Seeed announces two new IoT development boards using u-blox technology

u‑blox, a global provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies, announced that its modules will be at the core of two new developer boards. The boards, which are designed and produced by Seeed,

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Mobile operator core revenues to fall by $50bn over next 5 years, according to Juniper Research

A new study from Juniper Research has found that annual global operator-billed revenues from voice and data services are expected to fall by over $50 billion (€42.67 billion) over the next 5 years, from $837 billion (€714.31 billion) last year to $785 billion (€669.93 billion) by 2022.

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AT&T provides IoT solutions for Honeywell’s transport and logistics offerings internationally

AT&T and Honeywell are collaborating to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) technology to aircraft and freight solutions in countries across the globe, in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia, Africa and Australia.

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AT&T and Aira deal is using IoT to ‘unlock’ better disability services

AT&T and Aira have extended their agreement as Aira made AT&T its global data provider to take the service to Australia, Canada and the U.K. This comes at a meaningful time, say the companies. Today marks the 7th Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD).

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AlertGPS uses AT&T connectivity to help keep mobile workers safer

AlertGPS, a specialist in connected enterprise safety technology, and AT&T are joining forces to support World Day for Safety and Health at Work and bring awareness to the growing safety needs of mobile workers.

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Broadband Forum brings IoT home with new USP standard

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,

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Time for fleet to make connectivity demands

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.

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Shift to 5G will not happen in 2018, says GlobalData

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.

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Ubicquia joins AT&T’s Smart Cities Strategic Alliance

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.

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AT&T Smart Cities Strategic Alliance joined by Synchronoss to help transform cities around the world

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

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WaterBit uses AT&T connectivity in IoT irrigation solution to help farmers grow more with less

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.

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Top ten mobile operators have 76% market share in cellular IoT, says Berg Insight

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.

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A Week in IoT: How secure are your devices, and your elderly?

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.

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LPWA: Challenger operators could benefit from using a different technology to the market leader

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.

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AT&T approves Altair’s integrated LTE-M chipsets to power new class of IoT modules and devices

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.

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Birmingham City University shows Indian tech giants virtual reality training for medical applications

Representatives from two of India’s creative companies have visited Birmingham City University to learn more about how the UK university is training the next generation of virtual reality (VR) professionals, and with the hope of exploring potential partnerships in the future.

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