Podcast: Episode 1 Digital Transformation: It’s critical, but not all serious

We take a look at the Internet of Things business and Digital Transformation. George Malim examines what’s behind the news that NTT DoCoMo has binned all further work using Narrowband-IoT. Matt Hatton busts some Internet of Things myths. And Jeremy Cowan asks them both to describe how everyone’s business landscape will change after COVID-19. Plus

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5G tipping point: Industry and consumers lured with cheaper, smarter services

Ericsson landed on its corporate feet when it parachuted out of the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress last Friday. For the last few years, the network solutions provider has (like Huawei and a few others) hosted Pre-MWC Briefings for media and analysts in key markets, in an attempt to catch attention ahead of the pandemonium in

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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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Building the ecosystem to success

In the regular new column on the evolving Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, Antony Savvas looks at a number of interesting industry developments.

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Europe left in the 5G starting blocks as US and Asia dominate early adoption

CCS Insight has raised its near-term forecast for global 5G connections following impressive progress made by the industry over the past six months. This headway has been accelerated by agreement on standards, trials, deployment of chipsets and infrastructure, and operator commitments to the technology.

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WIVE project uses 5G to identify business opportunities for different verticals

An industry group led by Nokia Bell Labs and including several academics in Finland has established a collaboration project called WIVE (WIreless for VErticals) to make it possible for new types of industries to gain competitive advantage from the latest wireless technologies, especially 5G.

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Is graph the ideal management tool for Telia?

Telia is the largest telco in the Nordic region. But as Internet access becomes more and more of a commodity, we need to look at how to deliver more value to our customers and protect our position in the market.

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How do we get a better picture of the IoT?

Don’t you hate people who save their wisdom until after the event? You know the type of thing: ‘I knew there was something dodgy about that bridge salesman.’ Why didn’t they mention this before? They assumed you knew.

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Peaceful co-existence: Managing different connections when deploying IoT networks

It’s official: the potential of the IoT can no longer be ignored. There are 520 million global cellular IoT connections today, and this number is predicted to grow to 2.4 billion by 2025, according to Strategy Analytics.

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ZTEsoft holds 2017 annual summit in Nice chateau with announcements in IoT and SDN/NFV

ZTEsoft, an operational technology software provider, held its 2017 annual summit under the theme of “Together” on May 18 in Nice, France.

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