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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Global top tier of operators account for 1.27bn cellular IoT connections, with China dominant

Ahead of its annual CSP IoT Peer Benchmarking report, Transforma Insights has published a short report tracking numbers of IoT connections for the top 33 carrier groups worldwide.

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Verizon partners with Digital Catapult to create 5G immersive accelerator

Verizon has joined forces with Digital Catapult, the UK-based advanced digital technology innovation centre, to launch an immersive accelerator programme to develop innovative 5G solutions for enterprises.

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Global survey shows IoT security precautions failing and companies underestimate insider threats

New data from Extreme Networks Inc., a cloud-driven networking company, reveals that the Internet of Things (IoT) is “barrelling toward the enterprise, but organisations remain highly vulnerable to IoT-based attacks”.

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Breaking tradition: Why collaborative solutions trump siloed working

Technology experts are increasingly working together to solve customer problems, Here Rob Lamb, client principal and CTO Officer at Dell Technologies,

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More significant movement at the edge

In his latest Ecosystem column, Antony Savvas charts recent developments at the edge and new ownership for IoT corporate verticals.

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Hands up who’s making money in 5G? And who’s not?

A WEEK IN IoT – 5G is starting strong, says Huawei. The company’s deputy chairman, Ken Hu, told its annual Mobile Broadband Forum (#MBBF) in Zurich, Switzerland last week that 5th Generation mobile communications “arrived faster than expected,” and that there are now 40 carriers in more than 20 countries supporting 136 different 5G-enabled devices.

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Verizon tells IoT Now how it plans to roll out the PenLight smart grid in Washington State

As we reported earlier this month, Verizon has been chosen to update Washington State’s Peninsula Light Company (PenLight) power distribution system with Verizon’s Grid Wide Utility Services Intelligent Energy platform. Electricity meters equipped with Verizon cellular connectivity will replace end-of-life meters in the homes and businesses of more than 33,000 PenLight members.

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Verizon approves use of MultiTech MultiConnect microCell USB cellular modem on its network

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a global supplier of M2M and IoT communication solutions, reports that its MultiConnect microCell LTE Category 1 USB cellular modem with dual-carrier capability has been approved for use on the Verizon network.

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