Fibre to the home market to hit US$54bn by 2029, says FMI

An increase in the installation of smart systems at home, and a rise in the use of mobile apps are the two crucial parameters that are boosting the demand for high speed internet. On the back of these factors, the demand for fibre to the home (FTTH) is projected to increase during the period of 2019-2029, says

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You’ve got IIoT all wrong: Focus less on tech and more on impact to succeed in the 4IR

Industry 4.0. The Industrial Internet of Things. Digitalisation. Smart manufacturing. The fourth industrial revolution (4IR). There are dozens of different names for the uptake in connected technologies and the convergence of IT and OT systems taking place in industry at the moment. One thing most people do agree on, however, is that it’s tech-driven. But

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GoAigua wins the 2019 Digital Water Prize from Water Europe

With its extensive experience in the digitalisation of the water industry, GoAigua has always focused its efforts on innovation and research to boost efficiency in organisations in the sector, accompanying them in their process of digital transformation and developing new solutions to improve communication between people and processes.

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How can we accelerate the global take-up of smart building technology?

With the expected number of smart devices predicted to hit 20 million by 2020, smart technology is now mainstream. Over the last five years, says Oliver Iltisberger, managing director of ABB’s Building Products business line, we have seen a shift from simple functions like thermostats, doorbells and light bulbs to truly intelligent buildings that adapt

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Why a data network will drive the energy industry forward in 2019

Digital transformation continues to be the keynote of the coming year for operators across the oil and gas sectors. Digitalisation is nothing new to the sector, of course, says Ron Beck, Energy Industry marketing director at AspenTech. Refineries have, for example, been pursuing it for more than thirty years, with technologies like advanced process control (APC) well-established

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Nixu attempts to hack an elevator as part of IoT cybersecurity awareness event

The prediction of all the products in the world being connected is getting closer year by year. The estimates on how many connected devices there will be in 2020 range from 30 billion to over 200 billion. No matter what forecast will end up being true, the fact is that there are tremendous business opportunities

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SEAT and Telefónica reach an agreement to promote digitalisation in the automotive industry

SEAT president Luca de Meo and Telefónica de España president Luis Miguel Gilpérez have signed an agreement that aims to promote a joint effort to develop innovative initiatives in the automotive industry. The agreement reached, which makes Telefónica a strategic IT supplier to SEAT, is set within the framework of SEAT’s strategy to position itself as

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Delivering connectivity securely – why a new approach is required to secure IoT

Industrial device makers have in recent years continually looked to connect to the cloud in order to perform tasks such as predictive maintenance, streamlining processes and improving performance of systems.

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H&D Wireless launches RTLS solution for industrial IoT

H&D Wireless, an Internet of Things (IoT), cloud and platform system provider, has launched GEPS for Industry, H&D Wireless’s new IoT enterprise indoor real time localisation service (RTLS) of Returnable Transport Packages (RTP).

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Digital transformation of the automotive industry will pave the way to new revenue streams, says Frost

Frost & Sullivan’s ‘Intelligent Mobility’ event to discuss new growth opportunities as digital mobility services are expected to generate US$2 trillion globally by 2025

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Huawei and Software AG to deliver ‘complete’ Internet of Things solution

Huawei, a global information and communications technology solution provider, has announced a new partnership with Software AG to support the increasing demand from companies for a complete one-stop-shop, Internet of Things (IoT) solution.

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Shares fall 20% at Ericsson following profit warning and news it is cutting 3,000 jobs in Sweden

The bad news keeps piling up for Ericsson. Last week the Sweden-based giant reported that it intends to cut its 16,000 Swedish workforce by 3,000 positions in production, research & development (R&D), as well as sales and administration. Yesterday the Sweden-based company gave an interim report that sales fell 14% in Q3.

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Consumer satisfaction with insurance online experience needs improvement

Up until now, online communication with insurance customers was, in terms of customer satisfaction, significantly lagging behind other industries. As a matter of fact, this is  clearly  an aspect of Insurance business with a good potential for improvement.

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