ETSI launches new group to improve smart city interoperability

ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, has created a new Industry Specification Group on cross-sector Context Information Management (ISG CIM) for smart cities applications and beyond.

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Cisco Jasper expands IoT services to businesses in Chile and Hong Kong

Businesses in Chile and Hong Kong will be able to leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) to deliver new revenue-generating services, following deals between Cisco and Entel in Chile as well as SmarTone in Hong Kong.

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Hitachi and ELES agree common smart grids and smart communities action for Slovenia

Hitachi, Ltd. and ELES, d.o.o. announced that they have agreed to undertake a joint project on smart grids and smart community business in Slovenia.

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Gemalto joins forces on subscription management with Huawei

Gemalto, a provider of digital security, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei, a global ICT solution provider, to deliver the global Internet of Things (IoT) vision of both parties at Huawei Connect, Europe 2016. 

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Why the telecoms industry must get a grip on the Internet of Things

Establishing a solid telecoms network that can cope with the capacity and coverage required to power the Internet of Things (IoT) is a serious challenge telecoms companies need to address within the next 12 months if they are to keep pace with the rapid evolution of digital technologies.

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How our cities are becoming smarter and what it means for us – Part 2

Of course, connected devices will require robust, secure communications at every point in the chain, from sensor nodes to the cloud and back again. This is where a plethora of wireless positioning and communications technologies come into play.

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Huawei and Walkbase launch venue crowd analytics solution to optimise customer experiences

At GITEX 2016, Huawei, an information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, and Walkbase, a venue IoT analytics platform provider, has announced a joint venue crowd analytics

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Machine management via cloud: Every device under control

Increase in productivity and reduction of maintenance costs – these are the main two drivers for companies to use IoT in an industrial setting, as the Industry of Things World Survey Report 2016 found out.

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Red Hat and Ericsson join forces to drive IoT, 5G and other next-generation solutions

Red Hat, Inc, the provider of open source solutions and Ericsson share a common belief in the power of open source to transform the ICT (information and communications technology) market.

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Huawei unveils its cloud strategy of enabling an ‘Intelligent World’ with ecosystem partners

More than 20,000 ICT industry leaders and experts from over 120 countries and regions gathered in Shanghai for the first HUAWEI CONNECT, Huawei’s largest-ever integrated conference for the global ICT ecosystem.

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Huawei joins ZigBee Alliance as a Promoter, takes seat on Board of Directors

The ZigBee Alliance, a non-profit association of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the low-power wireless Internet of Things (IoT), reported that Shenzhen, China-based ICT solutions provider, Huawei has joined the ZigBee Alliance.

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Building Malaysia’s digital future

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) is the government-owned agency launched in 1996 to pioneer the transformation of Malaysia’s digital economy.  The agency is currently pursuing a strategy that unlocks significant economic, environmental, and social value.

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Billion Electric launches compact 4G/LTE M2M routers for industrial applications

Billion Electric Co. Ltd, the provider of carrier-grade network equipment and ICT solutions in Asia Pacific, announced the launch of its high-performance 4G LTE industrial M2M router – M100.

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CommsS365 strengthens IoT offering with two new senior appointments

From construction to the public sector, insurance to retail, virtually every organisation is looking hard at the Internet of Things (IoT) to assess opportunities to improve efficiency, reduce costs and enhance customer experience.

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The number of smart homes in Europe and North America tops 17.9 million in 2015

According to a new research report from Berg Insight, the number smart homes in Europe and North America reached 17.9 million in 2015.

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Ericsson announces an emergency wallet to support humanitarian responses to disasters

Ericsson has committed to developing Ericsson Emergency Wallet, a mobile financial services solution, for deployment in the immediate aftermath of disaster or crises to support humanitarian organisations and affected populations.

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