ZTE aims to show its smart city skills in deal covering three towns in Germany

ZTE Corporation, an international provider of telecoms, enterprise and consumer technology internet solutions, has agreed a comprehensive cooperation deal for smart city development with the German towns of Rüsselsheim am Main, Kelsterbach and Raunheim.

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How our cities are becoming smarter and what it means for us – Part 2

Of course, connected devices will require robust, secure communications at every point in the chain, from sensor nodes to the cloud and back again. This is where a plethora of wireless positioning and communications technologies come into play.

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Avanci launches one-stop licensing platform to accelerate wireless connectivity for IoT

Avanci claims to have launched the first marketplace for licensing patented wireless technology to the Internet of Things (IoT).

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MTN and ZTE Launch Machine-to-Machine/Internet of Things Platform

ZTE Corporation, a provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology products for mobile internet, has jointly launched an Internet of Things (IoT) platform in Africa with ICT provider, MTN Group.

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Chinese telecoms vendor shows off its smart city references in Barcelona with ZTE iCity

Shenzhen, China & Mobile World Congress, Barcelona – ZTE Corporation, a Chinese-based global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, this week showcased its new smart city solution, ZTE iCity, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. 

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Ovum sees a US$1.5bn opportunity for PON vendors from China’s smart grids

The deployment of smart grids based on PON fiber communications will provide a US$1.5–$2bn opportunity to FTTx PON component and equipment vendors, according to global analyst firm Ovum

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If Huawei launches European M2M business it will be a challenge for Cinterion, Sierra, Telit, says Machina

Shenzhen, China and London, UK — Although Huawei has yet to formally announce it, reports from Shenzhen suggest that the giant China-based telecommunications equipment provider is about to launch itself into Europe’s M2M market.

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Cinterion leads M2M module market by volume but Sierra Wireless is tops for revenue, says ABI Research

Scottsdale, Arizona, USA — ABI Research has published new market share rankings for M2M cellular embedded module vendors. These assess their performance in 2011 for total unit shipment volume as well as for total M2M revenue, including modules, terminals, software, and services.

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M2M deals could lead to lower module prices

WCDMA module shipments will grow from less than four million last year to more than 62 million in 2016, according to a forecast from ABI Research.

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