MVNO claims world’s first as 5G eSIM service goes live

“Virtual SIM card plan is instantly connecting users to the world’s mobile network in select countries worldwide.”

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New area of wireless communication in industrial automation

Since the mid-1990s, industrial communication technologies have been increasingly oriented towards mainstream technologies. These mainstream solutions – in part adapted – have been incorporated into the automation tasks of the manufacturing industry. Examples of this include Ethernet and WLAN technology, but also the industrial PC, says Alexander Bufalino, VP marketing, Quectel Wireless Solutions Co.,Ltd.

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Digital Insurance: 5 digital trends shaping the insurance industry

At this point in history, the digital revolution has turned nearly every industry upside-down in one way or another. The disruptions are clearly visible in industries like retail, where the rise of eCommerce has changed everything, and in media, where nearly every outlet has been challenged and disrupted by digitisation, says Mark Broadly, a Journalism

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NB-IoT vs LTE-M: Which is the best choice for your IoT application?

Time is running out as 2G and 3G networks gradually sunset across the world, forcing many legacy use cases to be transferred to new connectivity technology. NB-IoT and LTE-M have entered the market as two new network technologies created for enabling global IoT connectivity and capable of supporting LPWAN (Low Power Wide Area Networks) technology.

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COVID-19: What healthcare IoT cyber security learned from the first wave

Healthcare organisations, like hospitals and medical research institutions, have been hit hard by the COVID pandemic and cyber criminals have, unfortunately, taken advantage of the situation. Cynerio CEO, Leon Lerman reports that attacks have risen by 300% since the pandemic started.

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Spike in use of cloud-based security to protect corporate data

A new survey of UK security practitioners by Exabeam shows a marked increase in the adoption of cloud-based security tools compared to an earlier study carried out in March prior to the COVID-19 lockdown. The latest data shows 88% of recent respondents said the accelerated move to the cloud was driven by the need to

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Telcos must be cautiously aggressive to ‘Roar out of Recession’

As we approach four months since essentially the entire world went on lockdown, telcos have gone through a very mixed experience.

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BICS and Avnet Silica combine huge cellular connectivity with hardware expertise

BICS, an international communications enabler, has joined forces with technology solutions provider, Avnet Silica, to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), devices and applications.

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Exploring IoT’s top five challenges through the 5 Cs – Part 2

2. Continuity Continuity is about ensuring and extending the battery life of the device. Battery life is one of the most important considerations for IoT devices. Long battery life is a huge competitive advantage in consumer IoT devices. For industrial IoT devices, a battery life of five or ten years is the common expectation. For

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Education, eldercare and COVID prevention to benefit from open platform robot

Lantronix Inc., a global provider of intelligent edge and secure data management solutions for the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), has teamed with Misty Robotics, to create Misty II.

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Exploring IoT’s top five challenges through the 5 Cs – Part 1

IoT deployment is happening rapidly. According to IoT Analytics, the number of connected devices in 2019 is expected to surpass initial forecasts by 14% to reach 9.5 billion. The three main drivers are explosive growth of consumer devices, much stronger than expected cellular IoT/M2M connections, and strong device connectivity growth in China due to government

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5G importance declines, security climbs as execs react to COVID-19

There are three broad stages to recovery from the kind of crisis we are experiencing now: survival, adaptation and recovery.

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Broadband Forum unveils self-certification program to boost connected homes

Broadband Forum has launched its User Services Platform (USP) Agent Certification Program. It aims to provide assurance and confidence for service providers and consumer electronics companies looking to generate new revenues from Internet of Things (IoT) services, cloud-based business models, and Wi-Fi and security management.

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ThinkIoT solutions aim to simplify preparation for workers’ return

Lenovo has launched new Internet of Things (IoT) solutions called ThinkIoT Back to Work, for businesses returning to work after the coronavirus pandemic.

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Connecterra wins record funding as COVID shows food supply weakness

Breed Reply, a European investor in early-stage Internet of Things (IoT) businesses, has increased its investment in Dutch agritech company, Connecterra. As part of its Series B funding round, Connecterra has secured €7.8 million from existing investors, Breed Reply and Sistema, alongside new investors including AgTech specialists ADM Capital, French food safety enterprise Kersia Group

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Verizon partners with Digital Catapult to create 5G immersive accelerator

Verizon has joined forces with Digital Catapult, the UK-based advanced digital technology innovation centre, to launch an immersive accelerator programme to develop innovative 5G solutions for enterprises.

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