Cambridge Wireless

Cambridge Wireless

Cambridge Wireless is a leading industry forum and vibrant community with a rapidly expanding network of companies actively involved in the development and application of wireless technologies. Our activities are based around a number of special interest groups each focussed on a specific technology and/or market area.

Telephone:01223 967101
Address:Compass House, Vision Park, Chivers Way, Histon, Cambridgeshire
Postcode:CB24 9AD
Country:United Kingdom
Membership type:Corporate 6-20 (£250+VAT pa)

Cambridge Wireless is a membership organisation based in Cambridge, UK which engages with local and international organisations that concern the whole wireless communications arena. In addition to high level networking dinners, educational events and business development activities, Cambridge Wireless runs an annual Future of Wireless International Conference along with the Discovering Start-Ups initiative to support emerging, innovative wireless companies. Over 15 Special Interest Groups focussed on specific technologies and market sectors, also provide opportunities for members to meet, form partnerships to exploit new commercial opportunities, and share knowledge and information about the latest industry trends and hot topics. Cambridge Wireless members see fresh opportunities to bring together key people and organisations with complementary needs and interests based on all major wireless technologies including: 3G, CDMA, WiFi, Zigbee, WiMax, Ultra Wide Band (UWB), Bluetooth and RFID, enabling them to communicate with partners around the world.

Further supporting international communication and interaction, Cambridge Wireless has formed a number of partnerships with equivalent counterparts. These include CommNexus in San Diago, The Wireless Industry Partnership in Canada, Innovation Lab Denmark, Wavefront Canada and Mobile Computing Promotion Consortium Japan. We also have links to membership organisations around the UK including Silicon Southwest, Wireless Innovation in Scotland, One Nucleus and Wireless Innovation Lab in Ireland.

Further information on all of the above can be found at

Chairman: Dr. David Cleevely

CEO: Dr. Soraya Jones



Cambridge Wireless experts make 2015 predictions

Industry experts from Cambridge Wireless (CW), the leading global community for companies involved in wireless and mobile technologies, have made their personal predictions for 2015. CW Special Interest Group (SIG) champions comment on a wide range of topics, from the evolution of wearable devices and the promised launch of the Apple iWatch to the hype surrounding the Internet of Things and the roll out of LTE.

8 January 2015Read in full

'Governments need to release more spectrum for mobile broadband'

Speakers at Cambridge Wireless conference say that there could be trouble ahead unless action is taken at WRC-15.

19 December 2014Read in full

Is reality virtually non-existent?

The line between reality and the virtual world has never been more blurred, as we spend more time interacting with technology and creating virtual lives. How we engage with technology to express ourselves and connect to the rest of the real and virtual worlds is becoming part of our daily lives. Simultaneously, technologists are becoming increasingly aware of what people want from virtual reality, ranging from personal communications and entertainment to advertising and marketing.

28 November 2014Read in full

Conference considers the future of sensors for health and wellbeing

The future of medical and pharmaceutical sensors looks healthy and strong, according to the line-up of industry experts at this week’s Cambridge Wireless Healthcare SIG, held in partnership with One Nucleus.

27 November 2014Read in full

Race is on to deliver autonomous vehicles

Industry experts are lining up at Silverstone Park for a Cambridge Wireless conference to debate technical, commercial and regulatory challenges.

18 November 2014Read in full

Cambridge Wireless announces speaker line-up for Technology Conference 2015

A strong line-up of speakers has been announced for the first Cambridge Wireless Technology Engineering Conference (CW TEC) in London on March 24th 2015.

11 November 2014Read in full

Soraya Jones steps down as CEO at Cambridge Wireless

Dr Soraya Jones has decided to step down as CEO at Cambridge Wireless, the leading not-for-profit, international community for companies involved in the research, development and application of wireless and mobile technologies.

10 November 2014Read in full

This evolution will not be televised – it will be broadcast on the radio. But how?

