Global automotive market ‘awaits 5G’ to leverage higher network coverage, availability and density

The world will soon see 5G emerge as a blend of pre-existing technologies such as 2G, 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi to allow higher network coverage, availability and density. With its key differentiator being greater connectivity, 5G will act as an enabler for autonomous vehicles, machine-to-machine and machine-to-infrastructure services, and the Internet of Things.

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The top 5 misconceptions about 2G sunsetting

By now, it’s no secret that our beloved, perceived-to-be-low-TCO 2G networks are going away. Even as the vast majority of in-service M2M applications would continue to add value with 2G technology for the foreseeable future, a new reality is drawing near that is already disrupting the business of M2M service delivery. Even as procrastination appears

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Two new Qualcomm-based modules expand Telit's 3G HSPA and HSPA+ offerings

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. (BUSINESS WIRE) –Telit Wireless Solutions, a global vendor of M2M modules and value-added services, has introduced the UE910 V2 HSDPA and HE910 V2 HSPA+ modules based on Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. chipsets

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Gemalto, Yokosuka Telecom Research Park, Fujitsu Ten and Ertico launch first eCall testing centre in Japan

Gemalto, a leader in digital security, announced its collaboration with Yokosuka Telecom Research Park, Inc., FUJITSU TEN, a developer of advanced safety systems, and ERTICO to launch Japan’s first eCall testing facility in order to help global automakers meet the European Union’s (EU) new emergency response standards

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Taoglas unveils range of high performance LTE antennas

Taoglas USA, Inc., provider of antenna solutions to the M2M and connected device market, unveiled a range of ultra-wideband LTE antennas.

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Elektrilevi selects Ericsson for smart metering in Estonia

Elektrilevi, the Estonian electricity distribution network operator, has signed an eight-year contract with Ericsson to supply, deploy, systems integrate and run a smart-metering network.

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Robustel enables mobile ticket vending on China’s transport network

The new Robustel GoRugged M1000 USB Ticket Vending Machine (TVM) from China-based Robustel Technologies is now being used in China’s public transportation network. The TVM produces and sells tickets automatically for passengers on trains, buses and subway systems.

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AT4 wireless Laboratories announces the first NFC Forum device certification

Malaga, Spain — Sony RC-S380 NFC device achieves the first NFC Forum certification using AT4 wireless as its testing partner.

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Offering a premium M2M service requires close cooperation between MNOs and their customers

Creating a premium service for M2M or Telematics solutions is a team effort between M2M solution providers and their customers. Based on a set of guidelines

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Latest Blog: Future Proofing Cellular Solutions

Modules are the critical component in B2B solutions. Critical because the cost of replacing a faulty module is prohibitively expensive in many if not most solutions. The quality bar has therefore to be set as high as possible

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3G central to operators’ embedded mobile strategy

The GSMA has unveiled research that shows 3G embedded modules have a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) than modules based on 2G technology.

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