What’s going to stop the 5G rollout?

Although 5G has many potential benefits, there are some barriers that will inhibit these services, particularly outside the private settings on a public network.

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Breaking tradition: Why collaborative solutions trump siloed working

Technology experts are increasingly working together to solve customer problems, Here Rob Lamb, client principal and CTO Officer at Dell Technologies,

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‘So much potential in the IoT’: GSMA shows how operator opportunities abound in IoT

In this brand new Quickfire Video, Jeremy Cowan, editorial director of IoT Now interviews Steve Doyle, Principal Technical Architect at GSMA, about what sets operators apart from other industry providers delivering IoT Big Data solutions and how they have an ideal foundation and the right set of capabilities to respond to the potential of IoT.

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Ten hot consumer trends in the Internet of Senses, says Ericsson ConsumerLab

Consumers expect an array of beneficial services from connected technology interacting with our senses of sight, sound, taste, smell and touch to be a common reality by 2030. The consumer predictions about the Internet of Senses are among the expectations highlighted in the ninth edition of the Ericsson ConsumerLab Hot Consumer Trends report.

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Hands up who’s making money in 5G? And who’s not?

A WEEK IN IoT – 5G is starting strong, says Huawei. The company’s deputy chairman, Ken Hu, told its annual Mobile Broadband Forum (#MBBF) in Zurich, Switzerland last week that 5th Generation mobile communications “arrived faster than expected,” and that there are now 40 carriers in more than 20 countries supporting 136 different 5G-enabled devices.

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Risk Management for 5G: Revenue Assurance, Fraud and Security

on-demand version Historically, it has been proven that the risk of revenue leakage becomes greater as the complexity of the process increases. As technology has advanced from 3G to 4G to LTE-Advanced and now 5G, the level of complexity has risen dramatically. Along with 5G, SDN/NFV will not only create opportunity for new revenue streams

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Huawei ships more than 400,000 5G active antenna units and advises carriers on how to make 5G a success

During a keynote speech delivered today at the Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2019, Ryan Ding, Huawei executive director of the board and president of Carrier BG, noted that among consumers, households, and vertical industries, there is a real and urgent demand for 5G.

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Swiss operator Sunrise and Huawei open first European 5G Joint Innovation Centre focused on IoT

Working together with its strategic partner Huawei, Sunrise has built one of the leading 5G networks in Europe. Now, with the first 5G Joint Innovation Centre in Europe, Sunrise and Huawei will cooperate to research and develop 5G applications for both the private and business sectors.

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ZPMC, Vodafone, China Mobile and Huawei jointly release 5G Smart Port White Paper

At 2019 Globe Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF 2019), Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company (ZPMC), Vodafone, China Mobile and Huawei jointly release 5G Smart Port White Paper.

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Huawei calls for ‘favourable policy’ and cross-sector collaboration to speed up 5G development

At the 10th annual Mobile Broadband Forum (#MBBF) held today in Zurich, Huawei’s deputy chairman Ken Hu described the current status of 5G development around the world. In addition to highlighting the value 5G has already brought to consumers and industries in early adopter countries, he also delved into the importance of favourable policy and

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Why smart cities are the secret ingredient to socio-economic success: Part one

From Lahore, Shanghai and New York City, to Barcelona, Manchester and Milton Keynes, we’re seeing an exponential rise in the number of smart cities being ‘created’ globally, with the intention of making citizens’ lives more convenient, secure and sustainable.

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Video streaming named the USA’s 5G killer app, as tech prediction season opens early

WEEK IN IoT – OK, I admit it. I have a real problem with the notion that there’s a killer app for each new bearer technology that comes along, says Jeremy Cowan. Perhaps this is because it’s the first question I’m asked every year when I meet people at Mobile World Congress.

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3G is dead: What next for product designers?

Whether you are imminently bringing out a new Internet of Things (IoT) product or have heard the rumours about 3G switch-off, it is a pivotal time in wireless networks. With 5G on the horizon and 2G beginning to close down, choosing the right technology to future-proof devices is a real challenge, says Dunstan Power, director

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Research shows that half of the industry professionals are clearly positive about 5G

HMS Networks, a global provider of solutions for industrial communication and IIoT, surveyed 50 international industry professionals in spring 2019 to inquire about the positioning of wireless communication in their companies and to see how they are getting ready for the launch of 5G.

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M2M connections to exceed 1.6bn by 2024, driven by embedded SIM adoption says Juniper Research

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the global number of cellular M2M connections will reach 1.6 billion by 2024; rising from 596 million in 2019. This is a growth of 165% over the next 5 years.

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Workz sees mobile growth in West Africa

Workz Group, the mobile and IoT solutions provider announced the opening of its office in Dakar, Senegal to serve the West African telecoms market. This strengthens Workz’ African presence becoming the company’s second location in the region after its Johannesburg opening last June.

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