AI helps improve Vodafone’s pan-European network

Vodafone uses big data software, based on tools from Google Cloud and Cardinality.IO, to improve mobile network planning decisions.

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Edge computing for IoT devices needs security

According to a report by IoT Analytics, up to 11.3 billion devices of various types are currently connected to the internet worldwide. Analysts expect this figure to more than double to 27.1 billion by 2025, despite the pandemic and shortage of chips. Looking more closely, it is clear that the increase in industrial devices connecting

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Vodafone, Cardinality.Io and Google Cloud build a smarter pan-European network performance platform

5 May 2022 – Vodafone, Cardinality.io and Google Cloud announced that they have built a smarter, pan-European cloud-native network performance platform to give Vodafone’s customers a consistently faster and highly reliable mobile experience across Europe.

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Vodafone launches new ‘Economy of Things’ platform enabling IoT devices to trade with each other

Newbury, UK & MWC Barcelona. 28th February 2022 – Vodafone has today launched a new global platform that it says takes the world of connected devices to the “next level” by allowing them to securely trade with each other on a user’s behalf.

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Vodafone UK announces 3G retirement in 2023

London UK, 25 January 2022 – Vodafone announced that it will begin retiring its 3G network in 2023 as part of a network modernisation programme to improve 4G and 5G experience for all customers. The programme, which will see 3G coverage gradually phased out and replaced by strengthened 4G and 5G services, will mean customers across more parts

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1NCE appoints Ivo Rook as chief operating officer

1NCE, the provider of global IoT Flat Rate, has appointed Ivo Rook as its new chief operating officer (COO). Rook was previously chief executive officer of IoT at Vodafone, senior vice president at T-Mobile / Sprint, and liaison officer for SoftBank Group.

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Who is set to benefit from eSIM technology?

The SIM card is a technology that most of us are familiar with, present in mobile phones since the early nineties. A SIM card is a piece of hardware which contains data that authenticates us with our mobile operator, enabling us to connect to a network and receive a mobile connection.

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Keeping supply chains connected

Just a year ago, finding a packet of toilet paper on your local supermarket’s shelves was like striking gold. The past year has taught us the value of a steady supply chain, and just how quickly an unexpected event can throw things into turmoil.

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Smart metering: Go digital to enable enhanced oversight

Smart metering Internet of Things (IoT) applications have the potential to solve the efficiency, cost and time challenges of manual metre monitoring and reading. As utilities embrace the full potential of digitalisation and strive to become more sustainable, they will need secure, reliable, and uninterrupted IoT connectivity in addition to a seamless, automated way to

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Vodafone expands Curve range with new solution for pet owners

Vodafone is evolving Curve range with the launch of its Pet tracker pack comprising Curve, the smart GPS tracker, new pet features in the Vodafone Smart App, and a Pet tracker clip.

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Vodafone launches IoT offering to accelerate change in the UK water industry

Vodafone has launched a new IoT-based technology to help water companies improve monitoring and detection systems, increase efficiency, reduce wastage, and meet regulatory requirements.

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New branches for the 2Africa subsea cable system

The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC, announced the addition of four new branches to the 2Africa cable.

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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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Rising demand sees Vodafone expand narrowband IoT coverage to reach 98% of UK geography

Vodafone has doubled the number of sites in its Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) network to meet increasing demand for Internet of Things (IoT) services. Vodafone NB-IoT coverage now reaches 98% of the UK geography.

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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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5G edge pilot unveiled by InterDigital for Industry 4.0 applications

InterDigital, Inc., a mobile and video technology research and development company, has announced a successful pilot to demonstrate the benefit of 5G edge solutions for Industry 4.0 applications. These use Amazon Web Services (AWS) Wavelength on the UK’s Vodafone 5G network.

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