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28 02, 2017

Bristol and BT collaborate on massive MIMO trials for 5G wireless

February 28th, 2017|NEWS|

The quest for highly efficient 5G wireless connectivity has been given a boost thanks to a collaboration between a team of 5G engineers from the Universities of Bristol and Lund, National Instruments (NI), and BT, one of the world’s leading providers of communications services. The research team has undertaken field trials of a massive MIMO [...]

24 01, 2017

New Non-Executive Chairman joins Bristol Is Open

January 24th, 2017|NEWS|

Graeme Hobbs has joined Bristol Is Open as its new Non-Executive Chairman, commencing his role from 2 January 2017. Together with the rest of the Board he will further develop the project in order to successfully make Bristol the first open programmable city in the world. Bristol Is Open is a Joint Venture between the [...]

30 11, 2016

Bristol Is Open wins smart cities award

November 30th, 2016|NEWS|

Bristol Is Open won The Smart Cities Award at a prestigious ceremony last night (Tuesday 29 November). The project, which is a joint venture between Bristol City Council and the University of Bristol, was one of four nominees in the Smart Cities category at the World Communications Awards (WCA). The awards have been going since [...]

12 10, 2016

Zeetta Networks signs cooperation agreement with Bristol Is Open to deploy NetOS® in city-wide Smart City testbed

October 12th, 2016|NEWS|

BRISTOL, UK – 12th October, 2016 – Zeetta Networks announced today that it has signed an agreement with Bristol Is Open (BRISTOL IS OPEN) for the deployment of Zeetta’s NetOS® on the Bristol Is Open Network in a first-in-the-world use of open networking technologies orchestrating a diverse Smart City network. Bristol Is Open’s backbone network [...]

11 10, 2016

Nokia and Bristol Is Open commit to partnership to develop the open programmable city

October 11th, 2016|NEWS|

Bristol, 11 October 2016 - Nokia, the Finnish communications and information technology company, announced today that it is forming a partnership with Bristol Is Open, an ambitious joint venture between the University of Bristol and Bristol City Council. Nokia is a world leader in programmable networks, 5G and Internet of Things technologies. It will trial, [...]

23 03, 2016

Bristol and Lund set a new world record in 5G wireless spectrum efficiency

March 23rd, 2016|NEWS|

New research by engineers from the Universities of Bristol and Lund, working alongside National Instruments (NI), has demonstrated how a massive antenna system can offer a 12-fold increase in spectrum efficiency compared with current 4G cellular technology. Multiple antenna technology, referred to as MIMO, is already used in many Wi-Fi routers and 4G [...]

10 02, 2016

NEC and Bristol Is Open commit to long-term partnership to develop the open programmable city

February 10th, 2016|NEWS|

- Collaboration seeks to create open solutions to urban challenges - Tokyo, Bristol, February 10, 2016 - NEC Corporation today announced it has signed a long-term partnership agreement with Bristol Is Open, an ambitious smart city initiative in the UK. Bristol Is Open is a joint venture between Bristol City Council and the University of [...]

19 01, 2016

TM Forum welcomes Bristol Is Open onto its Smart City Forum Leadership Team

January 19th, 2016|NEWS|

Bristol, UK (January 19, 2016) - TM Forum, the global industry association for digital business, today unveiled its Smart City Forum Leadership Team, including Bristol Is Open. The mission of the Smart City Forum is to accelerate smart city sustainability, workability and liveability by connecting the best minds in the world to achieve more by [...]

15 12, 2015

The Wired Wired West

December 15th, 2015|NEWS|

BBC Focus Magazine's Russell Deeks has written an informative piece on how Bristol will become one of the most advanced 'smart cities' in the world. You can read all about it in his article on The Wired Wired West.