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Ranplan CEO claims his company will play a ‘major role’ in the global evolution of smart cities

13th June 2017

UK wireless technology company Ranplan has claimed that its innovative technology will play a ‘major role’ in the ongoing global evolution of smart cities. The radio planning specialist is building a stellar reputation on a global basis – primarily because it has developed tools that plan both indoor and combined indoor and outdoor RF wireless networks. Telecom Review managed to…

AsiaPAC must plan for smart cities

10th May 2017

The increasing commitment to smart city initiatives highlights need for coordinated indoor and outdoor wireless network planning 10 May 2017: With the race on to lead the world in delivering smart cities, AsiaPAC governments, operators and integrators need to take a fresh look at how they can provide ubiquitous wireless connectivity both indoors and out, says Ranplan Wireless. Ranplan warns…

Optimising seamless hand-in and out for Enterprise Small Cells

22nd March 2017

One of the areas of confusion and even misinformation relates to control of calls when entering and leaving a building. In the early days of 3G femtocells, hand-in wasn’t supported and hand-out was more by luck than judgment. The situation has evolved considerably by enhancement of the 3G standards and inherent features within the 4G standard. A combination of improved…

Ranplan: indoor-outdoor network mapping startup claims big lead

20th March 2017

We sat down with Alastair Williamson, CEO of Ranplan, to find out what was what with the Wireless Network Simulator (WNS) software startup. Born out of a rather academic research project in 2006, the company took a leap of faith in 2012 – moving into developing a product based on its findings. This gave birth to iBuildNet, a software offering…

Ranplan CEO says emerging firms are better equipped to meet niche requirements

10th March 2017

Alistair Williamson, CEO of UK-based firm Ranplan who specialize in developing tools that plan both indoor and combined indoor and outdoor RF wireless network, says there’s been a “shift from just the traditional exhibitors to new emerging technology Companies participating ” at Mobile World Congress. This year, he said, speaking to Telecom Review, large operators, vendors, and system integrators are…