Ericsson expects 4G and 5G cellular IoT to impact in four sectors

Ericsson unveiled the next steps in the evolution of cellular IoT . The company has also launched new solutions that it says will enable service providers to address a larger part of the Internet of Things market with diverse use cases across verticals including automotive, manufacturing, and utilities.

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Qualcomm introduces next-gen cellular chipset purpose-built for IoT

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced its next-generation modem purpose-built for Internet of Things (IoT) applications such as asset trackers, health monitors, security systems, smart city sensors and smart meters, as well as a range of wearable trackers.

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Ericsson apologises for telco service failures, identifies expired software certificate as main issue

Ericsson has issued a statement apologising to its customers and customers’ customers for causing a lengthy loss of all mobile data and some voice services yesterday. As we reported, a failure in Ericsson software deployed by O2 UK and SoftBank in Japan led to a day-long service outage on Thursday, December 6th.

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Huawei CFO arrested in Canada ‘at US request’, while Ericsson is blamed for O2 UK and Japan network fails

WEEK IN TELCO IT – Mainstream media outlets have been dominated in the last 24 hours by two telecoms-related news stories. As Jeremy Cowan reports, the China-based network systems giant, Huawei is demanding the release from detention in Canada of its CFO. Meanwhile, network operator O2,

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First prototype 5G smartphone connects to Italy’s TIM network

TIM, together with Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies Inc, reports it has completed the first 5G connection in Italy on TIM’s live network using the country’s first 5G prototype smartphone.

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Developers use 5G to power robotics innovations as they vie for share of US$300,000

Leveraging the speed, bandwidth and latency benefits of 5G technology, participants in the Verizon 5G Robotics Challenge will create insights, develop new use cases, and conceive innovative products that will advance the robotics industry.

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TIM, Ericsson and the City of Turin explore the impact of 5G

The public event took place at Palazzo Madama in Turin, Oct 26-27 and included demonstrations of a 5G-controlled driverless car, an environmental monitoring use case using drones, a 5G-connected robot for manufacturing as well as smart city applications powered by Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT).

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Rogers to launch national LTE-M network to power the next era of IoT in Canada.

Rogers announced its plan to launch an LTE Cat M1 network (LTE-M) to help businesses connect and track their assets in real time – using solutions such as logistics tracking, alarm monitoring, and smart metering.

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AT&T and Ericsson team up on IoT cybersecurity

AT&T and Ericsson are joining forces to offer comprehensive testing to help safeguard IoT devices from growing cybersecurity threats.

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Ericsson and Telstra complete new long-range NB-IoT connection

Ericsson and Telstra have successfully deployed and tested Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) data connections up to 100km from a base-station in Telstra’s commercial network. This is said to be the longest-range NB-IoT connection of its kind,

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Enhanced Ericsson Radio System aims to increase speed and adaptability of 5G rollouts

Ericsson is reported to be expanding its end-to-end 5G Platform by adding new hardware and software products to the Ericsson Radio System portfolio. The aim is to enhance the agility and speed with which communication service providers can roll out their 5G networks.

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T-Mobile and Ericsson sign multi-year US$3.5bn 5G deal

Ericsson and T-Mobile have signed a multi-year, US$3.5 billion (€3.02 billion) contract to support T-Mobile’s US-wide 5G network deployment. Under the deal, Ericsson will provide T-Mobile with the latest 5G New Radio (NR) hardware and software compliant with 3GPP standards.

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Mobily and Ericsson demonstrate 5G in Saudi Arabia

Ericsson supplied Mobily with a standalone end-to-end 5G system, including a prototype 3.5GHz radio, baseband, and prototype UE device for the 5G demo, which showcased 5G throughput, targeting speeds of up to 1Gbps.

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T-Mobile launches America’s first nationwide Narrowband IoT Network

T-Mobile has launched its Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) service nationwide. T-Mobile claims to be the first to launch NB-IoT in the U.S. and first in the world to launch NB-IoT in the guard bands for optimal efficiency.

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T-Mobile US launches NB-IoT network

T-Mobile US is laying claim to a narrowband Internet of Things first, with the official launch of a new narrowband IoT network that operates in guard bands. The carrier said that its service is the first NB-IoT network in the U.S. and the first one in the world that leverages guard bands,

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Telcos admit IoT is failing to meet expectations, as they are urged to understand customers’ business

EXCLUSIVE REPORT: Three leading European telcos admit at the 6th IoT Forum CE, that many customers are still not aware of the benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT). As one enterprise tells the C-Level operator panel, “You must show customers you understand their business, not just your own.”

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