T-Mobile and Ericsson sign multi-year US$3.5bn 5G deal

Ericsson and T-Mobile have signed a multi-year, US$3.5 billion (€3.02 billion) contract to support T-Mobile’s US-wide 5G network deployment. Under the deal, Ericsson will provide T-Mobile with the latest 5G New Radio (NR) hardware and software compliant with 3GPP standards.

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5G brings new security threats says Mind Commerce report

The fifth generation (5G) of cellular communications introduces many new capabilities for the Information and Communications (ICT) industry, which will lead to a variety of new and enhanced apps and services ranging from flexible back-haul solutions to

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Qualcomm’s new ultra-low power system architecture aims to speed fashion-tech convergence

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., has launched its next generation Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform for smartwatches.

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Research report on IoT data standards for the smart built environment released by Georgia Tech Internet of Things centre

The Georgia Institute of Technology’s Centre for the development and application of Internet of Things Technologies (CDAIT) has released a research report titled “Foundational Research in Integrated Building – Internet of Things (IoT) Data Standards”.

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The 5th smart cities India 2019 expo will host over 100 start-up companies

India claims to have the 3rd largest start up ecosystem in the world with more than 26,000 start-ups. It is estimated that India will have over 1,00,000 start ups by 2025. The Government of India has been aggressively promoting Start up entities, and has created a ‘funds of funds’ of Rs 10,000 crore.

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The new model of selling IoT connectivity presents a challenge for traditional MVNO and MNO provider

The market for IoT connectivity worldwide continues to evolve rapidly – if anything, at a faster pace during 2018 than in 2017. New providers, such as Twilio and 1NCE, are entering the market says Tom Rebbeck, research director at Analysys Mason.

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relayr acquired by Munich Re for US$300mn ‘to advance its IoT strategy’

Through its subsidiary Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB), Munich Re has acquired 100% of relayr, a provider of industrial internet of things (IIoT) solutions, at a valuation of US$300 million (€257.80 million).

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Flying smartbox from AT&T and Softbox shows IoT can safely deliver vital medicines in crises

AT&T is taking part in a proof of concept (PoC) with Softbox to test connected medical payloads carried by drones. The goal? Successfully and safely to deliver temperature-sensitive medicines using drones.

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SiTime and Bosch accelerate innovation in MEMS Timing for 5G and IoT

SiTime Corporation, a provider of MEMS timing, and Bosch, a global supplier of technology and services, announced a strategic technology partnership to accelerate innovation in micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) timing.

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Sierra Wireless opens new Atlanta-based Global Service Centre to support growing IoT services business

Sierra Wireless, a provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the opening of a new Global Service Centre in Atlanta, Georgia to support its existing and rapidly growing IoT services customer base.

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AI chipsets, solving current and future industry problems

Semiconductors power the electronically pervasive modern world. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is destined to support a vast number of technologies ranging from self-driving vehicles to social media analytics. The combination of AI with semiconductors represents a logical next step for silicon providers to embed AI into virtually anything that requires a processor says the author Gerry

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Digital signage aims to drive fan engagement and return on investment in venues

In modern sports arenas, large screen, outdoor LED digital signage is said to be playing a crucial role in attracting corporate sponsorship. In the days of printed banners, communications and advertising were static.

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mozaiq expands Egardia alarm system connected to smart bulbs to simulate presence

Home security specialist Egardia has joined the mozaiq market to offer its smart security solutions. This means the alarm systems and

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Smart light bulb to combine Zigbee 3.0 / BLE 5.0 and green power efficiency

Qorvo, a provider of RF solutions that connect the world, and Leedarson, a lighting and IoT solutions company, have partnered to create a family of smart home lighting products.

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1NCE extends footprint to Russia, Belarus and the Ukraine

1NCE, reportedly the first Tier 1 IoT (Internet of Things) carrier providing an IoT connectivity Flatrate (powered by Deutsche Telekom), has started operations in the emerging IoT markets of Russia, Belarus and the Ukraine.

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Embedded car OEM telematics subscribers to reach 258mn worldwide by 2023, says Berg

According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of telematics service subscribers using embedded systems will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 31.9% from 49.0 million subscribers at the end of 2017 to 258.1 million subscribers at the end of 2023.

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