ITU backs launch of global platform to protect telecom networks during COVID-19 crisis

Never before have telecommunication networks been so vital to our health and safety, and to keep our economy and society working, as during the COVID-19 crisis we are living through, says Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General, ITU. As a result, I have instructed my team to leverage without any delay ITU’s existing regulatory and policy-maker platform to help

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Nano-satellite service aims to bring IoT to 90% of the world without a network

Having launched its first two nano-satellites into orbit in late 2018, Hiber’s IoT network went live and has been used by customers since early February.

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Global summit generates 35 pioneering proposals using power of artificial intelligence ‘for good’

Thirty-five innovative project proposals leveraging the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) ‘for good’ were generated at the  2nd AI for Good Global Summit, held last week in Geneva at the headquarters of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialised agency for information and communication technology (ICT).

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Open source and standards – The path towards 5G and the Internet of Things

Following the success of last year’s event, the 2nd workshop “Open Source and Standards – The Path Towards 5G and the Internet of Things”, jointly organised by NGMN and the ITU, took place on 1st November 2017 in Bellevue (Seattle), Washington, USA. The workshop was hosted by Microsoft and co-organised by the IPR Plenary of

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China’s ZTE 5G enables subsea VR video transmission and signs 5G and IoT partnership with Telenet

ZTE Corporation, an international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, is to unveil its remote control service for 5th Generation mobile virtual reality (5G VR) underwater vehicles at the 5G World Summit 2017, London.

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IoT and MVNO solutions provider Teleena secures 901 IMSI from ITU for cross-border data services

Teleena, the global provider for IoT and MVNO solutions announced that it has secured a 901 IMSI from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

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Sigma Designs opens up Z-Wave to become an integral part of the smart home ecosystem

IoT is taking hold in a broad range of industries from automotive to farming to manufacturing. One of the biggest growing markets is the smart home with many areas ripe for development including controllers, lighting, thermostats, security, and sensors.

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Ericsson announces a 5G access network – but what is 5G?

On August 31, 2016, Ericsson announced the launch of its new AIR 6468 cellular radio. Ericsson stated that together with the 5G Plug-Ins announced in June, and the (already available) Radio System Baseband 5216, it now offers all the components of a 5G access network.

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HomeGrid Forum and HomePNA Alliance merge to smooth migration to G.hn for home networks

Beaverton, Oregon, USA – HomeGrid Forum and the HomePNA Alliance have merged to create a single organisation focused on promoting advanced wired home networking technologies. The combined organisation will operate under the HomeGrid Forum banner.

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Homegrid Forum says yes to draft ITU-T mimo specification for extending G.hn

The Homegrid Forum is backing the ITU-T Study Group 15’s draft standard (ITU-T G.9963, or G.hn-Mimo) that adds mimo (multiple input multiple output) technology to the G.hn standard for high-speed networking over existing home wiring.

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