Sequans and NTT DOCOMO partner to accelerate adoption of LTE-M technology in Japan

LTE for IoT chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. has formalised an agreement with NTT DOCOMO, the Japan-based mobile operator, to accelerate the development of LTE-M devices and applications on DOCOMO’s network, using Sequans’ Monarch LTE Platform, the world’s most highly optimised LTE-M chip solution.

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Cambium Networks signs up Ingram Micro as key distributor for wireless connectivity solutions

Cambium Networks, a provider of wireless broadband networking solutions, announced it has executed an agreement with Ingram Micro as a new distributor. Under the agreement, Croatia-based Ingram Micro will distribute the full range of Cambium Networks’ products throughoutSoutheast Europe;

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Live NB-IoT demos showcase temperature monitoring sensors at MWC Americas

u‑blox, a provider in wireless and positioning modules and chips, will feature a live Narrowband IoT (NB‑IoT or LTE Cat NB1) demo at MWC Americas in San Francisco, featuring SARA‑R410M-02B, a configurable LTE Cat M1/NB1 multi‑mode module with worldwide coverage.

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u‑blox runs NB‑IoT lab and field trials in Brazil with Huawei, Vivo, CAS Tecnologia and PinMyPet

u‑blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced that it is partnering with key players of the IoT ecosystem, Huawei, Vivo, CAS Tecnologia and PinMyPet running lab and field tests inside new Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT or Cat NB1) networks in Brazil.

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ZTE releases Intelligent Energy Management system based on NB-IoT

ZTE Corporation, an international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the mobile internet, released its Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Intelligent Energy Management System globally.

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Tata Power Mumbai places follow-on orders with L&T for a further 10,400 CyanConnode smart meters

CyanConnode Holdings plc, a provider of narrowband radio mesh networks, reports new purchase orders for 10,400 smart meters from Larsen & Toubro. These expand the deployment of CyanConnode’s smart metering solution at Tata Power Mumbai.

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Secure IoT through strong cryptography and blockchain integration to be shown at MWC 2017

At this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona (Feb 27- March 2) the Cologne-Berlin start-up ubirch will present a new technology for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Altair unveils miniature chipset platform designed to support future IoT applications

Altair Semiconductor, a provider of LTE chipsets, has introduced the ALT1250, a narrowband CAT-M1 and NB1 (NB-IoT) chipset that aims to redefine the cellular IoT connectivity space, featuring global band support, advanced security and location capabilities far surpassing the functionality of existing chipsets.

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Communicating data in the IoT – part 2

In part 1 of this article we looked at how new ultralow-power RF transceiver technologies are bringing class-leading range performance and high resilience to interference sources.

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Cyan to acquire Connode to expand global reach and portfolio

Cyan has announced its intention to acquire Sweden’s standards-based software company Connode for an undisclosed sum, subject to shareholder approval.

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Cyan extends its reach with new distributor in Thailand and wins Best International Trade award

Cyan an integrated system and software design company delivering mesh-based flexible wireless solutions for utility metering and lighting control, has signed a distribution agreement with The JST Group to distribute Cyan’s narrowband mesh IoT technology in Thailand.

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Next year critical for defining the future of LPWA networks and IoT connectivity

Machina Research has published a strategy report discussing the market for Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks. These networks will play a decisive role in the enablement of IoT applications, but as a technology market they are characterized by complex and possibly persistent fragmentation.

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