Huawei launches All-Intelligent Network to unleash the power of ultra-broadband

At Ultra-Broadband Forum 2017, David Wang, president of products & solutions, Huawei, launched the All-Intelligent Network.

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Utilities look to RF Mesh to address network optimisation for next-generation distribution grid

Utilities will rely heavily on RF mesh networks as a key communication technology, according to new research commissioned by Silver Spring Networks, Inc. and conducted by Zpryme. The research measured communication network priorities for next-generation distribution grid optimisation for 350 utilities across the globe.

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MultiTech expands security options through new suite of security services

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a global manufacturer of M2M and IoT communication devices and technology, announced a new suite of security enablers and corresponding services designed to empower enterprise customers with centralised management of device and data security for IoT applications.

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Nokia focuses on delivering carrier-grade networks for transportation, energy, public sector, finance, web services and healthcare

Nokia is strengthening its approach to serve key enterprise markets and large ‘webscale’ customers. As of September 1, 2017 Chris Johnson has joined the organisation from HPE to lead the push into vertical industries while company veteran Mike Calabrese will oversee the webscale and large enterprise customer segments.

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Synectics champions smart transport networks at Coach and Bus UK 2017

With increasingly complex threats facing cities, there is little doubt that smart transport networks are the future. Offering significant benefits to passengers, operators and local authorities alike, they enable key urban services to become more efficient, effective, safer and connected.

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ProLabs to debut new Green transceivers at ECOC 2017

ProLabs, provider of optical network infrastructure, will be at this year’s ECOC Exhibition in Gothenburg, Sweden, where it will showcase its full portfolio of connectivity solutions, including an innovative new product line.

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5G: Investments & IoT opportunities

Juniper anticipates that the introduction of 5G services will take a somewhat different path to the implementation of 4G and the subsequent updates to protocols. As a result, Juniper believes that operators cannot rely on previous methods of implementing 4G networks.

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Lyceum Capital buys IoT connectivity provider Wireless Innovation and backs new expansion

Lyceum Capital, a UK private equity firms specialising in B2B services and technology, announced the acquisition for an undisclosed sum of Wireless Innovation, a UK-headquartered machine-to-machine (M2M) managed services connectivity provider.

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Sigfox vs LoRaWAN vs NB-IoT: A $40bn arms race, IDTechEx reports

More than 10 billion devices will be connected to low power IoT networks over the next decade. Emerging Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWANs) are being deployed around the world, using both licensed and unlicensed spectrum by a number of key players in the communications industry to connect devices

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Management buyout of device intelligence leaders Mobilethink and Tweakker

A new era began this month at Mobilethink and Tweakker in Aarhus, Denmark following a management buyout from Spirent Communications by Pierre Hagendorf, previously general manager of the two businesses.

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Now is the time for service providers to wake up to the DDoS threat

Service providers are faced with a great opportunity in the era of IoT, but with it comes great risk. It’s been a turbulent time for service providers in recent months, not least due to the rise in frequency and complexity of DDoS attacks which can completely knock out their networks.

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Delivering connectivity securely – why a new approach is required to secure IoT

Industrial device makers have in recent years continually looked to connect to the cloud in order to perform tasks such as predictive maintenance, streamlining processes and improving performance of systems.

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Telcos: when it comes to IoT security, prevention is always better than cure

Smart devices have arguably made consumers’ lives easier, and as they become more affordable, more of us are investing in the IoT. However, all too often, these smart devices are being manufactured with affordability in mind and security as an afterthought.

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ZTE and CLAA reveal large-scale commercial use of LPWAN IoT, and unveils Smart Street 2.0 solution

ZTE Corporation, has announced a shared and co-built carrier-class IoT solution in conjunction with the China LoRa Application Alliance (CLAA). ZTE has simultaneously unveiled its Smart Street 2.0 – Highlights Your City solution.

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Three Group signs global IoT connectivity partnership agreement with Cisco Jasper

Three Group has announced a partnership with Cisco Jasper which extends Three Group’s capabilities in the global Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace.

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USA’s Consumer Reports will consider cyber security and privacy in future connected product reviews

Reuters has revealed that Consumer Reports, an influential U.S. non-profit group that conducts extensive reviews of cars, kitchen appliances and other goods, is gearing up to consider cyber security and privacy safeguards when scoring products in future.

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