Private 5G and CBRS is ready to transform business – and we're ready to help


A new dawn of connectivity is approaching, bringing untold benefits to industry.

As the world leader in breakthrough technology, we're helping ambitious companies achieve their digital transformation ambitions.

Whether its developing private cellular networks, low power connected devices, or creating innovative new digital service platforms, our clients trust us to solve their most critical, high-risk challenges. 

Let’s be ambitious, together

Our wireless and digital services experts are on hand to help realise your ambitions.

With over 900 specialists, we have one of the world's largest and most advanced independent wireless development teams. Our mix of technical expertise and market experience is unique.

AI-powered Industrial IoT


Connectivity, data and AI offer huge opportunities across many industries – but how do you create most value for your business? Here’s an example of our latest client work that unlocks this potential…

Service innovation for Hitachi

In this video, AJ Van Bochoven, Head of Strategic Innovation, speaks to Mobile World Live to unveil a project to deliver AI-powered service innovation for Hitachi.

Developed in collaboration with Cambridge Consultants, Hitachi’s new Service Innovation Platform helps their customers benefit from the huge potential of digital transformation.

Using novel algorithms, Hitachi gains insights from industrial assets to shape transformational new service concepts, including predictive maintenance for manufacturing and route optimisation for shipping.

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Our latest Connected Industry projects 


Over the years, we have led the creation of major wireless technologies and developed service platforms that have underpinned our clients’ path to digital transformation. Here are a few examples...  

World-first communications for automated warehouses 

We worked alongside Ocado Technology to develop a world-first wireless communication system that orchestrates thousands of fastmoving bots across their state-of-the art fulfilment centres. This unique communication system makes up part of the Ocado Smart Platform (OSP), which is Ocado’s world-leading solution to transform the nature of grocery ecommerce across the world. 

Service innovation for digital transformation   

Showcased at Mobile World Congress, our work for Hitachi demonstrates how AI and service design can define successful digital transformation. The AI-powered IoT platform we developed allows them to draw ‘never seen before’ intelligence from industrial assets and shape highly valuable new service concepts in collaboration with their many clients. 

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New insights


Discover the developments shaping the future of industry  

Mobilizing private 5G networks 

Private 5G and CBRS networks promise to deliver huge business advantage. But, where to start if you are an enterprise, carrier or technology supplier considering deployment? This whitepaper is a practical guide to deploying a private cellular network for maximum business impact.

How to build a CBRS network and transform industry

CBRS will see many new organisations in North America become their own connectivity providers, enabling new business models that create huge value. But where do you start? In this webinar, we provide a practical guide for CBRS spectrum holders, vendors and end-users looking to deploy private cellular networks for business transformation.

Introducing the 5G innovation space

Despite the hype, unlocking innovative industrial 5G applications isn’t simple. That’s because like all wireless networks, 5G is designed for utility since that’s where the market is. In this article we take you to the 5G innovation space – the 10% of the functionality where the real customisation magic can happen, and which represents a transformational commercial opportunity for those bold enough to grasp it.

The future of AI is at the edge

Driven by advances in silicon and machine learning algorithms, Edge AI is presenting vast opportunities for businesses across diverse markets. This paper is essential reading for any business looking to bring greater levels of intelligence to the edge, unearthing the technologies and strategies that can make this a reality.

News & insights


Press release

Helping visually impaired people to navigate indoor spaces

16th Dec 2019

Cambridge Consultants and Waymap have created a unique smartphone service that helps visually impaired people to navigate through complex indoor spaces, such as public transport hubs.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital service innovation
  • Sensing
  • Tracking & location
Press release

Cambridge Consultants and Iridium continue world-changing partnership as $3 billion space upgrade is completed

3rd Jul 2019

Cambridge Consultants has been Iridium’s partner developing core technology for ground-based devices and infrastructure, part of the largest technology upgrade ever to take place in space.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital service innovation
  • Electronics & ASICs
  • Embedded software
  • Innovation management
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Signal processing
  • Strategic advice
  • Tracking & location
Press release

Cambridge Consultants advises ECI Partners in advance of IoT investment

13th Nov 2018

We advised the UK private equity firm during its management buyout of Arkessa, the IoT managed services provider. Following a thorough technical analysis the investment was completed during summer 2018.

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital service innovation
  • Strategic advice
Press release

Paul Beastall appointed to UK5G Advisory Board

11th May 2018

Our own Paul Beastall has been appointed to the Advisory Board of UK5G. A UK government funded group that brings together organisations across the ecosystem in order to drive the progress of 5G. Paul Beastall, Director...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital service innovation
  • Electronics & ASICs
  • Embedded software
  • Radio systems
  • Strategic advice
  • Tracking & location