The Broadband Forum published its User Services Platform (USP) – a new standard for implementing, deploying and managing all types of devices in the broadband home. For the first time, USP brings a unified, common approach to securely deploy, manage, and control network-aware consumer electronics,
It’s nice to see the international IoT fleet management market bubbling up nicely as existing players and new entrants rush towards the opportunities being created. Antony Savvas says the fleet industry is doing its bit to create an important IoT market, and it’s now time that the mobile operators got their skates on too.
While many telecom network technology vendors are claiming that the wait for fifth generation, high-speed wireless service (5G) is finally over, the full transition to 5G will not happen in 2018, according to data and analytics company GlobalData.
AT&T says it is helping cities become safer and more efficient. Through collaborations with other industry leaders and its Internet of Things (IoT) expertise, the operator is working to deliver solutions that address some key community challenges.
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc., a global provider of cloud, messaging, digital, and IoT products, has joined the AT&T Smart Cities Strategic Alliance to help transform cities around the world. Its digital and IoT product portfolio and expertise will be leveraged by some of the mobile industry’s biggest names
WaterBit and AT&T are working to make automated irrigation easier for growers. WaterBit chose AT&T to provide secure connectivity to its autonomous irrigation solution. The smart irrigation solution aims to help farmers increase yields and conserve resources.
A new report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight says that the ten leading global mobile operator groups have a combined market share of 76% in cellular IoT. The top players reported a combined active base of 407 million cellular IoT connections at the end of H1-2017.
Well, this week’s themes are BIG. Fundamental flaws in chip security are affecting all kinds of IoT devices, and big players like Intel and Apple are in the frame as they scramble to patch the problem. ‘Does the IoT have the device management tools needed to fix this?’ asks Jeremy Cowan. One analyst doubts it.
Mobile operators have a significant opportunity to offer LPWA solutions, but competition will be intense. The leaders have decided which technology to support – for example, AT&T has opted for LTE-M, Orange uses LoRa and LTE-M and Vodafone has gone for NB-IoT.
Altair Semiconductor, a provider of LTE chipsets, reports that the ALT1210 LTE-M chipset has successfully completed AT&T’s ADAPT chipset validation process. The ADAPT validation improves time-to-market and reduces the cost associated with the introduction of new Internet of Things (IoT) devices.