Ericsson enables Telstra’s enterprise customers to manage IoT-connected devices and applications globally

Australian service provider Telstra and Ericsson have partnered to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity to global enterprises by integrating Ericsson’s Connectivity Management services from Ericsson’s IoT Accelerator solution (previously Device Connection Platform) into Telstra’s IoT solution and mobile network.

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Interview with Chris Pearson, president of 5G Americas

As Mobile World Congress in Barcelona draws near again, you know that 5G will be on people’s lips. So Jeremy Cowan of IoT-Now.com asked Chris Pearson, president of 5G Americas to shed some light on what the advent of 5G will mean to all of us.

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u-blox introduces LTE Cat M1 and NB-IoT multimode module with quad band 2G fallback

u-blox, a provider in wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced the SARA-R412M, an LTE Cat M1, NB-IoT, and quad band 2G (EGPRS) module with worldwide coverage. Measuring just 16 x 26 mm, the module is the world’s smallest to provide both LTE and quad band EGPRS support in a single design.

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Leave no machine behind – how to help customers get to vital IoT data

Andrew Brown, the executive director of Enterprise and IoT Research at Strategy Analytics, interviews Telit executives Bill Dykas, the product manager for IoT Platforms, and Ricardo Buranello, the global vice president of sales for IoT Factory Solutions, to discuss what the company is doing in IoT and how it is addressing the needs of its

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In IoT size matters, today more than ever

As IoT and other consumer devices such as wearables shrink to meet a “right-sized” form factor for a variety of applications, the size of the components that go inside increasingly becoming an issue for device manufacturers. So says Dermot O’Shea, Co-CEO of Taoglas.

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Qualcomm and Alibaba showcase the benefits of cloud-to-device integration to help drive the LTE IoT in China

Qualcomm Incorporated announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and Alibaba have ported Alibaba Cloud Link One to run on the Qualcomm® MDM9206 global multi-mode LTE IoT modem.

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Simple solutions create complex connectivity choices for IoT service providers

Too much choice can be a dangerous thing but, the vast diversity of IoT applications and business models depend on appropriate functionality being available at varying price points. George Malim examines the options.

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There’s a fragmented choice of wireless technologies for low power, wide area IoT

The telecom industry is good at generating confusion, says freelance IoT and communications writer, Bob Emmerson. LTE Cat-1 services are being launched in the States but not NB-IoT (LTE Cat NB1 is the official term), which only arrives in 2018.

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Bytesnap predicts big things in 2017 for home automation, LTE-M, and Industry 4.0

Yes, it’s already that time of year when every analyst turns into Mystic Meg and tries to predict the year ahead. How many of them in 2015 foresaw Brexit or President Trump? Answer me that, says Jeremy Cowan. Well, here’s the firstof 2016/17, courtesy of the team at embedded systems consultancy, ByteSnap Design.

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Shipments of cellular M2M modules reached 96m units in 2015

Berg Insight estimated that global cellular M2M module shipments increased by 19.4% in 2015 to a new record level of 96.0 million.

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CAT-M1 vs NB-IoT – examining the real differences

As industry players look to provide the next generation of IoT connectivity, two different standards have emerged under release 13 of 3GPP – CAT-M1 and NB-IoT.

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AT&T approves next gen LTE modules for IoT devices to cut costs and speed deployments

A new set of LTE modules will help businesses lower costs and improve device performance for a broad range of Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

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Sequans partners with Gemalto on narrowband LTE Cat M1 and Cat M2 technology

LTE chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. partnered with digital security provider, Gemalto in the LTE category 1 (Cat 1) market by developing a new set of narrowband LTE MTC solutions.

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Sequans claims the industry’s first LTE Cat M Chip for the Internet of Things

LTE chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. introduced Monarch, the industry’s first LTE Cat M chip, compliant with the 3GPP Release 13 LTE Advanced Pro standard that defines new narrowband capabilities of LTE for machine-type-communications (LTE MTC).

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