Hand-in-hand – Why the IoT needs SD-WAN

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the major influencing trends in the digital transformation of the global economy.

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Voda’s €18bn deal with Liberty Global makes it stronger but it’s no game changer, say analysts

Following the news that Vodafone is buying Liberty Global’s European assets for €19 billion, analysts are agreed that the Newbury, UK-headquartered network operator will emerge stronger. But that’s about as far as their enthusiasm goes, as Jeremy Cowan reports.

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Regulators could impose a package deal in exchange for new T-Mobile/Sprint merger approval, says GlobalData

The recently announced merger between US mobile operator rivals T-Mobile and Sprint in an all-stock transaction valued at US$26.5 billion (€22.33 billion) will be no slam dunk, according to data and analytics company, GlobalData.

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5G may usher in next wave of satellite communications, says GlobalData

By augmenting fifth generation (5G) mobile networks with next-generation satellite capabilities, satellite operators have an opportunity to become a major player in the emerging 5G ecosystem, says leading data and analytics company GlobalData.

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Shift to 5G will not happen in 2018, says GlobalData

While many telecom network technology vendors are claiming that the wait for fifth generation, high-speed wireless service (5G) is finally over, the full transition to 5G will not happen in 2018, according to data and analytics company GlobalData.

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5G networks to take off in Asia and US as Europe’s operators make the most of 4G, says GlobalData

5G networks will become mainstream by 2020, but Europe will lag behind Asia and the US, as operators seek to make the most of 4G. This is according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.

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Smart meter deployments to double market revenue as the world switches on to wireless

London, UK – An increase in smart meter deployments will see the global market for wireless communication modules approximately double in value over the coming years, jumping from US$532 million in 2012 to US$1.3 billion in 2020, at a compound annual growth rate of 12%, according to a new report from research and consulting firm

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Rise of health apps ensures that healthcare is going mobile, says GlobalData research

London, UK. August 6, 2012 — Mobile health (mHealth) solutions that allow patient consultation and monitoring, among other benefits, are surging in popularity worldwide as the use of smartphones and tablets expands, say healthcare industry analysts at GlobalData.

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