AT&T approves next gen LTE modules for IoT devices to cut costs and speed deployments

A new set of LTE modules will help businesses lower costs and improve device performance for a broad range of Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

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ZTE joins hands with LoRa Alliance to help and create the China LoRa Application Alliance

ZTE Corporation, has become an official member of the board of directors of the LoRa® Alliance.

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ZTE claims to be the first to accomplish verification on standard NB-IoT system

ZTE Corporation, an international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet,

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How will the IoT ecosystem be tested?

The large volumes and the diversity of devices that are predicted to be connected to the IoT over the next few years will introduce a new set of challenges in testing and validation – not only for the devices themselves, but also for the networks that will support them.

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New Sequans LTE for IoT Module certified by AT&T

Sequans Communications S.A. has announced that its newest EZLinkLTE module, the US60L, has been certified to operate on AT&T’s 4G LTE network, having achieved technical acceptance (TA) from AT&T’s Network Ready Lab.

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Sequans partners with Gemalto on narrowband LTE Cat M1 and Cat M2 technology

LTE chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. partnered with digital security provider, Gemalto in the LTE category 1 (Cat 1) market by developing a new set of narrowband LTE MTC solutions.

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Machina Research study finds LPWA connections trebled in 2015 to reach 23.2m globally

Machina Research, a provider of strategic market intelligence on the Internet of Things, launched a new market tracker to follow the developments in Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks.

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Sequans claims the industry’s first LTE Cat M Chip for the Internet of Things

LTE chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. introduced Monarch, the industry’s first LTE Cat M chip, compliant with the 3GPP Release 13 LTE Advanced Pro standard that defines new narrowband capabilities of LTE for machine-type-communications (LTE MTC).

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Mobile network architecture redesign proposed by Core Network Dynamics to avoid IoT network overload

Mobile core network software start-up Core Network Dynamics (CND) announced a solution to the looming mobile network traffic overload problem expected to arise from the projected massive influx of IoT devices.

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Qualcomm and Deutsche Telekom claim world’s first LTE Licensed-Assisted Access over-the-air trial

Qualcomm Inc. through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and Deutsche Telekom (DT) are using LTE LAA technologies to enhance mobile broadband experience and ensure fair co-existence with Wi-Fi in unlicensed spectrum.

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Verizon, Sequans announce LTE CAT M chipset acceleration for IoT

Sequans Communications S.A. and Verizon announced joint activities to accelerate commercial realisation of Category M (CAT M) LTE products based on the coming Release 13 of the 3GPP LTE standard. Release 13 defines new features such as extended coverage, lower data rate and lower power consumption called for by a new class of LTE applications

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LPWAN suddenly needed for IoT

The need for a narrowband wide area network devoted to IoT was obvious but it is only recently it has become obvious for many.

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Connectivity on the edge

There is a technological tsunami heading straight to the centre of the mobile telecoms world. IoT promises a deluge of connected “things”, from smart water meters and remote perimeter access control systems to traffic congestion monitors and the intelligent home.

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Berg Insight predicts 1 billion cellular M2M subscribers by 2022

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the global number of cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) subscribers increased by 23% during 2015 to reach 265.2 million at the end of the year.

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Next year critical for defining the future of LPWA networks and IoT connectivity

Machina Research has published a strategy report discussing the market for Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks. These networks will play a decisive role in the enablement of IoT applications, but as a technology market they are characterized by complex and possibly persistent fragmentation.

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IoT will be disrupted by 2G and 3G switch off. Does regulation offer a significant barrier?

During Machina Research’s regular discussions with enterprise end customers implementing Internet of Things (IoT), a frequent problem, and a critical one for many companies, is the uncertainty over how to deploy cellular connectivity for the next 10 years. Specifically the challenge is that for deployments that expect to be around during the early 2020s it

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