InterDigital joins Indian industry bodies to support 5G and 6G R&D

InterDigital, Inc., a mobile and video technology research and development company, has become a member of two Indian standards and industry bodies. These are the Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India (TSDI) and Broadband India Forum (BIF).

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AVSystem to connect LPWAN IoT devices to Azure, AWS Clouds with LwM2M

AVSystem, a provider in IoT device management, announced integration of the Coiote IoT Device Management (DM) service with both Microsoft Azure IoT Hub and Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT Core via Lightweight M2M (LwM2M).

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IoT Ace ranks market visibility of top public and private IoT companies

IoT Nation, a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem analytics, has released its 2020 IoT Ace Market Visibility Performance (MVP) rankings. These rankings are said to be based on the company’s “data-driven analysis of market activity” for more than 25,000 IoT-related companies worldwide.

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Privately, you might have missed something big in 2020

Looking back a few years from now, 2020 might be remembered for something other than COVID, 5G, political rancour, or even ‘murder hornets’ in the US. We may recognise 2020 as the beginning of foundational changes for the telecom industry – changes that may either mean its undoing or its remaking into something new. As Marc

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Loon is popped by sharp truths: Balloons won’t be ‘Connecting people everywhere’

(A Week in IoT) – When the news came on Friday that Loon’s journey is coming to an end it was a disappointment if, like me, you’re an admirer of flights of scientific and engineering ambition that combine business opportunity and social benefit. To be fair though, the news did not come as a shock, says

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First all-digital CES event sees almost 2,000 exhibitors show technology innovations

The first all-digital CES event, CES® 2021 one of the largest ever digital tech event. Almost 2,000 companies unveiled next-gen innovation for a better future.

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Cross-Industry survey reveals 79% plan to adopt WBA OpenRoaming

According to a Wireless Broadband Alliance cross-industry survey of service providers, equipment manufacturers and enterprises, almost four out of five (79%) have adopted or plan to adopt the WBA OpenRoaming standard.

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Podcast 2: Building a Better Business Case for IoT

You’ve got the right technology for your IoT application, but do your customers expect free services? Listen as Nick Earle, Eseye CEO tells Jeremy Cowan and George Malim how to build the business case.

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Podcast 1: Digital Transformation: It’s critical, but not all serious

We take a look at the Internet of Things business and Digital Transformation. George Malim examines what’s behind the news that NTT DoCoMo has binned all further work using Narrowband-IoT. Matt Hatton busts some Internet of Things myths. And Jeremy Cowan asks them both to describe how everyone’s business landscape will change after COVID-19. Plus

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AT&T cloud contact centre platform helps businesses rapidly deliver an enhanced Customer Experience

AT&T unveiled its new AT&T Cloud Contact Centre platform empowering businesses to rapidly and cost-effectively transform their customer experience through a superior omnichannel experience.

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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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Wi-Fi 6: It’s for the robots

Kevin Robinson learned leadership at America’s elite military academy West Point. Now, as the Wi-Fi Alliance’s marketing vice president, he is marshalling a battalion of 550 companies to weaponise Wi-fi 6.

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Verizon approves use of MultiTech MultiConnect microCell USB cellular modem on its network

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a global supplier of M2M and IoT communication solutions, reports that its MultiConnect microCell LTE Category 1 USB cellular modem with dual-carrier capability has been approved for use on the Verizon network.

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IBM and AT&T announce multi-year strategic alliance

IBM and AT&T announced a multi-year strategic alliance. Under the agreement AT&T Communications will use IBM’s expertise to modernise AT&T Business Solutions’ internal software applications, enabling migrations to the IBM Cloud.

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Berg Insight says NB-IoT device shipments reached 53 million units in 2018

According to a new research report from IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, global shipments of NB-IoT devices reached 53 million units in 2018. Annual shipments are expected to almost triple in 2019 reaching 142 million units.

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Innov8te smart cities incubator announces first cohort of companies driving urban transformation

The DEC Network announced the initial cohort of the six companies selected for its Innov8te Smart Cities Incubator in its flagship West End location. It is focused on supporting entrepreneurs and early-stage companies in sectors backing urban and civic transformation.

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