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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Verizon lights the way for future smart grid technology with Peninsula Light Company

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. Electric meters equipped with Verizon cellular connectivity will replace end-of-life meters in the homes and businesses of over 33,000 PenLight members.

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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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Digital Transformation World predictions: 5G moves from hype to reality

Digital Transformation World is upon us, and as the telecoms industry meets in Nice, John English, director of Marketing, Service Provider Solutions, Netscout, shares his thoughts on some of the biggest trends expected to emerge from the show.

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How is AI transforming wireless networking for CSPs?

Everyone seems to have a story to tell in Artificial Intelligence (AI) these days. But is it really having an impact on wireless networks? Here, Jeremy Cowan of IoT Now talks to two execs about recent developments; Keith Cahoon, UK Business Development director of Mist, and Kevin Fenn, global head of networks at ThoughtWorks. IoT Now: AI

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IoT Solutions World Congress 2018 will portray an industrial future marked by IoT, AI and blockchain

The fourth edition of the IoT Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC) –international reference event on the innovations of the Industrial Internet of Things–, will bring together, between 16 and 18 October in the Gran Via venue of Fira de Barcelona,

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Cisco plans to acquire Duo Security for US$2.35bn, enabling secure connections for users to any network

Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately-held Duo Security, headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich. Duo Security is a provider of unified access security and multi-factor authentication delivered through the cloud.

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T-Mobile launches America’s first nationwide Narrowband IoT Network

T-Mobile has launched its Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) service nationwide. T-Mobile claims to be the first to launch NB-IoT in the U.S. and first in the world to launch NB-IoT in the guard bands for optimal efficiency.

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