Paul Crane, Head of Mobile, Wireless & Network Services, BT
Paul Crane leads the Mobile and Wireless research lab at BT. His group undertakes applied research activities in support for BT’s fixed and Mobile business’s. The objective of this work is the development and delivery of technical and commercial propositions for next generation infrastructure and services.
BT is one of the world’s leading providers of communications services and solutions, serving customers in 180 countries. Paul’s research work supports its local, national and international telecommunications services to its customers for use at home, at work and on the move, including broadband, TV and internet products and services; and converged fixed-mobile products and services.
Paul’s research current focus is the development and exploitation of 5G technologies to ensure EE, BT’s mobile business, continued market leadership. As major part of a strategic programme, this research aims to bring together BT and EE capabilities to produce unique convergence network.
Paul is a telecommunications engineer, with over 25 years in the industry. He has undertaken a variety of strategic technology roles with BT in the UK, USA and Europe.
The UK Government has recently announced £1 billion to invest in full-fibre broadband and trialling 5G networks via a new Digital Infrastructure Fund. With funding supporting trials of 5G mobile communications the UK local authorities will be able to access £740 million intended to help them trial and roll-out future ultrafast 5G based Mobile Broadband […]