ETSI multi-access edge computing keeps pace with 5G

ETSI’s group on Multi-access Edge Computing (ETSI MEC ISG) is pleased to announce upcoming Hackathons and the release of two white papers entitled“Cloud RAN and MEC: a perfect pairing” and “MEC deployments in 4G and evolution towards 5G”respectively.

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Social value, procurement and a smart city vision

“Smart cities are cities that utilise the Internet and Digital Technology to enhance the quality of life, performance of services and reduce costs by optimising energy consumption. The focus is on creating a framework with good connectivity and access to real time information for setting up an efficient management system that establishes a relationship between

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MTN signs partnership with Cisco Jasper to enable IoT connectivity for businesses throughout South Africa

MTN announced a partnership with Cisco Jasper to enable their business customers throughout South Africa to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) services worldwide. MTN will be the first mobile operator in South Africa to deploy Cisco Jasper Control Centre,

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Interoute grows its global networked cloud platform in Asia Pacific

Interoute, a global cloud and network provider, has opened a new point-of-presence (PoP) in Sydney, Australia. The PoP will host the 18th Interoute Virtual Data Centre (VDC) globally, the company’s third in the Asia Pacific region.

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NTT Communications to acquire Secure-24, a U.S. based managed services provider

NTT Communications Corporation, the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group, and Secure-24 Intermediate Holdings, Inc. , a U.S.-based provider of comprehensive managed services, announced that their respective shareholders entered into a definitive agreement

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Feilo Sylvania unveils smart lighting at LuxLive2017

Feilo Sylvania’s SylSmart range of smart lighting solutions is set to debut at LuxLive this November in the IoT Arena (Booth H30, LuxLive, ExCel London). SylSmart solutions offer seamless user experiences, leverage smarter lighting controls, big data and break with the traditional industrial control paradigm currently dominating the lighting control market.

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Huawei and Capita announce global partnership

Global ICT solutions provider Huawei announces that it has established a global partnership with Capita Secure Information Solutions to integrate Capita’s next-generation suite of public safety solutions into Huawei’s Smart Cities offering.

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Huawei partners with Nextek and Quectel to drive IoT expansion in the Middle East

Huawei signed an agreement with two global companies to promote the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) and build a IoT ecosystem in the Middle East: Nextek Solutions, a global IT & software provider and integrator, and Quectel, a supplier of wireless modules. 

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Smart cities thinkers and practitioners gather in Yinchuan for TMF’ Smart City InFocus 2017

Smart City InFocus, a three-day smart cities event hosted in the Chinese city of Yinchuan, begins tomorrow. Now in its third year, Smart City InFocus is run by TM Forum in collaboration with the City of Yinchuan, and ZTE, a operational technology software provider.

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oneM2M to host third Industry Day in India to advance worldwide IoT adoption

The global Internet of Things (IoT) standards initiative oneM2M and its partner Telecom Standards Development Society of India (TSDSI) will bring the third oneM2M Industry Day to India on Wednesday, September 20.

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Huawei joins Z-wave Alliance board of directors

The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of global companies deploying the Z-Wave smart home standard, announces the addition of ICT solutions provider, Huawei, to the Alliance board of directors.

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Industry-to-industry collaboration advances connected vehicle cybersecurity, according to ATIS report

Connected vehicle cybersecurity has, say its authors, taken a step forward with publication of the ATIS report, Improving Vehicle Cybersecurity: ICT Industry Experience & Perspectives.

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How VR Is transforming the workplace as we know It

Advances in communications and smart workplace technologies, combined with emerging lifestyle trends, point to a future workforce that is more mobile, more productive, and more capable than ever before.

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Smart-up – The rise of Start-ups in global smart cities

Gone are the days when only Apple, Sony and Microsoft dominated the technology sector. Now, as disruptive technologies continue their winning streak, start-ups around the world are basking in glory.

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3 Hong Kong to deploy Huawei’s Advanced Network Technologies in preparation for high-speed, high-capacity 5G era

3 Hong Kong, the mobile communications division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Ltd, and China-based Huawei have announced plans for a series of network upgrades.

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Global IoT security market to grow at a CAGR of 48% through 2021, says Technavio

According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global Internet of Things (IoT) security market is expected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of close to 48% during the forecast period.

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