IBM and Verizon create 5G Industry 4.0 testbed in Texas

Last year, IBM and Verizon announced a major collaboration to advance the era of 5G and edge computing in industrial operations, and just recently IBM’s CEO Arvind Krishna shared in his Mobile World Congress keynote address that IBM is working with Verizon to deploy a modern open hybrid cloud strategy across Verizon’s 5G network core and service orchestration

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Parrot, Verizon, and Skyward bring 4G LTE connected drone to the US market

Verizon, Parrot, and Skyward announced an exclusive partnership to bring the out-of-the-box 4G LTE connected drone solution to the United States.

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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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Ably wins $70mn B funding for real-time synchronised digital experiences for 1bn devices per month

Ably, a platform that powers synchronised digital experiences in realtime, has closed a US$70 million (€58.85 million) Series B funding round.

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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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Eseye focuses on North American growth, appoints Zayas as director of channels and alliances

Global IoT connectivity provider, Eseye, has appointed Edwin Zayas to its management team, as channels and alliances director.

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MWC Los Angeles 2021 to return as a live event in October

The GSMA has revealed details of MWCLA21, in partnership with CTIA, which will return live and in person this October.

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SonicWall capture ATP aces latest ICSA Lab test, finds more malware

After 35 days of testing and the completion of 1,741 total tests, the multi-engine SonicWall Capture Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) sandbox service, with Real-Time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMI), received a perfect score in the latest ICSA Labs Advanced Threat Defense test for Q1 2021.

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5G Future Forum opens call for new members

The 5G Future Forum, based in London, UK, called for new members, The forum is a global industry group focused on driving rapid adoption of 5G and Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC), specifically targeting mobile network operators.

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Verizon and Eseye help customers localise US IoT devices

A new Internet of Things (IoT) partnership aims to enable Eseye and Verizon customers with global IoT deployments to localise devices over-the-air to the Verizon network.

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Verizon to acquire autonomous mobile robot software company incubed IT

Verizon has agreed to acquire incubed IT, the creator of a software platform providing autonomous navigation tools to administer, manage and optimise mixed fleets of robots in industrial settings.

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Mission-critical intelligent systems backed by new cloud native platform

Wind River, a global provider in software for the intelligent edge, has launched Wind River Studio, a cloud-native platform for the development, deployment, operations, and servicing of mission-critical intelligent systems. It is particularly designed for deployments where security, safety, and reliability are required.

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Privately, you might have missed something big in 2020

Looking back a few years from now, 2020 might be remembered for something other than COVID, 5G, political rancour, or even ‘murder hornets’ in the US. We may recognise 2020 as the beginning of foundational changes for the telecom industry – changes that may either mean its undoing or its remaking into something new. As Marc

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First all-digital CES event sees almost 2,000 exhibitors show technology innovations

The first all-digital CES event, CES® 2021 one of the largest ever digital tech event. Almost 2,000 companies unveiled next-gen innovation for a better future.

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Verizon and AWS bring MEC to Denver and Seattle

Developers and businesses can tap into the power of Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Wavelength in two new locations, Denver and Seattle. Verizon 5G Edge, a mobile edge computing (MEC) platform, lets developers build applications for mobile end-users and wireless edge devices with ultra-low latency, extended battery life, massive throughput and more.

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Vodafone, Telefonica, DT IoT and Verizon top Transforma Insights CSP IoT rankings

Transforma Insights has revealed the results of its analysis of the Internet of Things (IoT) strategies of 10 connectivity providers across technical, geographical and vertical capabilities.

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