How IoT and embedded analytics combine to show the effects of climate change in our gardens

As Earth’s climate continues to warm, a new pattern of more frequent and intense weather events continues to unfold around the world. This has led to longer periods of heat and drought, which in turn has an impact on the environment which is being felt everywhere, from rainforests to farmer’s fields and even our own

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Berg Insight says global cellular IoT connections grew 12% to reach 1.7 billion in 2020

A new report from the IoT market research firm Berg Insight says that the global number of cellular IoT subscribers increased by 12% during 2020 to reach 1.74 billion.

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IoT Continuum launched by LACROIX, Orange, Sierra Wireless and STMicroelectronics to scale and speed digital transformation

LACROIX, Orange, Sierra Wireless and STMicroelectronics have created the IoT Continuum, a partnership that aims to simplify and accelerate the mass deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT) in Europe and beyond.

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MWC Barcelona opens with GSMA launching Global Mobile Economy Report plus new products and services

GSMA is celebrating the return of MWC Barcelona, the mobile ecosystem event. This year’s edition of MWC Barcelona will be a powerful combination of a physical and virtual event the first of its kind since Covid-19.

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Telecom provider Salumanus launches in the UK

To support the UK through its transition to fibre at a time of unprecedented demand, telecommunications solutions provider, Salumanus, has established Salumanus Ltd, a British division based in Manchester.

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European digital consortium to design future EU quantum internet ultra-secure comms

The European Commission has selected a consortium of companies and research institutes to study the design of the future European quantum communication network, EuroQCI (quantum communication infrastructure). It will enable ultra-secure communication between critical infrastructures and government institutions across the European Union. 

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Capgemini and Orange to create Bleu, a company to provide a ‘Cloud de Confiance’ in France

Capgemini and Orange announced their plan to set up a new company named “Bleu” that will intend to provide a “Cloud de Confiance” service which will meet sovereignty requirements of the French State, public administrations and critical infrastructure companies with privacy, security and resiliency needs as determined by the French State.

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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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