Report shows almost two billion security threats blocked during four-month period across 7mn mobile subscribers

Allot Communications Ltd., a global provider of network intelligence and security solutions for service providers worldwide, has released findings from its Telco Security Trends Report. This reveals a dynamic and automated threat landscape in which consumers lack the security expertise to effectively protect themselves.

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3 reasons why eSIM is ready to make an impact in consumer IoT and M2M markets

Two of the most significant events for the global eSIM market—the 2nd World eSIM 2018 Summit and Mobile World Congress—took place recently, giving us a chance to take the pulse of the global eSIM market.

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CyanConnode wins $3.2m order from L&T: Firm’s largest IPv6-based smart metering solution order in India

CyanConnode, a provider of narrowband radio mesh networks, has received an order from Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for a smart metering deployment-based solution.

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SIMalliance members report shipments of 4.9bn SIMs in 2017, while estimated SIM market increases to 5.6bn units

Data reported by SIMalliance shows that the collective SIM shipments of its members in 2017, which represented approximately 88% of the global SIM market, equalled 4.9 billion units. SIMalliance confirms that over the same period, the estimated total available global market for SIM cards has grown by 2.75%, with units rising from 5.45 billion to

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IDEMIA, Network International and Mastercard partner to launch smartphone-turned POS terminal

Making yet another technological leap in payments, IDEMIA, the global provider of Augmented Identity; Network International, the payment solutions provider in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, and Mastercard, a technology company in the global payments industry,

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Five consumer themes for 2018 and beyond

As more everyday objects in our lives become connected, our interactions with technology will continue to change drastically. However, the complexities of how to control these smart technologies is a different matter. With 5G, connectivity is set to become omnipresent.

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Smart home surveillance camera market to surpass $9.7bn by 2023, says Strategy Analytics

Cameras with full software and service feature sets at sub $200 (€162.39) price points will fuel growth of the smart home surveillance camera market according to recently published research by Strategy Analytics. The firm forecasts the global market to exceed $9.7 billion (€7.88 billion) in consumer spending by 2023, with security service providers

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CES becomes an IoT ‘destination’ drawing business-to-business OEMs by the thousand, says IMC

Audits of attendees to the massive Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, January, indicate that the event has become one of the world’s largest gathering points for IoT buyers. Crucial IoT segments, including automobiles, wearable devices, smart appliances, and home automation, drew more than ten thousand attendees each at CES 2017, and the medical

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GlobalPlatform and IoT Connectivity Alliance sign MoU to develop and support industry-wide standards for IoT security

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been agreed between industry associations GlobalPlatform and the IoT Connectivity Alliance (ICA). The two technical bodies will work to develop and promote a standardised approach to internet of things (IoT) security based on secure component technology. This will reduce the cost and streamline the development of large-scale consumer and industrial IoT deployments.

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Greenwave Systems to unleash a new wave of connectivity providing real-time insight to billions of devices

Greenwave Systems®, the global software provider for managed services, announced it is offering a new service, following the acquisition of mobile virtual network enabler technology. The new service, to be named WAVELYTM, will combine a software-defined mobile network’s core services and IoT/M2M connectivity, 

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Greenwave Systems and CUJO AI fend off cyberattacks for ISPs

Greenwave Systems, Inc. announced its partnership with CUJO AI to fight cyberattacks by providing Internet Service Providers (ISPs) an end-to-end home security solution for home network users. Greenwave Systems is the global software leader for managed services.

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Cambium Networks announces new wireless broadband solutions to extend connectivity

Cambium Networks, a provider of wireless networking solutions, announced new connectivity solutions to enable network operators to meet the rapidly growing demand for streaming video and high throughput. “Internet connectivity is essential for the modern household,” said Daryl Schoolar, principal analyst, Ovum.

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Hyosung Cho Hyun Joon president accelerates discovery of new growth engines

Hyosung president Cho Hyun Joon is concentrating on discovery and development of new growth engines. A good example of promising growth engines is ‘xtrm Voice of Consumer’ which was debuted by Hyosung’s IT affiliate Hyosung ITX.

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Modular robots have potential to be true task assistants, finds Strategy Analytics

Consumer-grade robots have much potential beyond trivial tasks in users’ home. A recent study from the User Experience Strategies (UXS) service at Strategy Analytics “UXS Technology Planning Report: Robotics”, investigating the needs, behaviors and expectations of consumers regarding consumer-grade robots,

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Communications coming full circle – are we moving back into a voice-first world?

With the wave of personal assistants, such as Siri, Cortana and Google Assistant, and new start-ups leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics to build personal companions, it’s becoming clear we are moving toward a new voice-controlled relationship with technology.

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The smart home skills gap

For smart homes to truly take off in the way they are predicted to, we need to get smarter. Some analysts and experts have argued that reality of living in smart homes with more connected devices than ever before hasn’t come to fruition as quickly as anticipated.

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