Accelerating digital transformation for a greener future

As countries and economies prepare to come out of the pandemic, the way we run businesses will never be the same again, says Bhushan Patil, SVP EMEA, Tech Mahindra.

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The Linux Foundation and NGMN collaborate on end-to-end 5G and beyond

The Linux Foundation and the Next Generation Mobile Network Alliance (NGMN), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for formal collaboration regarding end-to-end 5G and beyond.

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BICS adds private mobile networks connectivity to global SIM for Things solution

International communications enabler BICS has added private mobile networks connectivity to its SIM for Things solution. This latest enhancement to BICS’ solution builds on the recent addition of borderless 5G capabilities, announced in March.

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Yokogawa and NTT DOCOMO in 5G, Cloud and AI PoC test

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has agreed with NTT DOCOMO, Inc. to jointly undertake a proof of concept test (PoC). This is for the remote control of a plant system using 5th generation mobile communications (5G), the cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), and other technologies.

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Providing a secure future for billions of IoT devices through cyber resilience

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly increasing in popularity, with predictions that there will be 27.1 billion devices this year, according to Cisco, making it imperative that cyber resilience becomes a priority to ensure a safe future for all, says Rob Spiger, vice president of Trusted Computing Group

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Telcos gear up to secure new wave of 5G networks

A new Heavy Reading survey reveals 5G operators’ priorities as they move to mitigate new threats.Telcos will implement a wide array of measures in 2021 to secure the next wave of 5G connectivity, according to a global survey of service provider employees by Heavy Reading.

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Verizon Business brings private MEC to enterprise customers with AWS

Verizon Business and Amazon Web Services (AWS) will be expanding their 5G collaboration to deliver private mobile edge computing (MEC) to enterprise customers in the U.S who want a completely dedicated edge compute infrastructure on-premise that enables ultra-low latency, higher levels of security and deeper customisation.

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5 IoT pricing trends to watch in 2021

Every IoT project starts with a plan. As IoT deployments scale up in 2021, it’s become clear that the plans that consider the cost and flexibility of connectivity up front will be the ones that don’t end up with big “gotchas” when the bills come due, says, Alexis Susset, VP global product & EU sales, Soracom.

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BICS enables 5G roaming service in Europe

International communications enabler BICS has launched a 5G data roaming service between the Austrian operator, Three Austria and Swiss telecommunications company, Sunrise UPC.

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WEF names Ericsson USA 5G smart factory as 4IR frontrunner

Ericsson’s USA 5G smart factory in Lewisville, Texas, USA has been recognised by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a front runner in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

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5G services: Mission-critical sure, but how do we keep them green, affordable and secure?

5G is here so all is clear and simple, right? Well, not so fast. 5G networks bring opportunities but challenges too.

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Baidu Apollo selected to build landmark 5G intelligent driving project

Baidu, Inc., an AI company with strong Internet foundation, announced that Baidu Apollo jointly won a bid to construct a 5G intelligent driving project in Chengdu in a tender worth RMB105 million (€13.53 million).

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Trusted Connectivity Alliance members report 83% global eSIM growth in 2020

New market monitoring data published by Trusted Connectivity Alliance (TCA) shows significant global eSIM growth in 2020. TCA says that eSIM shipments collectively reported by its members increased 83% year-on-year to reach 309 million units last year.

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A worldwide IoT network grid to harness the power of connectivity

Businesses are eager to leverage their network connection capabilities to gain market leadership. The potential rewards from leveraging wireless connectivity are endless, says Ankur Bhan, global head of Nokia’s Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING).

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The IIoT journey starts with remote telemetry

The first rule of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) is that communications will fail. One challenge is rising volumes of data place increasing loads on both the main server and the communications networks connected to it.

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IoT takes a village: The era of the ecosystem

I often talk about the “new product mindset” the importance of developing products and services with the cumulative lifetime value they will generate in mind, compared to just the immediate value delivered on launch day.

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