Wireless industry experts convened at a Cambridge Wireless (CW) event at Aon UK in London this week to discuss the future of radio broadcast. While the process of television digital switchover is now complete, providing a more consistent viewing experience, radio has not reached the same point, even though it was first launched nearly 20 years ago.

7 November 2014Read in full

'Information rock and roll – How big data has made analytics sexy'

While analysing Big Data is no easy task and has always been seen as a ‘back room’ operation, data analytics has become a hot topic in the boardroom, according to speakers at the Cambridge Wireless (CW) event yesterday: ‘Information Rock and Roll – How Big Data has made Analytics Sexy'.

31 October 2014Read in full

Winners of Discovering Start-ups showcase best in UK wireless innovation

Five innovative wireless businesses won the praise of leading technology investors and wireless industry experts at yesterday’s (Wednesday's) finals of the UK Discovering Start-Ups 2014 competition hosted by Deloitte in London. Discovering Start-ups 2015 will be open to entries from European partner countries.

23 October 2014Read in full

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Cambridge Wireless Future Devices SIG

28 Jan 2015ARM, 110 Fulbourn Road, Cambridge, CB1 9NJ

‘The Future is Already with Us - How Younger Users of Today's Technology will Drive the Technology of Tomorrow’

‘5G: A Practical Approach’ – Radio Technology SIG & Small Cell SIG event - London

3 Feb 2015Deloitte, Stonecutter Court, 1 Stonecutter St, London EC4A 4TR London

5G may yet be undefined but that does not stop the industry from trying to sell anything and everything as 5G. It is clear that 5G will not be a single “solution” providing a miracle cure for all ills of our industry, but it has the long term ambition to deliver significant improvements on all core KPIs compared to the 4G baseline.

Small Unmanned Air Systems: enforcement tool or security threat? CW Security & Defence SIG

17 Feb 2015Olswang LLP, 90 High Holborn, Greater London WC1V 6XX

The adoption of small unmanned air systems (SUAS) is proceeding rapidly in a number of areas with the potential benefits to society being many and continuing to grow. This half-day London event examines perspectives from a selection of the numerous areas in which SUAS implementation is expanding.

RF testing – from the archives: A CW Wireless Heritage SIG event

19 Feb 2015Novotel, Knebworth Park, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 2AX

The third in the Wireless Heritage SIG evening sessions, this engaging event will analyse 100 years of radio testing, its impact on network efficiency and the critical and evolving role of RF test in delivering efficiency improvements from 4G and 5G networks.

The 1 Billion Euro Graphene Story: A CW Academic & Industry SIG - FREE TO ATTEND

25 Feb 2015Microsoft Research Cambridge, 21 Station Road, Cambridge CB1 2FB

Four years after the Manchester-based Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov were awarded a Nobel Prize for their ground-breaking work on graphene, this material and its applications have become the focus of one of the largest and best funded global research efforts ever.

Empowering people: measuring imperceptible movements: Cambridge Wireless Location-Based Systems/Services SIG event

19 Mar 2015Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1AG

The world of sport is constantly pushing the boundaries of human capability, enabling people to understand how to achieve more and recover more quickly. This progress is fuelled by measurements of imperceptible changes in movement and health parameters, tailored to the individual and their sporting needs.

The Smart Home – Third time lucky! A CW Connected Devices SIG event

The Smart Home – Third time lucky! A CW Connected Devices SIG event

21 Apr 2015Cambridge Consultants Ltd, Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 0DW

For most of us the smart home concept has stayed on the edge of our consciousness in the absence of a good reason to invest, regardless of the fact that home users do not need a watertight business case and will buy exciting useful products at almost any cost.

The challenge of how to optimise content delivery and more importantly – who is in control? CW Digital Delivery and Content SIG Event

20 May 2015Mathys & Squires, The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SG

Content delivery can be optimised in various ways, however, the ecosystem needed is extremely complex. This event will explore techniques and challenges around their implementation. Featuring industry experts to Content Delivery spanning two sectors, fixed network optimisation and mobile network optimisation.