Isle of Wight electronics company wins major contract

Oldendorff Carriers

Isle of Wight based, Datum Electronics, has been awarded a contract to supply Oldendorff's fleet with Datum Shaft Power Meter systems, representing a major endorsement of their products and skills.

Tuesday, 2nd October, 2018 12:01pm

By Mark Gladdis with 3 readers' comments

MHI Vestas launches first 10 MW wind turbine in history

MHI Vestas Turbine

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, based on the Isle of Wight, have made a stunning announcement at the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg today (Tuesday), revealing the first win turbine in history with power rating of 10 MW.

Tuesday, 25th September, 2018 10:30am

By Michael Morris with 6 readers' comments

Vestas and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind change setup on Isle of Wight to make room for future offshore expansion

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Hot on the heels of OnTheWight's report about big changes at MHI Vestas, they have announced what some of those changes will be.

Thursday, 20th September, 2018 8:41am

By Sally Perry

High tech company bring £15m investment to Isle of Wight

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This team of highly qualified staff work with foreign governments and business leaders across Asia, Europe and USA and have been involved in many significant and wide-ranging projects.

Monday, 3rd September, 2018 4:02pm

By Claire Robertson with 5 readers' comments

Outcome of bid for Isle of Wight 5G testbed

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Earlier this year it was reported that a consortium of Island based organisations had submitted a bid to the UK government to use the Isle of Wight as a 5G test bed. OnTheWight has details of the outcome.

Saturday, 10th March, 2018 11:04am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

UK 5G testbed bid winners announced

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The Government reveals the six 5G testbed areas across the UK that have been selected to share in the £25m funding - and what each hopes to achieve.

Saturday, 10th March, 2018 11:00am

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight 5G mobile data: Testbed application made to Government (Updated)

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The upcoming 5G mobile data standard should deliver blisteringly fast speeds (expected to be 100Meg - on your mobile!). A bid has been submitted to have it tested here on the Isle of Wight, way ahead of the rest of the UK's 2020 start.

Tuesday, 9th January, 2018 9:01pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

New Startup Centre planned for the Isle to Wight

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Begin your thinking on new technology startup ideas. A Startup Centre is coming to the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 8th November, 2017 10:56am

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

Gigabit Isle of Wight by 2021 thanks to £35m investment

wightfibre cables

At today's (Wednesday) Solent Digital Conference in Cowes, WightFibre announces that it has secured a £35m investment to build a full-fibre, future proof, ultrafast (Gigabit) broadband network across the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 8th November, 2017 9:52am

By Dale Howarth with 9 readers' comments

MHI Vestas plan to paint giant Isle of Wight blades at new plant in Fawley

MHI Vestas

Creating 50 new jobs in Fawley, MHI Vestas expands their UK industrial footprint with a new blade painting and logistics facility in the location of the former power station.

Wednesday, 8th November, 2017 7:38am

By Michael Morris with one comment

Digital Solent Conference coming soon to the Isle of Wight

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The Digital Solent Conference – which is taking place next month to help promote the Isle of Wight as a high-tech business destination - has received an endorsement from Sir Richard Branson.

Tuesday, 24th October, 2017 11:10am

By IW Council Press Office

Council’s Isle of Wight Digital Conference gets Government support

Internet Access

The Isle of Wight council say they want to be a 'trailblazing council' and have organised their first ever Digital Conference for later in the year.

Thursday, 17th August, 2017 2:14pm

By IW Council Press Office with 17 readers' comments