NGMN urges ICT companies to tackle climate change

The Next Generation Mobile Network Alliance is aiming to align the mobile communication sector with its entire supply chain from component manufacturers to service providers, to address sustainability challenges faced by the information & communications technology (ICT) sector.

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Orange Spain, Applus+ IDIADA and Ericsson drive automotive connectivity

Applus+ IDIADA, a global company headquartered at Santa Oliva (Tarragona) near Barcelona, works with vehicle manufacturers worldwide to develop and validate technologies for the automotive industry.

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LoRa will be top non-cellular LPWA network technology in five years, says ABI

Semtech Corporation a supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced the release of a commissioned white paper, “LoRaWAN® and Multi-RAN Architecture Connecting the Next Billion IoT Devices,” from global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research.

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Blueprint for convergence issued by Wireless Broadband Alliance showing critical role of Wi-Fi 6

Convergence between Wi-Fi and 5G access technologies is critical for enabling new breed of services, applications and experiences such as Industry 4.0, augmented & virtual reality (AR/VR), connected cities and Edge computing. This is according to the latest report from the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), developed with input from mobile carriers, Wi-Fi providers, telecom manufacturers, and its own 5G

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Eurotech simplifies IoT adoption combining its IoT edge technology with Orange IoT platform

Eurotech, a company that designs, develops, and deploys hardware, software, services and solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announces its collaboration with Orange to enable and simplify IoT adoption from edge to cloud. The collaboration aims to combine Eurotech’s IoT Edge capabilities with Orange’s IoT platform Live Objects.

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Orange provides Cavli with LTE-M coverage in Europe and North America

Cavli Wireless, a cellular IoT module manufacturer, is bundling Internet of Things (IoT) modules with LTE-M connectivity from Orange Business Services to provide the building blocks of the IoT value chain to its enterprise customers worldwide.

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Orange and OPPO to deliver OTA provisioning for SIM-free wearables

Orange and OPPO have announced a co-innovation partnership agreement that will help to deliver Orange services to a broad range of OPPO’s smartphones and Internet of Things (IoT) devices to Europe. This is with a view to extending the delivery further across the Orange footprint.

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Orange Business Services consolidates healthcare activities within Enovacom

The healthcare sector is a key focus of Orange‘s 2025 strategic plan. As part of this, Orange Business Services is now reorganising its healthcare entities, Enovacom and Orange Healthcare, to fully meet the needs of players in this sector, which is currently undergoing a digital transformation in France and internationally.

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Killed off by NTT DoCoMo: NB-IoT still kicking globally, but for how long?

Japan’s telco, NTT DoCoMo, shut down its NarrowBand-IoT (NB-IoT) network on March 31st. Coming barely a year after NTT’s services were launched,  Jeremy Cowan editorial director of IoT Now turned to industry watchers for their views on the decision and what lies ahead for NB-IoT.

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MobiledgeX extends edge computing support to the enterprise with platform update

MobiledgeX, Inc. has released MobiledgeX Edge-Cloud R2.0 for the enterprise edge. This enables private and public edge cloud integration to allow developers to deploy location-specific services.

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Wi-Fi 6: It’s for the robots

Kevin Robinson learned leadership at America’s elite military academy West Point. Now, as the Wi-Fi Alliance’s marketing vice president, he is marshalling a battalion of 550 companies to weaponise Wi-fi 6.

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Berg Insight says NB-IoT device shipments reached 53 million units in 2018

According to a new research report from IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, global shipments of NB-IoT devices reached 53 million units in 2018. Annual shipments are expected to almost triple in 2019 reaching 142 million units.

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Low Power Wide Area Network market to be valued at US$65bn by 2025, GMI report says

Global Low Power Wide Area Network Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $1.5 billion (€1.3 billion) to over $65 billion (€58.2 billion) by 2025. So says a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

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CSP sales channels will be sidelined in US$21.3bn smart home device market by 2024, says Rethink

In key geographic markets, smart home device sales will reach 356.3 million units annually in 2024, accounting for 80.2 million total smart homes. This represents an installed base of 1.33 billion smart home devices, with annual sales revenue of $21.3 billion (€18.99 billion) in 2024.

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Blockchain billing pilot project with Orange Group and MTS proves a success, say Syniverse and IBM

Syniverse and IBM have joined forces with the goal of advancing mobile roaming solutions with a pilot program that uses open-source blockchain technology. The solution is designed to instantly validate new wholesale billing and charging processes for clearing and settlement services.

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NGMN gathers global operators for briefing on industry use cases building on 5G

The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance brought together several global operators to showcase 5G use cases beyond mobile broadband at its press and industry briefing at Mobile World Congress.

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