Rising demand sees Vodafone expand narrowband IoT coverage to reach 98% of UK geography

Vodafone has doubled the number of sites in its Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) network to meet increasing demand for Internet of Things (IoT) services. Vodafone NB-IoT coverage now reaches 98% of the UK geography.

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TT Electronics S-2CONNECT creo development kit leverages the LTE Cat M1 and NB-IoT technology

TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance-critical applications, announced the launch of its S-2CONNECT Creo Development Kit with LTE Cat M1 / NB-IoT to accelerate digital programmes. The kit is designed for software developers who are charged with reducing R&D risk and fast-tracking their IoT application development.

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New eSIM module solution for space-constrained cellular IoT

SIMCom, the designer and manufacturer of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) wireless modules and solutions, announced that the SIMCom NB-IoT SIM7070 module measuring only 24 mm x 24 mm can now be equipped with a compact eSIM security controller from Infineon powered by GSMA-compliant remote SIM management software provided by Kigen (UK) Ltd. The security controller comes in the smallest

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Bluetooth and LTE M/NB-IoT – Wireless synergy for IoT

Join Sony Semiconductor IL, Sierra Wireless and Laird Connectivity as they discuss the building blocks of silicon, module and modem that together have enabled the development of the innovative Pinnacle™ 100 & Sentrius™MG100 products.

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TEOCO delivers increased automation and planning efficiency with latest ASSET release

TEOCO, the provider of analytics, assurance and optimisation solutions to over 300 communication service providers (CSPs), has rolled out a number of upgrades to its ASSET network planning tool, bringing with it a variety of new innovative features and capabilities.

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TT Electronics selected as hardware partner to Telenor IoT

TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance-critical applications, announced that it has been selected as hardware partner to Telenor, a communications and IoT provider ranked among the top 10 IoT operators globally and the top three in Europe.

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BICS adds private mobile networks connectivity to global SIM for Things solution

International communications enabler BICS has added private mobile networks connectivity to its SIM for Things solution. This latest enhancement to BICS’ solution builds on the recent addition of borderless 5G capabilities, announced in March.

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Does the world need another IoT standard?

Webcomic #927 on the xkcd.com site typifies the dilemma around standardisation. It makes a joke about two people wanting to create a new standard when fourteen already exist, says Ken Figueredo of oneM2M.

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EMnify announces global LTE-M roaming for low-cost, low-power IoT applications

Cloud communication platform provider for IoT, EMnify, announces global roaming of LTE-M a 3GPP standard for Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) built on 4G networks and forward compatible with 5G.

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Nokia expands Mobily partnership with enterprise IoT network in Saudi Arabia

Nokia announced the completion of a narrowband ‘Internet of Things’ (NB-IoT) network deployment in L 800 band as part of its strategic partnership with Mobily.

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1NCE expands NB-IoT coverage in Europe

1NCE, the fully-fledged operator of IoT network services worldwide, is expanding its Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) offering in Europe. In addition to Germany and Austria, 1NCE’s IoT Flat Rate now covers the Netherlands, Spain, Greece, Italy, and the UK with access to NB-IoT networks.

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Sequans introduces Calliope 2: A new generation of LTE Cat 1 technology for IoT applications

Sequans Communications S.A. announced that its second-generation LTE Cat 1 chip platform, Calliope 2, will soon be sampling. Calliope 2 is designed for the cost-effective support of IoT applications that require VoLTE and a data rate higher than 100 kilobits per second that cannot be supported by LTE-M or NB-IoT technologies.

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Withings selects Sequans LTE-M/NB-IoT Monarch 2 platform to connect its next generation

Sequans Communications S.A. announced that Withings, provider of the connected health movement, has selected Sequans’ Monarch 2 LTE-M/NB-IoT technology as the basis for its next generation of IoT connected health devices.

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Leak detection innovation is in the pipeline

Leak detection technology is heading in a new and interesting direction internationally. Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) acoustic loggers are set to plug infrastructure, cost and eco gaps across the global water industry.

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u-blox UBX-R5 becomes first IoT chipset certified by GCF

The u-blox UBX-R5 LTE-M/NB-IoT chipset offers unprecedented wireless technology integration with built-in end‑to‑end security, making it ideal for mission‑critical or long life-cycle IoT applications.

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Particle appoints three new directors to its board from Qualcomm and Accenture

Particle has appointed three new people to its board of directors. They are Liz Tinkham, former managing director at Accenture, Carlos Kokron, vice president, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and managing director, Americas for Qualcomm Ventures, and Sameer Reddy, partner at Energy Impact Partners, to its board of directors.

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