About us

Real Wireless is the world’s leading independent wireless advisory firm. Its network of experts includes engineers, physicists, economists, security advisors, business strategists and deployment specialists. Real Wireless clients benefit from a comprehensive portfolio of specialists and custom tools that analyse radio network performance, techno-economic impact and the business model implications of wireless systems. With this unmatched resource Real Wireless is able to advise the industry and all user groups, spanning businesses to governments, mobile operators, regulators and technology companies on every aspect of wireless technology.

Real Wireless has applied this unique range of technical and strategic expertise to some of the UK’s biggest wireless infrastructure projects – from major stadium connectivity to shopping malls to transport systems — and has worked with operators, vendors and regulators on all forms of wireless connectivity. It has also advised governments and the European Union on the technical, social and economic implications of communications policy.

Real Wireless experts help clients to understand, select and deploy technology according to need; we deliver truly independent advice as we are not affiliated with any association, company or proprietary standard. That is why, with 5G on the horizon, Real Wireless is best placed to guide and advise businesses on the choices and opportunities next generation communications systems will bring.

We have helped to build the wireless world of today.
We are helping to build the wireless world of tomorrow.
We can show you what that wireless world can do for you.
We are Real Wireless.

Advisory board

Roger Jeynes Chair, Advisory Board
Roger is an independent non-executive director of a London-listed Venture Capital Trust (Downing Three VCT plc), chairman of AIM-listed software company Zoo Digital plc, chairman of mxData Limited, and a director of Charborough Media Limited.
Roger’s early career included a number of senior technical, marketing and general management roles at IBM, EMC and Pyramid Technology in the UK, Italy and the USA. From 1997 to 2006 he was Chief Operating Officer of Interregnum plc, the technology merchant bank, serving as a non-executive director or chairman on the boards of more than a dozen investee companies and founding Interregnum’s Mergers & Acquisition (M&A) practice. A mathematics graduate of Sheffield University and Fellow of the RSA, Roger also holds a certificate in investment management from IIMR, and is Visiting Professor of Management Practice in the Lord Ashcroft International Business School of Anglia Ruskin University.
Gregory Bensberg MBE
Gregory Bensberg is the General Manager of Digital 3&4. This manages the broadcasting of ITV and Channel 4′s digital terrestrial services in the UK.
He has previously worked as a policy and technical expert at Ofcom and the Independent Television Commission for over 20 years.
He acted as a key technical and regulatory adviser to UK Government Ministers whilst they were developing the UK government’s switchover policy. He was also responsible for leading Ofcom’s spectrum clearance programme (800 MHz and 2.6GHz); which the UK’s 4G spectrum auction in 2013.
He led the planning and licensing of the UK’s digital switchover programme including its UHF spectrum strategy) and its adoption of the DVB-T2 standard and the launch of terrestrial HD services in 2009. He also led Ofcom’s Digital Dividend Review project in 2005/06 which laid out the process and principles for the eventual European digital dividend programme.
Gregory is a chartered engineer and holds an MBA and BSc. He was honoured by Her Majesty the Queen for his work in communications and media by being made an MBE in 2014.
Rob Ray BSc, MBA
Rob Ray is Group Director of Digital & Information Technology, the Football Association. He is a senior business and technology executive with more than 25 years in experience including 16 years working in media. He combines real start-up experience with the needs and demands of today’s global corporations. The FA appointed Rob Ray CIO back in 2010. He has worked to ensure that the FA’s centre of excellence, St. George’s Park would be able to bring benefits to the rest of the country, by delivering a set of websites that include content on coaching on a weekly basis. Under Ray, the FA has also introduced the Whole Game system – a single point of administration to deal with affiliation, sanctioning, discipline and finance through an online portal. Rob is amongst Computing’s top 100 IT leaders in the UK.
Graham Mills MA, MBA, CEng, MIET
Graham chairs DVB’s Commercial Module, one of its key working groups defining requirements for digital TV standards. Graham has recently retired from a career in BT where he was a strategy director in BT’s Technology, Service & Operations division. He has been at the forefront of several major innovations in digital media and communications. He was a founder of the Digital TV Group (DTG) helping the UK to be first to launch digital terrestrial TV. He has led BT¹s audio / video conferencing business and launched new products & services including a pioneering conferencing product for desktop PCs. He has worked on BT¹s broadband services, from the early trials of video on demand to the launch of broadband Internet services. He has an honours degree in engineering from Cambridge, an MBA from Cranfield and is a Chartered Engineer (MIET).
Mike Goddard OBE, BSc, CEng, FIET
Mike Goddard has 40 years’ experience in spectrum planning nationally and internationally in the UK administration. He was a member of the Radiocommunications Agency’s senior management team and was acting Chief Executive of the Agency when its functions were transferred to Ofcom. He was a member of the Board, and for a short period Chairman, of RSI International, a joint venture consulting business in the field of spectrum management. He has played a leading role in the development of spectrum reviews, national spectrum strategies, and more recently the development and implementation of ground-breaking spectrum reform in the public sector. Mike was also Director, Spectrum and International Policy, in the United Kingdom’s communications regulator, Ofcom.

Our expertise

Mobile, Wi-Fi, broadcast, satellite or business radio? 4G/LTE, 5G, satellite networks, private networks or hybrid networks? Small cells, backhaul, point-to-point, DAS? Device options, infrastructure options and spectrum options? You need to know what they mean – for you and your business.

Ask us. We know every single one of these wireless technologies and wireless enablers – and a lot more. Many of us have made them happen. We are engineers and strategists, market makers and market analysts. We can tell you where wireless has been – and where it is going.

Our wireless supply customers

Operators, regulators, government, and both hardware and software vendors make up many of our customers. They have also supplied many of our experts. Our wireless supply customers trust us because we not only know what we are doing, but we also understand what they are trying to do. They also know that we are fiercely independent. Our advice is carefully researched, evidence based, unbiased and focused on the best solution to a given problem, rather than one that favours a particular technology or approach.

Our wireless user customers

What do football stadiums, airports, transportation organisations, smart cities and national and local government have in common? They have all used our services. We offer a wide range of capabilities for the public and private sectors – consultancy services, management services, preparation of design standards, cost options, coverage advice, technology insights, reports and recommendations to help them get the most out of wireless for their own customers and users. And we are independent. We don’t promote technologies wireless user customers might like. We promote technologies they need.

We are a member of:

5g Innovation Centre
Wireless World Research Forum

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We are members of

Tech UK
Cambridge Wireless
ESSMA
Networld 2020
Telecom Infra Project
Wireless World Research Forum

Our awards

 

We are members of

Tech UK
Cambridge Wireless
ESSMA
Networld 2020
Telecom Intra Project
Wireless World Research Forum

Our awards

BSI Assurance ISO

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