L’OCCITANE launches ‘Ship From Store’ same day delivery across the UK

French beauty retailer partners with On the dot for faster deliveries than Amazon UK, London, 23rd January 2019 — On the dot today announced that the leading natural cosmetics manufacturer and retailer, L’OCCITANE, has selected the last mile retail delivery startup as its partner for its same day delivery service proposition ‘Ship From Store’ across the UK. The service has launched in London and, with plans to extend across the remaining 86 UK stores in early 2019, L’OCCITANE needed to find a partner with national scale and a large network….

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Fashion shoppers 44% more likely to make a purchase from Woodhouse Clothing thanks to new AI-powered personalisation

UK men’s fashion retailer reaps benefits from using Nosto’s artificial intelligence to personalise web and email experiences The introduction of AI-based personalisation means shoppers who visit men’s online fashion retailer, Woodhouse Clothing, are now 44% more likely to make a purchase. The new technology, which works across both mobile and desktop, is also helping to increase the retailer’s average order value, which is up 7%. Woodhouse has implemented personalisation technology from Nosto which uses advanced AI machine learning algorithms and other statistical techniques to predict and automatically deliver the most…

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LEVC selects Oxford Direct Services for servicing of the world’s first purpose built electric black cab

January 23, 2019 – Oxford Direct Services (ODS) has been approved as an authorised service dealer for the world’s first purpose built electric taxi – the TX. Under a three-year agreement, ODS will join a network of LEVC dealers outside London servicing TX black cabs, carrying out warranty work, supplying parts, responding to any breakdowns and undertaking body repairs in its insurance approved body repair centre. Its wide geographic catchment area will span from Bristol, south of Birmingham to west London. Four ODS technicians will be trained and LEVC certified,…

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Telefónica and Samsung Utilize LuxCarta’s Advanced Geodata for First 26 GHz Trial in Germany

5G Simulated on Millimeter Wave Frequencies Sophia Antipolis, France – January 22, 2019 – LuxCarta, the leading global geodata provider to the wireless ecosystem, announced today it is providing specialized geodata designed for use with RF planning simulations at high frequencies to Telefónica Deutschland and Samsung for their first 26 GHz tests in Hamburg. LuxCarta is providing 2-meter resolution City Planner building models, along with specialized vegetation layers, terrain and clutter for the Hamburg city center and another suburban test area. “5G networks that utilize mmWave frequencies require more precise…

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Natural Power advises NTR on 200MW Nordic wind portfolio acquisition

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power has advised NTR on the 200MW acquisition of operational and pre-construction onshore wind projects in Sweden and Finland that has been added to the NTR Renewable Energy Income Fund II. Total capital invested by NTR in the portfolio is expected to be in excess of €180 million. NTR acquired the portfolio projects, called Vindin, from a consortium of Swedish industrial companies. Natural Power attended all sites individually and provided pre-construction yield analysis alongside turbine inspections for the operational projects. The detailed due…

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NGMN & Wireless Broadband Alliance join forces to address RAN convergence opportunities

Call for combined 5G and Wi-Fi network resources to address opportunities and use cases London, Frankfurt, 22 January 2019 – NGMN and Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) have published the first results of their collaboration to drive the convergence of multi-technology RANs and core networks. The joint report identifies a number of emerging opportunities and use cases that the industry can benefit from through the convergence of 3GPP’s 5G and Wi-Fi, driven by the ever-enhancing capabilities of licenced and unlicensed technologies. It also highlights the key challenges, which must first be…

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Matalan partners with SML to roll out item-level RFID across 220 stores to enhance inventory accuracy & customer service

January 2019: SML RFID, a global leader in delivering high-performance RFID solutions for the retail market, today announced that it has deployed SML’s RFID tags and SML’s Clarity® item-level solutions for Matalan across all 220 stores in the UK. SML RFID has been working with Matalan for the past 2 years and the retailer determined it needed to improve its inventory accuracy across its entire business. To facilitate this, it embarked on deploying RFID into 2 pilot stores using SML’s Clarity® software suite. The outcome was that the retailer discovered…

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MYCOM OSI to Unveil the Assurance Cloud™ at MWC 2019

Automate Digital Operations and Monetize 5G experience LONDON, UK – 21st January 2019 – MYCOM OSI, the Assurance Cloud Company™ and leading independent provider of Assurance, Automation and Analytics solutions to the world’s largest Communications Service Providers (CSPs), today announced details of its participation at MWC Barcelona 2019, which takes place on 25 – 28 February 2019. MYCOM OSI will reveal how its intelligent Assurance Cloud™ transforms digital operations to automate and monetize 5G experiences, services and network management. Delivered through the public cloud and founded on an open ecosystem,…

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Newtec Dialog® and SATSOL Heighten Efficiency and User Experience for Solomon Islands Satellite Customers

SINT-NIKLAAS, Belgium, and HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 18 JANUARY 2019 – Newtec, a specialist in the design, development and manufacture of equipment for satellite communications, has provided a Newtec Dialog® hub system to SATSOL, a teleport and Internet Service Provider (ISP) on the Solomon Islands. The Newtec Dialog platform will deliver IP connectivity for the Solomon Islands government, with a single hop service from remote islands to the capital, Honiara. SATSOL is currently rolling out the remote sites, initially in ten provincial hub locations. The education system will also benefit as…

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Natural Power appointed to Decentralised Energy Network Frameworks

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power has been appointed by Stoke-on-Trent City Council as a supplier on the four-year Decentralised Energy Network Frameworks. This is the first phase of frameworks to support decentralised energy networks and will cover the technical and professional consultancy element. The management of the frameworks will be undertaken by an arms’ length company called Sinfra (UK), a franchise of the Swedish purchasing body Sinfra. Significantly, the frameworks will be made available to other authorities, universities and hospital trusts, UK-wide. Future frameworks will cover supplies…

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