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Blu Wireless wins UK DCMS healthcare and transport bids

advancing the use of unlicensed millimetre wave frequency bands for 5G applications

Bristol, UK, March 10, 2018 – Blu Wireless, a specialist provider of unlicensed 60GHz wireless networking solutions, today announced that it has won two pilot project bids from the UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS). As part of the UK’s 5G Strategy, Blu Wireless has successfully secured funding for testbeds that will prove the commercial and public viability of its 5G technologies – which will help to bring about tangible social benefits.

The Liverpool 5G […]

Blu Wireless Technology demonstrates interference-free multi-link mmWave 5G ready network at Mobile World Congress 2018

Delivering multi-gigabit speeds using Carrier Grade 60GHz modem technology for 5G networks

At Mobile World Congress this year, we will demonstrate our Carrier Grade 60GHz modem technology for use in networks demanding low latency multi-gigabit throughput. The private, invitation only demonstration will show interference-free functionality of multiple gigabit links when deployed in an extremely dense network.

Blu Wireless CEO Henry Nurser said: “By combining the unique and patented interference management and advanced network synchronisation features present in our HYDRA modem, with the massive unlicensed mmWave spectrum available worldwide, our partners can dramatically reduce the costs of deploying advanced multi-gigabit Fixed Wireless Access […]

Blu Wireless Technology inside CCS self-organising mmWave access and backhaul solution

Metnet 12Gps unlicensed 60GHz mmWave product enabled by Blu Wireless Technology

Today we announced that our leading Hydra 1.0 mmWave modem IP technology will be demonstrated by Cambridge Communication Systems Ltd (CCS) at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona in its latest generation of Metnet products.

CCS will be introducing the new Metnet 12Gbps unlicensed 60GHz mmWave access and backhaul system, which has been enabled by the Hydra technology from Blu Wireless. Hydra’s unique set of carrier-grade features and software defined flexibility enables its partners to create clearly differentiated products within emerging […]

5G at CES – why millimetre wave fixed wireless access will dominate in 2018

CES kicks off next week and the pace at which the 5G evolution is happening means we’re sure it will be a key theme at the show – especially the fixed-wireless access space! This obviously won’t be the first year that 5G has been a key CES topic. 5G trials are well underway and billions have been committed to acquire licensed spectrum. Gigabit speeds have already been demonstrated. But so much has changed since 2017 it’s worth a look back before a look forward.

Qualcomm’s CEO Stephen Mollenkopf at CES 2017 said, “5G is so much more than faster 4K Netflix […]

Our word on the Budget – £160m for 5G

Yesterday, the chancellor laid out the priorities for spending in the UK over the coming years. We’re particularly interested in the half a billion pounds (660 million USD) that has been dedicated to new technology investments, with over a third (£160 million) of this directed at the trialing of 5G networks in the UK.

Added to this is £2.3 billion for R&D, a tax cut to 12 per cent for R&D£35 million to improve mobile connectivity on trains (answering criticism from Lord Adonis’s recent report), £1.7 billion for transport infrastructure in cities and the Chancellor’s statement […]

November 23, 2017|5G, Blogs, Company, millimetre wave|

Blu Wireless Technology joins the millimetre wave working group as part of the Telecom Infrastructure Project (TIP)

Image: Telecom Infrastructure Project (TIP)


We continue our commitment to advancing 60 GHz wireless networking solutions

Today we’re delighted to announce we have joined the Telecom Infrastructure Project (TIP) as part of the recently established mmWave working group, tasked with advancing networking solutions that use the 60 GHz frequency band and addressing challenges in the wireless backhaul domain. TIP is the engineering focused initiative co-chaired by Facebook and Deutsche Telekom, intended to bring together expertise from pioneering technology companies that will help transform traditional telecom ecosystems by deploying new technologies and agile architectures.

Our involvement in […]

Mind the gap – a bridge to 5G

Last week we attended Broadband World Forum in Berlin with our partners Sivers IMA where we showcased a live demonstration of fixed wireless access at 60GHz. This in turn sparked a lot of interesting conversations…we’ve compiled a snapshot of the questions that were top of mind for some well-known tier 1 players at the show:

  1. What’s the maximum line of sight transmission range? – Up to 500m
  2. For this distance, what is the maximum throughput? – Using a lower order modulation such as QPSK, up to 2Gbps
  3. What’s the frequency bandwidth […]

Broadband World Forum Berlin – 24-26 October, Berlin


Come and see how we are cracking the last mile…today.

We’re excited to be showcasing our multi-gigabit fixed wireless access solution at the Broadband World Forum in Berlin with our partners Sivers IMA.  It’s the perfect showcase for our HYDRA IP multi-gigabit wireless modem technology – licensed to the IDT  RapidWave™ dual modem and featuring the 60 GHz beamsteering RFIC from Sivers IMA. This combination of cutting edge technology delivers system performance and power efficiency that enables commercial solutions for mmWave applications such as small cell backhaul, fixed wireless broadband access and multiple emerging 5G applications.

What’s more, […]

October 19, 2017|5G, Blogs, multi-Gbit fixed wireless access|

Calculus Capital invests in Blu Wireless Technology

We’re delighted to confirm our most recent funding from Calculus Capital, a leading EIS and VCT investor. This follows an investment from ARM earlier this year. Please read the press release from Calculus Capital below and see coverage on our news in The Telegraph.

Calculus Capital, a leading EIS and VCT investor, is to invest £2.4 million as cornerstone investor in a £6.6 million institutional and private investment round into Blu Wireless Technology (“BWT”), a firm that is leading the way in bringing ultra-fast millimetre Wave (mmWave) wireless technology into homes and businesses through the roll-out of Wi-Gig® and 5G […]

June 26, 2017|5G, Company, millimetre wave, Press releases|

Blu Wireless at Small Cells World Summit 2017

Blu Wireless Technology will be at SCWS World from 22nd-25th May at the Intercontinental O2 Hotel in London.

We’ll be hosting a technical seminar on the latest developments in baseband and millimetre wave technology for small cell, back haul and 5G applications.  The seminar will also feature presentations from:

  • IDT Inc – on its RWM6050 dual gigabit modem based on our Blu Wireless HYDRA technology
  • SiversIMA – on the latest millimetre wave RF transceivers for operation in the 60 GHz band.
  • ARM Ltd – on 5G infrastructure processing architectures including ‘Mobile Edge Computing’.

There’ll […]

May 17, 2017|5G, Backhaul, Company, millimetre wave|

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