Telecommunications: The Future Is Here

The promise of 5G As can be expected, 5G will continue to have a major and expanding influence on everything that telcos do in terms of products and services. Advances in automation and autonomy, driven by 5G, will impact the entire telecommunications landscape – from autonomous network management and maintenance to optimisation of factories transitioning […]

From Rivers And Oceans As Ancient Flows Of Information To The Internet Of Things

A brief summary of information sharing As mentioned, one of the earliest known forms of information sharing took the form of cave drawings around 15,000 BC. In addition, ancient civilisations used smoke signals to share information such as declaring territory and sending out warnings of imminent danger. As civilisations evolved, so did their methods of […]

Telecommunications Technology As A Key Driver Of Economic Growth

TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY AS A KEY DRIVER OF ECONOMIC GROWTH SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Telecommunications are the backbone of the digital revolution. Since the advent of the Internet, telecommunications companies have been building and maintaining the networks that carry the data. However, as those networks have grown and become faster and more diverse, they have […]

Telecommunication Techniques – From Whale Sounds To Communicating With Outer Space

TELECOMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES – From Whale Sounds To Communicating With Outer Space SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Exchanging information is essential for business communication, to navigate social life and even in nature. Telecommunications replaced the service of messengers – human and animal – with the mechanical telegraph in 1794, copper wires in 1837, electromagnetic waves in […]

Radiofrequency (RF) radiation explained in plain terms

RADIOFREQUENCY (RF) RADIATION EXPLAINED IN PLAIN TERMS SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER The term “radiation” refers to emission of energy from a source, travelling through a form of material or media which allows for it. This could be sound energy travelling through air, or a disturbance caused by dropping a stone in a water pond, […]

5G Demystified – Safety, Exposure Guidelines And Benefits

5G DEMYSTIFIED –SAFETY, EXPOSURE GUIDELINES AND BENEFITS SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Wireless communication has evolved significantly since it became generally accessible in the 1980s. Today, 5G is advancing the frontiers of wireless communications, supporting use cases that rely on Gbps data rates and ultra-high reliability. In addition to 5G’s improved speed (also known as […]

5 Factors To Consider When Choosing A Personal RF Monitor

5 FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A PERSONAL RF MONITOR SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER The use of personal radio frequency (RF) monitors is legislated for wireless tower climbers, bucket truck workers and technicians and the like. Safety managers require all personnel working on wireless facilities to carry RF monitors as part of their personal […]

Radiofrequency (RF) Safety – From Marconi And Watt To WW2, 5G And Beyond

RADIOFREQUENCY (RF) SAFETY FROM MARCONI AND WATTTO WW2, 5G AND BEYOND SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER In 1901, Italian physicist, Guglielmo Marconi, sent the first wireless radio communication across the Atlantic Ocean at 1.75 miles. This was followed by German engineer, Christian Huelsmeyer who, in 1904, invented a very basic but promising system that used […]

“Shaped” Frequency Response – What It Is And Why It Matters

“SHAPED” FREQUENCY RESPONSE – WHAT IT IS AND WHY IT MATTERS SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER The radiofrequency (RF) spectrum consists of electromagnetic frequencies ranging from 30 Hz to 300 GHz. This is divided into a number of ranges and identified as, for example, low frequency (LF), medium frequency (MF) and high frequency (HF). RF […]