How to maximise revenue from the 5G Value Plane

Mobile operators have customers lining up for 5G to enable services from IoT to augmented reality. The versatility of 5G supports enormous device density per cell, huge throughput and ultra-low latency. These attributes singly or together open up a raft of opportunities, but mobile operators know that they can’t address these with precision by applying

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The Future of Bluetooth is Faster, More Flexible, and Sounds Great: An Introduction to Bluetooth 5.1 and 5.2

Even though the specification for Bluetooth 5.0 hit the market not that long ago, there are two updates that have important features that will impact the future of wireless design. With many engineering teams just beginning to work regularly with Bluetooth 5.0, it may be intimidating to think about also getting up to speed on

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How IoT at the Edge will accelerate Digital Transformation

The need to increase efficiency, performance and return on large-scale industrial and manufacturing production processes has never been more evident. Meaningful, actionable data-driven insights are the bedrock of progressive strategies to optimise existing assets, extract maximum value, and integrate emerging technologies. When more distributed devices connect, and IoT permeates every aspect of life, the edge

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NGMN 6G white paper presents drivers and vision

The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance has published its first 6G White Paper focusing on the 6G Drivers and Vision. As a global organisation representing the entire value chain, NGMN is aiming to provide impactful guidance for global 6G activities to respond to the needs of end users, societies, mobile network operators and the ecosystem as

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How to co-ordinate patient healthcare with connected medical devices

The pandemic has had a major impact in accelerating and shaping the changes that will transform the healthcare landscape far into the future. Investment in new technologies, applications and devices that assist in fighting infections, improving social care, helping citizens lead healthy lives and avoid hospitalisation is progressing rapidly. Using connected medical devices to monitor

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How 5G will turbocharge IoT growth

5G is bringing new rich streaming services to the cell phone market, catering for massive increases in broadband use. At the same time, it is set to transform the IoT market, bringing both rich new data services as well as enabling huge new volumes of connected devices. While there is a natural limit to the

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Companies could save 28% IoT connectivity costs with ‘Hyperscale’ solution

Transforma Insights published a White Paper, written in collaboration with network operator Telia, which finds that companies could save US$117 billion (€96.57 billion)by using a ‘Hyperscale IoT Connectivity’ solution. This equates to 28% of IoT connectivity costs.

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How to make a successful and secure transition to the Telco Cloud

For more than three decades, Mobile Network Operator (MNO) business was built upon and defined by legacy protocols, hardware-based, monolithic infrastructure, siloed and separated technological islands. The MNO business is undergoing rapid digital transformation. Reliance on legacy technologies and architectures can no longer sustain an MNO’s ability to stay relevant and drive innovation and growth.

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Transforming Your Organization’s DNA to Thrive in the Digital Age

This is the very last page we wrote for the book, but we think it is the first one you should read. You have probably heard, read, or talked a lot about the idea of digital transformation, both inside and outside of your organization. Like other business and management ideas and terms, digital transformation may

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Does your BSS offer these 5 Things?

If you’re a mobile provider looking to adopt IoT use cases – let’s get it right. A legacy Business Support System is built for traditional use cases, while IoT demands its own functionality, including added flexibility, automation and control. Our whitepaper looks at the must-haves for a next-gen BSS that supports IoT, discussing: How to

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Extending battery life is an entry point to profitable IoT

Industry 4.0 is a leap into new revenue streams for today’s manufacturers, with the help of data, analytics and Artificial Intelligence. The drive towards efficient transmission of data has launched technologies such as NB-IoT and CAT-M, that allow for more intelligent data transmission and power consumption. Using these technologies, but taking them further still, floLIVE

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NB-IoT vs LTE-M: Which is the best choice for your IoT application?

Time is running out as 2G and 3G networks gradually sunset across the world, forcing many legacy use cases to be transferred to new connectivity technology. NB-IoT and LTE-M have entered the market as two new network technologies created for enabling global IoT connectivity and capable of supporting LPWAN (Low Power Wide Area Networks) technology.

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The key factors transport companies should consider before launching IoT applications

IoT in Transport is nothing new, in fact, the transport sector was one of the earliest adopters to IoT connectivity and today, innovation in IoT transport applications is accelerating. The drivers behind this growth are the transport companies themselves and their persistence for further cost efficiencies and a dogged determination to maintain their competitive advantage.

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Research shows that half of the industry professionals are clearly positive about 5G

HMS Networks, a global provider of solutions for industrial communication and IIoT, surveyed 50 international industry professionals in spring 2019 to inquire about the positioning of wireless communication in their companies and to see how they are getting ready for the launch of 5G.

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Are mobile operators ready to adopt open source?

Mobile operators face a range of challenges today from saturation, competition and regulation – all of which are having a negative impact on revenues. The introduction of 5G offers new customer segments and services to offset this decline. However, unlike the introduction of 4G which was dominated by consumer benefits, 5G is expected to be

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Monetisation strategies for manufacturers: How to transition to IoT offerings

As businesses in all corners of the world grapple with the Fourth Industrial Revolution and digital transformation, it’s clear the Internet of Things (IoT) will continue to play a fundamental role. However, IoT is still maturing and, while initial trials and pilot projects are proving the value IoT apps can add, more needs to be

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