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Ulster Rugby’s new Wi-Fi service

28 August 2020

Ulster Rugby is one of four professional teams in Ireland who compete in the Guinness PRO12 Championship and the European Rugby Champions Cup. Kingspan stadium has an overall capacity of 18,200, with four fully covered terraced areas providing seating for up to 9,000 spectators. The state-of-the-art stadium is equipped to the highest standard including professional team facilities, a family area, corporate hospitality, a food village and world-class media suite.

With top-level professional rugby taking place at the ground and matches broadcast globally, Ulster Rugby looked to WiFi SPARK to provide a fully managed and supported Wi-Fi service that included a branded user experience portal, enhanced content filtering, bandwidth control, user data analytics and remote monitoring.

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Automotive manufacturer infrastructure upgrade

23 July 2020

DACC Europe is a well-established structured cable and infrastructure provider established in 1996 in Docklands, London, enjoying year on year growth and being fully independent.

It has successfully managed projects from the relocation of an investment banks’ office in Paris to the design and installation of a complex 30,000 port structured cabling system within a large data centre.

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Dual function Wi-Fi services for black cabs

22 April 2020

Sherbet London Taxis, a London Black Taxi operator and advertising organisation needed to equip 50 of their latest TX4 classic Black Taxis with 4G (LTE) connectivity.

The goal was to improve the experience of business customers by providing two levels of service:

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Trash talking

21 April 2020

A partnership between Hull City Council and smart city specialist Connexin has optimised waste collection from Public Waste Bins across the city.

The city of Hull, also known as the slightly more grandiose Kingston upon Hull, is a port city located in the heart of England’s Northern Powerhouse.

The city attracted the title of UK city of culture 2017 and was assigned £32.8m for cultural events and to improve the city’s’ public spaces.

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Audere est Facere

21 April 2020

Even the most ardent Arsenal fan would begrudgingly admit that the new 62,062 capacity Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is a fine specimen. Still, the Lilywhites needed an IT infrastructure befitting of that status, so in came Real Wireless to make it happen.

The stadium design included provision for all wireless technologies (including 5G when it arrives) as well as PMR for support services, TETRA for emergency services and Wi-Fi – technically architected, supplied and deployed by the club’s official enterprise networking partner, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). It also needed support for satellite.

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Smarter farming

21 April 2020

This project was deployed in nine farms across the UK, from Riverford Organic Farms in Devon to Spen Farms run by the University of Leeds

This project was deployed in nine farms across the UK, from Riverford Organic Farms in Devon to Spen Farms run by the University of Leeds

Smart agriculture and organic farming are two trends strongly linked. In the United Kingdom are walking hand in hand for a while to improve competitiveness of small producers.

Senseye, a UK software company focused on prognostics and conditions monitoring, decided to develop a project with organic farmers to increase their crops and make them sustainable.

Since the beginning, the Senseye engineer team detected a lack of freely available public data in matter of agriculture issues, so they decided that it was necessary to work elbow to elbow with farmers and deploy a sensor network around the country to collect data.

 

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MooCall connecting man with animal

21 April 2020

The idea for the MooCall calving sensor came about when one of the MooCall founding team, Niall Austin lost a heifer and her calf due to a difficult calving back in 2010.

He had a theory that a device to measure tail movement might be able to predict the onset of calving and brought the idea to the other MooCall founders Michael Stanley and Emmet Savage.

After many months of research and development the MooCall device was born, however they needed robust and reliable, global connectivity with roaming capability to ensure that this critical data could be transferred the crucial moment.

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DB Schenker goes the distance with SOTI

20 April 2020

DB Schenker is one of the largest Logistics, 3PL, transport and Freight management providers worldwide, a tradition that goes back to the 19th Century (est. 1872), generating approximately 50% of the DB Group’s revenues.

With more than 64,000 employees, across 130 countries and around 2,000 strategic, economic regional locations, DB Schenker has a global, integrated network geared towards customer service, quality and sustainability. A need for an enhanced mobile strategy led them to re-evaluate its enterprise mobility management solution.

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First Hull Trains get app back on track

20 April 2020

First Hull Trains, part of FirstGroup, is a UK rail operator running 90 services a week between London King’s Cross and Hull’s Paragon Interchange. It carries over 800,000 passengers every year on its fleet of four Class 180 DMUs.

Its aim is to deliver an industry-leading customer experience. It has invested in and achieved various innovative industry firsts, a pioneer in the UK transport sector.

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Oldest metro system gets much needed modern connections

20 April 2020

London has the oldest Metro system in the world and TfL wanted to introduce Wi-Fi on its network to improve customer experience for the millions of people who use it every day.

It was therefore the ideal choice to design and manage the deployment of Wi-Fi access across the Underground network. Fujitsu worked with partners Installation Technology to design and install a solution for ubiquitous access, Virgin Media to provide high capacity Wide Area Network connectivity, and Cisco to supply network access points compliant with the Underground environment.

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