mobility Services conference

It was a pleasure to attend techUK’s Future Mobility Services conference and hear about the innovative mobility and transport technologies being developed across the UK. The agenda included driverless cars, flying taxis and everything in between, with speakers from across the technology and transport sectors including Google Cloud, Hitachi and FiveAI. I spoke at a […]

BAI Communications welcomes proposals to unlock digital growth

The last few weeks have been a busy and unpredictable time in British politics. But despite the goings on in Westminster, I am delighted to see the launch of new proposals for amending development laws to allow for greater infrastructure to support the deployment of 5G and extended mobile coverage across England. These proposals will […]