Ericsson buys Cradlepoint for wireless Edge WAN solutions in US$1.1bn deal

Ericsson has agreed to acquire Cradlepoint, the US-based specialist in Wireless Edge WAN 4G and 5G Enterprise solutions. The investment is key to Ericsson’s ongoing strategy of capturing market share in the rapidly expanding 5G Enterprise space.

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Nokia speeds industry 4.0 transformation with added digital automation cloud functionality

Nokia reports new added value features and digital automation enablers for its Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) private wireless networking platform.

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Senet and Frost Control Systems to deliver LoRaWAN road weather information services

Senet, Inc., a provider of cloud-based software and services platforms that enable global connectivity and on-demand network build-outs for the Internet of Things (IoT), is partnering with Frost Control Systems, a U.S. based manufacturer and service provider of non-invasive, non-contact, Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS).

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Senet and Symmetry Electronics partner to simplify access to LoRaWAN developer resources

Senet, Inc., a provider of cloud-based software and services platforms that enable global connectivity and on-demand network build-outs for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced a partnership with Symmetry Electronics, a global distributor of wireless, IoT, and video technologies.

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Cellular IoT devices in global retail industry to reach 116.6mn by 2024

The number of cellular Internet of Things (IoT) connections in the retail industry reached 72.4 million worldwide in 2019, according to a new research report from Berg Insight.

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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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Atmosic and SMK partner together to bring forever-battery life to IoT devices

Atmosic Technologies, an innovator in ultra-low-power wireless technology for the Internet of Things (IoT), and SMK Electronics Corporation, a global designer and manufacturer of advanced OEM electronic components, announced a strategic partnership to integrate Atmosic’s M3 system-on-chip (SoC) into a range of connected devices from SMK.

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Smart home automation now offers long range, low power, fail-safe connectivity

YoSmart, a high-tech enterprise company focused on smart home and life solutions, has increased registered users and sales by more than 50% every month since its November 2019 product release.

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Internet access for underserved students and universities now available in US via CBRS and MultiTech

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a global supplier of Industrial IoT communication devices and services, has announced a special offer to enables teachers, students and families to optimise pandemic-related US Federal grant money to secure a remote connection for entire student populations – including the 40% without broadband internet access at home.

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Quantum Integration unleashes the power of IoT to novices and experts alike

Quantum Integration’s newly launched IoT platform is the ideal solution for electronics hobbyists looking for an alternative to Arduino or Raspberry systems, requiring significantly less time to build sophisticated projects and zero coding knowledge.

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Faster, lower latency 5G module with mmWave support now available from Sierra Wireless

IoT solutions provider, Sierra Wireless, has announced the commercial availability of its first-to-market EM919x 5G NR Sub-6 GHz and mmWave embedded modules. Based on the industry-standard M.2 form factor, the 5G modules will enable original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to deploy secure connectivity worldwide at the highest possible speeds with ultra-low latency for mobile computing, routers,

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DISH enables dynamic pricing and monetisation of its 5G network through MATRIXX Software

DISH has chosen MATRIXX Software, a global provider of 5G monetisation solutions, as the cloud native converged charging system (CCS) for its standalone 5G network.

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Schieler joins Fibocom joint venture company Rolling Wireless as CEO

Fibocom, a global provider of IoT (Internet of Things) wireless solutions and wireless communication modules, reports that Dan Schieler has been appointed to the position of chief executive officer of Rolling Wireless Technology Co., Ltd. This is a joint venture company invested by Fibocom and three other professional investment institutions.

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Laird’s BL653 modules support long-range BLE applications in harsh environments

New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor, Mouser Electronics, Inc., is now stocking the BL653 Series of modules from Laird Connectivity.

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New area of wireless communication in industrial automation

Since the mid-1990s, industrial communication technologies have been increasingly oriented towards mainstream technologies. These mainstream solutions – in part adapted – have been incorporated into the automation tasks of the manufacturing industry. Examples of this include Ethernet and WLAN technology, but also the industrial PC, says Alexander Bufalino, VP marketing, Quectel Wireless Solutions Co.,Ltd.

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Exploring IoT’s top five challenges through the 5 Cs – Part 2

In the part 1 of the blog, we discussed about one of the top five challenges through the 5Cs. In the second part of the blog we will be discussing about continuity, compliance, coexistence and cybersecurity.

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