Private cellular networks spend to approach $12bn by 2023 enabled by 5G capabilities, says Juniper

A new report by Juniper Research has found that the enhanced capabilities of 5G are driving enthusiasm and awareness of private cellular networks; bringing annual spend on network hardware and services to almost $12 billion (€10.29 billion) globally by 2023, growing 116% from the $5.5 billion (€4.72 billion) expected for 2021.

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Cellular IoT gateway vendors become first-to-market with 5G devices for IoT use cases

IoT market research provider, Berg Insight, has released new findings about the market for cellular IoT gateways and routers. Close to 3.7 million cellular IoT gateways were shipped globally during 2020, at a total market value of approximately US$1.01 billion (€0.87 billion).

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Market opportunities for 5G, IoT and edge compute

There is an increasingly important link between 5G, IoT and edge compute, with each having implications for the success of the other, says Guy Matthews, editor of NetReporter. So believes Jeremiah Caron, global head of research & analysis with the Technology Group of independent analyst firm GlobalData.

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OQ Technology reveals patent portfolio in the US and Europe to improve satellite communications

5G satellite operator OQ Technology has revealed six pending patent applications in the USA and in Europe that will improve satellite-based IoT and M2M communications in remote locations. OQ Technology’s patent applications include a “wake-up” technology for satellite IoT (Internet of things) devices, IoT device localisation, frequency and timing synchronisation, inter-satellite link technology and satellite

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US$8bn market for IoT security services predicted on 4G and 5G networks by 2026

Global tech market advisory firm ABI Research forecasts that by 2026, Internet of Things (IoT) cellular connections will number more than more than 3 billion. 4G LTE and LPWA networks will bear the brunt of these new connections and drive a US$8 billion market for IoT security services, says the firm.

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Virgin Media O2 selects Ericsson 5G core to power standalone network deployment

Ericsson has been selected by Virgin Media O2 to deploy cloud native, container-based dual-mode 5G Standalone Core on cloud infrastructure in the UK, paving the way for Virgin Media O2 to deliver ultra-fast connectivity to consumers and develop advanced enterprise use cases.

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Orange Spain, Applus+ IDIADA and Ericsson drive automotive connectivity

Applus+ IDIADA, a global company headquartered at Santa Oliva (Tarragona) near Barcelona, works with vehicle manufacturers worldwide to develop and validate technologies for the automotive industry.

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WEF names Ericsson USA 5G smart factory as 4IR frontrunner

Ericsson’s USA 5G smart factory in Lewisville, Texas, USA has been recognised by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a front runner in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

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Why 5G matters in a world of IoT, VR, AR, AI and Edge

When 4G launched, it offered some significant performance improvements over 3G. But with 5G, says Guy Matthews, editor of NetReporter, something far more profound is going on. The doors of possibility have been blown off their hinges. So what lies beyond?

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LoRaWAN will temporarily replace 5G networks for IoT

5G networks will revolutionise the Internet of Things (IoT). But it will take several years for the technology to cover most of the planet. Thanks to LoRaWAN, you don’t need to wait, says Sergiy Seletsky, IoT practice leader and senior solution architect at Intellias.

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GrandPad’s users stay connected with Orange Belgium and Ericsson IoT Accelerator

Ericsson, GrandPad, and Orange Belgium are partnering to make connectivity more accessible for the elderly to stay socially connected with family, friends, and caregivers.

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Ericsson buys Cradlepoint for wireless Edge WAN solutions in US$1.1bn deal

Ericsson has agreed to acquire Cradlepoint, the US-based specialist in Wireless Edge WAN 4G and 5G Enterprise solutions. The investment is key to Ericsson’s ongoing strategy of capturing market share in the rapidly expanding 5G Enterprise space.

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Tech experts join JT board

A former Royal Navy commander and a director of the UK’s property groups have been appointed as non-executive directors of JT.

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Telenor, Sony and Ericsson team to develop smart IoT healthcare devices

Using Telenor Connexion‘s network, Ericsson IoT accelerator for global connectivity, and Sony network communications Europe’s smart IoT services, the three partners are collaborating to enhance real-time location and tracking solutions for different sectors.

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Ericsson, T-Mobile Austria and Stanley Black & Decker speed IoT deployments

Using T-Mobile Austria’s network, Ericsson IoT accelerator for global connectivity and Stanley Black & Decker’s digital accelerator, the three partners are simplifying and accelerating the global deployment of Stanley Black and Decker’s connected equipment and services.

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5G tipping point: Industry and consumers lured with cheaper, smarter services

Ericsson landed on its corporate feet when it parachuted out of the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress last Friday. For the last few years, the network solutions provider has (like Huawei and a few others) hosted Pre-MWC Briefings for media and analysts in key markets, in an attempt to catch attention ahead of the pandemonium in

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