Hands up who’s making money in 5G? And who’s not?

A WEEK IN IoT – 5G is starting strong, says Huawei. The company’s deputy chairman, Ken Hu, told its annual Mobile Broadband Forum (#MBBF) in Zurich, Switzerland last week that 5th Generation mobile communications “arrived faster than expected,” and that there are now 40 carriers in more than 20 countries supporting 136 different 5G-enabled devices.

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Wind River joins open-source initiative to accelerate telecom edge cloud deployments

The Linux Foundation’s announcement of expansions to the recently introduced Akraino Edge Stack open-source project represents a significant milestone in the journey towards the adoption of virtualised applications and services throughout telecom networks.

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IoT gateways – Drivers for fog computing

Connected devices are becoming essential components for enterprises as they can drive significant connectivity and integration between systems and data. The increasing number of devices getting connected to each other generates a huge amount of data.

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Huawei rotating CEO Ken Hu: Building intelligent networks and reshaping the world with mobile

The 8th Global Mobile Broadband Forum kicked off in London yesterday, gathering over 1,400 leaders from mobile telecom operators, vertical industries, standards organisations, and industrial alliances around the world. Ken Hu, the deputy chairman and rotating CEO at Huawei,

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Huawei and Festo sign MoU for smart manufacturing collaboration with 5G slicing technology

Huawei announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Festo to jointly explore the 5G network application of manufacturing and to promote the digital transformation of the manufacturing industry with 5G Slicing Technology.

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OpenFog Consortium releases OpenFog Reference Architecture for fog computing

The OpenFog Consortium has released the OpenFog Reference Architecture, a universal technical framework designed to enable the data-intensive requirements of the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G and artificial intelligence (AI) applications.

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Minkels expands its micro data centre portfolio driven by the IoT

Minkels, part of the publicly traded company Legrand, recently introduced its first micro data centre, the MatrixCube. The company has now announced a second, more compact micro datacentre for the first quarter of 2017, the MiniCube.

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How network infrastructure holds the key to a ‘happy ever after’ for smart citizens

Modern life is demanding. Better connectivity means people now want everything on-demand in all aspects of their lives. Businesses have been tasked with keeping up, delivering the products and services required, without compromise,

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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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Automotive and telecoms sectors to launch EU project for connected and automated driving

Europe’s leading trade associations for the telecommunications and the automotive sectors announced that they intend to launch a large-scale, pre-deployment project to test connected and automated driving at the EU level.

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