Germany deploys its largest LoRaWAN network for energy and water utility

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and ZENNER IoT Solutions GmbH, a LoRaWAN system integrator and solution provider in Germany, have collaborated on the largest LoRaWAN deployment in the country. The deployment includes up to 3,000 Kerlink Wirnet LoRaWAN gateways.

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Growing demand from Chinese telcos for 5G-enabling networking system, says Ethernity

Ethernity Networks reports it has seen growing demand from Chinese telecoms companies for its solutions based on FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array),a 5G-enabling network circuit. The increased demand marks a shift away from software-only User Plane Functionality (UPF) solutions and is said to demonstrate a growing movement towards disaggregation within the Chinese market.

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IoT space tech firm Hiber appoints three to Board, wins EU funding and Dutch icon status

Dutch IoT space technology start-up firm Hiber, which launched the Internet of Things satellite network for remote areas and developing countries, is celebrating a successful start to 2020.

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Why 0G is the network of the future for smart cities

According to a recent report, 71% of Internet of Things (IoT) adopters in the public sector reported cost savings, and 70% said IoT solutions had improved their visibility into organsational operations. From sanitation to safety, says Jeremy Prince, president of Sigfox USA, IoT applications allow for better insight into how and where municipal resources should

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Liveable Cities selects Sierra Wireless LPWA solution for smart city applications

IoT solutions provider , Sierra Wireless, reports that Liveable Cities, a division of Canada-based LED Roadway Lighting, has selected its low power, wide area (LPWA) network solution to enable smart city applications.

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Trian3DBuilder to produce 3D scenarios from HERE HD Live Map

Together with TrianGraphics, HERE Technologies is extending its in-vehicle-centric HD Live Map use case to 3D modelling of road networks.

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Consumers intrigued by 5G but need more than speed, says MATRIXX research

According to new research, the benefits of 5G are not widely understood by consumers and communication service providers (CSPs) will need to solve existing pain-points and entice customers with new experiences to stimulate upgrades to 5G. So says MATRIXX Software, a company specialising in transforming global commerce, which released the results of a consumer and operator

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High-speed fibre now makes up half of all fixed internet in nine OECD countries

Nine OECD countries – up from six a year ago – now have high-speed fibre that makes up 50% or more of their fixed Internet connections, according to an update to the OECD’s broadband portal. Working with more than 100 countries, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD) is a global policy forum that promotes policies

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u-blox UBX-R5 becomes first IoT chipset certified by GCF

The u-blox UBX-R5 LTE-M/NB-IoT chipset offers unprecedented wireless technology integration with built-in end‑to‑end security, making it ideal for mission‑critical or long life-cycle IoT applications.

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MobiledgeX extends edge computing support to the enterprise with platform update

MobiledgeX, Inc. has released MobiledgeX Edge-Cloud R2.0 for the enterprise edge. This enables private and public edge cloud integration to allow developers to deploy location-specific services.

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Flexible charging critical to build profits with complex customer services, says Neural Tech

Increasing demands for more personalised customer services is creating a complex ecosystem of customer charging processes. “To maximise the opportunities of potential revenue streams, network operators must consider effective digital transformation solutions to effectively bill and charge customers,” says Kent Lopez at Neural Technologies ahead of the CCA Mobile Carriers Show (March 30th – April

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Global survey shows IoT security precautions failing and companies underestimate insider threats

New data from Extreme Networks Inc., a cloud-driven networking company, reveals that the Internet of Things (IoT) is “barrelling toward the enterprise, but organisations remain highly vulnerable to IoT-based attacks”.

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Start-up support and plenty of new partner moves aim to make IoT work

In his latest ecosystem column, Antony Savvas charts a blockbuster first couple months of the year, involving both new companies and well-established ones.

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UNHCR looks for reliable water-monitoring using LoRaWAN gateways

Kerlink , a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), reports the success of a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) pilot programme for reservoir monitoring in Uganda and Iraq. The pilot programme incorporates Kerlink’s LoRaWAN gateway technology.

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Telekom Slovenije and Iskratel partner in 4G/5G hybrid public-private networks for smart industry

Telekom Slovenije, provider of advanced ICT solutions, and Iskratel, the European solution provider for digital transformation of industries, are cooperating in the development of 5G networking solutions.

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Ericsson, T-Mobile Austria and Stanley Black & Decker speed IoT deployments

Using T-Mobile Austria’s network, Ericsson IoT accelerator for global connectivity and Stanley Black & Decker’s digital accelerator, the three partners are simplifying and accelerating the global deployment of Stanley Black and Decker’s connected equipment and services.

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