Articles and Whitepapers
The world of technology is always changing and so is Onwave.
We make sure that we always keep an eye on new technologies to stay ahead of the curve.
Take a look at some of the articles and whitepapers we have published or shared over the years right here.
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The Network Rail and OWL Geofence Collaboration
The rail industry contends with many hazards. Working on or near train tracks can have serious risks such as: Shock Trauma Fatalities Due to this, there is a relentless drive across the Rail [...]
Network Rail regional trial of geofencing to improve trackworker safety
The following article is by Claire Smith and is featured in the New Civil Engineer. As the Rail Accident Investigation Branch announced an investigation into a near miss with trackworkers at [...]
The Future of SD-WAN
Prior to the pandemic, many companies were considering SD-WAN solutions to replace MPLS technology, as it was widely expected to become the dominant networking technology. It’s not hard to see [...]
Ericsson Mobility Report 2021 – what it means for Infrastructure and Utilities
As the Ericsson Mobility Report reaches its 10th anniversary, we’d like to reflect on some of the key trends and events identified in the report that have shaped the last decade. Mobile [...]
Multi-WAN Failover: Ensure your network is always on
In the era of digitisation and technology-led delivery, reliable connectivity is crucial for businesses. In the era of digitisation and technology-led delivery, connectivity is an essential [...]
The 5G Dilemma: More Base Stations, More Antennas—Less Energy?
5G networks will likely consume more energy than 4G, but one expert says the problem may not be as bad as it seems. A lurking threat behind the promise of 5G delivering up to 1,000 times as much [...]
Over 5,000 miles of British roads still without phone signal
Mobile phone coverage is lacking on 5,540 miles (8,916km) of British roads, potentially leaving drivers at risk in the event of an accident or breakdown, according to a new study. The stretches [...]
Data sink: over 143 million gigabytes of mobile data unused by customers every month
On average, users are wasting 3.4GB of mobile data every month. Mobile customers in the UK are collectively paying for 143 million gigabytes worth of data every month that they don’t use. The [...]
Solving the IoT Connectivity Puzzle
Enterprise IoT projects are like puzzles. Many individual pieces must be identified and put together perfectly to create a whole portrait that creates value to both technical and non-technical [...]
The cloud is brilliant (if you can get to it!)
The cloud is here and it is here to stay and this is a good thing. However connectivity is the key to getting full use of these new shared services. I speak to people on a regular basis who are [...]
What is SD-WAN?
A Software Defined-WAN is a network that can use any back haul (3G/4G, DSL, FTTC, Fibre, WISP, WiMAX, etc.) to connect all your data centres, branch offices, cloud applications and remote users. [...]
EE announces 16 UK cities will get 5G in 2019
BT’s mobile network subsidiary, EE, will be the first MNO to rollout 5G services in the UK EE announced that it will switch on 5G sites in 16 towns and cities across the UK in 2019. London, [...]
CCTV for security is critical… and so’s the backhaul
CCTV is a very useful tool for fighting crime and the threat of terror in the UK. It is mostly now used to get eyes on events that occur in a remote location away from the ARC (security industry [...]
4G data is not just a commodity
All UK businesses now have a sole SIM provider so that they can get the best rate on data and calls for their staff who need a phone for work. This leads to a simple view of the cost of mobile [...]
Seven reasons why 69% of construction projects exceed their budgets
Fewer than one in three construction projects come within 10% of budget. Consider these seven reasons why yours might be overspending. In the three years to 2015, fewer than one-in-three projects [...]
Tech Excellence – Connecting Site and Plant
The following article is by Mark Hansford and is featured in the New Civil Engineer. “We are a technology company using connectivity to achieve better business performance for our [...]
SD-WAN is Going Mainstream
Gartner recommend that you look at SD-WAN when refreshing your WAN edge equipment, renegotiating a carrier contract, building out new branches, or aggressively moving apps to the cloud (among [...]
Three impacts that can influence connectivity – how to choose?
For remote, temporary and transitional sites, Onwave deploy a variety of components as part of the rapid connectivity service. Every site has a variety of connectivity providers and hardware [...]
Caas and NaaS – what are they?
CaaS (Connectivity as a Service) – great for companies who have already leapt into the Cloud – we bond together multiple carriers giving large bandwidth direct Internet access [...]
Three ways Ofcom’s latest request will help us all
For remote, temporary and transitional sites, Onwave’s team deploy a managed service which allows teams to continue to use their business systems at remote sites. Making a Hybrid Site with [...]
Cloud application walk through – a complete business suite in minutes
Power of cloud for construction: speed, convenience and security. In 1984, John Gage, from Sun Microsystems, coined the phrase “The network is the computer” to describe the emerging [...]
How connectivity demands can result in site savings.
Better connectivity at site means a single strategy irrespective of location, but what of cost savings? For remote, temporary and transitional sites, Onwave deploys a managed service which allows [...]
Onwave become associate members of CECA for mutual exchange of understanding and expertise
Onwave present at CECA In October 2013 Onwave presented at the CECA (Civil Engineering Contractors Association) Southern board meeting. Discussing connectivity issues at sites, we received a [...]