GCF and CCF announce harmonisation of wireless mobile device certification schemes

London, UK and San Diego, California, USA – The Global Certification Forum (GCF) and the CDMA Certification Forum® (CCF) are collaborating to harmonise their respective certification schemes to offer a single, unified certification process for mobile devices, incorporating any combination of 3GPP and 3GPP2 wireless technologies.

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SIMalliance collaboration with IEEE brings mobile and internet authorities together for industry convergence

London, UK – SIMalliance has announced a collaboration with IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) to encourage greater global co-operation between the mobile and internet industries as the ecosystem develops.

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ANT+, Orange, TeamBG and Team Novo Nordisk to participate in GSMA mHealth Grand Tour cycle ride

London, UK – The GSMA has announced that ANT+, Orange, Team Blood Glucose (TeamBG) and Team Novo Nordisk are among the new organisations taking part in this September’s GSMA mHealth Grand Tour cycle ride.

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Complete spec for M2M communications over TV 'white space' announced by standards group

Cambridge, UK. April 8, 2013 – The Weightless SIG (special interest group) has ratified version 1.0 of a communications standard covering machine-to-machine (M2M) use of TV’s white space wireless spectrum.

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TIA releases new M2M standards, TR-50, designed for easy adoption by industry

Orlando, Florida, USA – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, has announced the publication of key updates to its TR-50 Machine-to-Machine (M2M) protocol standards series

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SIMalliance publishes UICC device implementation guidelines for device makers and mobile networks

London, UK. February 4, 2013 – SIMalliance, the global non-profit trade association dedicated to supporting the creation, deployment and management of secure mobile services, has today published a collection of guidelines and recommendations for manufacturers designing handsets, tablets, modems and other devices that utilise a UICC (Universal Integrated Circuit Card).

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CTIA-The Wireless Association® combines two events into a 'super mobile show' in 2014

Washington DC, USA. January 2, 2013 – CTIA-The Wireless Association® has announced it will create a ‘super’ mobile industry trade show that will dominate the second half of the year, beginning in 2014.

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Conference urges industry to co-ordinate spectrum re-farming to meet 'M2M bandwidth demands'

Cambridge, UK. November 14, 2012 – With growing demand for bandwidth for broadcasting, mobile networks and M2M data traffic, speakers and delegates at Cambridge Wireless and ICT KTN‘s UK conference urged the industry to work more closely in order to ‘re-farm’ radio spectrum.

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Liechtenstein-based M2M service provider DATAMOBILE joins Austrian Vending Association

Vaduz, Liechtenstein — DATAMOBILE AG, one of Europe’s largest M2M connectivity providers, has signed up to membership of the Österreichische Verkaufsautomaten Vereinigung (OVV, or Austrian Vending Association).

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